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Financial Auditor Positions

The Office of the Legislative Auditor, Financial Audit Division, is now accepting applications for full-time financial auditor positions.  Financial auditors enjoy rewarding work and encounter a variety of financial activities, programs, and people.  Auditors learn from professionals on challenging assignments and develop skills using computerized audit techniques.  Most members of our staff are Certified Public Accountants, and many also hold other designations such as the Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified Fraud Examiner.

The division’s financial auditors work on audit teams to:

  • Audit the State of Minnesota’s annual financial statements;
  • Assess internal controls and legal compliance in state government; and
  • Investigate allegations of financial improprieties.

Financial Auditor Responsibilities

Financial auditors examine a variety of financial areas in state government.  Typical duties require a financial auditor to evaluate and test internal controls, perform legal compliance testing, analyze transactions and financial activity, determine data integrity, document audit evidence in work papers, discuss audit findings, and write audit report comments.

Employment Advantages

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Competitive salary, insurance, and retirement benefits
  • Flexible work hours
  • Training and professional development
  • Paid CPA/CISA exam review course
  • Qualifying experience for CPA license

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be in their final semester of college or have an undergraduate degree in Accounting or equivalent major; have obtained a master’s degree with a curriculum concentration in Accounting, or have successfully passed all parts of the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam.  Applicants must be available to work a full-time schedule of 40 hours each week.  A limited amount of travel may be required.

How to Apply?

If you are interested, please submit your letter of interest and resume by August 13th, 2013.  Candidates called for an interview will be asked to provide a copy of their academic transcripts and references. 

David Poliseno, Audit Manager
Office of the Legislative Auditor
658 Cedar Street, Room 140
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55155
(651) 296-3449






Office of the Legislative Auditor ♦ Room 140, 658 Cedar St., St. Paul, MN 55155