The City of Rocky Mount, NCis seeking a skilled and service focused Chief Internal Auditor (CIO)who is a strategic thinker and collaborative project manager to lead theCity of Rocky Mount Internal Auditing program. Reporting to the Mayor and Council, the CIO will build on a recently developed internal auditing program that evaluates standards, identify gaps and enhances performance of all departments within the City of Rocky Mount. Position description and responsibilities: The City has established an Auditing Committee of the City Council. The CIO will work closely with the Auditing Committee and engage with executive staff to coordinate the duties of the department. The Chief Internal Auditor will conduct internal audits, ensure internal controls, and provide support in budget development in partnership with the City Manager and Finance Director. The CIO will only be successful with a proactive and educational philosophy rather than a “gotcha” and rigid approach. The focus of the internal auditing program will be process improvement with the goal of collaboratively identifying best practices, improving accountability, and creating streamlined, effective and consistent protocols that fit the goals and needs of each department and the City overall. methods that enhance City effectiveness.
Qualifications: The City seeks an auditing professional with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree with major coursework in accounting. Possesses a minimum of five years auditing experience including audit leadership experience. Three or more years of government accounting experience is preferred. CIA or CLGFO is highly preferred or candidates should have the interest and ability to obtain CIA or CLGFO within two years. CPA credential is desirable. The hiring salary range is $88,848.64 to $111,060.82and base salaryand compensation is negotiable based on experience and qualifications. There is no residency requirement. To confidentially apply,please go to http://www.developmentalassociates.com, and click on the Internal Auditor – City of Rocky Mount title on the left side of the page. All applications must be submitted online via the Developmental Associates application portal – NOT the City Application portal, nor any other external website; it is not sufficient to send only a resume. Resumes and cover letters should be uploaded with the application. All inquiries should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application review begins September 28, 2019. Successful semi-finalists will be invited to participate in interviews and skill evaluation in Rocky Mount, November, 2019, dates TBD. Candidates are encouraged to reserve these dates for travel to Rocky Mount should they be invited to participate. The City of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.