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Program Analyst—Performance Auditor II

Performance Audit
Starting Salary

Depending on experience:

With Bachelor's degree          $68,000-$71,000

With Master's degree             $71,000-$74,000

With CPA                                  $74,000-$77,000

Key Responsibilities
  • Conduct performance audits and follow up on previously issued performance audit reports of State agencies and programs.
  • Independently gather information and help identify areas of inquiry, perform audit procedures to obtain evidence, and prepare well-documented work papers to support audit findings and recommendations.
  • Draft audit findings and appropriate recommendations for improvement that meet Auditor General standard for clarity and completeness.
  • Verbally communicate the results of your work with Auditor General and State agency management.
  • Occasionally travel out of town to conduct audits.
  • Specialized education/experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in the social sciences or humanities AND at least 2 years’ experience in performance auditing, financial or internal auditing, program evaluation, management or policy analysis, or related experience, OR
    • Master’s degree in the social sciences or humanities and at least 1 year of experience in the above fields.
  • Strong interest in public service and improving State government.
  • Ability to synthesize audit evidence to reach conclusions.
  • Excellent analytical, research, critical thinking, time management, and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively and prioritize under tight deadlines.
  • Must have valid Arizona driver's license and reliable transportation.

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