Auditor (Auditor IV)

Job #: 2019-46

  • TWC Job #: 7381594
  • Opening Date: 3/11/2019
  • Travel Required: 10% - 20%
  • Monthly Salary: $4,023.00 - $4,623.00/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

Omission of data on the state application is grounds for disqualification of the application.


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


  • Performs audits that are complex in nature.
  • Develops audit scopes, objectives, procedures, and deliverables.
  • Examines and analyzes management operations, internal control systems, and accounting records.
  • Prepares documentation in accordance with audit standards
  • Performs formal risk assessment, engagement planning, and follow up.
  • Delivers recommendations for changes in business protocols to mitigate risk or improve efficiency.
  • Conducts special projects and investigations.
  • Independently complete assignments in accordance with timelines and planning.
  • Exercises sound professional judgment.
  • Maintains a regular work schedule and 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. 

The Office of the Governor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all new employees to present proof of eligibility to work in the United States within three (3) days of being hired. The Office of the Governor participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Male candidates between 18 and 25 years of age are required to show proof of Selective Service registration (or exemption) prior to an offer of employment being extended. Such proof is not required to be filed with an application but must be provided upon request by the Human Resources office. For additional information pertaining to Selective Service registration, you may visit

Notice to Applicants Who May Require Reasonable Accommodation in the Interview Process

Applicants with disabilities who may need to discuss special accommodations during the interview process should contact 512-463-5873 and ask to speak to the Office of the Governor’s Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator in the Human Resources Department. If reasonably possible, please call at least 48 hours in advance to afford our representative and the hiring division sufficient time to properly review and coordinate your request.