Posted 9/24/19

  • Job Description
    The North Central Council of Governments seeks a fiscal Senior Auditor for its Agency Administration Department to join the Risk and Compliance Division Audit team. The team provides fiscal risk, monitoring, and compliance evaluation for funding agencies in alignment with governing federal and state statutes, laws, rules, regulations, and contractual requirements.

    The successful candidate will join an experienced team that ensures monitored programs achieve intended results, resources are used effectively, waste, fraud and abuse are minimized and timely information is captured and reported. These tasks are accomplished with minimal supervision, with significant latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. The Senior Auditor will perform all aspects of fiscal monitoring to ensure contract and grant compliance.

    This position assists with planning and performing both external and internal desk reviews, analyzing financial records, and preparing draft and final reports, letters and memos. Other duties include participation in annual risk assessment process, assessment of risk in various monitoring situations, performing desk reviews of Subrecipient annual audited financial statements, assisting Risk and Compliance Division team members and accounting staff as well as providing other related services.

    Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Plans and performs external and internal monitoring desk and field review work for fiscal contract and fiscal grant compliance.
  • Designs and tailors work programs and procedures for respective entity types as appropriate for the grant type and source of funds.
  • Prepares draft audit reports by summarizing audit findings; making recommendations; identifying significant issues and observations; identifying areas that require follow-up and determining areas for development and corrective action. Prepares final audit reports, letters and memos by reviewing and analyzing responses and assessing non-compliance issues.
  • Performs reviews of accounting systems, internal controls, financial records and supporting documentation.
  • Performs data analysis.
  • Conducts risk assessments, including the development of risk assessment tools using appropriate criteria for Subrecipients or other types of entities/areas utilizing appropriate criteria.
  • Trains auditors and interns by serving as lead auditor.
  • Performs desk reviews of Subrecipient annual financial statement audits by using a desk review instrument, procedure and/or checklist to ensure compliance with applicable rules, laws or regulations.
  • Assists the Risk & Compliance Division team members and accounting staff by providing other functions as requested or needed.
  • Ability to travel within the NCTCOG 16 county region, as well as travel infrequently out of region.

Required Skills

  • Must be detail oriented, highly organized, with ability to prioritize, multi-task and provide instruction to others.
  • Must exercise strong critical-thinking, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, as well as independently with limited supervision, and within strict deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently, both orally and in writing, and have good interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply appropriate rules and regulations as applicable to the respective funding sources, such as Uniform Guidance, FMGC, Texas Administrative Code and Single Audit Act.
  • Proficiency in using MS Word and intermediate MS Excel. Prefer knowledge of TeamMate, Blueworks Live, ACL, Survey Monkey, and PowerPoint.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years related work experience

    FLSA: Exempt

    NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other classifications covered under federal, state, or local laws. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.
Job Location
ARLINGTON, Texas, United States
Position Type

Equal Opportunity Employer


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Position Type

Regular / Part Time


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