Knowledgebase-Internal Audit Manager


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Title:Internal Audit Manager
Summary:Job description for the position of Internal Audit Manager.
Original Author:MTAS
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Product Create Date:09/24/2002
Last Reviewed on::10/21/2016
Subject:Auditing; Auditing--Financial; Auditing--Municipal; Personnel--Classification
Type:Job Description
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Text of Document: JOB TITLE: Internal Audit Manager
DEPARTMENT: City Manager's Office
EXEMPT
FULL-TIME
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JOB SUMMARY:
Under general direction of the City Manager and/or designees, develops and implements an internal audit program to aid City management in evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of operations and internal controls; plans, supervises, and performs internal audits; prepares reports and support materials; performs delegated research tasks; does related work as required.
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ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Develops and implements goals, policies, priorities and work plans related to internal auditing for the City;
Supervises, trains, coaches, and evaluates performance of subordinate staff;
Plans, supervises, and performs internal audits to assess effectiveness of controls, accuracy of financial records, and efficiency of operations;
Manages and conducts investigations and studies and establishes controls for fraud protection;
Analyzes data obtained for any evidence of deficiencies in controls, compliance with laws, governmental regulations, management policies and procedures;
Serves as internal consultant to departments as requested;
Assists in mediating conflicts to resolve problems found in internal audits;
Examines payroll, personnel, journal and ledger records to determine consistent application of policies and procedures and applicable laws;
Reviews records pertaining to material and personnel assets to determine effectiveness and efficiency of utilization:
Acts as liaison to City's external auditors as necessary;
Makes formal/informal presentations of audit findings and recommendations to City Manager, staff members and elected officials, as required;
Effectively organizes and prioritizes multiple assignments and projects;
Communicates effectively and courteously with officials, Department Heads and other employees, and the public, in person, in writing, and by telephone;
Operates calculator, computer for word and data processing, sitting for long periods.
Closely inspects and analyzes difficult source documents and computer screens.
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OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:
Operates copier, fax machine; may drive to multiple locations to do research.
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REQUIRED EDUCATION, DEGREES, CERTIFICATES, AND/OR LICENSES:
Bachelor's degree in public administration, accounting, or related field.
Master's Degree preferred. CPA and Certified Internal Auditor.
Texas Class C Drivers License.
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EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS:
Minimum of four years of professional accounting, internal or external auditing, or municipal financial experience. Strong interpersonal, analytical, and problem solving skills; ability to maintain effective working relationships with peers, public officials and the public; excellent oral and written communication skills; good knowledge of municipal legal and political environments; general knowledge of municipal operations, accounting principles and practices, and auditing standards; skilled in use of microcomputer and relevant software applications.