A Senior Internal Auditor plans and conducts complex financial, compliance, operational and as needed, information technology audits for Valley Metro activities, programs and departments, as well as private companies doing business with Valley Metro through contractual agreements. Typical duties may include performing risk analyses, reviewing performance data and conducting special investigations. An employee in this classification prepares comprehensive audit programs, selects and applies appropriate audit techniques, which evaluate internal controls and may detect irregularities. This work involves data analyses, conducting interviews, and observing operations, to meet audit objectives and to assess compliance with applicable policies, procedures, laws, and regulations. The work performed supports the recommendations formulated to improve procedures, controls, systems and/or efficiency of operations.
The Senior Internal Auditor shall contribute to team efforts and represents Agency core values in the performance of duties.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in accounting finance, information systems, public or business administration, or related field and 4 (four) years of recent increasingly responsible internal auditing or public accounting experience, including financial, IT or performance auditing experience; 1-year supervisory experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties.
Desirable IT audit experience to include use of IDEA, ACL or similar CAAT tools.
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: Employment is contingent upon the results of a background check.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS: Valid Arizona Driver's License.
Possession of, or must pass certification testing within 12 months of hire, in one of the following professional certifications: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or other relevant professional certification.