Sr Internal Auditor

  • BART
  • Oakland, California
  • Nov 28, 2021
Full Time Accounting and Finance

Job Description


Ride BART to a satisfying career that lets you both: 1) make a difference to Bay Area residents, and 2) enjoy excellent pay, benefits and employment stability. BART is looking for people who like to be challenged, work in a fast paced environment, and have a passion for connecting riders to work, school and other places they need to go. BART offers a competitive salary, comprehensive health benefits, paid time off, and the CalPERS retirement program.

Conditions of Employment

All new or rehired San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. You will be required to show proof of your completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to receiving a final offer, unless you receive a COVID-19 Vaccination reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or a religious exemption due to an approved sincerely held religious belief that prohibits you from receiving a vaccine. BART will review requests for a reasonable accommodation or religious exemption on a case-by-case basis. Documentation may be required. For questions, please contact BART Human Resources, Leave Management at HRDP@bart.gov .

Pay and Benefits

BART offers comprehensive compensation and benefits programs. Benefits include CalPERS pension; excellent medical (effective January 1, 2021 current employee cost $153.85 monthly for most plans), vision, and dental coverage; supplemental insurances; paid holidays and vacation; as well as two investment programs, one of which is entirely funded by BART. BART does not participate in Social Security. Complimentary BART passes for employee and qualifying dependents.

Pay Rate

$92,002.00 Minimum to $139,383.00 Maximum (Non-Represented Pay band 5)
Note: Initial salary offer will be between $92,002.00 - $120.00.00 (commensurate with experience).

Posted Date

August 26, 2021

Closing Date

Open Until Further Notice

Reports To

Manager of Internal Audit

Days Off

Saturday and Sunday

Who May Apply

All current BART employees and qualified individuals who are not yet BART employees.

Current Assignment

The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) is recruiting to fill a vacant Senior Internal Auditor position. Internal Auditors will use their audit skills to identify organizational risks, evaluate internal controls and related processes, and make recommendations to prevent the risks from materializing. The incumbent will use auditing skills and knowledge of Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (Yellow Book) and Standards for Internal Control in the Federal Government (Green Book), Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Cost Principles, and other professional standards to fulfill their role. This position will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Manager of Internal Audit, and performing other duties as assigned.
Internal Audit provides independent audit services, with the responsibility for auditing, examining and reviewing District activities to help ensure that: public assets are safeguarded; business operations comply with applicable policies, regulations, and rules; and District records are accurate and complete. Internal Audit also provides analytical non-audit support services to other BART departments, programs, and activities as requested.
Internal Auditors possess the knowledge for conducting and/or contributing to operational/performance audits, compliance audits, and audits of District's contractors; coordinating audits performed by external government agencies (e.g., Federal Transit Administration), and; managing the District's sales tax recovery services agreement.
The incumbent will be responsible for completion of assignments from initial coordination with the audit requestor to issuance of the final written report and follow-up on the status of audit recommendations; will participate in communications with audited entities and District staff; and will work independently with BART project teams, contract managers, legal staff, accounting staff, and grant administrators.
Internal Audit's mission is to provide independent, reliable, timely, and value-added audit services to BART management. Internal Auditors should represent the utmost model of ethics, responsibility, and integrity for the District and the general public.
This position requires innovative thinking applied to strong analytical capabilities, including ability to:
  • Formulate justifiable audit findings and champion audit recommendations.
  • Communicate effectively and transmit ideas to managers and other staff.
  • Work cross-functionally in teams and form partnerships to achieve objectives.
  • Consult, coach, facilitate, and be persuasive while being collaborative and personable.
  • Make sound, practical decisions on complex issues without compromising integrity.

