Auditor Job Description Sample
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This position is located in Audit Division, Beltsville, Maryland.
This position serves as an entry-level Auditor in a work unit under the direction of Assistant Inspector General for Audit (AIGA). The AIGA is responsible for all audits of the USDA and its worldwide operations and programs, and for the management of staff of approximately 300 auditors, information technology specialists, and administrative support personnel.
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Works as a member of a team to performs a variety of technical auditing engagements that are structured to provide the incumbent with experience in the application of auditing principles, procedures, and techniques.
Conducts research and gathers information through observation, interview, record review, and other available sources (i.e. applicable laws, directives, manuals etc.).
Tests and analyzes data to verify that it is complete, applicable, and sufficient to meet objectives of the audit test procedure or the audit engagement in general. Summarizes data to identify patterns, trends, recurrences and prevalence's.
Applies sound auditor judgment and develops findings that are supported by evidence and makes recommendations for corrective action(s) that are viable.
Identifies and reports any unusual or questionable accounting or program practices, procedures, or operations.
Prepares clear and concise audit documentation, audit products, and other written/electronic products, and assists the lead auditor in writing segments of draft and final audit reports.
Effectively plans and prioritizes individual work day to remain actively engaged and works to meet task assignment completion timeframes.
This includes planning and prioritizing individual work in relation to other engagement team members and work unit colleagues to foster a productive group/team environment.
25% or less
- Travel is periodic and frequent
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Accountants And Auditors
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a US Citizen
Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt
Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check
Successful completion of one-year probationary period, unless previously served
Direct Deposit Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution
Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit E-Verify at https://www.e-verify.gov/
Public Financial Disclosure Required (OGE 450)
Relocation expenses are NOT authorized
BASIC REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have successfully completed one of the following:
Degree: in accounting or auditing; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law.
Combination of education and experience: 4 years of accounting experience or a combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge AND 24 semester hours in accounting/auditing courses or a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENT FOR GS-07
Specialized Experience for GS-07: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 level in the Federal service, or the equivalent to in the private sector which includes: Working as a trainee accountant or auditor performing basic audit and/or accounting tasks or duties, or shadowing a coworker in the examination of routine financial documents, files, or casework.
Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:
GS-07: One full year of graduate level education that demonstrates the competencies of the position.
Equivalent Combination of Education and Experience: To combine education and experience, first take the number of semester hours or equivalent earned towards a graduate degree and divide by 18 semester hours or equivalent. Then take the number of months of full-time experience and divide by 12.
Superior Academic Achievement: Applicants who meet the criteria for S.A.A. as evidenced by one of the following three methods: in the upper third of their graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, based on completed courses; OR have a GPA of 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final two (2) years of the curriculum, or 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B+" or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in the applicants major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final two (2) years of the curriculum; OR the applicant is a member in one of the national scholastic honor societies.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENT FOR GS-09
Specialized Experience for GS-09: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 level in the Federal service, or the equivalent to in the private sector which includes: Performing audit steps and tasks of limited difficulty and complexity such as conducting evaluations, examinations, or other fact-finding studies and preparing draft audit reports using a practical application of auditing standards, procedures, and technology. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience and unpaid internships.
Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:
GS-09: A Masters or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D. with major study in accounting, auditing, or related discipline may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement.
To be creditable, education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). For more information on the qualifications for this position, click here: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-admin.asp
Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement including specialized experience and/or education, as defined below.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
EDUCATION STATEMENT - Individual Occupational Requirement: This position has an education requirement. You must submit a copy of your unofficial college transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades) to document that you have met the education requirement.
Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package; however, official transcripts will be required prior to beginning employment. Most colleges and universities offer unofficial transcripts online - please check your school website to obtain a copy quickly.
All academic degrees or course work must be completed in an educational institution that has obtained accreditation from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see http://www.ed.gov/.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov.
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This position is part of the IBC Financial Management Directorate, Office of the Secretary of Interior. The incumbent will serve as an auditor and performs indirect cost rate negotiations and contract reviews of external clients.
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Performs analysis of Indirect Cost Proposals (ICP), including financial statements or budget documents, submitted by customers for review and negotiates indirect cost rate(s).
Evaluates ICP to ensure reasonableness of costs and compliance with OMB regulations.
Cross references review results to data provided in each proposal and other supporting documentation.
Gathers additional necessary information to complete reviews via mail, telephone, e-mail, and fax communications from external customers, including obtaining additional information about the composition of costs and their treatment in the proposal.
