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Senior Internal Auditor

YUBA CITY, CA Full time
Posted on May 6, 2018


Under general direction, plans, coordinates and conducts a variety of complex financial, compliance and performance audits of county departments, programs, special districts and trust funds. Makes recommendations regarding improving systems, controls, and procedures to assist management in maintaining a comprehensive framework of internal controls and ensure efficiency and effectiveness in operations. The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill any future opening(s) in this class for up to nine months.

Salary: $5,059 - $6,206/Monthly

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Knowledge of:

Generally accepted accounting and auditing principles, practices and procedures related to Public Sector financial administration; Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), and other regulatory agencies; Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) standards, recommended practices, and policies; principles and practices of accounting, mathematical and statistical computations; accounting principles, procedures and techniques to track and maintain large and complex financial systems; practices in auditing local government; office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications including specialized applications related to area of assignment; effective verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of Sutter County organization, operations, policies and procedures, and accounting and budgeting systems desired.

Ability to:

Ability to read, interpret, understand and apply accounting standards and procedures, applicable state and federal rules and regulations, and Sutter County policies and procedures; analyze and interpret financial reports, statistical data and documents; audit and validate financial and accounting information systems; prepare a variety of complex financial statements, reports, and analyses; perform extensive audits of complex accounting systems and make recommendations for improvements of policy, procedures, and internal controls; write clear, concise and comprehensive audit reports; evaluate, develop and implement complex accounting systems; apply auditing standards to complex audit projects; possess outstanding planning, organizational and time management skills; prioritize and multi-task while undertaking multiple projects simultaneously; make presentations of technical topics to management and board of supervisors; work closely and collaborate with the department’s managerial team members; ability to utilize software applications related to area of assignment; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff and others contacted during the course of work.

Education and Experience:

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, business administration, finance, public administration or related field; three years of progressively responsible experience in accounting, finance, and/or financial analytical work that would demonstrate the possession of the above knowledge, skills, and abilities; or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities. A Master’s degree in public or business administration is desirable.