The Metropolitan Government of Nashville is accepting applications to fill the Non-Civil Service position of Metropolitan Auditor, Director of the Division of Metropolitan Audit. The Division was created in 2007 by Charter amendment, as an independent agency of the Metropolitan Government. The Metropolitan Auditor serves a term of eight (8) years. The current term expires June 30, 2022. The Audit Division follows Government Auditing Standards and conducts financial, performance and other audit services for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County. The Division is governed by a six (6) member Audit Committee comprised of elected and appointed officials.
Sets the strategic direction for the division through a collaborative planning process.
Appoints and removes, subject to the civil service provisions, all officers and employees of the division.
Provides daily leadership for the internal audit function.
Plans and conducts financial, performance, and other audit services to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of government service delivery processes.
Manages internal audits including evaluating internal controls, performing and documenting audit test work and communicating audit issues to management.
Writes audit reports that communicate risks and those control responses which are working as well as those that require management attention - to members of the Metropolitan Nashville Audit Committee, Metropolitan Nashville Council, Mayor's Office, elected officials, boards, commissions, department heads, and external stakeholders.
Conducts with full authority independent investigations of any and all departments, boards and commissions of the Metropolitan Government, as well as the performance of contracts by entities that contract with the Metropolitan Government.
Investigates, or causes to investigate, suspected illegal, improper, wasteful, or fraudulent activity within Metropolitan Government.
Authority shall include, but is not limited to, the ability to review, research, and conduct interviews, along with the ability to have access to any and all necessary documentation.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field from an accredited college or University.
Exceptional record of performance in government or public finance and the audit function, AND
Five plus years' experience as an auditor, accountant, CFO, controller, principal accounting, financial officer of a governmental entity or private business, using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Government Auditing Standards.
***All applications are subject to public disclosure.***
*** Note: You must attach a résumé with your application in order to be considered for this position.***
Candidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply.
Note: Per Metro Ordinance No. SO94-1078. All employees of the Metropolitan Government shall be residents of the State of Tennessee or become residents of the state within six (6) months of employment as a prerequisite to employment with the Metropolitan Government.
Progressively responsible management in a complex political environment.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.
About METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE & DAVIDSON COUNTY
The Metropolitan Office of Internal Audit is an independent appraisal agency established to ensure and enhance the integrity, equality, accountability, effectiveness, and efficiency of service activities, and to pursue an atmosphere of honesty and mutual trust within the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.