Senior Auditor

Website Virginia Office of the State Inspector General

Title: Senior Auditor (00014)

State Role Title: Auditor II

Hiring Range: $65,000.00 – $90,000.00

Pay Band: 5

Agency: Office of State Inspector Gen

Location: Office of Inspector General

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public – G

Job Duties

The Office of the State Inspector General (OSIG) is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Senior Auditor within its Audit Division. The purpose of the position is to plan and conduct performance audits of programs, activities and functions in executive branch state agencies and make recommendations that will enhance the efficiency, effectiveness and economy of state government operations. Additionally, the position may assist with oversight of state agency internal audit programs, DBHDS licensed providers, Community Service Boards and others. This position serves as auditor-in-charge of audits, leading other auditors assigned to the audit. The position may assist with or conduct special investigations or special projects. The primary products from this position are audit reports supported by comprehensive workpapers. Please note that two positions will be filled from this recruitment.

Minimum Qualifications

Comprehensive audit, process improvement, or program evaluation experience; Demonstrated knowledge and ability to interpret Government Auditing Standards or equivalent government and business processes; Demonstrated knowledge and ability to research and interpret applicable federal, state and local government laws, regulations, statutes or equivalent corporate policy; Demonstrated knowledge and ability to perform government performance audits or equivalent process improvement projects or program evaluations; Skills to identify and document processes including policies, inputs, activities and outputs through narratives or flowcharts; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Ability to interact and communicate effectively within the audit team and executive management at OSIG and other state agencies and institutions, legislators and the citizens of the Commonwealth; Ability to confer with agency representatives to present and defend the findings and recommendations of the audit and nonaudit reports; Ability to write audit reports including findings and recommendations; Demonstrated ability to develop applicable audit or process improvement identification procedures; Demonstrated ability to document work performed on audits or process improvement projects; Experience using audit software; Experience using audit software and Good PC skills (Word processing, spreadsheets, email) are a must. High School Graduate or equivalent.

Additional Considerations

Experience as the lead auditor on complex projects; Experience in auditing application systems and knowledge of information systems; Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA), or other equivalent professional certification.

Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

State employees who have been affected by Policy 1.3 Layoff and possess a valid Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Card) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Card) must submit the card BEFORE the closing date for this position. The card may be scanned and attached to the application or faxed to (804) 371-7401. Please include your name and the position number of the fax cover sheet. A criminal background investigation and reference check prior to employment is required for the successful candidate. Applicants who are screened in for an interview must participate in an interview to be further considered for the position. Drug screening will be required upon employment. Also, completion of a Statement of Economic Interest at the time of employment and annually is required thereafter. Overnight in-state travel required. Driver’s License Check required.

Reasonable accommodations are available to individuals with disabilities during the application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. AMERICORPS, PEACE CORPS, AND OTHER NATIONAL SERVICE ALUMNI ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. Please call 804-225-2131 for assistance.

“The Office of the State Inspector General is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force.”

Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact Information

Name: Derek T. Mountford

Phone: 804-225-2729 (office)



In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their AHP Letter (formerly COD) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their AHP Letter. Requesting an AHP Letter can be found at AHP Letter or by calling DARS at 800-552-5019.

Note: Applicants who received a Certificate of Disability from DARS or DBVI dated between April 1, 2022- February 29, 2024, can still use that COD as applicable documentation for the Alternative Hiring Process.
Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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