The Legislative Audit Division maintains a program designed to hire and retain qualified personnel by planning for personnel needs, which includes promoting from within through a performance-based pay system.
The Audit Division has qualification criteria and guidelines for evaluating potential employees at each professional level.
The division seeks to employ individuals who are inquisitive, analytical, self-motivated, and interested in effective and efficient government.
Professional employees must possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.
All employees should be able to perform their duties efficiently, be willing to travel, and work overtime when necessary.
The division seeks financial-compliance auditor applicants with a baccalaureate degree and six credits of upper division accounting coursework. Licensure as a CPA is preferred, but is not required.
The division seeks performance and information systems auditor applicants with a baccalaureate degree in business, economics, finance, mathematics, public administration, computer science, information systems or related fields.
A criminal records background check is required as a condition of employment.
Division staff members demonstrate:
Self-initiative and self-motivation.
Analytical thinking and problem solving.
Good interpersonal skills.
High-level of curiosity, perseverance, and resourcefulness.
Division staff members have the ability to:
Gather and organize complex and diversified information to formulate meaningful and supported conclusions.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and clients.
Communicate well verbally and in writing.
Maintain respect for confidential information.
Salary Range Depending on education and experience auditors earn $44,304 - $49,177 annually.