Forensic Auditor – California Police Departments Hiring

Website California POST

Job Description:

This is the first full journeyperson level requiring independence and proficiency in handling complex and difficult assignments. Typically an Associate is assisted by one or more Staff Services Management Auditors in the performance of complex management audits in a single agency or a small group of related agencies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Under the direct supervision of the Investigation Division, Supervising Special Investigator II (Regional Supervising Investigator), or designee, the incumbent will work on interdisciplinary teams, with investigators and other law enforcement personnel, performing difficult and complex investigative audits, and in field investigations, throughout the state, focused  on examining, analyzing and explaining the financial records of individuals and business firms and assists with complex investigative audits in all designated Investigation Division programs.
  • The incumbent independently audits the financial accounts and records of individuals and businesses for fraudulent financial activity that may lead to criminal or administrative investigations.
  • Moderate travel (up to 25%) via private or public transportation (i.e., automobile, airplane, etc.) including overnight stay may be required.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to create professional work products utilizing computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Access;
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other staff in a team environment;
  • Technical proficiency with computer applications;
  • Ability to provide a written or verbal summary of audit findings, trends, and potential fraudulent activity;
  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance and work under changing priorities and deadline; and
  • Experience in forensic accounting or conducting audits or reviews;
  • Experience in compliance review;
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills;
  • Prior experience working with law enforcement, investigations or the insurance industry in the performance of duties of this nature.
  • Certified Fraud Examiner credential;
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work with criminal investigators and other law enforcement personnel;

Qualification & Experience:

  • (Applicants who have completed six months of service performing the duties as specified above will be admitted to the examination, but must have satisfactorily completed the one year of this experience before they can be eligible for appointment.) Or
  • Three years of increasingly responsible professional auditing and accounting experience or management consultant experience which shall have involved preparation of reports and presentations of recommendations to management. For at least one year, these responsibilities must have included duties at a level equivalent to that of Staff Services Management Auditor (Range C) in State service. One year of graduate work in accounting, business administration, public administration, or a related field may be substituted for the six months’ experience.
  • One year of experience in the California state service performing professional auditing or accounting duties of a class with a level of responsibility not less than that of Staff Services Management Auditor (Range C) or Governmental Auditor II

Job Details:

Company: California POST

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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