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State of Montana Internal Auditor 15016 in Helena, Montana

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To be considered for this position, the following must be attached to the application: Resume, Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable), Proof of Certification (if applicable), and answer to the supplemental question listed below.

Supplemental Question: Describe your audit experience which has prepared you for the duties of this position. In your response, provide in detail your number of years of audit work experience, examples of the type of audit engagements you performed, the audit standards followed, and what steps and/or considerations were necessary to perform the audit engagements.

The Internal Audit Group focuses on providing management with independent, objective assurance, and consulting services designed to add value and improve the effectiveness of the department operations and internal controls. This will be accomplished by performing engagements as designated in the Internal Audit Plan. Strong critical thinking, analytical, and verbal/written communication skills are essential to provide MDT’s management and staff with objective evaluation and recommendations for process improvements. It also requires a comprehensive understanding of the overall operation and interrelationships within the department. Auditors must be able to travel in-state 30% of the time; and limited out of state travel.

Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration, or a related field.


  • Internal Auditor I: two years of audit experience.

  • Internal Auditor II: three years of audit experience, with one year directly related to GAGAS audits.

  • Senior Internal Auditor: four years of audit experience with two years directly related to GAGAS audits. Senior Internal Auditors must be a CPA or CIA.

This position is covered under a Career Ladder Advancement Policy. Education, professional experience, and professional certifications will determine placement and salary.

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate will be required to sign a release form, which authorizes the department to conduct a name-based background check.

Driver’s record will be verified. Successful applicants will be required to sign a release form which authorizes the Department to obtain the applicant’s permanent driving records. Compliance with Mont. Admin. R. 2.6.201, "State Vehicle Use," and MDT Policy # 6.03.001, State Vehicle Use Policy" are conditions of employment. Relocation assistance may be offered to the successful candidate at the time of offer.

All required additional materials must be submitted by closing date. If you need an accommodation with the application process, please contact the HR office.

This position is being posted in accordance with the bargaining unit agreement. Non-bargaining unit employees or employees of another bargaining unit may apply. If the position is not filled with a bargaining unit applicant, the non-bargaining unit applicants may be considered. However, bargaining unit applicants will have preference.

The Montana Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply. People with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call the Human Resources and Occupational Safety Division, at 406.444.6054.

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is committed to continuous improvement of our employee safety program, our safety and health processes, and to achieving an injury-free workplace.

Job: *Transportation

Title: Internal Auditor 15016

Location: Helena

Requisition ID: 21140216