Associate Performance Auditor or Performance Auditor


Apply by Dec. 31, 2019

If you aspire to make a difference and are looking for a rewarding career that supports work/life balance, consider joining the dedicated professionals at the Legislative Division of Post Audit, the audit arm of the Kansas Legislature. Our teams assess the performance of state government agencies in the areas of efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance. Our office supports the Legislature, state government, and the citizens of Kansas in an environment that encourages professional development and recognizes the need to balance work and family. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Starting Salary
The starting salary for this challenging and rewarding position is $42,000 to $56,000, depending on your education and previous experience.

Job Incentives
Our staff enjoy:
  • a pay-for-performance environment with a defined career path
  • opportunities for professional development and continued skills training
  • opportunities for advancement
  • engaged and dedicated leadership
  • work-life balance incentives such as telecommuting, flexible schedules, and casual dress code most of the year
  • strong retirement benefits
  • comprehensive medical and dental health plans
  • 10 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave
  • other financial planning options such as life and disability insurance, student savings plans, and deferred compensation options

Job Duties and Responsibilities
Associate auditors and auditors complete the following duties:
  • assist with audit planning
  • interview agency officials and others
  • review agency records
  • sample, analyze, and test data using various software and analytical techniques
  • assemble, synthesize, and summarize qualitative and quantitative information to answer defined objectives
  • assist with writing audit reports

Required and Preferred Qualifications
A bachelor’s degree in any discipline is required. Preferred qualifications include:
  • a degree in business or public administration, economics, mathematics, political science, or other relevant discipline
  • a graduate degree
  • six months to two years’ experience in an organizational setting
  • experience in auditing or program evaluation

Conditions of Employment
The successful candidate must be eligible to obtain an agency security clearance and pass a fingerprint-based criminal history background check. The candidate also must relocate near the Topeka, Kansas area.