Financial Auditor

Financial Auditor
Arizona Auditor General - Financial Audit Division
 Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona
Job Description

Be part of a collaborative team working with complex financial information and helping Arizona governments be more accountable. You will be working on financial and compliance audits, applying the AICPA’s generally accepted auditing standards, Government Auditing Standards, and other federal auditing requirements. Those audits will be over state agencies, counties, universities, and community college districts. If you are ready to make a positive difference through your work by improving government accountability, join us!

Financial Audit Division auditors assist in conducting financial and compliance audits of state agencies, counties, universities and community college districts following the AICPA's generally accepted auditing standards, the U.S. GAO's Government Auditing Standards, and other federal auditing requirements. We express opinions on financial statements and issue reports on internal control and compliance.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, employees currently work a hybrid in-person/telecommuting schedule. This schedule is subject to change. Additionally, the Office has implemented safety guidelines and protocols to help ensure everyone’s safety.

Minimum Requirement:

  • Bachelor's degree, with 24 completed semester hours of accounting and a minimum 3.0 GPA in accounting classes.
  • Preferred: Master’s degree or at least 150 semester hours, with a minimum of 36 completed semester hours of accounting, or CPA license.
  • The ideal applicant will also have the following:
  • Availability for limited travel to conduct out-of-town audits at certain times of the year.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, and Access.

The Arizona Auditor General offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

  • Generous paid time off, 10 paid holidays per year, and paid sick leave.
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Retirement plan with 100% employer match.
  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance.
  • Optional short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance.
  • Flexible work schedules, including telecommuting options.
  • Business casual dress code.
  • Continuing education and path to advancement.