What is the Position?
As an Auditor Evaluator, you work in a collaborative work environment as part of an
effective team. You communicate extensively with government officials and colleagues,
you thoroughly and accurately document your findings, and you work with your team to
develop reports that include recommendations for improvement. Your contribution to a
project has the potential to impact every Californian in some way.
What Will You Do?
• Research law, best practices, and other criteria for how the government programs under
audit should work.
• Review and evaluate data and other evidence to draw conclusions about whether the
audited agency is effectively and efficiently managing its funds and programs.
• For those working on auditing the State’s multi-billion dollar financial statements,
perform procedures to determine whether information is presented in conformity with
generally accepted accounting principles.
• Interview agency personnel to obtain information and gain perspective on problems
identified in their management of the program.
• Identify possible causes of agency problems or non-compliance, and develop effective
recommendations to address these concerns.
• Evaluate laws relevant to an issue and make recommendations for changes to public
policy to improve state and local government.
• Write compelling and accurate reports to share the issues identified during your work,
and the recommendations to solve those issues.
• Participate in the development of presentations about findings to members
of the Legislature.
Who Are You?
• You have integrity, commitment, and leadership qualities.
• You are a self-starter with a sense of purpose and are able to work in an independent nonpartisan office.
• You are able to think critically and synthesize data, materials, and information into logical, meaningful, and concise findings to make sound decisions and recommendations.
• You are able to develop positive working relationships with teammates and other colleagues.
• You are able to self-reflect and respond to feedback in a positive and constructive manner.
• You are not afraid to engage in difficult conversations.
• You have strong research and analytical skills and are able to effectively and concisely write the results of your research and analysis.
• You are willing to occasionally work long or irregular hours to get the job done.
• You are willing to travel to various work locations throughout the State of California.
• You have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher (registered college seniors can begin the process but must graduate before starting)
Why Should You Join Us?
• You want to make a difference for Californians and future generations.
• You want to make sure California government is effectively serving its people.
• You want to work in a professional environment and be a part of a team of
• Starting annual salary $61,092 – $87,180.