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Auditor, Internal Special Audit Unit

Mary Beth Farrelly  | Published on 4/11/2017



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Office Of The Inspector General

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Accountants and Auditors

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Not Given

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$50,000.00 to $60,000.00 Annually

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Facility Location:

10 Park Plaza

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The Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General seeks a highly motivated Auditor for its Internal Special Audit Unit. The Internal Special Audit Unit monitors the quality, efficiency and integrity of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s (MassDOT’s) operating and capital programs and seeks to prevent, detect and correct fraud, waste and abuse in the expenditure of public and private transportation funds. The successful candidate will:
• Perform operational audits, investigations and reviews to assess the adequacy of internal controls, effectiveness of agency processes, and compliance with MassDOT policies. 
• Participate as a team member on specific investigative or audit projects.
• Execute audit and investigative plans in conjunction with team. 
• Identify control weaknesses, potential fraud, the misuse or waste of funds and opportunities for cost savings. 
• Work effectively with data analytics software (ACL) to examine and compare large sets of data. 
• Support multiple hotlines. 
• Participate in process walkthroughs, meetings and witness meetings. 
• Obtain a solid understanding of the areas under review in order to develop an effective audit/investigative approach. 


• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or other related field. 
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience conducting audits or fraud investigations with experience in a leadership capacity. 
Strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated experience with data analytics and proficiency with Microsoft Excel. 
  • Strong writing and verbal skills, including the ability to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Strong time management skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Possession of an advanced professional designation such as: Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). 
• Knowledge of Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS). 
• Experience auditing government entities.

How To Apply:

Email cover letter and resume to:

Mary Beth Farrelly
Chief Financial Officer

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An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.


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