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State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources Auditor II in Augusta, Maine

Auditor II

Augusta , Maine , United States | Audit | Full-time

Apply by: Feb. 27, 2024

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Job Class Code:0612

Grade:23

Salary:$47,840– $64,542

Opening:February 12, 2024

Closing: February 27, 2024

Are you looking for a rewarding career with opportunity for advancement and weekends off? Do you enjoy contributing to a team and providing excellent customer service? If you thrive on quality and contributing to the safety of the roads in Maine, we want you on our team!!

Apply Now, we offer superior benefits (highlighted below) including: 13 paid holidays, 12 sick days and 3+ weeks vacation to start!

Who are we?

The Department of the Secretary of State,Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Audit Services,is seeking a candidate to fill an Auditor II position. This position conducts independent audits of government organizations and non-governmental registration agents.

Responsibilities include reviewing their adminsistrative, operating and accounting controls. Internal auditing is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organization's objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.This position is expected to perform a wide range of professional auditing work under limited supervision and may act as a lead Auditor over other audit staff in larger assignments.

The candidate we are looking for will have the following skills…

A typical day involves:

  • Gathering, evaluating, and analyzing original source internal controls, procedures, documents, and records of Municipalities, Non-governmental Registration Agents, Bureau of Motor Vehicle (BMV) Branches and Main Office operations to ensure compliance with BMV statutues rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

  • Determining if proper controls are established, implemented and followed to safeguard Bureau assets.

  • Preparing audit reports for Municipalities, Non-governmental Registrations Agents, BMV Branches, and Main Office operations in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

In order to be successful, you must have:

  • Knowledge of accounting and auditing theories, principles, and practices.

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

  • Knowledge of General Account Office (GAO) and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) standards for audit of governmental organizations and private businesses.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.

  • Ability to write clearly and effectively.

  • Ability to conduct independent audits of governmental units, agencies, or business entities.

  • Ability to analyze accounting data and reports and make appropriate recommendations.

  • Ability to prepare clear and comprehensive reports of examinations.

  • Ability to analyze and evaluate administrative, financial, or operational systems and controls.

  • Ability to interpret federal and state laws, rules, and regulations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field; and

  • two (2) years experience in accounting/auditing;

  • OR- a six (6) year combination of education, training, and/or experience at a professional auditing or accounting level;

  • OR- a 5 year combination of education, training, and/or experience at a professional auditing or accounting level which includes one year experience at the Auditor I level.

For more information or questions, please contact:Jennifer Wilson (Jennifer.M.Wilson@maine.gov) or call (207) 624-9012.

BENEFITS:

No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto—"Dirigo" or "I lead"—as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce's health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:

  • Work-Life Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays , 12 days of sick leave , and 3+ weeks of vacation leave annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.

  • Health Insurance Coverage – The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($10,150.80-$11,942.16 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.

  • Health Insurance Premium Credit – Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements .

  • Dental Insurance – The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value).

  • Retirement Plan – The State of Maine contributes 13.41% of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.

  • Gym Membership Reimbursement – Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense.

  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts – Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses.

  • Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness – The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office .

  • Tuition Reimbursement - Further your career and your education with tuition reimbursement for job-related courses.

  • Living Resources Program – Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program.

  • Parental leave is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child—including fathers and adoptive parents—receive six weeks of fully paid parental leave . Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act (https://www.maine.gov/bhr/state-employees/rules-policies/policy-practices-manual/Employee-Rights-and-Responsibilities-Federal) .

  • Voluntary Deferred Compensation – Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions.

  • Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness (https://www.maine.gov/bhr/oeh/) .

There's a job and then there's purposeful, transformative work. Our aim is to create a workplace where you can learn, grow, and continuously refine your skills. Applicants demonstrate job requirements in differing ways, and we appreciate that many skills and backgrounds can make people successful in this role. As an Equal Opportunity employer, Maine State Government embraces a culture of respect and awareness. We are committed to creating a strong sense of belonging for all team members, and our process ensures an inclusive environment to applicants of all backgrounds including diverse race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, familial status or genetics. If you’re looking for a great next step, and want to feel good about what you do, we’d love to hear from you. Please note reasonable accommodations are provided to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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