The BART Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is mandated to examine BART’s operating practices to identify fraud, waste, and opportunities for efficiencies in its programs and operations by conducting audits and investigations relating to BART’s programs and operations. The Deputy Inspector General will report directly to the appointed Inspector General and serve as the second-in-charge of the Office of the Inspector General. The OIG is expecting a 170% budget increase of $1.7M starting in fiscal year 2024. The Deputy Inspector General will have significant input toward using the funding to hire additional personnel, create a performance audit unit and investigations unit, develop and maintain a private network and website, and expand the use consultants.
Under direction from the Inspector General, provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Inspector General. Plans, directs, manages, and oversees activities and operations within the OIG, including audits and fraud, waste, and abuse investigations; coordinates activities with other departments, outside agencies, and the Inspector General; and has significant responsibility for managing and overseeing subordinate audit and investigative supervisors.
The ideal candidate will have extensive demonstrated experience conducting and supervising performance audits in a public sector environment, as well as experience conducting fraud investigations, either as stand-alone investigations or through an audit process. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate innovation by identifying new strategies for the OIG and using modern tools, such as animated videos, to communicate OIG results. Candidates must have strong analytical and critical thinking skills, including the ability to think strategically; oral and written communication skills, and experience presenting the results of audits and/or investigations to management and a governing body or board.
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