Lansing City Council is seeking an Internal Auditor to overseethe auditing activities ofthe City of Lansing. This position will provide independent, objective assurance designed to add value to and improve theCity of Lansing operations,while ensuring theintegrity of City finances. In this role the perfect candidate will have experience and skills in performing a wide range of special and annual studies and reports, including skill in coordinating work for financial, operational, and performance-based audits. Self-starting individual’s with high level expertise and experience, areencouraged to apply today.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Oversee internal auditing activities for the City of Lansing including the activities necessary to conduct an annual audit of the city’s financial and operational systems, special audits and fiscal investigations as needed. Research, develop, and implement changes to the City’s internal audit system procedures and policies in conjunction with the Lansing City Council.
Prepare reports, presentations, and recommendations to determine anoptimal course of action concerning the City’s financial resources and operations, governance, and policy practices. Review records pertaining to material assets, such as equipment, buildings, and staff, to determine the degree to which they are utilized. Inspect City accounting systems to determine efficiency and protective value. Identify risks and offer recommendations to mitigate. Analyze data obtained from city departments and agency records for evidence of deficiencies in controls, duplication of effort, fraud, or lack of compliance with law, government regulations, management policies and procedures. Recognize and address appropriately significant legislative or regulatory issues impacting the City of Lansing. Provide input into performance measures to determine the overall accomplishment of city goals and priorities.
Annual fiscal year-endreporting and budgeting issue analysis of the financial position of the City Prepare City Council budget based on guidelines established by the City Council President.
Continue professional development, required trainings, and maintain a professional level of requisite knowledge in areas of responsibility, keep abreast of new developments and technology used in the field of internal auditing.
Other duties as assigned.
Ideal candidates will possess:
Master’s degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Accounting, or related field
Six (6) years of professional experience in auditing, accounting, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience which may include consulting in the field
Certification as CPA, CIA, CFE and/or CISA preferred. CPA, CIA, CFE and/or CISA, certification must be obtained within one year of employment as a condition of continued employment if not held at time of hire.
Must complete and pass a background check before placement in position.
Required to sign a confidentiality agreement upon hire.
Position appointed by City Council and serves at will.
The City of Lansing is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Certified Veteran Friendly Employer.
About City of Lansing
The Department of Human Resources provides direct assistance to City workers as well as the Community for which we serve. We provide support where necessary to the Mayor and all City Departments in the mutual interest of the City and its residents.