Internal Auditor 3 (Principal Internal Auditor)
Transportation-Central Services - Salem, OR

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Position Summary
ODOT13-0241oc - Salem
The purpose of this job/position is to independently organize, lead and execute the most comprehensive performance audits of ODOT, in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards. Employees lead team(s) of internal auditors and/or complete audits requiring specialized skills. The audits provide information to management to improve the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of Department programs, operations, and activities and to reduce risk. The position may also provide consulting services to management upon request.
Expert knowledge of government performance auditing is essential to this position. The auditor may work independently or on a team with other members of the section. The auditor may also assign and review the work of other auditors. In performing an audit, the auditor studies reference materials; plans the audit and develops the audit program or assists or directs others in doing these tasks; conducts interviews; evaluates the effectiveness of programs, procedures, and internal controls; writes working papers presenting results; develops findings and recommendations; and participates in or performs the responsibilities of report writing and closing conferences. The Principal Auditor may also be responsible for assisting the professional development of other auditors on the staff of Audit Services. The Principal Auditor also fills in for the Chief of Audit Services as needed at meetings and in the office.
If you are hired, you will become part of the State's Management Team.
Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record.
Instructions - Minimum Qualifications
The 'Work Experience' and/or 'Education' sections of your application must clearly describe how you meet the qualifications for this position as listed below. ;
You must also answer supplemental questions at the end of the application. The quality and completeness of your answers will be a determining factor in selecting candidates for interview.
A resume' or position description will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

Minimum Qualifications :
Your application materials must clearly describe how you meet the qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree in a business related field such as business or public administration, finance, economics, computer science; or a field specific to the Agency’s mission or area of audit.
Three years of auditing experience. A graduate-level degree in any of the fields defined under education may substitute for one year of the required experience.
Desired Attributes
Professional certifications such as Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Government Auditing Professional, Certified Information System Auditor, or Certified Public Accountant are desirable.
A graduate degree in any of the fields listed under education is desirable.
Qualified applicants whose background most closely matches the needs of the position will be invited to interview.
Criminal Background and additional pre-employment check(s) as required for the position will be conducted on final candidates (could include Drivers License, LEDS, and/or Education Verification).

Veteran's Points :
Honorable or General 'Character of Service' showing on a DD214 or DD215 attached to your application - 5 Points
Honorable or General 'Character of Service' showing on a DD214 or DD215 and a 'Certificate of Civil Service' preference letter attached to your application - 10 Points
For questions about the job announcement, call 503-986-3774.
For technical help with online application, call 1-877-204-4442.
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Position Duties
  • Lead an audit team on large and/or complex performance audits.
  • Plan and organize, or assist in planning performance audits, scheduling staff and deciding project scope.
  • Compile, review and approve audit work papers for presentation.
  • Review the work of auditors for conformance with audit standards, plans, budgets and schedules.
  • Coordinate the audit program with involved sections, such as the agency accounting office.
  • Conduct performance audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards.
  • Plan and manage audits to achieve audit objectives within assigned resources.
  • Research potential audit issues by reviewing documentation and interviewing people. Research legal and administrative requirements, professional standards, and best practices to develop audit criteria.
  • Develop findings that are fully supported and documented by working papers.
  • Develop written reports, including graphics and other exhibits, that clearly and concisely present complex audit analysis and results.
  • Provide direction to auditors in developing and writing audit reports.
  • Make persuasive oral and written presentations to management during and at the conclusion of the audit.
  • Advise department management on a variety of management, operational, and programmatic issues, as requested.
  • Represent the Chief of Audit Services at meetings and in the office, as needed.
  • Represent the Chief on agency and statewide matters, which includes decision-making authority to commit the office to a course of action.
  • Assist the Chief in developing strategic direction for the office.
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Oregon Department of Transportation
Human Resources/Recruitment, MS12
355 Capitol St NE
Salem OR 97301-3871
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