With guidance from a senior staff member, completes initial indirect cost rate negotiations with the customer.
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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Accountants And Auditors
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Suitable for Federal employment, determined by background investigation.
Direct Deposit of pay is required.
Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt.
Status candidates must meet time-in-grade (see Qualifications).
All applicants for this position must possess the following basic requirements:
A. Degree: accounting; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law. (The term "accounting" means "accounting and/or auditing" in this standard. Similarly, "accountant" should be interpreted, generally, as "accountant and/or auditor."
B. Combination of education and experience: at least 4 years of experience in accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge. The applicant's background must also include one of the following:
1.Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law;
2.A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or
3.Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing, e.g., 15 semester hours, but that does not fully satisfy the 24-semester-hour requirement of paragraph A, provided that (a) the applicant has successfully worked at the full-performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field, e.g., valuation engineering or financial institution examining; (b) a panel of at least two higher level professional accountants or auditors has determined that the applicant has demonstrated a good knowledge of accounting and of related and underlying fields that equals in breadth, depth, currency, and level of advancement that which is normally associated with successful completion of the 4-year course of study described in paragraph A; and (c) except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24 semester hours in accounting, the applicant's education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements.
Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
In addition to meeting the basic eligibility requirements, applicants must have the following specialized experience and/or directly related education or a combination of experience and education:
At the GS-7 level, you must meet one of the following qualifications:
A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is in or directly related to the line of work of this position and has equipped you with the knowledge and competencies to successfully perform the duties of this position. More specifically, this requirement involves inputting financial information into database systems; utilizing basic knowledge of auditing and/or accounting principles and procedures; working as part of an auditing and/or accounting team; and accomplishing basic auditing and/or accounting data collection; OR
B. One year of graduate-level education or superior academic achievement. 1 year of graduate level education equates to 32 quarter hours or 18 semester hours of education (Note: Applicants who select this response must provide transcripts as verification of their education); OR
C. A combination of specialized experience and graduate-level education as defined above which equals 100%. For example, have six months of specialized experience and year of graduate level education (i.e. 16 quarter hours or 9 semester hours of education. (Note: Applicants who select this response must provide transcripts as verification of their education); OR
D. A Bachelors degree with Superior Academic Achievement. Superior Academic Achievement (SAA): If you are claiming SAA, you must submit documentation by the closing date of the announcement showing that you have successfully completed all requirements for a bachelor's degree AND meet one of the following requirements:
1.A grade point average of "B" (a GPA of 2.95 or higher out of a possible 4.0) for all completed undergraduate courses, or those completed in the last two years of undergraduate study.
2.A grade-point average of "B+" (a GPA of 3.45 or higher out of a possible 4.0) for all courses in your major field of study, or those courses in your major completed in the last two years of undergraduate study.
3.Rank in the upper one-third of your class in the college, university, or major subdivision.
4.Membership in a national honor society (other than freshman honor societies) recognized by the Association of College Honor Societies. Note: If more than 10 percent of your courses were taken on a pass/fail basis, your claim must be based on class standing or membership in an honorary society.
At the GS-09 level, you must meet one of the following qualifications:
A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 level. Specialized experience is that which has equipped the applicant with the competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. Specialized experience for this position involves interpreting financial information contained in audited financial statements and/or Single Audits; entering financial information into database systems; utilizing knowledge of auditing and/or accounting principles and procedures; working as part of an auditing and/or accounting team; and accomplishing auditing and/or accounting data collection; OR
B. A master's or equivalent graduate degree; or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; or LL.B. or J.D., if related in one of the following fields: business administration, finance or public administration; OR
C. Have a combination of specialized experience and graduate level education as defined above which equals 100%. For example, 12 months of specialized experience and one year of graduate level education (i.e. 32 quarter hours or 18 semester hours of education. (Note: Applicants who select this response must provide transcripts as verification of their education).
TIME-IN-GRADE: Current career or career-conditional employees of the Federal government, or former career or career-conditional employees, who have a break in service of less than one year, are required to meet the time-in-grade restriction of one year of Federal experience at the next lower grade, with few exceptions outlined in 5 CFR 300.603(b).
A written test is not required.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) official or unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.
Only education from institutions which are accredited or preaccredited/candidate for accreditation may be used to meet education requirements.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
Assists in planning the audit by identifying and assessing the risks of the activity under review. Uses the resulting risk matrix to help develop an audit program.
