The individual in this position will conduct audits of a highly technical or complicated nature, with a primary focus on financial-related and compliance audits of a wide range of internal organizational and operational activities as well as activities of external entities that have contracted with NCDOT. The auditor in this position will perform pre-award audits, overhead audits, post-award audits as well as reviews of audits performed by independent CPAs. The auditor, through daily workflow, reviews and audits invoices and purchase orders for compliance. Contracts and grants audited/reviewed are varied and complex, and are primarily with consultants, railroads, utilities, local governments and non-profit organizations. Work requires knowledge and application of the theories, principles, practices of accounting and auditing, as well as a knowledge of the statutory requirements of specific programs and the related information technology. Auditor performs work specified in the audit program including research, analysis and interviews to prepare evaluations and recommendations for improvements. Assemble and maintain comprehensive audit working papers, supporting audit findings and recommendations. Prepare comprehensive audit reports and reviews detailing findings and recommendations, and assist in the presentation of audit findings and recommendations
Some overnight travel for audits and training is required for this position.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Qualified applicants must submit an application that clearly reflects work experience that demonstrates the following:
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, the International Professional Practices Framework (Standards) issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), also known as the Red Book, and/or Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS), also known as the Yellow Book.
Experience in accounting to include financial and/or cost accounting.
Experience in conducting audits, such as financial, compliance and operational in accordance with relevant standards. This includes examining invoices, contracts, journals, ledgers, computations and other related business documents.
Experience in interpreting or applying policies and/or regulations.
Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel and/or knowledge of any job costing system.
***For current State employees, please note that as of June 1st, 2018: promotional and RIF priority will be determined and salary administration will be based upon the new Statewide classification system.***
Preferences: Management prefers applicants who have certifications or working towards certifications such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
Applicant must meet both the minimum requirements and all posted Knowledge, Skills and Ability requirements to be considered Qualified for the position. It is important that your application includes all your relevant education and work experience and that you answer all questions associated with the application. NCDOT will not accept "See Attached" or "See Resume" in lieu of education and work experience completed on the application. If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting date will be accepted.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
As per General Statute: 143-746 (c) Appointment and Qualifications of Internal Auditors. Any State employee who performs the internal audit function shall meet the minimum qualifications for internal auditors established by the Office of State Personnel, in consultation with the Council of Internal Auditing. The required education and experience requirements are: Internal Auditor I: Bachelor s degree in accounting or a discipline related to the program area assigned; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Internal Auditor II: Bachelor s degree in accounting or a discipline related to the program area assigned and two years of related experience; or a Bachelor s degree in any field and certification/licensure as a certified public accountant, certified internal auditor, certified fraud examiner, certified information system auditor or related certification or licensure and two years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Internal Auditor III: Bachelor s degree in accounting or a discipline related to the program area assigned and three years of related experience; or a Bachelor s degree in any field and certification/licensure as a certified public accountant, certified internal auditor, certified fraud examiner, certified information system auditor; or related certification/license and three years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply online at the North Carolina Office of State Human Resources website by 5:00pm on December 7, 2018. The link below will direct you to the website.