You are a motivated self-starter. You can work independently, have strong people skills and possess a minimum of 20 semester or 30 quarter hours in accounting with the ability to apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Do not miss this opportunity! Apply today.
This position directly supports the mission of the L&I as it pertains to safeguarding the safety and health of the workforce by ensuring that employers carry industrial insurance and pay the correct amount of industrial insurance premium as it relates to the assigned risk classification(s) for their business.
This position independently conducts audits of business financial records to determine premium liability for industrial insurance and exercises independent judgment in determining the outcome of the audit. Performs on-site audits at employer’s facility and surveys the work operations to determine if the firm has the correct risk classifications for job hazards of business. Ascertains whether or not firms are in compliance with industrial insurance reporting requirements. Provides professional consulting and technical assistance to educate employers including on –site visits regarding prime contractor liability, recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
Prepares an extensive report of audit findings.
** This position is open to being filled in Union Gap or East Wenatchee!
Some of what you’ll do:
- Identify businesses suspected of non-compliance.
- Screen, schedule, coordinate, and conduct audits of business financial records.
- Evaluate and verify financial records.
- Conduct computer research on firm’s accounts with other agency programs.
- Review employment contracts and conduct fact-finding interviews.
- Prepare report of audit findings.
- Prepare subpoenas and other legal documents as needed. Testify at industrial insurance appeals and court proceedings.
Upon successful completion of training, you will:
- Learn and follow Field Audit Standard Audit Processes.
- Correctly respond to internal and external inquiries about Labor & Industries reporting requirements and referring them to the appropriate parties.
Who should apply?
You must have a thorough understanding of and ability to apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and provide proof that you possess a minimum of 20 semester or 30 quarter hours of college credit accounting coursework, in conjunction with a bachelor’s degree.
Professional level accounting or auditing experience could substitute, year for year, for the education; however, not for the required 20 semester or 30 quarter hours of accounting.
This position can be filled at the L&I Auditor 1, 2 or 3 level depending on qualifications.
Here’s what we’re looking for:
- Effective communicator with excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills.
- ·Demonstrated ability to work effectively with both accounting and non-accounting personnel.
- Proficient computer skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and the Internet.
- Strong interviewing skills with the ability to ask the right questions to gather and obtain relevant information.
- Ability to work independently and maintain positive working relationships.
- Organized and enjoy performing multiple tasks under tight deadlines, providing consistent quality, and accuracy.
- Independently make decisions on policies and procedures in a precise and timely manner using critical thinking skills.
- Work well with others.