Essential Job Functions

Performs the more complex and difficult work of staff responsible for contract, financial, and other types of audits; analyzes data for the efficiency, effectiveness and compliance of financial systems and operational activities; presents oral and written information to management regarding conclusions of analysis and recommendations for cost reductions and operational improvement; prepares formal written reports. Assists the Manager of Internal Audit and advises District management on the compliance, effectiveness, and economy of District activities. As assigned, provides technical guidance and verifies accuracy of reports; reviews and edits final reports. Develops standards, goals, and objectives for assigned audits; participates in long and short-range planning of auditing activities; develops department manuals and procedures incorporating the auditor standards. Performs planning of specific audits by participation in determining the direction and scope of proposed audit and investigations; makes recommendations to management regarding planned audit and auditing procedures; interprets audit procedures, techniques, and analytical materials to be utilized. Develops and implements audit quality controls; performs quality control review of audit reports and work papers; ensures clarity, logic, and adherence to internal and government accounting standards. Assists with overall operations of department; may function in place of auditor managers in their absence; monitors compliance with audit standards; coordinates audit requests originated by other departments. Develops functional relationships with other departments, as assigned, to facilitate audit activities involving the departments; provides requested consulting services as requested on a broad range of compliance, contractual and financial issues. Provides consulting and investigative services to various departments as requested.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:
Possession of a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university.
Experience:
The equivalent of three (3) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable professional experience in auditing or related experience.
License or Certificate:
A valid certificate as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) is preferred.
Substitution:
Additional professional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis. A Bachelor's degree is preferred.

Selection Process

Applications will be screened to assure that minimum qualifications are met. Those applicants who meet minimum qualifications will then be referred to the hiring department for the completion of further selection processes.

The selection process for this position may include a skills/performance demonstration, a written examination, and a panel and/or individual interview.

The successful candidate must have an employment history demonstrating reliability and dependability; provide copies of certificates, diplomas or other documents as required by law, including those establishing his/her right to work in the U. S; pass a pre-employment medical examination which may include a drug and alcohol screen, and which is specific to the essential job functions and requirements. Pre-employment processing will also include a background check. (Does not apply to current full-time District employees unless specific job requires additional evaluations).

Application Process

External applicants may only apply online, at www.bart.gov/jobs.  Applicants needing assistance with the online application process may receive additional information by calling (510) 464-6112.   

Current employees are strongly encouraged to apply online, either at www.bart.gov/jobs, or on WebBART.  Current employees may also apply using a BART paper application by delivering the completed form to the Human Resources Department, or by mailing it to P. O. Box 12688, Oakland, CA 94604-2688. 

All applicants are asked to complete the application in full, indicating dates of employment, all positions held, hours worked, and a full description of duties.  On line applicants are invited to electronically attach a resume to the application form to provide supplemental information, but should not consider the resume a substitute for the application form itself.

Applications must be complete by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and above), religion, national origin (including language use restrictions), disability (mental and physical, including HIV and AIDS), ancestry, marital status, military status, veteran status, medical condition (cancer/genetic characteristics and information), or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

The BART Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities or for religious reasons. Please advise the Human Resources Department of any special needs in advance of the examination by emailing at least 5 days before your examination date at employment@bart.gov .

Qualified veterans may be eligible to obtain additional veteran's credit in the selection process for this recruitment (effective Jan. 1, 2013). To obtain the credit, veterans must attach to the application a DD214 discharge document or proof of disability and complete/submit the Veteran's Preference Application no later than the closing date of the posting. For more information about this credit please go to the Veteran's Preference Policy and Application link at www.bart.gov/jobs.


Other Information

Please be prepared to present documentation in support of any required licenses, degrees, or certifications upon request.
Please note that any job announcement may be canceled at any time.

Note

When you have successfully applied for this position you will receive an auto reply e-mail acknowledging that your application was received for this position. Please retain a copy of the e-mail for your records. If you receive an auto reply that does not specifically reference this position, please email Employment Help at employment@bart.gov for assistance.

To verify submission of your application, click on the 'My Career Tools' link at the top of the 'Careers Home Page' after submitting your application to view the list of applications you have submitted (including application date and status). If you have further questions, please email the Employment Help at employment@bart.gov , between the hours of 8:15am - 5:00pm, Monday- Friday.



