San Jose

Program Performance Auditor II and Senior - City Auditor's Office

1900085
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Auditor
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South Bay
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Full-Time
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Until filled
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$77,815.78-$125,757.08 Annually
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None

Location

200 East Santa Clara Street, San Jose, 95113

Description

The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Program Performance Auditor II and Program Performance Auditor Senior classifications shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay. 
 
In the City of San José, Program Performance Auditors:

  • Collect, evaluate, and interpret myriad data and financial records to reach fact-based conclusions about current levels of service.
  • Analyze complex operations and organizational issues, and assess alternatives to improve service delivery.
  • Collaborate in teams and work comfortably in a variety of settings, including with staff in other departments.
  • Summarize complex ideas and data; create visual displays of information; and write clear and convincing reports.

 
This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.

Ideal Candidate

Program Performance Auditor II:
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience: At least two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience in performance auditing.
 
Senior Program Performance Auditor
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in performance auditing.
 
Desirable Qualifications include:  

  • A master’s degree in public policy or public administration.
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, writing, creative problem-solving, and leadership skills.
  • Direct experience working in performance auditing, finance, management, or operations.
  • Experience working in the public sector.
  • Professional certification or willingness to obtain one or more of the following: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM), or Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

 
Employment Eligibility:  Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will NOT sponsor, represent or sign any documents related to visa applications/transfers for H1-B or any other type of visa which requires an employer application.
 
Selection Process
The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to the Job Specific Questions. Only the candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process.  Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews, one of which may include a practical/writing exercise.
 
IMPORTANT: To be considered for interviews, please complete an application AND send a cover letter and resume to Lupe Gonzalez via lupe.gonzalez@sanjoseca.gov.
 
You will be prompted to answer the following job-specific questions during the online application process.  Please note that there is a 4,000-character limit, including spaces, for each text response. 
 
1. Please specify your experience, including job title, responsibilities, and years of experience. 
2.   Please specify if you have any professional certifications such as, Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM), or Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
 
You must answer all job-specific questions in order to be considered for this vacancy or your application will be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. 
 
If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact Ashley Lancaster at Ashley.Lancaster@sanjoseca.gov.

 


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