Posting Date:  09/11/2019
Job Title:  Auditing Analyst
Salary:  6,362.00 – 8,271.00 monthly
Entity:  City of Vancouver
Closing Date:  10/2/19


The purpose of this position is to perform professional internal audit and review work in the areas of performance, operations, finance and compliance projects; provide consulting services to the City’s management and staff; prepare analysis, appraisals, recommendations, and information concerning activities reviewed as well as provide follow up on implementation of recommendations.

This is a full-time, regular, exempt position. The schedule for this position is M-F, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Primary Duties

Essential Functions:

Plan and conduct detailed financial, performance and compliance audits and/or reviews of various City activities and/or external party contracts; outline the analyses and methodology and sampling techniques required to achieve objectives; prepare audit program, plan scope, method and sampling techniques to be used in an audit; prepare documentation to communicate results and findings.

Provide consulting services to the City’s management and staff; prepare analysis, appraisals, recommendations of ways to improve internal controls or eliminate process and system ineffectiveness, and provide follow up on recommendations’ implementation.

Serve as a liaison between external auditors and internal departments; address audits conducted by outside entities, including City, state, federal government or private agencies and provide verification that audit recommendations have been implemented.

Provide complex research on financial, legal and regulatory issues that arise in various departments on an ad hoc basis; receives consultation from City’s Legal counsel.

Develop, review, and update processes and trainings for staff to ensure City’s compliance with state and federal requirements and limit audit exposure for those staff that are at risk due to handling cash, credit cards, and other sensitive information.

Coordinate with Human Resources staff and Legal counsel to conduct investigations related to whistle-blowing cases.
Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Experience and Education:
Four years of increasingly responsible experience in a professional accounting/internal audit position.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting and audit, finance, economics, public administration or a related field.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

Computer Skills:
Proficiency in an automated financial system, preferably Oracle Financials and Workday
Intermediate skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.

Possession of the following certifications:
Possession of, or ability to obtain within one (1) year, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license.

Contact Information

Human Resources, City of Vancouver


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