Essential Job Functions

Performs the more complex and difficult work of staff responsible for contract, financial, and other types of audits; analyzes data for the efficiency, effectiveness and compliance of financial systems and operational activities; presents oral and written information to management regarding conclusions of analysis and recommendations for cost reductions and operational improvement; prepares formal written reports. Assists the Manager of Internal Audit and advises District management on the compliance, effectiveness, and economy of District activities. As assigned, provides technical guidance and verifies accuracy of reports; reviews and edits final reports. Develops standards, goals, and objectives for assigned audits; participates in long and short-range planning of auditing activities; develops department manuals and procedures incorporating the auditor standards. Performs planning of specific audits by participation in determining the direction and scope of proposed audit and investigations; makes recommendations to management regarding planned audit and auditing procedures; interprets audit procedures, techniques, and analytical materials to be utilized. Develops and implements audit quality controls; performs quality control review of audit reports and work papers; ensures clarity, logic, and adherence to internal and government accounting standards. Assists with overall operations of department; may function in place of auditor managers in their absence; monitors compliance with audit standards; coordinates audit requests originated by other departments. Develops functional relationships with other departments, as assigned, to facilitate audit activities involving the departments; provides requested consulting services as requested on a broad range of compliance, contractual and financial issues. Provides consulting and investigative services to various departments as requested.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:
Possession of a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university.
Experience:
The equivalent of three (3) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable professional experience in auditing or related experience.
License or Certificate:
A valid certificate as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) is preferred.
Substitution:
Additional professional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis. A Bachelor's degree is preferred.

Selection Process

Applications will be screened to assure that minimum qualifications are met. Those applicants who meet minimum qualifications will then be referred to the hiring department for the completion of further selection processes.

The selection process for this position may include a skills/performance demonstration, a written examination, and a panel and/or individual interview.

The successful candidate must have an employment history demonstrating reliability and dependability; provide copies of certificates, diplomas or other documents as required by law, including those establishing his/her right to work in the U. S; pass a pre-employment medical examination which may include a drug and alcohol screen, and which is specific to the essential job functions and requirements. Pre-employment processing will also include a background check. (Does not apply to current full-time District employees unless specific job requires additional evaluations).

Application Process

External applicants may only apply online, at www.bart.gov/jobs.  Applicants needing assistance with the online application process may receive additional information by calling (510) 464-6112.   

Current employees are strongly encouraged to apply online, either at www.bart.gov/jobs, or on WebBART.  Current employees may also apply using a BART paper application by delivering the completed form to the Human Resources Department, or by mailing it to P. O. Box 12688, Oakland, CA 94604-2688. 

All applicants are asked to complete the application in full, indicating dates of employment, all positions held, hours worked, and a full description of duties.  On line applicants are invited to electronically attach a resume to the application form to provide supplemental information, but should not consider the resume a substitute for the application form itself.

Applications must be complete by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and above), religion, national origin (including language use restrictions), disability (mental and physical, including HIV and AIDS), ancestry, marital status, military status, veteran status, medical condition (cancer/genetic characteristics and information), or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

The BART Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities or for religious reasons. Please advise the Human Resources Department of any special needs in advance of the examination by emailing at least 5 days before your examination date at employment@bart.gov .

Qualified veterans may be eligible to obtain additional veteran's credit in the selection process for this recruitment (effective Jan. 1, 2013). To obtain the credit, veterans must attach to the application a DD214 discharge document or proof of disability and complete/submit the Veteran's Preference Application no later than the closing date of the posting. For more information about this credit please go to the Veteran's Preference Policy and Application link at www.bart.gov/jobs.


Other Information

Please be prepared to present documentation in support of any required licenses, degrees, or certifications upon request.
Please note that any job announcement may be canceled at any time.

Note

When you have successfully applied for this position you will receive an auto reply e-mail acknowledging that your application was received for this position. Please retain a copy of the e-mail for your records. If you receive an auto reply that does not specifically reference this position, please email Employment Help at employment@bart.gov for assistance.

To verify submission of your application, click on the 'My Career Tools' link at the top of the 'Careers Home Page' after submitting your application to view the list of applications you have submitted (including application date and status). If you have further questions, please email the Employment Help at employment@bart.gov , between the hours of 8:15am - 5:00pm, Monday- Friday.

Job Address

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