County Auditor

Organization: Johnson County, Kansas
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Close Date: Open until Filled: Re-Advertise – November 2014

Job Description:

Johnson County, Kansas
County Auditor
Re-Advertise – November 2014

Johnson County Government in Olathe, Kansas is seeking applicants for County Auditor. Johnson County, with an operating budget of $837.4 million, an Aaa/AAA bond rating and 3,878.01 FTEs, is one of the nation’s premier counties, providing comprehensive services to its citizens in its role as a leading organization in the Kansas City metropolitan area. The Johnson County community is nestled in the southwestern quadrant of the Kansas City metropolitan area (combined population of 1.9 million) and exhibits all of the hallmarks of a great community: a thriving and growing business sector; nationally-recognized public schools; first-class cultural and recreational amenities; and distinctive and welcoming neighborhoods. Johnson County is a growing and diverse community of more than 559,913 residents.

The County Auditor serves as the Principal Officer of the Audit Services Division, reporting directly to the Board of County Commissioners. The County Auditor is a key participant in divisional and organizational strategic planning and provides internal guidance to departments/agencies of the County concerning auditing issues. The successful candidate will be responsible for the management, oversight, and conduct of various complex internal audits of County programs. The County Auditor provides objective evaluation of the achievement of departmental goals and identifies opportunities for enhanced fiscal integrity and the safeguarding of County assets through formal reports to the Board of County Commissioners, Elected Officials, Executive Directors, and Department Directors. This position directs and supervises the County’s five-member audit services team in support of service area goals, objectives, budgeting, and capital improvement projects that support the County’s mission, vision, and strategic plan. Learn more about Johnson County at

The ideal candidate will exhibit outstanding leadership, communication, and business skills, and will possess a demonstrated working knowledge of accounting methods, techniques, principles, and standards as well as audit-related federal, state, and local organizational laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures. A professional designation, including but not limited to Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Public Accountant, or a similar, equivalent certification is required.

Johnson County is an equal opportunity/equal access employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The County is anxious to fill this position. It will remain open until filled. For consideration, please email your cover letter, resume and current salary to:

Robert E. Slavin
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road # A1
Norcross, Georgia 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848

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