TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY Auditor V in AUSTIN, Texas

Applicants who are strongly being considered for employment must submit to a national criminal history background check. The individuals assigned to these positions (the employees) will perform complex, advanced grant review/monitoring and/or audit supervisory work. Specifically, the employees will conduct correspondence and on-site audits, investigations, reviews and other monitoring activities, including all formula and discretionary grants awarded to subrecipients (e.g., independents school districts, open-enrollment charter schools, regional education service centers, not-for-profit organizations, universities, colleges and county governments) to ensure that the subrecipients' expenditures of federal funds awarded are in compliance with the federal cost principles, are aligned with the objectives and requirements of the grants, and are in compliance with TEA's Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR). The employees will perform duties involving the completion of grant review/monitoring procedures within the time budgeted for the audit and by the deadlines assigned. The employees' work will involve examining, investigating, and reviewing records, reports, financial statements, and management practices to ensure compliance with state and federal laws and rules and organizational policies and procedures. The employees will periodically lead an audit team and supervise the work of other section auditors. Works under minimal supervision of a supervisor with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. The employees will present and/or testify, when requested, to the work performed and conclusions reached in audit working papers and reports.