An Auditor I (C.P.A.) participates in the examination and verification of City agency accounts for conformance to accounting standards and governmental fiscal practices and procedures. Employees in this class work a conventional workweek.
All candidates indicating the minimum qualifications on their applications will be placed on the eligible list without further examination. The licensure, training and experience of each candidate will be evaluated for appropriateness and quantity. It is essential, therefore, that you give complete and accurate information on your application. Vagueness or omission may prevent you from being considered for this position. Qualified candidates will not be listed in rank order.
On or before the date of filing the application, each candidate must:
Have current licensure as a C.P.A. issued by the Maryland State Board of Public Accountancy;
Have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university;
Have one year of experience performing auditing work.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university which includes 60 semester hours in the following areas may be substituted for the education requirement:
- 27 semester hours in accounting courses which includes at least 3 semester hours each of auditing; cost accounting; and U. S. federal income tax; and a minimum of 9 semester hours in financial accounting;
- 33 semester hours in business-related courses which includes 6 semester hours of economics; and 3 semester hours each in statistics; computer science, information systems or data processing; corporate or business finance; management; business law; marketing; written communication; oral communication; and business ethics.
NOTE: YOUR LICENSURE MUST BE RECORDED ON YOUR APPLICATION AND WILL BE VERIFIED BY THE APPOINTING AUTHORITY.
NOTE: If you do not have a bachelor’s degree in accounting, a copy of your transcript must be submitted with your application for minimum qualifications equivalency consideration . (You may either scan and attach the transcript to your online application when submitting or visit the DHR Recruitment Office at 201 E. Baltimore Street, Suite 100, Baltimore, MD 21202, during business hours (M-F 8:30am – 4:30pm), to present transcript for attachment no later than the closing date listed on the job announcement.
NOTE: Those eligibles who are under final consideration for appointment will be required to authorize the release of criminal conviction information.