Financial And Program Auditor (management Analyst Iv)

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$81,571.98 - $135,952.96 Annually
Posted
Sep 11, 2021
Closes
Oct 08, 2021
Ref
21-01895
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Provides a full range of professional support to the Auditor of the Board including performing audit procedures related to compliance, and operations. Manage special projects and studies, including researching, creating, and organizing large volumes of information. Under the guidance of the Auditor of the Board, design and conduct reviews, surveys, and evaluations of county agencies as assigned by the Board of Supervisors or the Audit Committee acting on behalf of the Board of Supervisors (BOS). For each study, the auditor should focus primarily on the county's corporate stewardship. This would include developing recommendations that can be used to increase county revenues, reduce county expenditures, and otherwise improve the efficiency and effectiveness of county resources. Duties include:

  • Reviews the County’s budget documents, prior studies, audit cycle, agencies fund statements and other internal and external sources for studies that will be presented to the Audit Committee and BOS each quarter for approval.
  • Develops comprehensive background data on the agency, operation, or function on which the study is being performed.
  • Collects information from a variety of sources, including the agency, using data analytic techniques to generate practical information from the raw data.
  • Prepares data requests for the agency, department and/or operation being reviewed.
  • Communicates and explains this request to the study point of contact.
  • Prepares follow data requests based on reviews and analysis of data previously submitted.
  • Performs data clarification and verification of preliminary of results of original data analysis interview with study point of contact.
  • Writes quarterly Audit Committee Reports based on substantive testing, interviews and study findings using sound financial and accounting practices.
  • Maintains all support to studies, management responses to observations, agreed upon target implementation date by study management in an organized electronic format.
  • Reviews management responses to ensure they are aligned with the recommendations made by the Auditor of the Board.
  • Plans and participates in a series of meeting related to the audit process, e.g.; Opening Meeting to discuss the BOS Approved Audit Committee Work Plan, Preliminary Closing Meeting to discuss report, answer any questions from the agency and request management responses with target implementation dates, Closing Meeting to align management’s responses with the Auditor of the Board’s recommendations, prepare pre-Audit Committee doc for the Audit Committee Chair meeting with the Auditor of the Board, prepare Audit Committee docs for Audit Committee Meeting, participating in the presentation the report at the Audit Committee Meeting.
  • Performs and presents prior studies follow up at the Audit Committee Meeting.
Note: The assigned functional areas of this position are auditing, data visualization, data analytics, finance, and information technology.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in fields related to the assigned functional areas; plus five years of professional work experience within more than one of the assigned functional areas.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Not applicable.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelors or Master’s from the School of Business in Financial Engineering or Decision Analytics.
  • Sound Accounting/Finance background.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Proficient in audit technique and audit interviews.
  • Project management skills.
  • Ability to oversee several projects simultaneously.
  • Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite applications, to include intermediate to advanced in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Data analytics/mining p roficiency.
  • Power BI.
  • Data visualization and data integration/processing.
  • Proficient in the use of SAP (Systems Applications and Products in Data Processing) and SQL (Structured Query Language).

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check and credit check.
  • All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemptionprior to their start date.Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMETNS:
This position is primarily sedentary, but requires vision sufficient to read standard text, read a computer monitor and drive; speak and hear, ability to stand, sit, walk, stoop, manual dexterity to write and operate a computer keyboard. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:

Panel interview.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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