Senior Auditor (Auditor III)

Department/Agency of position: 
Fairfax County Government
Location of position: 
Fairfax, VA
$67,306.72 – $112,177.31 Annually
Date Posted: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Closing Date: 
Friday, January 25, 2019
Job Description: 

Performs a variety of complex internal audits involving financial, compliance, operational, and investigative subjects. May serve as a team lead on major audits and performs related duties as assigned. This is an advanced level auditing position. Plans the scope of an audit, analyzes county operations, and prepares the audit program, including test work procedures to be used. Examines agency programs, processes, and activities to determine the nature of operations, their efficiency and effectiveness, and the adequacy of the internal controls to prevent waste and safeguard assets.

Requires the ability to write clearly and concisely on complex issues, prepare audit reports and make oral presentations on findings and recommendations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; work effectively under pressure and meet established deadlines; and work independently within established policies, procedures, and guidelines. Requires thorough knowledge of internal audit standards, procedures, and techniques; management principles, methods, and practices; accounting methods, principles, and practices, along with knowledge of the fundamentals of economics, finance and computerized system. Duties are performed under general supervision.

Note: The salary offer will not exceed the mid-point (or $89,742.22) of the advertised salary range.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to: graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or a related field, with major course work in accounting, auditing, or finance; plus three years of professional experience in auditing or accounting.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED: Must possess one (1) of the following: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA); Certified Public Accountant (CPA); Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA); Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP); or Certification in Control Self Assessment (CCSA).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Government auditing experience preferred.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check. Applicants and employees within these select positions must demonstrate financial responsibility in personal finances as a condition of employment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is generally sedentary and is performed in a normal office environment. May be required to carry items up to 15 pounds in weight. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE: Panel interview; may include a written exercise.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.