State Comptroller of Public Accounts Auditor - Team Lead in Austin, Texas

Auditor - Team Lead

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Auditor - Team Lead

Salary

$70,800.00 - $81,600.00 Annually

Location

Austin, TX (LBJ)

Job Type

Classified Regular Full-Time

Department

Fiscal Management

Job Number

3B04.17

Closing

Continuous

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General Description

Performs highly advanced and/or managerial (senior-level) auditing work. Oversees and/or develops audit scopes, programs, objectives, procedures, and deliverables. Oversees and/or conducts post-audit quality review function. Reviews audits for completeness; compliance with standards; uniformity in method; and adherence to statutes, departmental rulings, and legal decisions. Coordinates audit activities with audit staff, monitor team members' performance and day-to-day operations, support section supervisor by providing administrative process and forum to resolve team problems, and provide input on team members' performance reviews. Recommends and advises management regarding changes in business processes, and procedures. Lead and assign the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates audit activities with audit staff, monitor team members' performance and day-to-day operations, support section supervisor by providing administrative process and forum to resolve team members' problems, and provide input on team member's performance reviews.

  • Oversees and/or conducts post-audit quality review function. Reviews audits for completeness; compliance with standards; uniformity in method; and adherence to statutes, departmental rulings, and legal decisions.

  • Oversees and/or develops audit scopes, programs, objectives, procedures, and deliverables.

  • Recommends and advises management regarding changes in business processes, and procedures.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications Requirements

Education:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or business related field.

  • Complete copies of college transcripts must be furnished to the divisional hiring representative at the time of the interview for positions requiring a college degree, and/or specific educational credits.

Experience:

  • Six (6) years of auditing or accounting experience.

  • Two years of project lead and/or team lead experience

Preferred:

  • Experience with transactions processed through the Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS), the Uniform Statewide Payroll/Personnel System (USPS) or Human Resource Information System (HRIS).

  • Experience in state laws and rules regarding expenditures including purchase, travel and payroll.

  • Experience analyzing legal information and developing interpretive documents.

  • Experience with personnel management, and leadership techniques

  • Experience working independently in a self-directed environment

  • Experience leading a self-directed group

  • Experience with making presentation

License(s)/Certification(s):

A valid Texas (or state of residency) driver's license and a satisfactory driving record are a condition of employment. Applicants offered an interview must present the following documents at or before the interview: A state issued driving record for the last 36 months; valid Texas driver's license (or state of residency driver's license); and current proof of automobile insurance.

Preferred License(s)/Certification(s):

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP), Certified Texas Procurement, or other accounting/procurement certification.

Note:

  • Veterans, Reservist or Guardsmen with an MOS or additional duties that fall in the fields of 36B, FIN10, 3451, 6F0X1 or other related fields pertaining to the minimum experience requirements may meet the minimum qualifications. Please call Human Resources, CPA Veterans Liaison at 512-475-3560/800-531-5441 for more information or assistance.

  • Additional Military Crosswalk information can be found at:http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Accounting and auditing methods and systems

  • Generally accepted auditing standards and procedures

  • Standard research methods and techniques

  • State purchases and travel policies

  • The Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS) or Texas Identification Number Systems (TINS)

Skill in:

  • Effectively facilitate/lead diverse groups of people

  • Proficiency in the use of a personal computer in a windows environment, Microsoft software, PowerPoint and mainframe functions

  • Using effective written and verbal communication to convey information in a clear, concise manner (Communication)

  • Identifying and resolving problems by using strong analytical techniques, innovative approaches and taking initiative in preventing and solving problems (Problem Solving)

  • Effectively assisting management to manage team activities and day to day operations to meet division and agency goals (Workload Management/Team Management)

Ability to:

  • Maintain professional composure and effectiveness in a rapidly changing environment with high customer service expectations

  • Work independently in a self-directed environment

  • Use standard research methods and techniques to conduct research on complex issues

  • Write and revise standards and procedures

  • Learn quickly, applying knowledge appropriately in changing circumstances

  • Facilitate job related training in a variety of formats

  • Establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers, agency staff and management to achieve common goals (Teamwork)

  • Plan, organize, and prioritize multiple assignments to effectively manage a fast paced and changing work environment without compromising accuracy (Adaptability)

  • Consistently meet internal and external customer needs and expectations in a professional manner (Customer Service)

  • Act in the best interest of the agency, maintain confidentiality and continually strive to improve self and job performance (Professional Conduct and Development)

  • Create an environment that fosters excellent performance by demonstrating a high level of integrity, strong work ethic and commitment to meet deadlines (Leadership)

  • Enhance employee performance by motivating, coaching, mentoring and rewarding employees to ensure opportunities for professional growth (Employee Development)

  • Maintain confidentiality and protect the privacy of state employees, taxpayers and other members of the public (Privacy and Information Security)

Work Hours:

8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 40 hour work week, Monday through Friday. May occasionally work evenings, weekends or holiday. Hours may change based on business needs.

Travel:

10%

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position requires the incumbent to primarily perform sedentary office work; however, mobility (standing and walking) is routinely required to carry out some duties. It requires extensive computer, telephone and client/customer contact. It requires the ability to bend, stoop, kneel, and reach as needed for filing and similar routine office duties. The job also requires normal cognitive abilities requiring the ability to learn, recall, and apply certain practices and policies. It requires the stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions. Marginal or corrected visual and auditory abilities are required for reading printed materials and computer screens and communicating with internal and external customers. May involve moving up to 25lbs of office equipment/material on a limited basis.