Senior Assistant Auditor

POSITION: Senior Assistant Auditor
SALARY: $61,947.44

DEPARTMENT: County Auditor, Tom Green County

This position may be underfilled as an Assistant Auditor at a reduced salary if the
applicant does not meet the required experienced for a Senior Assistant Auditor.

Under general supervision, performs accounting duties of a high level of difficulty and
work with departments that generate revenue and/or have responsibility for maintaining
offender account records. This is a statutory position appointed by the District Judges of
Tom Green County and serving at the pleasure of the Auditor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Conducts monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual audits of various fee revenue
generating departments in Tom Green County to include all aspects and business
processes such as revenues, expenditures, program allocations, internal controls, and
cash handling. Communicates the results with department heads. This work involves
treating a variety of problems, questions, or situations in conformance with established
criteria as well as establishing internal controls and procedures. Attends meetings and
training sessions; performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Duties – Probation/Detention:
Reviews monthly bank reconciliations prepared by CSCD and Juvenile
Probation/Detention staff; reviews and converts purchase requisitions to purchase
orders; ensures purchases are for allowable costs, have been properly coded, and
appropriately procured; reviews accounts payable for payment; ensures invoices match
purchase orders; assists the County Auditor with large procurement processes for
Juvenile Probation/Detention and CSCD, including the development, advertising, and
review of requests for proposals or bids; prepares the CSCD and Juvenile
Probation/Detention quarterly financial report for review by the County Auditor; reviews
and posts budget amendments approved by the State; may recommend future budget
amendments based on review of financial activity; prepares monthly internal financial
reports for use by CSCD and Juvenile Probation/Detention management, or more often
as requested; monitors the implementation of prescribed accounting procedures by
Juvenile Probation/Detention and CSCD staff; assists in the preparation for the annual
external audit by reviewing the financial operations of Juvenile Probation/Detention and
CSCD and preparing work papers for the external auditors; ensures all areas of payroll
are reviewed and completed within the required time frame; and interacts and
communicates effectively with fellow employees, Juvenile Probation/Detention and
CSCD management and staff.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, general office operations, generally accepted
auditing and bookkeeping procedures, and records maintenance, departmental forms,
resources, and policies, money handling procedures and mathematical concepts such
as probability and statistical inference.

Ability to operate with a wide latitude for use of independent judgment and responsibility
and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Understand and work proficiently in
a political environment while supporting the policies of the County Auditor.

Skill in oral communication and interpersonal relations, time and project management.

Exceptional skill in reviewing, correcting, and evaluating the work of others, as well as
establishing and maintaining effective working relationships. Also, skilled in research,
negotiation, analytical and decision-making, and mathematical concepts such as
probability and statistical inference.

Physical Requirements and Work Setting:
Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned environment; prolonged periods of sitting and
periodic walking, standing, bending, and reaching; occasional lifting up to 25 lbs; some
positions subject to noisy work environment; visual acuity, hearing ability, and manual
dexterity required.

Education and/or Experience Required for a Senior Assistant Auditor:
A Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field and at least four years of experience in
auditing and accounting as an Assistant Auditor, or the equivalent in other government
or private sector setting is required.

Preferred Education/Experience - Master’s degree in a business-related field, CPA
license, or 4 years of experience in accounting or auditing; knowledge of governmental
accounting and auditing, and familiarity with State laws concerning government finances
and purchasing.

Education and/or Experience Required for Internal Auditor (underfill):
Bachelor's degree in a business-related field from an accredited university or 5 years of
accounting experience.

Preferred Education/Experience - A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and knowledge of
governmental accounting and auditing, and familiarity with State laws concerning
government finances.

Certificates and Licenses: Valid Texas Driver License

Additional Requirements: Typical work schedule is 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., five days per week, however, deadlines may necessitate that the employee work outside of regular business hours.

Some travel is required for continuing education but is limited to approximately two
weeks per year. Occasional travel within the County boundaries to various County
offices and locations will be necessary to accomplish the duties.

Apply online by visiting the Tom Green County website,, and selecting the Job Opportunities tab.


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