AD18 - Audits Manager II
General Nature of Work:
Performs professional administrative duties in planning, coordinating and managing a staff conducting audits, investigations and evaluations of the administrative, financial and operational activities of state agencies and institutions.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
This class is the second of two management levels of auditors.
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Manages a professional auditing staff in the conduct of external/internal financial, performance, administrative compliance, operational efficiency and program effectiveness audits.
Assists with reviews and evaluations of periodic and special audit reports and papers; determines the necessity for additional audit instructions and guidelines.
Establishes and manages the use of an extensive internal chart of accounts; monitors expenditures and disbursements of federal, state and other funds; assists in budget preparation; develops accounts and object identification codes and coordinates the agency accounting/auditing system with external fiscal operations.
Manages the maintenance and supervision of EDP capabilities for financial information and reporting systems.
Plans and prepares audit materials for formal training classes for new auditors; assists in the preparation and dissemination of audit manuals, instructions and guidelines.
Develops and implements operating procedures to comply with new federal and state regulations and laws; confers with senior auditors in the resolution of financial or system procedural changes; gives opinions on unusual items involving accounting, budgetary or purchasing policies.
Writes and/or approves correspondence in the announcement and conclusion of audits and in response to inquiries.
Attends legal proceedings and federal and state courts of law on matters concerning reported findings and recommendations.
Provides professional and technical advice to top agency management in the analysis, planning, organizing and controlling of agency systems and services; apprises management of auditing activities, findings, conclusions and proposed changes or recommendations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Knowledge of the principles, practices and theories of accounting, auditing, budgeting and financial management.
Knowledge of organizational and managerial principles, practices and theories.
Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations.
Knowledge of EDP systems adaptation.
Ability to effectively use mathematical and statistical sampling techniques.
Ability to analyze and interpret complex accounting, auditing, budgetary and financial data.
Ability to evaluate and propose remedial changes in complex agency systems or operations.
Ability to plan, organize, schedule and direct comprehensive audit projects, conferences and appeals.
Ability to supervise professional, paraprofessional and clerical employees and to establish and maintain working relationships with administrators, managers and top agency executives.
Ability to communicate effectively.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
A bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, finance or insurance and experience in professional-level accounting, auditing, financial management or insurance.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
This classification is not currently used at MUSC. Please contact the Department of Human Resources for more information.
MUSC Physical Requirements: