Staff Auditor - The Office of the Legislative Auditor (OLA), Financial Audit Division, is now accepting applications for full-time staff auditor positions. Staff auditors enjoy rewarding work, which includes audits of (1) the financial statements for the state of Minnesota and the state’s large pension plans; (2) state agencies’ internal controls and legal compliance; (3) information technology security; and (4) allegations of financial wrong-doing.
Staff auditors conduct audits of diverse and complex government agencies and programs. Typical duties require a staff auditor to:
Applications received from this posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies in this job class through July 12, 2021. Starting salary is generally around $53,000; the Legislative Auditor will determine the starting salary based on the successful applicant’s qualifications.
To be considered, a candidate must:
The ideal candidate will have:
A bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting and successful completion of some or all parts of the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam are highly desired.
Why Work for Us
MEANINGFUL WORK! OLA promotes accountability in state government by strengthening legislative oversight, supporting good management, and enhancing program effectiveness in state agencies.
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package, including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short- and long-term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. Additionally, OLA offers flexible work schedules and the ability to telecommute.
How to Apply
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter with their resume through the state’s Careers website. You may do this by uploading them together as a single file attachment, or uploading the cover letter separately from the resume. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637. If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please e-mail your certificate to Shelly Gilb at Shelly.Gilb@state.mn.us by the position close date.
Staff Auditor – Job ID 43163 (Posting closes at 11:59 p.m. on July 12, 2021.)
Contact for More Information
If you have job-specific questions, contact Lori Leysen at Lori.Leysen@state.mn.us or 651-295-0118. For benefits-related questions, contact Shelly Gilb at Shelly.Gilb@state.mn.us or 651-296-1730.