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Deputy Director of Audits

Position Type: Full-time, Salaried

Department: Audit Services Division

Compensation Range: $94,553 - $120,555
Closing Date: August 25, 2018 @ 5:59pm CT

Job Summary:  Assist the Director of Audits in accomplishing the mission of the Comptroller's Audit Services Division. Oversee audit projects and fraud investigations. In the absence of the Director, act on the Director's behalf.

Essential Responsibilities:   

  • Provide direction in all phases of audit project management including planning fieldwork, report development and follow up in compliance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards.

  • Review and edit draft audit reports for accuracy, clarity, objectivity, and compliance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards.

  • Oversee fraud projects generated by the hotline and other services. Work with prosecutors and administrators to resolve issues.

  • Oversee Division budget and purchasing. Oversee staff training and development. Provide day-to-day direction to management and support staff.

  • Perform and manage high level analysis of complex issues impacting County Government, in relation to the potential impact these issues may have on controls and processes. 

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree is required from an approved college or university. Possession of a master’s degree from an approved college or university is preferred. Individuals who have majors in public administration, journalism, accounting, or a field of study related to performance auditing would be preferred.

Experience: Five (5) years of performance audit, program evaluation or complex research experience is required, which must have included audit project design, management, and reporting. Three years supervision of staff or management is required. Experience in government sector is preferred.  A driver’s license and access to an insured reliable vehicle is also required.


This Original Examination is open to all residents of the United States.  If hired, you are required to establish residency within the state of Wisconsin within six months and maintain such residency during incumbency.  The selection process will be job related and will consist of one or more of the following: education and experience evaluation; written, oral, or performance tests, or other assessment methods.

Milwaukee County offers a comprehensive blend of benefits designed to make your life better both inside and outside of the workplace. Milwaukee County conducts criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing.

Milwaukee County is an Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability genetic information or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements. If special accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.