Coryell County
  • 03-Jan-2023 to Until Filled (CST)
  • County Auditor
  • Gatesville, TX, USA
  • 45K to 50K
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Health, Dental and Vision Insurance; Retirement (TCDRS); Vacation; Sick Leave; Bereavement Leave


Summary of Responsibilities:

The Internal Auditor reviews the financial operations of the County offices, to ensure statutory, policy and procedural compliance and deterring theft, fraud and/or misuse of County property; and supports the duties of the County Auditor. The Internal Auditor must understand and apply auditing procedures to other accounting functions of the Auditor's office, to include grants, treasury, cash management, payroll, accounts payable and receivables.

Essential Responsibilities and Functions:

  • Provides advisory support to county departments and county committees by assisting and responding to financial and operational issues.
  • Participate in the development and preparation of the county budget.
  • Monitor the daily cash activities of the county through internal auditing procedures. Ensure proper methods, techniques, and procedures are observed by county employees.
  • Assist with the compilation of the annual report of current operating and capital outlay expenditures for the Commissioners' Court and District Judge.
  • Provide assistance to other county departments with the preparation of reports and other necessary correspondence.
  • Makes recommendations for internal control and efficiency improvements based on new innovations in the field of auditing.
  • Coordinates and assists external auditors as necessary.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of operations, services and activities of a comprehensive finance program.
  • Knowledge of auditing skills to analyze programs, operations and reports.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of audit program development and auditing of governmental accounting.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of county budget preparation and administration.
  • Knowledge of pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations.
  • Ability to interpret, explain and enforce department policies and procedures.
  • Ability to conduct sound audits of financial records of various county departments.
  • Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and cordial working relations with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:

*Making observations*Reading and writing*Operating assigned equipment*Communicating with others

  • Ability to maintain mental capacity which permits:

*Performing complex financial calculations*Analyzing and evaluating assigned programs*Compiling and analyzing financial statements*Making sound decisions and using good judgment*Demonstrating intellectual capabilities

  • Ability to maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include:

*Walking, standing or sitting for extended periods of time*Operating assigned equipment

  • Skilled in the use of computers, associated software applications, and sampling techniques.
  • Auditing skills to analyze programs, operations and reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience in accounting or auditing work with knowledge of pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations.
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in accounting, business administration, finance, economics, or a related field is generally preferred.
  • Three (3) years of auditing experience and two (2) years of governmental accounting; to include experience with business computer applications.
  • Or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
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