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(USA-MN-Willmar) Auditor Senior

Clarkfield, MN | Posted 4 weeks ago

**Working Title: Auditor Senior** **Job Class: Auditor Senior** **Agency: Pollution Control Agency** + **Job ID** : 77010 + **Location** : Various* + **Telework Eligible** : Yes + **Full/Part Time** : Full-Time + **Regular/Temporary** : Unlimited + **Who May Apply** : Open to all qualified job seekers and MPCA employees eligible to interest bid (permanent, classified employees in the same job class). Eligible bidders should apply through self-service and confirm their interest bid by emailing [email protected] by 5/29/2024 + **Date Posted** : 05/23/2024 + **Closing Date** : 06/06/2024 + **Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit** : Pollution Control Agency / Pollution Control-MAPE + **Division/Unit** : Operations Division / Internal Audit & Advisory Svcs + **Work Shift/Work Hours** : Day Shift + **Days of Work** : Monday - Friday + **Travel Required** : No + **Salary Range:** $28.50 - $41.93 / hourly; $59,508 - $87,549 / annually + **Classified Status** : Classified + **Bargaining Unit/Union** : 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE + **FLSA Status** : Nonexempt + Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes *This position may be located at one of the MPCA office locations: St. Paul, Brainerd, Duluth, Detroit Lakes, Marshall, Mankato or Rochester **The work you'll do is more than just a job.** At the State of Minnesota, employees play a critical role in developing policies, providing essential services, and working to improve the well-being and quality of life for all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota is committed to equity and inclusion, and invests in employees by providing benefits, support resources, and training and development opportunities. As an Auditor Senior at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) you will be responsible for performing internal audit work throughout the agency. The complexity and size of audit assignments will vary significantly and will encompass audits of agency’s programs and processes, investigations, and other special projects. Under limited supervision, the position performs reviews of existing internal control structures, identifies and documents current practices through direct observation and testing; identifies and analyzes existing rules, regulations, policies and procedures to identify what is legally required and assesses compliance with same; analyzes entire systems and identifies gaps in compliance, financial reporting, and asset safeguarding and operational requirements; and completes reports of findings that typically are subject to review and approval by the Internal Audit Director. The position has unrestricted access to all agency activities, records, systems, property, and personnel. **Minimum Qualifications** Three years of professional experience and demonstrated proficiency in areas of conducting financial, compliance or operational/program audits, and investigations. _(*NOTE: A Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or_ _Business Administration/Management or related field substitutes for one year of professional experience.)_ Experience applying generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS) and the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors Experience conducting risk assessments and developing risk mitigation strategies. Experience assessing the design of internal controls and testing for operating effectiveness. Experience in assessing compliance with federal and state laws, statutes and departmental policies. Experience in developing audit findings, formulating recommendations and communicating results to audit clients. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will not sponsor applicants for work visas. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. **Preferred Qualifications** Ability to develop depth and breadth of knowledge that includes operational, financial, technology, and regulatory understanding across multiple businesses/program areas and documenting understanding of critical subject areas as needed. Experience preparing detailed, clearly labeled workpapers that record and summarize data on the audit work assigned. Experience preparing memos and audit reports. Ability to obtain and analyze transactions, documents, records, reports, and methods that provide the basis for audit conclusions on the effectiveness and efficiency of controls over the program or process being audited. Ability to assess whether data analytics can be utilized in the assessment of risk and controls and properly collecting, interpreting, and concluding on data. Ability to establish, develop and maintain communication and strong working relationships with audit client contacts. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email [email protected] . Please indicate what assistance is needed.

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