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Reviewed Date: October 21, 2016
Internal Audit Manager
Job description for the position of Internal Audit Manager.
Knowledgebase-Internal Audit ManagerJOB TITLE: Internal Audit ManagerDEPARTMENT: City Manager's Office EXEMPTFULL-TIME **********************************************************************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.===============================================================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 toassess 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.===============================================================OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:Operates copier, fax machine; may drive to multiple locations to do research.===============================================================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.===============================================================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.