DALLAS AREA RAPID TRANSIT Internal Auditor III in DALLAS, Texas

General Summary: Provides intermediate to advanced auditing skills in the conduct of audits of the various functions and activities of DART. Audit process prescribes to the risk based approach of the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO). Engages in proactive participation in system and process projects as control consultant. Provides leadership by setting positive examples to other auditors. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Executes medium to complex audits in a professional and timely manner in accordance with appropriate professional auditing standards and prescribed Internal Audit departmental policies. - Carryout assignments with some supervision. Provides coaching to assigned Auditor II on moderate-risk audits, or may work with an Auditor IV on more complex audits. - Evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls surrounding the activities under audit and determining compliance with all applicable DART policies and procedures. - Conducts or works on assigned audits of various DART departments or external contractors. - Prepares, reviews working papers and reviews other auditors working papers of a quality acceptable to audit department management and the standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). - Writes audit programs; develops medium to complex findings with clear compelling evidence; makes recommendations for improvements; and writes clear concise reports making complex ideas understandable to laymen. - Conducts or assists in investigation of alleged theft, misuse of funds or other defalcations as well as to establish how it occurred, the extent of loss and means of prevention. 8. Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Note: An equivalent combination of related education and experience may be substituted for the below stated minimums excluding High School Diploma, GED, Licenses, or Certifications. - Bachelors degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related area. - Three (3) years of professional level experience in an internal audit, public accounting, or related environment to include (3) three years of auditing experience. Knowledge of internal control concepts and technical proficiency in auditing skills. - High level of analytical and creative skills to find solutions to complex professional, technical, and administrative problems. - Effective oral, written, communications skills and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with sensitivity to all levels of supervisory and non-supervisory employees, executive staff, Board Members, governmental entities, a culturally diverse community, consultants and others both inside and outside of DART. - Ability to demonstrate a fiduciary obligation to division, department, and DART in handling materials and information of a confidential nature. - Possesses working knowledge of rules and regulations governing multi modal public transit agencies to include FTA, Federal/State Transportation Departments, Public Safety, Procurement and Contracting, Human Resources practices, Public Funding and Finance (not inclusive). - Personal computer (PC); software applications to include word processing, spreadsheet, database, etc. Typical office equipment such as copier, typewriter, calculator, facsimile, etc. - Must have a valid Texas Drivers License class C, no DWI/DUI conviction within the last sixty (60) consecutive months, not more than one (1) DWI/DUI on driving record, and not more than two (2) convictions of moving violations within the last thirty six (36) consecutive months on driving record in order to operate DART non-revenue vehicles. Working Conditions: Works in an environment where there is minimum exposure to dust, noise, or temperature. May be moderately exposed to unpleasant working conditions to include dust, noise, temperature, weather, petroleum products, and chemicals while visiting DART's operating facilities, assuming