Auditor VI (Audit Project Manager)

Texas Health & Human Services Commission Austin, TX
Auditor VI (Audit Project Manager)Oversees and performs highly advanced managerial and auditing work for the Internal Audit Division. Work involves planning, scheduling, coordinating, conducting, supervising, and reporting the results of audits of agency functions and records; directing special reviews ; leading or participating in highly complex HHS System-wide audits as project manager or major audit segment lead; determining whether established agency goals, procedures, and objectives are accomplished; evaluating agency and HHS System compliance with policies, laws, rules, and regulations; assessing the adequacy of controls; and determining whether agency and HHS System resources are being used efficiently and effectively. Work is performed in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards, the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, and agency policies and procedures. Work is performed under minimal direction with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.Essential Job Functions:

EJF1. Project Management - Leads audit teams as audit project manager or assists the assigned audit project manager in leading project teams. Provides direction, coaching, and training to staff on audit projects, assigns tasks, provides guidance about the conduct and performance of the audit, evaluates performance on assigned tasks, and provides feedback to staff about their performance on the project, and reports on project performance to each team member's supervisor. Ensures reports are completed timely and projects are completed within established budgets. (30%)EJF2. Planning and Research -Establishes audit objectives and scope of work to be performed; obtains background information and determines necessary staff resources and budget required to perform audits; reviews and approves audit planning documents including planning conference memos and audit work programs; and holds entrance conferences with agency management to discuss audit objectives and scope. (20%)EJF3. Fieldwork - Leads and performs audits and audit related projects to include developing audit programs and questionnaires, performing fieldwork, documenting results, and developing relevant and accurate conclusions and recommendations; and tests and evaluates controls, compliance, and performance. Prepares and supervises the preparation of audit working papers; provides instruction for the accomplishment of audit objectives and promotes efficient and effective utilization of resources. Reviews staff work to ensure necessary audit steps were completed and properly documented; and ensures audit documentation is in compliance with applicable standards and policies and procedures and that evidence fully supports conclusions, findings, and recommendations. (20%)EJF4. Reporting - Reviews working papers and prepares audit report findings and recommendations, completes draft audit reports, coordinates management responses, and coordinates the issuance of the final report. Completes wrap up procedures to ensure all audit procedures are finalized. Ensures reports are completed timely and projects are completed within established budgets. (15%)EJF5. Internal and External Communication - Communicates with HHS System management and staff, and with external contacts to provide, exchange, or verify information, answer inquiries, address issues, or resolve problems or complaints; and ensures audit reports are objective, clear, concise, constructive, and timely. (10%)EJF 6. Internal Audit Special Projects - Monitors status of projects and prepares routine and ad hoc reports; coordinates and develops documentation and responses to status requests, special projects, and special requests for assistance from internal and external entities. Performs other duties as assigned. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location. (5%)Knowledge Skills Abilities:

Knowledge of:•International Standards of Professional Practice of Internal Auditing•Generally accepted government auditing standards•Health and human services programs•Internal audit procedures and processes•Accounting methods and systems•Statistical sampling and evaluating sampled results Skill in:•Analyzing and evaluating program and policy issues.•Interpreting federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations.•Interpreting policies and procedures relating to programs, management operations, and support services.•Applying internal auditing or accounting principles and practices.•Communicating orally and in writing effectively.•Interacting with individuals at all levels.•Managing conflict, negotiating resolutions, and resolving problems effectively.•Promoting teamwork.•Using computers and related equipment, including the use of Microsoft Office Suite or equivalent to include word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software programs.Ability to:•Apply management principles and preferred business practices.•Plan, assign, and supervise the work of others.•Effectively prioritize, organize, and meet deadlines.Registration or Licensure Requirements:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Master's degree preferred. The professional designation of Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) is required. At least five years of progressively responsible auditing experience, including at least two years in internal audit experience is preferred.Initial Selection Criteria:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Master's degree preferred. The professional designation of Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) is required. At least five years of progressively responsible auditing experience, including at least two years in internal audit experience is preferred.Additional Information:

Successful applicant will be required to submit a certified copy of their transcript from an accredited college or university. req#379309MOS Code:

89A, 36A, 70C, 310X, 651X, 751X, 752X, 3404, 3408, 8844,65FX, 87Q0, 65, SDI, 2R, 6F, 89, 36, 70

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