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Lead Field Auditor in Ames, IA at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

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Job Description

Salary $45,801.60 - $69,555.20 Annually

Location Ames - 50010 - Story County, IA

Job Type Full-time

Agency 645 Iowa Department of Transportation

Job Number 19-01837

Closing 2/21/2019 11:59 PM Central

Point of Contact Dan Ssozi

Job Description

Are you ready for a rewarding career in a fast-paced environment that has great benefits, a flexible work schedule and encourages work/life balance? If you have an eye for detail and thrive in a team environment, then this position might be for you!

As a Lead member of the External Audit team at the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT), you'll perform evaluation and verification of claims submitted for cost reimbursement by consultant Engineers, Railroads, Utilities, Cities and Counties to ensure that work meets audit standards and all other Federal and State Costing Guidelines.

What we are looking for:

  • Team player attitude.
  • Strong communication and collaborative skills
  • Detail oriented and committed to achieving goals
  • Effective leadership and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple programs and priorities.
  • Committed to customer service.

What you'll do:
Audit assignments are performed in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards and appropriate Federal and State guidelines specified in the agreement. Audit files and work papers are prepared with a specialized audit software. This position performs duties as an Auditor-in-charge of audit engagements. The incumbent

  • Will have oversight responsibilities and will be responsible for providing the level of direction necessary to ensure that engagement work conforms to the relevant standards.
  • Direct and review work including providing appropriate guidance in planning and performing engagement work, and continuously communicating engagement results to the Audit Manager.
  • Assist the Audit Manager by instructing employees, providing feedback, distributing work and providing input on reassignments and staff performance evaluations.

This is a Lead Worker position.

Travel: This position may require occasional overnight travel. The person selected for this position must be able to work with limited supervision while conducting auditing work.

License: Valid Iowa driver's license.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of twelve semester or equivalent hours in accounting, business administration or finance, and eighteen months of full-time professional auditing or accounting experience;


an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of work experience in auditing or accounting work involving the preparation or analysis of financial statements for every thirty semester hours of the required education to a maximum of four years;


employees with current continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes twelve months of full-time work as an Accountant/Auditor 1.

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