Definition: Under close supervision, performs entry-level professional audits of portions of units of government agencies.
- Tabulates and examines specific sections of accounts such as accounts receivables, disbursements, petty cash, trial balances, bank reconciliations, and voucher audits;
- Checks for appropriate dates, authorizations, and signature on invoice vouchers; compares purchase order items and prices against receipts and inventories;
- Examines check register, verifying vendor names, amounts and cross-checks with correspondence, receipts and invoices;
- Drafts portion of audit reports for review by auditor-in-charge;
- Notifies lead auditor of any apparent inaccuracies; shortages, or discrepancies;
- Performs other work as required;
Knowledge and Ability:
Knowledge of: general and governmental accounting and auditing principles and procedures; office methods, procedures, and equipment.
Ability to: learn to make complete and accurate audits; perform computations quickly and accurately; prepare well-organized audit work papers and draft audit reports; adjust or adapt quickly to changing work environments.
A Bachelor's degree in accounting or two years of specialized training in accounting plus 3 years of accounting work experience, or high school graduate plus 6 years of accounting work experience.