Auditor II

  • October 02, 2019 7:04 AM
    Message # 7914042

    Auditor II

    Posting Number: 20-004  

    Job Application: - Your application must be submitted electronically through Work In Texas before Oct 16, 2019.  

    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:
    The Texas General Land Office primarily serves the schoolchildren, veterans, and the environment of Texas. The agency does so by preserving our history, maximizing state revenue through innovative administration, and through the prudent stewardship of state lands and natural resources. This position is with our Energy Resources program area. 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; conducting audits for program economy, efficiency, and effectiveness; and interpreting and applying legal decisions and departmental rulings. May train others. Works under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Military Crosswalk Information - Veterans, Reservist or Guardsman with an MOS or additional duties that fall in the fields of Army -36A Financial Manager; Navy -310X SC - Supply Corps Officer; Coast Guard -N020 Finance and Supply; Marine - 3404 Financial Management Officer; Air Force - 2R0X1Maintenance 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 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: Sep 16, 2019  

    Close Date: Oct 16, 2019  

    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. Skilled 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. Ability to attend work regulary and adheres to established work schedule in accordance with agency leave and attendance policies.

    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):
    CIA, CPA, or CISA certification is preferred. 

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