The Audit Manager will supervise all members of the Internal Audit staff and oversee their work for compliance with Yellow Book standards. The Audit Manager will assist in the execution of the annual audit plan in order to reach departmental goals. This individual will be responsible for receiving all fraud and abuse tips/complaints submitted directly to the Controller or through the Controller’s website and to investigate, assign, track, publish and close these matters in a timely manner.
Essential Duties, Tasks and Accountabilities:
Conduct, perform and/or assist with required audits of all District Courts, Row Offices and other Chester County Government entities as mandated by PA County Code.
Review and approve all completed work papers and draft audit reports for Yellow Book compliance.
Prepare and update existing audit programs as necessary.
Develop and conduct performance and effectiveness audit programs to determine economy and efficiency of County departments, agencies, and offices and make appropriate recommendations.
Create, review and manage audit schedules to ensure that all audits required by PA County Code are audited timely.
Assist in the hiring and training of new staff auditors as needed.
Prepare an annual internal audit report for inclusion on the Controller’s webpage along with all other audit reports and management letters prepared during the year.
Prepare Agency Fund disclosures annually for inclusion in the County's CAFR.
Provide assistance to the external audit team, as needed.
Complete special projects or perform additional audits at the request of the Controller.
Perform other duties, tasks and special projects as needed.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the field of Accounting.
A minimum of 7 years of internal audit experience and minimum of 3 years of management experience.
Strong leadership and supervisory skills.
CPA and/or CIA certification in active status and in good standing or ability to obtain within 12 months of hire.
CFE certification and/or MBA a plus.
Ability to interface effectively with all levels of county management.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to maintain confidential information and handle confidential matters.
Effective problem solving skills, strong time management skills, accurate and detail oriented.
Government audit experience and Yellow Book audit experience a plus.
Working knowledge of accounting practices and procedures along with GASB’s and FASB’s.
Excellent interpersonal skills and strong professional ethics.
General knowledge and understanding of local government policies and procedures.
Proficient with Microsoft Office.
Internal Number: 2573
About County of Chester - Controller's Office
The County of Chester is located in southeastern Pennsylvania. The Controller's Office supervises the fiscal affairs of Chester County. The Controller maintains accounting records, processes accounts payable and other disbursements, manages payroll and retirement disbursements, and is responsible for the internal audit function. The Controller's Office is a resource for those seeking financial information about the county.