Audit Intern

internship - part time,

Washington Department Of Health
Tumwater, WA
Closed
Posted 72 Days ago
Washington Department Of Health
Tumwater, WA
internship - part time,
Posted 72 Days ago
Closed

Description

Performance Audit Intern Salary $12.74 - $16.25 Hourly Location Thurston County Tumwater, WA Job Type Part Time - Non-Permanent Department Auditor's Office Job Number 2019-04350 Closing 5/23/2019 11:59 PM Pacific Description The Office of the Washington State Auditor offers a chance to make a difference in how government operates. Our staff come from a variety of professional backgrounds. We work in a collaborative manner with intelligent, creative and supportive colleagues. We value innovators and creative thinking. We continue to look for new ideas to ensure our audits provide value to the government and the public. To learn more about our agency and the work that we perform, visit our website at . Performance audit interns evaluate a variety of government agencies, programs and policies at the forefront of public policy. Interns gain broad exposure to policymakers and executives throughout state government and serve on a team to help develop and conduct independent performance audits. Because this work is demanding, time-bound and important, interns must have superior time- and project-management skills. We offer paid summer internships with our performance audit team in Olympia, Washington. The start and duration of internships is flexible. Travel to audit sites might be required. This recruitment will be used to establish a pool of candidates to fill internship positions as they open. To be considered, you must submit your completed application materials at . Duties Our interns become part of a team responsible for conducting performance audits. Interns work with audit staff to analyze complex operations and issues, and to evaluate alternatives to reach sound and logical conclusions and recommendations. Interns may collect and evaluate a wealth of information, either in statistical or narrative form, interview agency staff, and draft audit report sections. Our audits cover the full spectrum of state and local government activities. Desired qualifications Our Office seeks candidates who have or are in the process of acquiring the following qualifications and skills: Produce both quantitative and qualitative analyses of superior quality Excel at documenting their work, writing results, and presenting their work to audiences ranging from team members to legislative members and staff Demonstrate skill in project management, management control systems, research design, data collection, data analysis, and report writing Develop recommendations that improve performance, provide cost savings, and increase accountability Demonstrate the ability to use quantitative, financial, evaluation, and policy analysis methodologies and related software Have a functional understanding of public administration and government Effectively communicate verbally and in writing with a variety of audiences, including colleagues, audited agencies, and the public Are currently enrolled in a master's degree program in an applicable field (e.g., public administration, public policy, political science, economics, business) at an accredited college or university. Supplemental Information: To apply, it is requested that you submit: Your completed application at ; A letter of interest specifically addressing how you meet the qualifications listed in the announcement; A current resume; and A list of two academic or professional references. Questions may be directed to the applications unit of our Office by calling or by emailing applicationsunit@sao.wa.gov . The Office of the Washington State Auditor is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with a disability, who need assistance in the application or testing process, or who need this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360) 725-5623 or the telecommunications device for the hearing impaired at (800) 833-6388. More than Just a Paycheck! Employee benefits are not just about the kind of services you get, they are also about how much you may have to pay out of pocket. Washington State offers one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation. We understand that your life revolves around more than just your career and that your priority is making sure that you and your family will maintain health and financial security. That's why choice is a key component of our benefits package. We have a selection of health and retirement plans, paid leave, staff training and other compensation benefits that you can mix and match to meet your current and future needs. Read about our benefits: The following information describes typical benefits available for full-time employees who are expected to work more than six months. Actual benefits may vary by appointment type or be prorated for other than full-time work. Check with the agency human resource office for specific benefit information. Insurance Benefits Employees and families are covered by medical (including vision), dental and basic life insurance. There are multiple medical plans with affordable monthly premiums that offer coverage throughout the state. Staff are eligible to enroll each year in a medical flexible spending account which enables them to use tax-deferred dollars toward their health care expenses. Employees are also covered by basic life and long term disability insurance, with the option to purchase additional coverage amounts. To view premium rates, coverage choice in your area and how to enroll, please visit the . Retirement and Deferred Compensation State Employees are members of the Washington Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS). New employees have the option of two employer contributed retirement programs. For additional information, check out the ' web site. Employees also have the ability to participate in the (DCP). This is a supplemental retirement savings program (similar to an IRA) that allows you control over the amount of pre-tax salary dollars you defer as well as the flexibility to choose between multiple investment options. Vacation (Annual Leave) You begin accruing vacation starting your first month of employment. Since we value your loyalty, the amount of vacation you can accrue increases the longer you work with us. Washington State supports members of the armed forces with 21 days paid military leave per year. Vacation accrues for full-time employees per . Holidays Full-time employees are entitled to eleven* paid holidays: HOLIDAY DATE New Year's Day January 1 Martin Luther King, Jr's birthday Third Monday in January Presidents' Day Third Monday in February Memorial Day Last Monday in May Independence Day July 4 Labor Day First Monday in September Veterans' Day November 11 Thanksgiving Day Fourth Thursday in November & Friday after Christmas Day December 25 Personal Holiday Employee's selection each calendar year *Employees who are members of certain Unions are entitled to an additional personal leave day of their choice. Please refer to specific for more information. Social Security All state employees are covered by the federal Social Security and Medicare systems. The state and the employee pay an equal amount into the system. Sick Leave Full-time employees earn eight hours of sick leave per month. Paid sick leave may be used for reasons included in . Please visit the for more detailed information. Agency State of Washington Address View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504 Phone View Posting for Agency Contact Website

Skills

auditing, data analysis, economics, expenses, microsoft excel, project management, recruiting, healthcare, telecommunications, report writing, employee benefits, purchasing, policy analysis, business, life insurance

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