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Legislative Audit Division

Qualifications of Entry Level Audit Staff

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Division staff members demonstrate:
    • Self-initiative and self-motivation.
    • Analytical thinking and problem solving.
    • Good interpersonal skills.
    • High-level of curiosity, perseverance, and resourcefulness.
  4. 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.


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11/3/2017 6:18:55 AM