Port Authority is seeking a Senior Internal Auditor to be responsible for conducting and documenting moderately complex audit projects. Makes material contributions to the report of audit findings, including the development of recommendations for the correction of unsatisfactory conditions, improvement of operations, reduction of costs, or the increases of revenues.
Job requirements include:
BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or directly related field from an accredited school.
Minimum of three (3) years auditing experience.
Must travel to local Port Authority locations, minimal overnight travel and occasional evenings and weekends as needed to perform audits.
Plans and executes complex audit assignments, conducts portions of extensive audit assignments in accordance with recognized professional standards. Performs surveys of functions and activities in assigned areas and identifies key control points in the system under review. Determines the direction, and audit theory for audits, develops comprehensive audit programs and sampling plans and proposes staff and time requirements for performance of audits.
Obtains, analyzes and appraises evidential matter as a basis for a sound opinion on the effectiveness of the system and the efficiency of performance of audited activities.
Prepares formal written reports for the review and approval of the Supervising Internal Auditor and the Director of Internal Audit and for issuance to appropriate upper Port Authority management.
Directs, counsels and instructs subordinate auditors assigned to the audit and reviews their working papers for adequacy and accuracy.
Effective and professional communication skills.
Demonstrated ability in the use of Windows, Microsoft Word and Excel.
CIA, CFE, CPA or other related professional certification program that would enhance the performance of their internal auditor duties.
Information Technology audit skills.
Experience with business process improvement.
Additional Salary Information: Port Authority offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.
Port Authority of Allegheny County provides public transportation throughout Pittsburgh and Allegheny County.
Port Authority articulated bus on the North Shore
The Authority's 2,600 employees operate, maintain and support bus, light rail, incline and paratransit services for approximately 200,000 daily riders.
Port Authority is currently focused on enacting a number of improvements to make ...service more efficient and easier to use. Numerous projects Port Authority light rail on the Panhandle Bridgeare either underway or in the planning stages, including implementation of smart card technology, real-time vehicle tracking and on-street bus rapid transit.
Port Authority is governed by an 11-member Board of Directors – unpaid volunteers who are appointed by the Allegheny County Executive, leaders from both parties in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and Senate, and the Governor of Pennsylvania. The Board holds a monthly public meeting.
Port Authority's budget is funded by fare and advertising revenue, along with money from county, state and federal sources. The Authority's finances and operations are audited on a regular basis, both internally and by external agencies.
Port Authority began serving the community in March 1964. The Authority was created in 1959 when the Pennsylvania Legislature authorized the consolidation of 33 private transit carriers, many of which were failing financially. The consolidation included the Pittsburgh Railways Company along with 32 independent bus and inclined plane companies.
By combining fare structures and centralizing operations, Port Authority established the first unified transit system in Allegheny County.