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Company: Los Angeles Metro
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 18, 2018

Job Description:

AUDITOR Basic FunctionTo analyze Metro operations and management practices or to evaluate costs (proposed or claimed) by contractors.Example Of DutiesVerifies the accuracy of Metro's records as they pertain to recordkeeping practices, assets, liabilities, receipts, expenditures, and related transactions, and recommends improvements Reviews and analyzes contractors' accounting system, financial statements, and their compliance with the contract provisions and applicable rules and regulations Evaluates management information systems, policies and procedures, and internal control systems to ensure compliance with applicable laws, guidelines, and standards Plans audits and completes various audit activities which include fieldwork, analysis, and report development and presentation Assists in the development of the audit plan for the team, conducts an assigned specific phase or section of the audit, prepares findings and recommendations for the report, and contributes to report presentation and follow-up Prepares work papers and audit reports and discusses findings and conclusions with Metro management, officials, and contractors Recommends corrective actions to be taken based on findings of errors, or non-compliance Provides audit support to Metro departments to strengthen internal controls and ensure accuracy of financial statements Acts as a liaison with all levels of management to ensure the implementation of approved audit recommendations Develops audit procedures with proposed timeframes and budgetary estimates to ensure timely completion of audit assignments Conducts field audits and performs special auditing assignments such as studies of specific operations requiring data development and interpretation of unusual factors Establishes and maintains rapport with contractors, Metro staff and city personnel Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried outRequirements For EmploymentBachelor's degree - Architecture, Business, Chemistry, Communications, Economics, Engineering, Finance, History, Math, Psychology, Public Policy, Sociology, or other related field 2 years' professional-level audit experience Valid California Class C driver's license Preferred Qualifications: Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: 2 years' experience in contract, compliance, or performance audit Experience with research and survey tools such as Survey Monkey Experience utilizing data analytics, conducting research, and interpreting policy Experience applying Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) part 31 cost allowability cost principles Professional certificates/licensesKnowledge:Theories, principles, and practices of business processes and auditing Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing internal audits for a public agency such as Federal Acquisition Regulations and Cost Accounting Standards Relevant computer business software applicationsAbilities:Perform statistical and financial analyses Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Use computerized software programs to access data, perform data manipulations, and develop project worksheets and reports Handle highly confidential information Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Think and act independently Determine strategies to achieve goals Compile and analyze complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and fiscal practices Problem solve and effectively organize and document observations and analysis leading to proposed recommendations or solutions Establish constructive working relationships with audited agency management and staff, and to maintain credibility throughout the audit process Organize, coordinate and perform multiple projects and tasks simultaneously Work independently on assigned tasks with minimal supervision Demonstrate proficiency in technology including data analytics, Microsoft Office, and TeamMate Read, write, speak, and understand EnglishSelection ProcedureApplicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.Application ProcedureTo apply, visit Metro's website at and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) ###-#### or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JM)Restricted to Metro employees and current temporary employees who have at least six months of continuous employment with Metro. Regular employees currently on their initial probationary period may apply but will not be certified for hiring department interview until they have successfully completed the initial probationary period.This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.Closing Date/Time: 18-MAY-18 Please mention you found this employment opportunity on the CareersInGovernment.com job board.

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