Auditor

Website Chicago Park District

CLASS SPECIFICATION:

 

Title:    Auditor                                                                                                                                                      Level: 1552

Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Director of Audit, examines the activities of the Chicago Park District (CPD) and recommends methods to improve practices to assure that CPD accomplishes goals, provides quality customer service, operates effectively and efficiently, reports financial and performance information accurately and completely, safeguards assets from loss, damage or inappropriate use, complies with laws and regulations and complies with grant and contract terms. Performs other related duties as required.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Plans, schedules and performs moderately to highly complex financial and operational audits.
Develop audit programs and budgets.
Develops the appropriate objective, scope and methodology for the audit.
Assist with the development of risk assessments as required.
Conducts interviews and meetings to document processes and controls.
Collects and analyzes both qualitative and quantitative data relevant to the audit.
Conducts research on subject matters related to audit issues or controls.
Documents information and conclusions in an organized and useful manner.
Develops accurate and concise written summaries of audit results.
Prepare audit reports including recommendations to remediate issues identified.
Performs audits of programs, revenue collection, procurement or financial reporting systems.
Assess and recommend improvements to accounting systems and related processes.
Recommends methods to improve established practices and procedures.
Meet with stakeholders to review findings and recommendations.
Examines receipts and other records to verify and confirm the proper collection and posting of revenue.
Examines records to verify policies and procedures are followed.
Contract reviews for compliance and financial recovery.
Ensures compliance with laws regulating accounting practices and other financial reporting.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Training and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration.

At least two years of Internal or External auditing experience.

Preferred certifications in one of the following: CPA, CIA, CFE, CISA.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of and the ability to adhere to appropriate professional auditing standards. Knowledge of auditing and accounting theory, principles, methods and procedures. Knowledge of government organizations, programs, activities and functions. Skill in using computer applications for accounting and auditing functions.  Ability to recognize ways to improve inefficiencies and inaccuracies in record keeping, financial reporting and other related processes and practices. Report writing skills.

 

Career Service: Exempt                   EEO: Professional                FLSA: Exempt     2/16/2023

Internal Description

Description – Internal
CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT – DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

CLASS SPECIFICATION:

 

Title:    Auditor                                                                                                                                                      Level: 1552

Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Director of Audit, examines the activities of the Chicago Park District (CPD) and recommends methods to improve practices to assure that CPD accomplishes goals, provides quality customer service, operates effectively and efficiently, reports financial and performance information accurately and completely, safeguards assets from loss, damage or inappropriate use, complies with laws and regulations and complies with grant and contract terms. Performs other related duties as required.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Plans, schedules and performs moderately to highly complex financial and operational audits.
Develop audit programs and budgets.
Develops the appropriate objective, scope and methodology for the audit.
Assist with the development of risk assessments as required.
Conducts interviews and meetings to document processes and controls.
Collects and analyzes both qualitative and quantitative data relevant to the audit.
Conducts research on subject matters related to audit issues or controls.
Documents information and conclusions in an organized and useful manner.
Develops accurate and concise written summaries of audit results.
Prepare audit reports including recommendations to remediate issues identified.
Performs audits of programs, revenue collection, procurement or financial reporting systems.
Assess and recommend improvements to accounting systems and related processes.
Recommends methods to improve established practices and procedures.
Meet with stakeholders to review findings and recommendations.
Examines receipts and other records to verify and confirm the proper collection and posting of revenue.
Examines records to verify policies and procedures are followed.
Contract reviews for compliance and financial recovery.
Ensures compliance with laws regulating accounting practices and other financial reporting.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Training and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration.

At least two years of Internal or External auditing experience.

Preferred certifications in one of the following: CPA, CIA, CFE, CISA.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of and the ability to adhere to appropriate professional auditing standards. Knowledge of auditing and accounting theory, principles, methods and procedures. Knowledge of government organizations, programs, activities and functions. Skill in using computer applications for accounting and auditing functions.  Ability to recognize ways to improve inefficiencies and inaccuracies in record keeping, financial reporting and other related processes and practices. Report writing skills.

 

Career Service: Exempt                   EEO: Professional                FLSA: Exempt     2/16/2023