Links the risks in the matrix to the steps of the audit program. Conducts audit fieldwork, by identifying, analyzing, evaluating, and recording information. Draws conclusions on the control being tested, based on their results.
Uses the results of the testing to identify improvement opportunities. Documents testing in automated workpapers. Communicates the results of the review, both orally and in written reports, to all levels of management within the function and the company.
Monitors management\u2019s completion of the actions agreed upon in the audit report. Tests key controls for compliance with Sarbanes Oxley. Conducts moderately complex special projects, as requested.
Bachelors in Finance, Business Management or Accounting or equivalent work experience. One to two years of big4 public accounting, or equivalent experience.
Minimum 2 years auditing/accounting experience. Effective oral and written communication.
Knowledge of accepted accounting principles, general internal controls, Sarbanes Oxley requirements, Financial audit techniques and workpaper documentation, Moderately complex spreadsheets and analytical techniques, Auto Audit or other audit documents management tool. Knowledge of IAA standards on auditing standards, GAAS and GAAP.
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Employees occupying these positions will provide emergency support to disaster stricken areas throughout the US. Employee must pass a stringent medical screening and be prepared to live and work in extremely austere conditions. Work schedule will initially be arduous, with much overtime. Sleeping arrangements may be limited to using a sleeping bag or in the vehicle used to move from location to location. The duty station for pay purposes for these positions is Kennewick, WA.
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Serve as an agent of the commander of assigned organization on accounting, financial, and managerial issues.
Perform quick response audits, audit readiness and sustainment, consulting and advisory services, risk management, liaison with external audit organizations, audit compliance and follow-up.
Provide recommendations in the solution of accounting and operational problems.
Implement new or changed regulations, procedures and analysis of automated systems.
Prepare working papers and files accordance with Government Auditing Standards, Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Army (DA) policies.
Prepare lead sheets to identify any potential weaknesses in internal controls for further study.
75% or less - Business Travel up to 75% of the time is required for this position.
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Accountants And Auditors
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
This position requires you to satisfactorily complete a medical examination.
This position requires 75% or greater business travel in various locations throughout the United States.
This position is a Temporary Position; that may be extended up to a maximum of four years TERM Position.
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
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In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Auditing Series, 0511
Individual Occupational Requirements
- Degree: accounting; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law. (The term "accounting" means "accounting and/or auditing" in this standard. Similarly, "accountant" should be interpreted, generally, as "accountant and/or auditor.")
Combination of education and experience: at least 4 years of experience in accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge. The applicant's background must also include oneof the following:
Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law;
A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or
Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing, e.g., 15 semester hours, but that does not fully satisfy the 24-semester-hour requirement of paragraph A, provided that (a) the applicant has successfully worked at the full-performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field, e.g., valuation engineering or financial institution examining; (b) a panel of at least two higher level professional accountants or auditors has determined that the applicant has demonstrated a good knowledge of accounting and of related and underlying fields that equals in breadth, depth, currency, and level of advancement that which is normally associated with successful completion of the 4-year course of study described in paragraph A; and (c) except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24 semester hours in accounting, the applicant's education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements.
In addition to the educational requirements, to qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: Experience Analyzing account records; auditing automated accounting and financial systems; developing position papers and fact sheets that interpret and explain reports and accounting data; and utilizing accounting and auditing theories to accomplish managerial accounting and operational assignments.
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11).
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
Northrop Grumman's Internal Audit department is seeking a Compliance/Finance Auditor to join our team of qualified, diverse audit staff. The Auditor will report to the Manager of Compliance/Finance Audits.
As part of our mission, Northrop Grumman Internal Audit (NGIA) has an objective to develop and deploy Northrop Grumman business leaders. This is accomplished through bringing high potential individuals into IA to be groomed and eventually moved back into NG businesses as future leaders.
The NGIA is made up of experienced and respected professionals, many of whom have held senior positions in Northrop Grumman or at other organizations. Our audit professionals have worked in the Program Management, Contracts, Quality Management, Operations, Business Management, Finance, and Information Technology, fields.
Job duties include:
Conducting compliance/finance audits across the company covering various functional topics and processes.
Gather and analyze functional and financial data and validate performance against goals and reported results, compliance to policies, procedures and relevant regulatory requirements.
