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Performance Audit Report Writer

Starting Salary

Depending on experience:

With Bachelor's degree          $100,000-$134,000

With Master's degree             $103,000-$137,000

With CPA                                  $106,000-$140,000

Key Responsibilities
  • Make a positive difference for the State of Arizona by crafting impactful and compelling findings, recommendations, and reports, for our performance audits, which assess whether public entities are using resources wisely and complying with laws, regulations, and standards.
  • Employ good organizational skills to efficiently plan report writing.
  • Use strong analytical skills to summarize information and ensure available evidence reinforces your ideas.
  • Review audit reports, provide feedback, and recommend revisions to ensure reports are supported, organized, well written, and easy to understand.
  • Coach, develop, and assist others in using advanced editing skills to ensure clear, concise, reader-friendly writing.
  • Develop and conduct writing and editing training.
  • Manage multiple projects and deadlines while maintaining precise, accurate, and detail-oriented results.
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, English, public relations, journalism, political science, or similar field.
  • 2 years of paid professional writing experience in auditing, creative, or investigative reporting.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to work in teams.
  • Excellent analytical, research, critical thinking, time management, and communication skills.
  • Ability to make quick and independent decisions, solve problems, and work under pressure.
  • Strong interest in public service and improving State government.
  • Willingness to work in-person with daily office attendance.
  • Must have valid Arizona driver's license and reliable transportation.

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