Colorado State Internal Auditor - Grants NON CLASSIFIED in Denver, Colorado

Internal Auditor - Grants NON CLASSIFIED


Internal Auditor - Grants NON CLASSIFIED


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Denver, CO

Job Type

Full Time


Colorado Community College System

Job Number



7/27/2018 9:59 PM Mountain

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Description of Job

Job Summary:

The Internal Auditor-Grants will monitor grant subrecipients for grants administered through the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education, including the Perkins Act and the Colorado Technical Act. This position will require travel to school districts and colleges throughout the State of Colorado, and reports to the Audit Manager.

The Internal Auditor-Grants will perform reviews of grant subrecipients by reviewing expenditures reimbursed by the grant to determine whether they are valid expenditures of the program. The Internal Auditor-Grants will perform research of federal, state and CCCS policies and procedures to perform test work and to advise on compliance issues. In addition, this position will document the results of these reviews and prepare a written report providing feedback to the subrecipient. Results will be delivered to multiple levels of management within the subrecipient, verbally and in writing. Follow-up activity will also be performed as appropriate, to determine whether corrections are implemented.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights


Minimum Educational Requirements and Substitution (if appropriate)

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Audit/Accounting, Public Policy or related area.

Minimum Experience Requirements

  • Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook or similar computer related applications.

  • A strong aptitude for analytical thinking and problem solving.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Effective communication skills including verbal and written.

  • Self-initiative and self-motivation? work ethic to work independently as well as working effectively as part of an audit team

Necessary Requirement

  • Must possess a current valid Colorado driver's license or obtain one within 90 days of employment. The position requires approximately 25% travel outside of the Denver Metro area within Colorado.

Supplemental Information

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year experience auditing or related field.

  • Previous experience with federal grant compliance (i.e. A-133 audits).

  • Experience with state or local government or Higher Education.

  • Experience researching federal or state guidance and analyzing policies and other documentation to evaluate compliance.

  • The ability to maintain effective working relationships? conflict resolution.

Additional Information:

Critical Unique Personal Characteristics


  • Ability to write reports clearly and concisely, communicating applicable guidance as well as the results of the review. Knowledge and use of proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent verbal communication skills? ability to use tact and professionalism to deliver information.

  • Ability to take a teamwork approach to the job by cooperating with others, offering to help others when needed, and considering larger organization or team goals rather than individual concerns.

Technical Abilities

  • Ability to perform research, particularly of laws, federal or state regulations and apply them to a specific situation.

  • Ability to concentrate and pay attention to detail.

  • Ability to neatly collect, record and transfer client and project information into computerized databases and spreadsheets.

  • Ability to interpret and summarize data.

  • Ability to think critically.

  • Ability to follow instructions.

  • Ability to translate complex or technical information into a meaningful format that may be understood by others.

  • Ability to gather and organize information to formulate and support decisions and opinions.

  • Ability to analyze policies.

  • Ability to use monitoring and compliance work as a way to educate and train grant recipients.

Project Management

  • Excellent project management skills? highly organized and project driven.

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