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Wayne County Commission- Senior Auditor

Company: Wayne County Government
Location: Detroit
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:


The Senior Auditor, under the direction of the lead auditor, is responsible for the execution of risk based internal audits in accordance with the annual audit plan as well as assisting with other audit matters and projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Acquire and document an audit entity's processes, systems, and controls related to assigned audit area.
* Utilize appropriate audit techniques and analytical techniques to gather sufficient and appropriate audit evidence.
* Develop and demonstrate effective communication techniques through participation in auditee interviews.
* Obtain and analyze evidence necessary to answer purpose of audit step.
* Evaluate audit evidence in accordance with audit evidence standards.
* Plans and performs risk based internal audit work including attestation, performance and consulting engagements in accordance with applicable audit standards.
* Summarize and document the results of assigned audit areas to accurately answer audit objective and fully develop all aspects of audit areas.
* Complete and document field work on a timely basis to contribute to meeting audit milestones in accordance with applicable auditing standards.
* Throughout the audit, discuss the status of work for assigned areas with lead auditors and other team members.
* Assess business processes to identify opportunities to improve efficiencies, adequate internal controls, compliance with various federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.
* Prepare oral and written presentation during and at the conclusion of the engagement on areas that could be improved or strengthened and recommend corrective action to improve the operations including presentation to the Committee on Audit.

Minimum Requirements:

Two to three years of audit experience preferably in internal audit or with a CPA firm, or Government Audit Office. CIA or commitment to obtaining certification preferred. Demonstrated expertise with various software packages including TeamMate and ACL desirable. Strong analytical, written and oral communication skills required.


$55,000 to $62,000 with health, dental and optical benefits and retirement package.

Please email resume and cover letter to Credentials will be accepted until position is filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Wayne County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to: recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

For information regarding the Department of Justice - EEO Utilization Report, please visit

Accommodations: If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Wayne County Department of Personnel/Human Resources at 313-224-5901 or via email at Hearing or speech impaired persons using TDD's or similar devices may contact the Michigan Relay Center, toll free at (800) 649-3777 or 711 to communicate directly with the Department of Personnel/Human Resources during regular working hours.

Keywords: Wayne County Government, Detroit , Wayne County Commission- Senior Auditor, Accounting, Auditing , Detroit, Michigan

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