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The Department of Human Resources is currently accepting applications for the following positions.

SENIOR AUDITOR

  • Type:Open Competitive
  • Salary/Pay Rate:S – $59,062 per year to $70,499 per year
  • Posted Date:03/14/2019
  • Deadline to Apply:03/27/2019 4:30 PM

ANNOUNCEMENT NO.: 20191303

HOW TO APPLY: Download the City of Wilmington Employment Application or visit the Department of Human Resources, Louis L. Redding City/County Building, 800 N. French Street, 4th Floor, Wilmington, Delaware 19801

VACANCY: City Auditor's Office

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration and at least two years of accounting and/or private, non-profit or governmental auditing experience; or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. CPA or CIA desirable but not required.

REQUIREMENT(S): Must pass a criminal background investigation, pre-employment physical, and drug test.

NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED: Assists the City of Wilmington in achieving its financial and operational objectives; determines the financial and operational objectives of the major City transaction cycles, as well as the risks that threaten the achievement of those objectives; formally documents major City transaction cycles and determines the internal controls that have been established to mitigate the risks of achieving the objectives of those cycles; evaluates through observation, inquiry and testing, the effectiveness and efficiency of the City’s systems of internal control; writes audit report comments, which include recommendations to improve the City’s systems of control. Works closely with all levels of management to ensure productive audits. Conducts audits and performs all related audit work as required. Performs special projects at the direction of the City Auditor. May act as an In-Charge auditor, which includes planning the audit, supervising and reviewing the work of other auditors, writing the audit report, and participating in the closing conference.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED: Plays major role in helping the City Auditor develop the annual risk-based internal audit plan, which is presented to the Audit Review Committee. Assists the City of Wilmington in achieving its financial and operational objectives. Determines the financial and operational objectives of the major City transaction cycles, as well as the risks that threaten the achievement of those objectives. Formally documents major City transaction cycles and determines the internal controls that have been established to mitigate the risks of achieving the objectives of those cycles. Evaluates, through observation, inquiry and testing, the effectiveness and efficiency of the City’s systems of internal control. Writes/edits audit report comments, which include recommendations to improve the City’s systems of control.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of professional accounting and auditing principles, standards, practices and procedure, coupled with applicable City, State, and Federal laws. MUST have proficient knowledge of PC-based analytical and reporting software. Working knowledge of selected audit tools, such as ACL (or experience with relational databases, crystal reports, or query analyzer), and Visio (or experience with similar flowcharting applications). Thorough knowledge of computer software integrity applications, such as Excel, Word, and Microsoft Office Suite. Effective oral and written communication skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.

RESIDENCY: City residency required within six months of employment.

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