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Welcome to Denver Auditor's Office. We deliver independent, transparent and professional oversight in order to safeguard and improve the public's investment in the City and County of Denver. Our work is performed on behalf of everyone who cares about the city, including its residents, workers, and decision-makers. We are committed to attract, recruit, and retain the highest quality people, and provide opportunities for professional growth and advancement. If you would like to join our team, please take a look at the current open positions.

  • To apply, create an account with the City and County of Denver Careers work portal. A completed online application is required to be considered for a position. 
  • We are not able to accept application materials outside of the online application system.
  • To check the status of your application, log in to your City and County of Denver Careers work portal.
  • If selected, you will be contacted via email and/or phone.
  • Due to the high number of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individualized feedback on applications.

Job Openings

Senior Internal Auditor

We are seeking Senior Government Auditors with strong auditing skills and an ability to work independently. Government audit experience is preferred.  Under the general direction of the assigned Audit Manager and Team Lead, the Senior Auditor executes performance and/or financial-related audits and evaluations of Denver government functions and activities, in addition to other duties assigned. 

This posting may be used to fill multiple vacancies.

Auditor’s Office employees are working a hybrid model. This position requires periodic in person attendance at our Downtown Denver location to meet the needs of the organization. For our employees, we will provide a laptop and office workspace. You must have a consistent home internet connection for all remote work.

Please apply as soon as you are able as this position will close when we receive a sufficient number of qualified candidates.

Specific job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting performance and/or financial-related audits and evaluations of City and County departments, contracts, and programs that include internal controls, compliance, governance, other objectives such as effectiveness, efficiency, and public policy assessment using Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) promulgated by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO).   

  • Assisting the Audit Manager and Team Lead and other team members with all aspects of audits including project planning, fieldwork, report writing and presentation of results to the public.

  • Identifying and utilizing optimal audit, analytical and research methodologies in the execution of audits.

  • Displaying well-developed skills of critical thinking, verbal and written communications, workload management, quality work products, and productive and professional interpersonal relations. 

  • Working independently and ensuring that individual work activities fully comply with GAGAS and the Audit Service Division's operating policy and procedures, prior to Lead or Manager review.

  • Producing high quality written products that analyze, synthesize, and explain complex issues for a variety of audiences, such as agency staff and citizens of Denver.

  • Working collaboratively in a team environment. 

  • Performing audit-related internal and external presentations and briefings.

  • Performing audit follow-up work for assigned audits.

  • Conducting administrative tasks as required.

The anticipated hiring range for this position is between $77,000 and $92,000, dependent upon experience and education.

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law. 

About You

Our ideal candidate will far surpass our minimum qualifications by possessing: 

  • Relevant professional government auditing work experience.

  • Strong familiarity and experience with GAGAS Standards.

  • Experience with data analytics.

  • An applicable professional certification, such as CPA (Certified Public Accountant), CGAP (Certified Government Auditing Professional), CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), CRMA (Certification in Risk Management Assurance), or similar.

  • A graduate degree.

  • Experience with HighBond or other audit and risk management software. 

We realize your time is valuable, so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:

  • Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Public Administration, Public Policy, Government Analytics, Business Administration, or a related field.

  • Experience Requirement - Two (2) years of professional level experience auditing and evaluating business practices and processes to ensure compliance and efficiency.

  • Education & Experience Equivalency - No substitution of experience for education is permitted. Additional appropriate education may be substituted for experience requirements.

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Internal Auditor Associate

The City and County of Denver Auditor's office is seeking Associate Government Auditors with critical thinking skills and an ability to complete quality work. Under the general direction of the assigned Audit Manager and Team Lead, the Associate Auditor executes performance and/or financial-related audits and evaluations of Denver government functions and activities, in addition to other duties assigned.                                                                

This posting will be used to fill more than one vacancy.

Auditor’s Office employees are working a hybrid model. This position requires periodic in-person attendance at our Downtown Denver location to meet the needs of the organization. For our employees, we will provide a laptop and office workspace. You must have a consistent home internet connection for all remote work.

Specific job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting performance and/or financial-related audits and evaluations of City and County departments, contracts, and programs that include internal controls, compliance, governance, and performance objectives such as effectiveness, efficiency, and public policy assessment using Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) promulgated by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO).   

  • Working under the guidance of the Audit Manager and Lead Auditor, contributes to assigned aspects of audits including project planning, fieldwork, report writing and presentation of results to the public.

  • Identifying and utilizing optimal audit, analytical and research methodologies in the execution of audits.

  • Displaying aptitude for critical thinking, verbal and written communications, workload management, quality work products, and productive and professional interpersonal relations. 

  • Working under the guidance of the Audit Manager and the Lead Auditor, ensure that individual work activities fully comply with GAGAS and the Audit Service Division's operating policy and procedures, prior to review.

  • Producing quality written products that analyze, synthesize, and explain complex issues for a variety of audiences, such as agency staff and citizens of Denver.

  • Working collaboratively in a team environment. 

  • Performing audit-related internal and external presentations and briefings.

  • Performing audit follow-up work for assigned audits.

  • Conducting administrative tasks as required.

The anticipated hiring range for this position is between $63,000 - $75,000 dependent upon education and experience.

For more information about the Auditor’s Office, please visit our website at https://www.denverauditor.org.

About You

Our ideal candidate will surpass our minimum requirements by possessing some or all of the following qualifications:

  • Relevant professional government auditing work experience.

  • Experience with GAGAS Standards.

  • Experience with data analytics.

  • An applicable professional certification, such as CPA (Certified Public Accountant), CGAP (Certified Government Auditing Professional), CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), CRMA (Certification in Risk Management Assurance), or similar.

  • Experience with audit and risk management software. 

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What Do We Do?

What do the Denver Auditor and his office do? They aren’t just accountants and they aren’t the IRS. Denver Auditor Timothy M. O’Brien, CPA, is here to answer your questions about the Office of the Auditor.

 

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AUDITOR TIMOTHY O'BRIEN, CPA
Denver Auditor


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