The City of Los Angeles is one of the world’s centers of business, international trade, entertainment, culture, media, fashion, science, technology, and education. While rich in cultural diversity, Los Angeles provides a wealth of renowned institutions covering a broad range of professional and cultural fields and is one of the most substantial economic engines within the United States. As the country’s second largest city, the “City of Angels” provides attractions ranging from the arts, tourist venues, sporting events, shopping, major universities and the motion picture industry.
This executive-level position manages, plans, organizes, and coordinates the work of professional staff engaged in conducting financial, performance, investigatory and systems audits and special studies of considerable scope, complexity and sensitivity. Audits and studies conducted by the Office of the City Controller provide transparency to government operations that improve efficiency and effectiveness through focused accountability. These independent audits are publicly posted and addressed to elected officials and responsible managers, and include practical recommendations that address the root causes of identified weaknesses. This position also manages the work of outside contractors tasked with conducting or assisting on audits and studies commissioned by the Controller’s Office.
The ideal candidate must have at least three years of full-time experience as a manager supervising professional staff in conducting performance, financial/compliance, and information systems audits and studies in accordance with Professional Auditing Standards. An educational background including a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, public policy or a related field is required; while an advanced degree and professional designation (CPA, CIA) is highly desirable. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by June 20, 2018.