Auditor I (Internal Auditor)

Auditor I (Internal Auditor)


North Carolina Community Colleges System Office
200 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-807-7100

Job Location

200 W. Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27603


$42,780 – $66,442/GN11


State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, November 18, 2021
Closes: Thursday, November 25, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, January 3, 2022

Expected Work Hours

8am - 5pm M-F

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or in business administration or other field from an appropriately accredited institution with twelve (12) semester hours in accounting and one (1) year of accounting/auditing experience in the preparation of interpretive or analytical accounting/financial statements and reports; or Associate’s degree in accounting from an appropriately accredited institution and three (3) years of experience as specified above; or equivalent combination or education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given applicants who are certified public accountants and/or persons holding a master’s degree in a relevant field.

Position Description


DESCRIPTION OF WORK: This position is professional level work involving planning, performing, and reporting on reviews of the agency’s accounting and business processes to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.  The reviews will be designed to obtain, develop, and document an understanding of the processes established by management to determine whether the processes contain appropriate internal and administrative controls, to identify causes or contributing factors relating to problems, to investigate, analyze, and test possible solutions, to recommend the best approach for implementing improvements, and to determine the effectiveness, efficiency, and economy of business processes and operations. 

This position will assist in the development of the agency’s annual internal audit plan, as well as maintains and updates documents per the requirements for OSC’s EAGLE program and completes the required annual self-assessment checklist.   This position will also lead and/or assist with any special reviews or investigations as requested. 

Successful candidates must be proficient in conducting financial and operational audits that include elements for finance and compliance, economy and efficiency, and program results.  This position conducts interviews, reviews documents and records for evidencing deficiencies in controls, employee performance, non-compliance, or fraud. The duties include complete audit functions such as verifying, sampling, reviewing, confirming, observing, examining, and reporting in such areas as financial accounting, operation activities, and other areas as assigned. This position will ensure compliance is maintained with regulations, internal controls, and procedures. This position shall prepare audit work papers, including recommendations for corrective action.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Considerable knowledge and understanding of accounting and internal auditing standards, principles, procedures and techniques.  Employee should have the ability to:  exercise judgment in evaluating audit results; plan, organize and execute efficient work programs; interpret and explain results and procedures; establish and maintain effective working relationship with staff at various levels; express oneself clearly, concisely and effectively in oral and written communications; and to manage confidential decisions and discussions. 

PREFERENCES: Preference will be given to applicants who have direct professional level experience with internal auditing.   

How to Apply

The North Carolina Community College System Office uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions SUBJECT to the Office of State Human Resources Act (OSHR) with highly qualified individuals.

Individuals interested in applying for this position must complete the online process at, Résumés will not be accepted in lieu of the application. Work history and credentials must appear on the application to receive consideration during the selection process.

Job Post Contact

North Carolina Community College System
Human Resources | Caswell Building
5001 Mail Service Center | Raleigh, NC 27699-5001
Phone: (919) 807-7177 | Fax: (919) 807-7222