Internal Auditor


The city of Jackson has an opening for an internal auditor


The person employed in this capacity will perform his/her duties under the direction of the Mayor.  This person will conduct protective and constructive audits to review the accuracy and effectiveness of financial controls, records, and operations; will perform a range of auditing and compliance duties using a systematic, disciplined approach.  Will also provide staff services, including Financial Planning, Payroll, Human Resources, Purchasing, Information Technology, Risk Management, Public Safety etc.

Specific job duties include:  responsible for studying and evaluating internal accounting controls related to the various accounting systems determining the adequacy of controls and operating procedures; assist all departments and/or divisions in setting up bookkeeping systems to monitor expenditures; review, discuss and make recommendations for improvements to departmental systems of record- keeping in order to ensure good, sound financial reporting and accountability; make on-site visits to conduct audits and/or inventory checks at all city-owned departments; review and discuss changes necessary for compliance; ensure compliance with regulations and controls by examining and analyzing records, reports, operating practices, and documentation; recommending opportunities to strengthen the internal control structure.  Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or public administration, or a closely related field, and five years of progressively responsible municipal finance work.  Master’s Degree preferred and CPA certification desired.  Must be bondable.  Generous benefit package; hourly rate is $34.13.  EOE/M/F/V/D.  MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY!!!  Apply  on line at or contact the City of Jackson Human Resources Department, 127 E. Main Street, Suite 303, Jackson, TN 38301:  phone (731) 425-8252: Fax:  (731) 425-8673.