The City Auditor heads the 22-member Office of the City Auditor, a department that is independent of the City's executive branch. The Office of the City Auditor conducts performance audits of City departments, offices, and agencies in accordance with government auditing standards. The audits may assess internal controls and evaluate how well the City complies with applicable laws, rules, and regulations; gauge achievement of stated goals and objectives; appraise reporting of financial and performance information (reliability); assess whether the use of resources is efficient and effective; and/or evaluate asset safeguards and protections. This highly visible Office is involved in regular public presentations before the City's Audit Committee and City Council.
Additionally, the Office of the City Auditor administers the City's Fraud Hotline program and performs investigations for all material complaints received related to potential fraud, waste, and abuse. The City Auditor also directs efforts that address business needs and changing business practices related to the Office.
The Association for Local Government Auditors (ALGA) has acknowledged the Office of the City Auditor with its prestigious Knighton Award for best performance audit reports seven times since 2010.
The San Diego City Auditor reports to a five-member independent Audit Committee (consisting of two members of the City Council and three members of the public with qualifying experience and technical expertise).
Position Requirements and Qualifications:
A professional designation of Certified Internal Auditor or Certified Public Accountant is required per the San Diego City Charter. Strong preferences for the position include:
Ideal candidates will also possess the following competencies and characteristics:
For additional information, including how to apply, click here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sandiego/jobs/2804118/city-auditor-office-of-the-city-auditor-i1914-unclassified