Auditor III
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services - Austin, TX

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Performs moderately complex (journey level) contract auditing work for the Office of Inspector General Hospital Audit Unit. Work involves planning, scheduling, coordinating, conducting, leading, and reporting the results of audits of Medicaid/CHIP contractors. Work is performed in accordance with Government Auditing Standards and agency policies and procedures. Work is performed under the general direction of an Auditor VI and/or the HAU manager with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Job Functions:
May communicate with management and staff and with agency contacts to provide, exchange, or verify information, answer inquiries, address issues, or resolve problems or complaints. Ensures audit reports are objective, clear, concise, constructive, and timely. Contributes in determining audit objectives and scope of work to be performed. Obtains background information and may assist in recommending the necessary staff resources and budget required to perform audits. Reviews and approves audit planning documents, including planning conference memos and audit work programs. May hold entrance conferences with hospital management to discuss audit objectives and scope. Performs audits and audit related projects, to include developing audit programs and questionnaires, performing fieldwork, documenting results, and developing relevant and accurate conclusions and recommendations; and tests and evaluates controls, compliance, and performance. Prepares working papers and prepares audit report findings and recommendations. Coordinates management responses and completes draft audit reports. Ensures audit documentation is in compliance with applicable standards, policies, and procedures and that evidence fully support conclusions, findings, and recommendations.

Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Knowledge of Government Auditing Standards; Generally Accepted Accounting Principles; applicable rules, regulations, policies, functions, and operations of the commission; and related legislation. Knowledge of office management practices, administrative procedures, accounting methods, and accounting systems. Skilled in numerical analysis, verbal and written communication, research, handling multiple projects, and meeting tight deadlines. Ability to plan and organize work activities, identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and make sound decisions.

Registration or Licensure Requirements:
Candidates certified as a CPA, CIA, CGAP, and/or CFE are preferred.

Initial Selection Criteria:
Initial Screen Criteria: A. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree and one year accounting or auditing experience(pass/fail). B. Willing to travel 35% (pass/fail). C. Skill in financial and/or report analysis. D. Skill or ability to understand TeamMate, Excel, and Word. E. Historical knowledge and prior work history.

Additional Information:
Upon final selection and contingent offer, candidate must provide an official, certified copy of a college transcript document completion of a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, or a related field and submit to criminal history background verification. References will be checked. Position number 61987
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee service center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.

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