Auditor (Auditor IV)

Job #: 2018-27

  • TWC Job #: 3039430
  • Opening Date: 10/25/2017
  • Travel Required: 10%-20%
  • Monthly Salary: $4,023.17-$5,000.00/mo
  • Position Location: Austin, Texas
  • Group Step: B21
  • Class: 1048

Military Occupational Specialist codes that may be applicable to this position: 89A, 89, 020, FIN10, Finance, 34, 3410, 6F0X1, 65AX, 6F


Performs complex (senior-level) auditing work.  Work involves examining, and reviewing records, reports, financial statements, and management practices.  Works closely with and reports to the Internal Auditor, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. 


  • Participate in audits that are complex in nature.
  • Participate in the development of audit scopes, objectives, procedures, and deliverables.
  • Examine and analyze management operations, internal control systems, and accounting records.
  • Participate in formal risk assessment, engagement planning, and follow up.
  • Provide recommendations for changes in business protocols to mitigate risk or improve efficiency.
  • Participate in special projects and investigations.
  • Maintain a regular work schedule and regular attendance.
  • Performs related work as assigned.


Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university; and Five (5) years’ experience auditing to professional audit standards or Five (5) years’ experience in program administration or compliance roles.


  • Knowledge of generally accepted auditing standards
  • Knowledge of practices of public administration and management.
  • Knowledge of data analytic tools and software applications.
  • Knowledge of contracts, grants, and procurement procedures.
  • Knowledge of legislative analysis and legislative processes
  • Knowledge of criminal justice, homeland security, or economic development (incentive) programs
  • Ability to manage time and meet deadlines.  
  • Ability to quickly gain a working understanding of unfamiliar administrative or program areas.
  • Ability to ascertain the root cause of conditions
  • Ability to deliver compelling verbal presentations or briefings.
  • Ability to compose clear, accurate and concise written communications.
  • Ability to anticipate the impacts of proposed changes to internal protocols or public policy
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective internal and external relationships, partnerships, and credibility.
  • Ability to establish and maintain the trust of staff and senior leadership

Registration, Certification or Licensure: 

The following certifications (or progress toward the following certifications) are preferred: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). 

Physical Requirements and/or Working Conditions:  This classification functions in a standard office environment.  Ability to move up to 35 lbs.  Ability to drive and travel as needed.  Will need to move about the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, set up conference rooms for meetings, etc. Must be able to communicate and exchange accurate information via phone, computer and in person.  Must be able to observe and evaluate media in electronic, visual and/or audio format. Must be able to work hours during a legislative session that include holidays and as needed.