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Senior Financial Investigator

Starting Salary

Depending on experience:

With Bachelor's degree          $80,000-$83,000

With Master's degree             $83,000-$86,000

With CPA                                  $86,000-$89,000

Key Responsibilities
  • Lead and supervise assigned staff by monitoring investigations’ progress, evaluating conclusions, and providing on-the-job training.
  • Interviewing involved parties, including employees, public officials, and potential suspects.
  • Conducting financial analysis and internal control reviews related to fraud allegations.
  • Writing interview memos and completing comprehensive investigative reports issued to prosecuting agencies, legislative bodies, and the public.
  • Ability to analyze financial investigation materials and apply judgment.
  • Acting as a liaison with criminal prosecutors and law enforcement.
  • Testifying in front of grand juries and at trials or hearings.
  • Assisting other Auditor General divisions with fraud issues and concerns.
  • Providing fraud detection and deterrence trainings to internal personnel as well as outside agencies.
  • Conducting high risk reviews for outside governmental entities.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, juggling multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Ability to be thorough, precise, accurate, and detail oriented.
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree preferred.6 years or more experience with law enforcement or conducting financial analysis and internal controls related to fraud allegations.
  • Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience.
  • Strong interest in public service and improving State government.
  • Strong analytical, research, critical thinking, time management, and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Obtained or interest in obtaining a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills.
  • Must have valid Arizona driver's license and reliable transportation.

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