Arlington County, Virginia
$26.74 - $37.87 Hourly
Jun 16, 2022
Jul 21, 2022
Full Time
Position Information

NOTE: This is a re-opening to expand the pool of qualified candidates. If you have already applied for this position, there is no need to re-apply unless you wish to update your application.

Arlington County is an exciting, innovative local government entity located in Northern Virginia. We are seeking a bright, highly motivated individual for an exciting Internship in Arlington County's Department of Management and Finance is seeking a temporary, part-time intern (15-20 hours/week) to assist with Internal Audits within the County.

The Internal Audit Intern will be working under the direction of a Senior Auditor. This position offers a career opportunity to qualified individuals with little or no previous professional work experience to help them prepare for a career in a variety of fields of work. This internship will provide students with in-depth, hands-on learning opportunities in areas critical to supporting local government initiatives while participating in a developmental and training cohort with peers.

Specific duties include:

  • Developing spreadsheets for documenting the performance of audit tests to include analytical and transaction testing;
  • Reviewing County policies and procedures for completeness;
  • Performing tests of transactions and analytical tests and documenting results;
  • Developing presentations for reporting audit issues and results;
  • Managing database of audit issues and follow-up activity;
  • Reviewing and performing data reconciliations; and
  • Researching internal control and best practices information.

The ideal candidate will have ability to analyze information and draw logical conclusions; mathematical skills; ability to assist in project coordination; excellent communication skills, orally and in writing; and the ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

Selection Criteria
Minimum Qualifications: Must be currently enrolled in a Master's degree program related to the internship (Business, Finance, Accounting and/or other related degree) or completed a related Bachelor's or Master's degree in 2021 or 2022.

Desirable: Preference may be given to applicants with one or more of the following:

  • Enrolled or recently graduated with a graduate degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related study;
  • Current enrollment or completion of accounting or finance related subjects;
  • Intermediate to Advanced MS Excel proficiency to create and analyze databases.
  • Earned 3.0 grade point average (GPA) or above.

Special Requirements
Covid-19: Arlington County Government is committed to the health, safety and wellness for all staff. In support of that commitment, all current and newly hired employees are required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination. For those qualified employees with a disability or sincerely held religious belief which prohibits them from receiving a vaccine, you will be able to contact the Office of Human Rights to request a reasonable accommodation. Adherence to this policy is a condition of employment.

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