Staff Auditor (Auditor III)

Job #: 2023-72

  • TWC Job #: 15958599
  • Opening Date: 4/26/2023
  • Travel Required: 25%
  • Monthly Salary: $4,850.00-$5,583.34/mo
  • Position Location: Austin, Texas
  • Group Step: B21
  • Class: 1048
  • Status: Open

Staff Auditor – Austin, Texas

The Office of the Governor is looking for a Staff Auditor (Auditor III) to work in the Office of Compliance and Monitoring.

Who We Are

The Office of the Governor works to build a healthier, safer, freer, and more prosperous future for all Texans. We are located primarily within the Texas State Capitol Complex in Austin.

What You’ll Do

This is a job that involves examining and reviewing accounting records and reports, financial statements, and management practices to ensure compliance with federal and state laws and/or regulations, as well as internal guidance. You will be called upon to perform on-site and desk monitoring reviews on grantees receiving funds awarded by the Office of the Governor.

What You’ll Earn

The salary is $4,850.00 - $5,583.34 a month ($58,200.00 - $67,000.08 a year).

Benefits include medical insurance, sick leave, and vacation leave. Also, State of Texas employees are eligible for a defined retirement plan. Learn more:

What You Need to Get Hired

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting, finance, auditing, economics, business administration or a related field.
  • Two (2) years of experience in auditing, accounting, compliance monitoring (financial), financial investigation, and/or grant management (financial).
  • Experience with conducting desk reviews on grantees.
  • Experience in examining management practices, policies/procedures, and financial accounting records to ensure standards are being met and to determine ongoing compliance with legal regulations.
  • Proven ability to identify financial non-compliance issues by researching specific topics through interviews, analysis and review of backup documents relevant to review, review of prior audit findings, and other research techniques.
  • Proven ability to prepare monitoring reports, including the preparation of workpapers, draft reports, and final reports incorporating grantee comments.

Other Things We’ll be Looking For            

  • Experience with maintaining well-organized and accurate work papers.
  • Experience in communicating with grantees and providing technical assistance as needed.

Other Things to Know and When You Should Apply

It’s a great job for an experienced professional who likes to examine, investigate, and review accounting records and reports. Apply now by submitting a state of Texas application. Applications are reviewed daily.

Experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.

Telework opportunities are available upon request. Reliable internet is required. Alternate work schedules and telework may be discussed with the hiring manager during the interview process.

Veterans, Reservists, or members of the Guard can compare this position to Military Occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor's Office.

How to Apply

Applications are received only through Work In Texas. The OOG requires all sections of the state application to be completed. Omission of data on the state application is grounds for disqualification of the application. Requests for accommodation should be made to the Human Resources office as early as possible in the application/employment process. 

Apply Online at Work in Texas

Equal Opportunity Employer

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 View a copy of the Agency's Equal Employment Opportunity Utilization Report.

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 email the OOG’s Reasonable Accommodation Program Manager or call 512-463-8315 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.

Contact Human Resources

(512) 463-5873

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