Review quality metrics and assess the adequacy of root cause corrective actions.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Manufacturing, Operations or related field with a minimum of 3 years of practical work experience in Accounting/Finance, Compliance, Contracts, Government Relations, Mission Assurance or related fields OR a Master's and 1 year experience
Working knowledge of analytical tools to analyze, interpret and organize a wide variety of data, information, and ideas to identify trends and form valid conclusions
Effective communications skills.
U.S. Citizenship required/Ability to obtain a U.S. Government SECRET Clearance
Ability to travel up 25% of the time
Master's or MBA
Familiarity of Aerospace and Defense Industry. Strong background in Government Contracting, a plus
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Project Management Professional (PMP), or other similar certification
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Reporting to the Associate Director, Internal Audit, the Auditor assists in performing operational, financial and compliance audits of the University while maintaining all organizational and professional ethical standards. Specific responsibilities of the Auditor include, but are not limited to:
? Attend planning meetings and accurately document discussion details, decisions and follow-up assignments.
? Perform research via internal or external data queries, running financial and operational reports, holding interviews, performing information searches and other techniques.
? Prepare audit planning communications and other documents that adhere to existing templates.
? Prepare work papers showing results of audit assignments in accordance with standards set forth by IIA and departmental standards.
? With initial guidance from the Audit Lead, prepare relevant questionnaires, interview auditees and perform walk-throughs of financial and operational functions.
? Identify and discuss exceptions with the assigned audit lead, audit management, and/or auditee line management and prepare related presentations that adequately explain key auditor decisions, proposed findings, support and recommendations.
? Manage workload, multi-task and track and report progress to the Audit Lead/ Audit Management.
? Complete assignments timely and in accordance with deadlines provided.
? Assist in development of the audit risk control matrices, conceptual process flows, and questionnaires.
? Assist in follow-up on audit issues.
? Participate in financial, operational and technology, controls management, risk assessment or other special projects as assigned by the Audit Management Team. Minimum Qualifications for Grade
Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant ? Bachelor's degree in information systems, auditing, accounting, business, finance, economics, engineering, public administration or equivalents required
? At least three years' experience in internal auditing or similar related business experience required.
? Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications
Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Must currently have or obtain Certified Internal Auditor status within 18 months of hire. Must be able to demonstrate excellent analytical and critical thinking skills and techniques and to provide excellent attention to detail and adherence to instructions and procedures.
Must be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication (including active listening) skills. Must be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the terminology, concepts and risks inherent in technology. Must be able to work well with all levels of employees, multi-task, be flexible in nature, and use sound judgment with an open and collaborative style that encourages teamwork and cooperation beyond the immediate team to the broader organization.
Must have a passion for excellent customer service and commitment to exceptional quality. International Travel (10-20%) Special Instructions Preferred Qualifications MA, MS, MBA a plus. Intermediate level proficiency in Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, and Excel required.
Proficiency in Microsoft Visio and PowerPoint required.
Proficiency in Microsoft Access, SQL, ACL or similar applications a plus.
Experience with Thompson Reuters Accelus or similar automatic work paper applications a plus. Essential Functions Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters.) Special Indications
This position works with:
The Auditor, under general supervision, performs annual listing and assessing of personal property accounts. Work involves processing personal property listings such as boats and motors, mobile homes, personal vehicles, machinery, equipment, furniture and fixtures.
Employee is also responsible for checking and comparing tax listings and returns to discover property not listed for ad valorem taxation in compliance with the tax laws as set forth by the North Carolina General Statutes. Employee must exercise initiative and independent judgment in ensuring a complete and accurate listing. Must have knowledge for the accuracy of each listing.
Incumbents must exercise considerable tact and firmness through frequent contact with property owners, their representatives, accountants or consultants. Must possess working knowledge of accounting as it relates to the ad valorem process. Must exercise independent and impartial judgment. Conduct audits of accounts systematically to ensure accurate and complete listings.
Completes on-site field checks and adds any additional acquisition costs.
Reviews taxpayers' supporting financial documents and calculates total acquisition costs. Reviews income tax returns and compares with information provided by the taxpayer.
Requests, in writing, supporting financial documents from taxpayers.
Requests Federal and North Carolina state income tax returns when necessary.
Requests tax returns from other counties when the business in question has personal property in another county.
Explains and answers questions on assessment statutory requirements and various procedures and records during the audit.
Prepares detailed appraisal data to be used in the defense of contested assessments which are appealed before the Union County Board of Equalization and Review, or which later may become involved before the State Property Tax Commission or the Courts.
Develops compliance notification letters including non-compliance, compliance affirmation, and no change letters.
