City Auditor

Organization: City of Fort Worth, TX
Salary: Competitive
Close Date: Open until filled

Job Description:

Population: 680,000 (estimated)


Fort Worth is the nation’s eighteenth largest city and the third largest in Texas. The Dallas-Fort Worth “Metroplex,” is the largest market in the southern U.S. and ninth largest in the nation. Fort Worth, which adds about 6,000 to 7,000 persons annually, is home to a wide mix of people with diverse backgrounds and interests. These interests are accommodated by the City’s exceptional, diverse and reasonable priced array of quality of life amenities.

Fort Worth is a charter City which, since 1924, has used a council-city management form of government to provide effective and efficient public services to its residents. The City’s governance is provided by the City Council which consists of a directly elected Mayor and a 9-member City Council. Council members are elected from districts. The City Council selects a professional city manager who is responsible for administering and coordinating municipal operations and programs. The City Council also appoints the City Secretary, City Attorney, City Auditor, Municipal Court Judges and board and commission members. Fort Worth employs 6,247 personnel and has a current operating budget of $513,530,486 within a total budget of $926 million.

The City Auditor manages a 16-member office and directs financial, procedural, operational, fiscal compliance and program audits of all municipal functions and activities; undertakes special projects, analyses and investigations as assigned by the City Council. Responsibilities include providing oversight and guidance in installation of internal controls and processes. The City Auditor also provides ongoing communication with the City Council and its members to include periodic written and verbal reports. The Auditor is viewed by the Council as a member of a team comprised of other Council appointees. While maintaining his/her independence, he or she is expected to work in a cooperative and collaborative manner.

Minimum requirements include the equivalent of an appropriate bachelor’s degree and 8 years of experience in auditing, public accounting, public administration including 4 years of supervisory experience. Also requires a Texas Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or an out of state CPA or CIA and willingness to achieve Texas certification within 2-years.

Compensation: The beginning salary will be highly competitive and is open and negotiable depending on qualifications. Forth Worth provides excellent employee benefits.

The position will remain open until filled. Please send your resume and cover letter with your current salary immediately to:

Robert E. Slavin, President
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite A-1
Norcross, Georgia 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848


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