Class Code: 14587
IOWA DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES –
HUMAN RESOURCES ENTERPRISE
ASSISTANT AUDITOR 4
Supervises a staff of auditors and performs audit engagements and special projects; may oversee two or more projects simultaneously; performs related work as required.
The Work Examples and Competencies listed are for illustrative purposes only and not intended to be the primary basis for position classification decisions.
Supervises and evaluates the work of auditors and other staff; effectively recommends personnel actions related to selection, performance, leaves of absence, grievances, work schedules and assignments, disciplinary procedures, and administers personnel and related policies and procedures.
Answers information queries for assigned areas.
Reviews staff assignments, giving consideration to the work to be performed and the qualification of assigned auditors.
Discusses with assigned auditor-in-charge any unusual events that have occurred since the last audit that require special emphasis.
Assists assigned auditor-in-charge in defining the audit scope and reviews and approves audit plans, audit programs (reviews prior programs and working papers), budgeted audit time and target dates, after consultation with a Director or Deputy as necessary.
Reviews special audit techniques for unique situations; performs special projects as assigned.
Monitors the progress of assigned audit engagements or other assigned areas.
Reviews Auditor of State or other working papers to determine whether the engagement was properly and efficiently conducted; reviews draft Auditor of State audit reports and submits reports for independent review; reviews audit reports filed with Auditor of State.
Motivates and assists staff in their professional development; designs, develops and participates in staff training as assigned.
Provides information to and answers queries for officials, CPA firms and the public through phone calls, correspondence, personal visits, speeches and presentations.
Knowledge of professional accounting and auditing theory, methods, standards and procedures.
Knowledge of the rules and regulations regarding state accounting and auditing procedures.
Ability to perform detail work involving the application of accounting theory to routine auditing assignments.
Ability to read, comprehend and apply appropriate state laws and regulations pertinent to the auditing functions of the agency of employment.
Ability to plan, organize, control and effectively supervise the work of subordinates.
Displays high standards of ethical conduct. Exhibits honesty and integrity. Refrains from theft-related, dishonest or unethical behavior.
Works and communicates with internal and external clients and customers to meet their needs in a polite, courteous, and cooperative manner. Committed to quality service.
Displays a high level of initiative, effort and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently. Works with minimal supervision. Demonstrates responsible behavior and attention to detail.
Responds appropriately to supervision. Makes an effort to follow policy and cooperate with supervisors.
Aligns behavior with the needs, priorities and goals of the organization.
Encourages and facilitates cooperation, pride, trust, and group identity. Fosters commitment and team spirit.
Expresses information to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information. Listens to others and responds appropriately.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a degree in Accounting and possession of a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certificate or a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certificate and experience equal to two years of full time work at the level of an Assistant Auditor 3 or higher.
Travel may be required for positions in this class. Employees must arrange transportation to and from assigned work areas.
Positions in this class are exempt from the screening and referral requirements of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services – Human Resources Enterprise. Apply directly to the Auditor of State.
Effective Date: 9/99 BW