Internal Auditor II
City of Clarksville
Accounting & Finance
Clarksville, TN, USA · Clarksville, TN, USA
Posted on Friday, September 8, 2023
This is the second of three levels in the Internal Audit series. Incumbents conduct compliance, investigative, and performance audits. Responsibilities may include preparing internal audit programs; conducting internal audits to determine compliance with laws, regulations, and standards and to assess performance; developing recommendations based on audit findings; preparing reports regarding audit findings; following up on recommendations to determine if recommendations were implemented; performing quality reviews of all departmental audit reports for adherence to professional and departmental standards; and preparing and maintaining detailed reports and activities.***PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN THROUGH SEPTEMBER 14, 2023, OR UNTIL FILLED. TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, IN ADDITION TO COMPLETING THE APPLICATION, APPLICANTS MUST ALSO ATTACH A SEPARATE COVER LETTER AND RESUME.***
- Example of Duties
TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)
- Performs internal audits, which involves applying current generally accepted accounting principles, auditing standards, and appraisal standards.
- Provides consultation and guidance to management, program managers, staff, and/or other interested internal and external parties; prepares and collects information necessary for audits; maintains confidentiality of sensitive information and protected health information (PHI) in accordance with the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Security Rule.
- Analyzes and assesses complex audit results.
- Performs quality reviews of all department audit reports for release to the public.
- Prepares detailed work papers to support audit findings.
- Prepares a variety of complex reports that outline audit results; makes recommendations for process improvements.
- Conducts investigations resulting from fraud hotline reports.
- Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
- Typical Qualifications
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE (positions in this class typically require):
Bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field and three years auditing experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
- Supplemental Information
LICENSING REQUIREMENTS (positions in this class typically require):
KNOWLEDGE (position requirements at entry):
- Prefer CPA, CIA, or CFE;
- Valid Driver's License.
SKILLS (position requirements at entry):
- Accounting principles and practices;
- Auditing principles and practices;
- Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP);
- International Professional Practice Framework (IPPF);
- Generally Accepted Governmental Auditing Standards (GAGAS);
- GASB Accounting Standards;
- Internal control frameworks;
- Investigative techniques;
- Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, statutes, and regulations, including the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Security Rule;
- Recordkeeping principles;
- Computers and related software applications;
- Grammar and proper sentence structure.
- Performing audits;
- Reviewing general ledgers, depreciation schedules, trial balances, and other related financial statements and information;
- Analyzing and identifying weaknesses in internal control systems;
- Applying GAAP and/or GASB procedures and principles;
- Applying applicable auditing standards;
- Assisting in obtaining, preparing, and organizing information and data used in connection with audits;
- Writing reports;
- Editing/reviewing reports for adherence to professional and grammatical standards;
- Applying applicable Federal, State, and/or local laws, rules, and regulations;
- Analyzing financial information and drawing valid conclusions;
- Maintaining records;
- Using a computer and related software applications;
- Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Incumbents may be subjected to travel. Incumbents must have a reliable form of transportation and license that is available for travel to various locations within the City.
The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.