State of Connecticut Auditors of Public Accounts

Audit Trainee


Employment Opportunities


AUDITORS OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS
JOB OPPORTUNITY
LEGISLATIVE AUDIT TRAINEE

PLEASE FOLLOW THE SPECIFIC APPLICATION FILING INSTRUCTIONS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE

    Open To:
The Public
  Location:
20 Trinity Street, Hartford, CT 06106
  Salary:
Commensurate with experience (minimum of $50,946; maximum of $74,106)
  Closing Date:
May 19, 2017

The Auditors of Public Accounts is seeking to fill a Legislative Audit Trainee position on its auditing staff. Starting salary is $50,946 to $52,013, depending on experience and qualifications, plus a normal state benefits package.

SUMMARY OF POSITION:
This class is accountable for assisting in auditing the records and accounts of state agencies, quasi-public agencies or state-supported institutions. Works under the immediate supervision of an auditor of higher grade who reviews work for effectiveness and conformance with policy.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Working under the direction of a supervising Auditor, the Legislative Audit Trainee assists in the execution of audit plan for conducting a financial, compliance or performance audit of state agencies or programs, quasi-public agencies or state-supported institutions in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards; assists in the documenting and testing of auditee's internal control system and reviewing compliance with state or federal laws and regulations; assists in the review of financial statements for conformance with generally accepted accounting principles; does related work as required.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Preferred Skills and Ability:
Bachelor's or higher degree from an accredited college or university; major in accounting or at least 18 semester hours credit in accounting and auditing courses; attainment of at least 3.0 grade average in all such accounting and auditing courses, or satisfactory performances as a Cooperative Education Intern in the Office of Auditors of Public Accounts, or a score of at least 80 on the State's Personnel Division Accounting Careers Trainee examination, or other qualifying experience as accepted  by the State Auditors.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointing authority may require possession of a current Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator's License during employment in this class.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Send resume, cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum requirements, and three references by e-mail to apaposition@cga.ct.gov. If mail is necessary, please send to: Auditors of Public Accounts, State Capitol, 210 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106 Attn: APA Position. Response Date: No later than May 19, 2017.

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.