Works in all kinds of weather, hazardous construction areas, manufacturing plants, warehouses and on occasion, high crime areas.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
Requires a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in Accounting or Business Administration, and three (3) years of experience in Personal Property Listing; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Licenses or Certifications:
Must have a valid Driver's License and be able to maintain a safe driving history as defined by the Union County Vehicle Use Policy.
Must be certified by the North Carolina Department of Revenue as a County Personal Property Appraiser I.
Position Title: Auditor
Rate of Pay: $13.25 per hour
Provides Audit services at the OC Fair. Ensures accuracy and efficiency while auditing concessions sales reporting, sales and management procedures. This is a seasonal/temporary position not to exceed 119 days.
Audit incoming data from Concessionaires.
Verify daily paperwork is completed accurately with all signatures, dates, and information requested.
Research any discrepancies that may arise.
Ensure customers are serviced in a timely manner while maintaining speed, accuracy and excellent customer service.
Performs field audits.
Performs data entry
Makes required deliveries
This document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Prior cash register/POS system and cash handling experience preferred.
Must be detail oriented, extremely accurate, and efficient with handling large amounts of data.
Knowledge of and experience with Excel.
Demonstrate excellent communication and customer service skills.
Able to multitask and demonstrate great organizational skills.
Able to work well with others in a fast paced environment.
Must be able to work at least one week prior to and all 23 days of the annual OC Fair.
The ability to apply basic math skills
Accounting or similar experience preferred but not necessary.
Two years college business courses or equivalent business experience.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, talk and listen. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands and fingers to operate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to sit for an extended period of time while performing data entry.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Must be able to stand, walk, and sit for extended period of time. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Will work in a fast paced environment both indoors and outdoors.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet, however louder noise levels may be experienced while working in or delivering to outdoor locations.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. Will be required to perform other duties as directed, requested or assigned
Denny's is looking for their next Internal Audit team member. We are looking for an upcoming graduate or recent college graduate that has preferably had internship experience in audit or finance. We are excited to develop our new team member.
This position is responsible for assisting in the execution of the annual Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compliance effort, as well as other internal audit activities of the Company.
Essential Functions (Key Responsibilities)
Assists in executing the annual SOX 404 compliance effort including performing walkthrough procedures, as needed, testing control effectiveness, summarizing and reporting test results, interacting with external auditors, including hours for substantive audit work directly for the external auditors as part of a co-sourcing arrangement, and updating and maintaining documentation
Conducts quarterly journal entry testing.
Participates in the planning and development of audit programs related to other corporate audits.
Develops audit work papers in accordance with department standards in order to complete the audit work and support the audit findings and recommendations to management.
Assists in the preparation of audit reports and other deliverables intended for audit customers and the Audit & Finance Committee
Manages the timely and effective completion of assigned audit procedures.
Interfaces with the Director of Internal Audit and the Audit Manager, as well as various process owners throughout the Company.
Conducts operational audits as assigned.
Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Accounting required (Open to May 2019 graduates)
CPA preferred or working towards the 150 hour requirement
Internship experience in related accounting, finance or auditing function strongly preferred
Required Knowledge and Skills
Problem solver and ability to think analytically
Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
Ability to focus on priorities in order to successfully achieve deadlines
Ability to work independently, carry out assignments to completion, critically analyze issues, form conclusions and assist in the development of corrective action plans.
Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of departments and personalities to achieve quality results
Strong attention to detail and quality
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Individual will be assigned to a team to conduct audits, examinations, and investigations of governmental entities records. Two years of auditing experience in our office counts toward fulfilling the experience requirement for an active permit to practice as a CPA.
Salary: $45,000 or $50,000 with CPA.
Hours: 7:30 - 4:00 or 8:00 - 5:00
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Examples of Work
Position includes examining or auditing accounting records; interviewing clients, employers, and employees; consulting with staff; and other related work as required. Must work effectively with other team members, be able to work with numbers, and comply with confidentiality requirements.
Report and inform management staff of the current status of activities. Ability to: obtain, record, and document information; identify fraud based on investigations; interpret fraud and abuse laws and regulations; prepare accurate and concise written reports; explain processes and procedures to the staff; interpret fraud and abuse laws and regulations and comply with confidentiality requirements. We encourage staff to obtain professional certifications (CPA, CFE, CGFM) while not requiring it.
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 24 hours of accounting.
Good analytical and computer skills. Must be available for limited overnight travel, 10 to 20 %.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of Word, Access, and Excel useful.
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