The beginning salary will be highly competitive and is open and negotiable depending on qualifications. Fort Worth provides excellent employee benefits.
The City Auditor managers a 16-member office and directs financial, procedural, operational, fiscal compliance and program audits of all municipal functions and activities; undertakes special projects, analyses and investigations as assigned by the City Council.
Responsibilities include providing oversight and guidance in installation of internal controls and processes. The City Auditor also provides ongoing communication with the City Council and its members to include periodic written and verbal reports.
The Auditor is viewed by the Council as a member of a team comprised of other Council appointees. While maintaining his/her independence, he or she is expected to work in a cooperative and collaborative manner.
Skills / Requirements
The following education and/or experience are the minimum standards which provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position: Bachelors Degree and 8 years of experience in auditing, public accounting, and public administration including 4 years of supervisory experience. A Masters Degree is preferred.
Also requires a Texas Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or an out of state CPA or CIA and willingness to achieve Texas certification within 2-years.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Interested candidates should send your resume and cover letter with your current salary immediately to:
Jerald W. Bailey
Mercer Personnel Management Center, LLC
3011 Sable Creek
San Antonio, Texas 78259
Phone: (210) 526-9789
MISC. REQUIREMENTS: Fort Worth is the nations sixteenth largest city in the USA. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, is the largest market in the southern U.S. and the ninth largest in the nation. Fort Worth, which adds about 6,000 to 7,000 persons annually, is home to a wide mix of people with diverse backgrounds and interests. These interests are accommodated by the Citys exceptional, diverse, and reasonable priced array of quality of life amenities.
Fort Worth is a charter City which, since 1924, has used a council-city management form of government to provide effective and efficient public services to its residents. The Citys governance is provided by the City Council which consists of a directly elected Mayor and a 9-member City Council. Council members are elected from districts. The City Council selects a professional city manager who is responsible for administering and coordinating municipal operations and programs. The City Council also appoints the City Secretary, City Attorney, City Auditor, Municipal Court Judges and board and commission members. Fort Worth employs over 6,500 personnel and has a current operating budget over $1,100,000,000