Senior Internal Auditor
Company: City of Boulder
Posted on: November 12, 2021
DescriptionAs of December 8, 2021, the City of Boulder will be
requiring all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.The City of
Boulder is a great place to live, work, grow and play.With over 300
miles of dedicated bikeways and more than 150 miles of hiking
trails, Boulder values active lifestyles and access to
nature.Forty-sixthousand acres ofprotectedland provide open space
forpassive recreation, natural environments, anda green belt around
the city.With world class restaurants and art and music venues, The
City of Boulder values diverse culture.Respect is one of our
fiveCity Values (including Customer Service, Collaboration,
Integrityand Innovation)and we are committed to equity, diversity
and inclusion. We celebrate and support our differences across all
spectrums, including but not limited to ethnicity, gender,
age,disabilityand sexuality. Through our focus onRacial Equity,
ouremployee benefits, and the many programs resources we offer our
staff, we continually strive to weave respect for one another into
the fabric of our organization.Add your voice and talents to the
City of Boulder and help us grow in service excellence for an
inspiredfuture.OVERALLJOBOBJECTIVE:The purpose of this position is
programforoperationsofthe city; evaluate the adequacy of financial
controls, records, and operations and the effectiveness
andefficiency of organizational operations; and providethe City
Manager, CFO,management, and employees objectiveanalyses,
appraisals, and recommendations for improving systems and
activities.DUTIESANDRESPONSIBILITIES:* Plans audits in accordance
with accepted professional standards.This typically
policies,procedures,andregulations;risk assessment;developing an
audit program for review and approval bythe CFO;evaluating fraud
risk; researching and documenting internal controls and efficiency
* Develop annual auditplans.
* Performs audits through a combination of the following
activities: interviewingpersonnel; assessing internal controls;
reviewing and verifying processes; performingdata mining and
analytics; communicating clearly and concisely with
* Reports audit results by documenting audit findings; making
recommendations for corrective action; writing an initial draft of
the audit report; clearing audit notes frommanagement's review;
discussing audit results, findings and recommendations with audited
management; and performing annual audit follow-ups.
* Communicatesaudit findings andrecommendations to client at all
levels in the organization in person and via writtenreport to
management, staff and, ifneeded, Council.Ensures written reports
meet theneedsofinternal andexternalstakeholders.
* Handles special projects and administrative functions by
providing external audit support; researching anddrafting responses
related to the fraud hotline;contributing potential projects for
annual auditplanning; status reporting; project management; and
attending staff meetings and team building activities.
* Communicates withkey stakeholders on the audit process; meets
with department managers to developprofessional relationships,
improve idea sharing, support client and audit goals
* Attends professional development and training by maintaining
professional certifications; remaining current in accounting,
auditing and fraud examination theory andpractices; and
participating in local professional associations and continuing
ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE:(1)TITLE OF IMMEDIATE
SUPERVISOR:CFO(2)TITLE(S) OF POSITION(S) OVER WHICH THIS POSITION
HAS DIRECT SUPERVISION:NoneREQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSThe ideal
candidate will be a proven and innovative leaderininternal
auditwithprior workexperience in local governmentor an audit
firm,providing an organization-wide focus oninternal controls and
fosteringrelationships with engaged stakeholders and customers.*
Undergraduatedegree inAccounting orrelated field.
* Minimumoffiveyears ofauditing experience.
* Must be able to communicate complex data in understandable terms
to external and internalcustomers.
* Must possess or be able to acquire one of the following
certifications and/or licenses bythe employee's start date:
* Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
* Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
* Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
* Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS - In addition to the required minimum
qualifications* A Master'sdegree inAccounting or related field
* Demonstratedstrong leadershipandcommunicationsskills.
* Excellent presentation skills and the ability to prepare
* Experience in local government finance.
* Knowledge of and ability to use various quantitative and
qualitative methods, accounting and statistics.
WORKING CONDITIONS - Required PhysicalandMental
Effort,andEnvironmental Conditions:* RequiredPhysicaland
MentalDemands:Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other
communication capabilities that permits the employee to communicate
effectively on the telephone and in person. Sufficient vision or
other powers of observation that permits the employee to review,
evaluate and prepare a variety of written documents and
materials.Sufficient manual dexterity that permits the employee to
operate computer equipment and other office equipment. Sufficient
personal mobility and physical reflexes, which permits the employee
to work in an office setting. Work may include extended periods of
time viewing a computer video monitor and/ or operating a keyboard.
Ability to work under stress from demanding deadlines, public
contact, and changing priorities and conditions.
* Work Environment:Works primarily in clean, comfortable
environment.Works in a setting subject to continuous interruptions
and background noises.
* Machines and equipmentusedinclude but are not limited to the
following: Frequently uses standard office equipment including
personal computers, telephones,calculatorsand copy/fax
ACCOMMODATIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions of this position.Note: The above description is
illustrative only. It is not meant to be all-inclusive.The City of
Boulder provides equal employment opportunities to all employees
and applicants for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or
any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local
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