PLEASE NOTE: New Hires for the Auditor classification will receive a one-time signing bonus of $2,500. The bonus will be paid out as $1,250 gross pay adjustment on the employee's first pay warrant and the remaining $1,250 will be paid upon completion of one year (2,080 hours) of satisfactory service. If the employee leaves within one year of the appointment, they will be required to pay back the entire bonus.
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 2701-24-15-4
Would you like to join a team that provides you with good benefits and no weekend work. The Bureau of Local Government and Schools Services is looking for a positive, optimistic person to join our Local Audit and Finance Division team. If you enjoy performing compliance reviews, analyzing annual financial statements, and working with numbers, this job may be the right one for you!
Additional highlights of this work include, but are not limited to the following:
*Perform in-depth and lower-level reviews of financial statements submitted by units of local government to be used for the identification of fiscally stressed local units. *Review the audits of staff. *Track the timeliness of a local unit's response to a request for information including financial statements. *Write, revise, and update auditing and accounting manuals, bulletins, guides, forms and other information applicable to local governmental units. *Provide technical advice in answering accounting and auditing questions from the public, local governmental unit officials, other agencies, and Local Audit Section staff. *An opportunity to learn and perform financial audit for local government. *Work on special projects.
If you are an ambitious person that enjoys working on financial projects and you want to use your skills to make a difference for the state of Michigan and our bureau, please apply today.
Required Education and Experience Education Possession of a bachelor's degree with at least 24 semester (36 term) credits in accounting.
Experience Note: Experience is considered professional if the job requires a bachelor's degree.
Auditor 9 No specific type or amount is required.
Auditor 10 One year of professional experience auditing accounting, financial, and operations records equivalent to an Auditor 9.
Auditor P11 Two years of professional experience auditing accounting, financial, and operations records equivalent to an Auditor, including one year equivalent to an Auditor 10.
Applicants who possess a degree from a foreign college or university must have their academic credentials evaluated or converted into U.S. educational equivalents unless the degree has been recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Go to evaluators for a list of accepted organizations that evaluate foreign credentials. Failure to provide this evaluation at the time of application may result in you being screened out of the process.
Alternate Education and Experience
Possession of a Certified Public Accountant certification (CPA) may be substituted for one year of experience at the P11 level. OR Possession of a Certified Management Accountant certification (CMA) may be substituted for six months of experience at the P11 level. OR Possession of a Certified Internal Auditor certification or a Certified Information System Auditor certification may be substituted for one year of experience at the P11 level for positions responsible for internal auditing. OR Possession of a bachelor's degree with 24 semester credits (36 term) in finance, information systems, or management may be substituted for the education for positions responsible for internal auditing.
Additional Requirements and Information
Please attach a cover letter, detailed resume, and a copy of your official college transcript(s) to your application. For our purposes, "official college transcripts" must contain the college/university name and address, the degree conferred, and date granted, coursework completed (especially if no degree granted), and the Registrar's signature and/or seal. A scanned or electronic copy is acceptable if it contains the elements listed above. The college/university does not have to send the transcripts directly to Treasury. Review more information regarding official transcripts.(Download PDF reader)
This position is eligible for remote work up to five days per week, with monthly in-person meetings at the Austin Building in Lansing. Selected candidate must have a safe and appropriate designated workspace or workstation for performance of work and secure and sufficient internet access of commercial cable or wireless broadband with minimum speeds of 25 Mbps download and 5 Mbps upload. Please note that occasional onsite work will be required.
Work must be performed in the state of Michigan. If you currently reside outside of Michigan, you must relocate to Michigan to perform the duties of this position. Relocation expenses are not reimbursed.
The Michigan Department of Treasury participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.
Interviews will likely occur virtually using Microsoft Teams. No prior experience with Teams is necessary, as instructions and tips will be provided to all candidates scheduled for an interview.
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