Energy Resources/Minerals Audit

  • February 21, 2018 9:38 AM
    Message # 5823221
    Billy Petty (Administrator)

    Posting Number: 18-062

    Job Application: ( - Your application must be submitted electronically through Work In Texas before Mar 02, 2018.

    Current Status: New Posting
    Location: Austin
    Program Area/Division: Energy Resources/Minerals Audit
    Salary: $4,000 - $4,500
    Group/Step: B19
    Travel: Yes - 15%
    Part-Time: No
    Temporary: No

    General Description:

    Performs moderately complex (journey-level) auditing work. Work involves examining, investigating, and reviewing records, reports, financial statements, and management practices to ensure legal compliance with state statutes and internal regulations; and conducting audits for program economy, efficiency, and effectiveness. May train others. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Veterans, Reservist or Guardsman with an MOS or additional duties that fall in the fields of Army - 89A Ammunition Stock Control and Accounting Specialist; Navy - 310X SC-Supply Coprs Officer; Coast Guard - 020 Finance and Supply (Warrant); Marines - 3404 Financial Management Officer; Air Force - 2R0X1 Maintenance Management Analysis or other related fields pertaining to the minimum experience requirement may meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at In order to receive Veterans' preference, a copy of Form DD#214 is required at time of interview.

    Essential Job Elements:

    Performs audits and limited reviews that are moderately complex in nature as assigned in compliance with applicable standards and time frames for completion, ensuring effective communication with the audited companies, GLO personnel and other relevant parties. Prepares or assists in preparing audit reports in a timely manner and in compliance with state statutes and internal regulations. Records activities through the weekly time tracker and bi-monthly report. Develops assignment memorandum and techniques for timely completion of audit work and for ensuring efficient and effective use of time. Researches, reconciles and audits various accounts related to energy resources, including reviews for lease compliance, and reports findings. Assists companies with their royalty reporting and payments using the on-line Royalty Reporting And Control system (RRAC).


    Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in finance, accounting, economics, business administration, or related field; may substitute full-time experience in relevant field on a year for year basis. Two (2) years full-time progressive experience participating in governmental, financial, program area, organizational, performance, policy, and/or compliance audits.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Master's degree in business or accounting. Three (3) years full-time progressive experience participating in governmental, financial, program area, organizational, performance, policy, and/or compliance audits. Experience performing audits of state or federal oil and gas royalties, grants, financial statements, or contracts; IT systems or governmental auditing. CIA, CPA, or CISA certification.

    FLSA Eligible: Exempt


    Posting Type: Internal/External

    Open Date: Feb 16, 2018

    Close Date: Mar 02, 2018

    More Details: (

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

    Knowledge of accounting and auditing methods and systems; of generally accepted auditing standards and procedures; and of computer technology principles, terminology, programming, and automated systems. Skill in the use of computers, associated software applications, and sampling techniques. Ability to compose clear and concise audit reports, to gather and analyze accurate and relevant audit information, to evaluate accounting and management operations systems for accuracy and legal conformance, to accurately complete and assemble audit working papers, to communicate effectively, and to train others.

    Physical Requirements:

    This position requires the employee to primarily perform sedentary office work; however, mobility

    (moving around the work-site) is routinely required to carry out some duties. This position requires extensive computer, telephone and client/customer contact and communication. It requires the ability to move and position oneself as needed for filing and similar routine office duties. The job also requires normal cognitive abilities requiring the ability to learn, recall, and apply certain practices and policies. It requires the stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions. Ability to read printed materials and computer screens. The individual must be able to move and transport records, documents, boxes, and all related information and materials, weighing up to 20 pounds when required. The individual must be able to remain stationary for long periods of time when commuting to and from assigned destination and when traveling on state business including fieldwork and training assignments.

    Other (licenses, certifications, et cetera):

    All applications for employment with the Texas General Land Office (GLO) must be submitted electronically by the job closing date through ( PAPER, FAX OR E-MAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Please visit our website at ( for more information about applying for a GLO job posting. The Texas General Land

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