• City and County of Denver
  • $79,300.00 -122,880.00/year*
  • Denver, CO
  • Accounting
  • Full-Time
  • 1170 S Lowell Blvd

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About Our Job

The Auditor's Office, an independent agency of the City and County ofDenver, delivers independent, transparent and professional oversight in order to safeguard the publics investments in the City of Denver. Our in-depth audit reports look at how efficient and effective the citys services and programs are for the people of Denver and provide recommendations for improvement. Our work is performed on behalf of everyone who cares about the city, including its residents, workers and decision-makers. We provide a dynamic and collaborative work environment, excellent work-life balance, and professional development opportunities for our employees.

The City and County of Denver Auditor's Office is seeking Senior Internal Auditors. Under the general direction of the assigned Audit Supervisor and Team Lead, the Senior Internal Auditor executes performance and/or financial audits and evaluations of local government functions and activities. The position may also occasionally conduct various non-audit services.

Specific job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting performance and/or financial audits or evaluations of City and County departments and programs that include, but are not limited to, effectiveness, efficiency, public policy assessment, governance, internal control and compliance objectives using Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) promulgated by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO).
  • Assisting the Audit Supervisor and Team Lead and other team members with all aspects of audits and advisory services including project planning, fieldwork, report writing and presentation of results.
  • Identifying and utilizing optimal performance/financial audit and research methodologies in the execution of internal audits.
  • Ensuring that work activities fully comply with GAGAS and the Audit Service Division's operating policy and procedures.
  • Producing high quality written products that synthesize and explain complex issues for a variety of audiences, staff, and citizens of Denver.
  • Performing audit-related internal and external presentations and briefings.
  • Performing audit follow-up work for assigned audits.
  • Conducting Division administrative tasks as required.
  • We realize your time is valuable, so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:

  • Education requirement: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Public Administration, Public Policy, Government Analytics, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Experience Requirement: Two (2) years of professional level experience auditing and evaluating business practices and processes to ensure compliance and efficiency.
  • Education/Experience Equivalency: No substitution of experience for education is permitted.
  • Additional appropriate education may be substituted for experience requirements.
  • About You

  • An applicable professional certification, such as CPA (Certified Professional Accountant), CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), CRMA (Certification in Risk Management Assurance), CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor), CGAP (Certified Government Auditing Professional), or similar.
  • A degree in Public Policy or Public Administration, accounting, internal audit, or a related business field.
  • Relevant internal auditing work experience in a government environment.
  • Strong familiarity and experience with GAGAS.
  • Experience with data analytics
  • Experience with TeamMate.
  • The Auditors Office is a dynamic environment that seeks innovative ideas that promote effective, efficient, and accountable government while maintaining the highest level of integrity. We offer competitive pay and excellent work/life balance. Our benefits package includes a pension plan, a generous PTO program, subsidized RTD Eco Pass, 10 holidays plus 1 personal holiday per year, and several medical insurance options. The Auditor's Office allows our employees to work flexible work arrangements, including a 9/80 work schedule.

    About Everything Else

    Job Profile

    CV2239 Internal Auditor Senior

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    Position Type


    Pay Range

    Pay Range $64,090.00 - $102,544.00


    Auditor's Office

    Assessment Requirement

    The City and County of Denver 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 law.

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    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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