Job Openings

Assistant
Auditor 1

Job Description

The Auditor of State’s Office is searching for motivated candidates interested in a career in Auditing. Our Auditors ensure that Ohio’s governmental entities are spending public money legally and responsibly. This is accomplished by performing audits of public offices (e.g., state agencies, counties, townships, school districts, villages, municipalities) and private organizations that receive public funds.

During the course of a financial audit, our staff auditors will gather information and documentation necessary for the execution of audit procedures; assist in the performance of substantive tests of specific accounts and records; assist in the preparation of documentation of internal accounting and administrative control systems; assist in the performance of tests of controls; assist in the performance of tests of compliance with laws and regulations applicable to the auditee; assist in the preparation of necessary working papers and schedules; develop familiarity with audit methodology, the audit process, audit programs, working papers, report formats and accounting systems of the auditees.

Minimum Qualifications

Baccalaureate degree from accredited college or university, or successful completion of at least 16 semester hours or equivalent in accounting or related field from an accredited college, university, trade, technical or vocational school beyond high school level, or possesses at least three years’ experience in accounting or related field per Section 117.09 of the Ohio Revised Code. Must have a valid Ohio driver’s license. *Please note: The AOS does not provide sponsorship for employment visas.

How to apply

Counties with openings are highlighted in yellow on the map. Interested individuals should send the following five (5) documents to recruiting@ohioauditor.gov:
1. Cover letter
2. Resume
3. Unofficial transcripts
4. Ohio Civil Service Application
5. Three professional references


 

LGS Project Accountant 1

Job Description

Our Local Government Services Section (LGS) helps local governments manage financial, accounting and budgetary issues. A Project Accountant 1 gathers local government financial information (e.g., payroll, accrued salaries, fixed asset inventory records, accounts receivable & accounts payable) and assists in preparing working papers that support financial information and conclusions in final reports. The primary job duties are to apply assigned LGS procedures and techniques to specific accounts and records of local governments, assist in preparing financial reports of local governments, review financial reports and accounting procedures with higher-level LGS employees to determine compliance with procedures and techniques, recommend new policies concerning methods of providing financial accounting services, and assist local governments in determining requirements of laws and regulations related to financial information. They also assist in research and documentation of financial transaction cycles used by local governments to accomplish financial and financial related activities (e.g., purchasing and payroll activities), design and prepare computer spreadsheets for use as working papers, attend meetings with management to discuss reports, and consult with local government officials.

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of undergraduate core program in business or accounting to include four courses in accounting. Must have a valid Ohio driver’s license.

How to apply

Counties with openings are highlighted in yellow on the map. Interested individuals should send the following five (5) documents to recruiting@ohioauditor.gov:
1. Cover letter
2. Resume
3. Unofficial transcripts
4. Ohio Civil Service Application
5. Three professional references