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AUDIT DIRECTOR 1

Class Title: AUDIT DIRECTOR 1
Bargaining Unit: Use for all Job Titles
Class Code: 075285

Education and Experience: Determined by the appointing authority.

Other Requirements:

Necessary Special Qualifications: Determined by the appointing authority.

Examination Method:  Determined by the appointing authority.

Job Overview: Summary: Under direction, is responsible for professional auditing work of considerable difficulty and managerial and supervisory work of average difficulty; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features:  An employee in this class directs all financial, compliance, program and/or operational audit activities for a department with a moderate-sized professional auditing staff, and complex and diverse programs and fiscal operations. This class differs from that of Auditor 4 in that incumbents of the latter supervise several teams of subordinate auditors. This class differs from that of Audit Director 2 in that incumbents of the latter direct auditing activities for a department with a large professional auditing staff and large, complex and diverse programs. Incumbents of this class usually report to the Commissioner of a department.
Work Activities: 1. Plans, organizes and directs all auditing activities for a department with a moderate-sized auditing staff, and complex and diverse programs; directs financial, compliance, program and/or operational audits for the department.

2. Directs the assignment, training, supervision and evaluation of a moderate-sized professional auditing staff and their work; makes decisions concerning employment, retention, demotion, dismissal and other human resources actions.

3. Directs the development, explanation, interpretation and enforcement of state and federal laws, rules and regulations, audit policies and procedures and operational procedures; makes decisions on recommendations for change; resolves differences in legal interpretation and application.

4. Directs the coordination of departmental audit activities with the Comptroller of the Treasury and other state and federal agency audit personnel.

5. Establishes and maintains a variety of important personal contacts with division heads, high level managerial personnel, governmental and private agency officials, attorneys, accountants and associates in resolving and correcting major problems uncovered in audits and in dealing with complex and controversial audit findings.

6. Directs the preparation and maintenance of detailed and complex audit narrative reports and supporting financial documentation in order to identify legal, financial and/or administrative problems or discrepancies, and recommends methods for improvements.

7. Directs special studies and investigations as requested by the department head.

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