Job Listing Detail
Auditor-Info Systems and Business Processes
*Applications must be received by Midnight Mountain Time on the closing date.
Listing Number: 9436-1311
For more information contact:
PO Box 201706
Helena , MT
TTY: Montana Relay Service at 711
- OR -
Local Montana Job Service Workforce
Legislative Audit Division
State Application Required:
$41,645.00 - $48,133.00
Additional Salary Information: The successful applicant’s starting salary will be negotiated within the above salary range based on qualifications and consideration of internal equity. The Legislative Audit Division provides employees with the opportunity for career progression.
Applicant Pool: If another department
vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may
be used for the selection.
The Legislative Audit Division is an independent, nonpolitical, nonpartisan audit organization in the legislative branch of Montana state government. Directed by the Legislative Auditor, the office is responsible for auditing executive and judicial branch operations of state government. This position opening is for an Information Systems Auditor. Information Systems auditors examine various aspects of state computer systems and technologies to assess controls and identify areas of potential risk that could negatively impact state government operations. Audit topics can include lottery security, tax systems, benefits systems, data security, and data centers. If this type of analytical work appeals to you, we hope you will submit your application packet for us to review. Audit assignments provide for professional growth and advancement through a merit-based pay system. In addition, the State of Montana offers a comprehensive benefits package.
This position requires periodic travel and overtime. Staff must possess a valid driver’s license.
Specific questions on the job should be directed to Kent Rice at email@example.com .
This position is open until filled. The first review of applicants will start the week of 2/11/2013 and will continue every 3 weeks thereafter until the right candidate is identified to fill the position. The office evaluates application materials and based on qualifications, selects applicants for further consideration. Qualified applicants will be asked to participate in a structured oral interview which includes a case study. A criminal records background check will be required as a condition of employment.
Information Systems auditors examine a variety of automated business processes to determine if controls exist and are operating as designed, if the processes are achieving intended results, and if information is accurate and reliable. Auditors may also identify and evaluate automated processes designed to detect and correct system errors, and review aspects of security including network security, software applications, operating systems, or hardware security. Auditors perform their analysis of operations and data, draw conclusions, and make recommendations to state agencies to improve operations. Work is conducted in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards established for government auditors.
Information Systems auditors obtain and analyze criteria; conduct interviews with state agency personnel as well as other individuals involved in the business processes; analyze records and other documentation; extract and examine program and database information; obtain and analyze data; conduct various types of automated testing; and analyze compliance with associated laws, rules, and policies. Auditors document their analysis and findings in audit working papers, compose summaries and conclusions for their work, and assist with writing reports and presenting results to agency personnel and legislative committees.
Competencies include a strong aptitude for analytical thinking and problem solving; the ability to gather and organize information to formulate and support decisions and opinions; effective communication skills, oral and written; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships; and self-initiative and self-motivation. Applicants should possess skills and work ethic to work independently, as well as working effectively as part of an audit team.
An applicant gains the knowledge and abilities required for this position through a bachelor’s degree in information systems, computer science, public administration, mathematics, business, management, or related field. Applicants with course work and/or actual work experience in auditing, analysis of business or government operations, use of data analysis software, quantitative analysis, problem solving, supervision, report writing, and oral presentations will be given more consideration.
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State of Montana - 18 months ago