Job Description

Title: Auditor

State Role Title: Auditor

Hiring Range: $53,984 - $87,724

Pay Band: 4

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Annex Building

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

The Virginia Department of Transportation (“VDOT”) is excited to announce an opportunity to serve as an auditor in the VDOT Assurance and Compliance Office (“ACO”). This position is based in the VDOT Central Office located in downtown Richmond, Virginia. We are looking for energetic and talented professionals to join our team and make a positive contribution towards successful completion of ACO’s core functions which include, but are not limited to:

  • Internal Audits

  • Special Projects

  • Hotline Investigations from the State Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Hotline administered by the Virginia Office of State Inspector General (“OSIG”)

  • Internal Investigations

  • Information Technology (“IT”) Audits

  • Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) Indirect Cost Rate Evaluations

  • Contract Finalization Reviews

  • Architectural and Engineering (“A&E”) Firms Pre-Award Analysis

  • Annual Comprehensive Financial Reports (“ACFR”) evaluations

  • Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”) Indirect Cost Rate Audit Workpaper Reviews

Position specific responsibilities and duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Participation in performance and completion of initial planning and survey work, including development of comprehensive audit programs outlining procedures to be followed in gathering sufficient, competent, and relevant evidential matter in accordance with divisional standards

  • Participation in performance of audit procedures as outlined in the audit program with resultant audit findings and conclusions supported by sufficient, competent, and relevant evidential matter in accordance with divisional standards

  • Participation in development of audit reports that efficiently and effectively communicate the audit findings and conclusions with appropriate recommendations for correcting audit deficiencies and strengthening internal controls in accordance with divisional standards

  • Participation in monitoring and reporting on post-reporting corrective action plans in accordance with divisional standards

  • Participation in planning, performance, and monitoring of multiple work assignments to ensure completion of assignments within assigned time and hour budgets

  • Ability to travel in-state with occasional overnight travel as required by work assignments

  • Understanding of VDOT work zone safety requirements demonstrated through maintaining safety and situational awareness when visiting VDOT work zones.

VDOT employees serve the citizens of the Commonwealth and traveling public daily through our mission to plan, deliver, operate, and maintain a transportation system that is safe, moves people and goods, enhances the economy, and improves quality of life.

VDOT is the third largest state-maintained highway system in the country, maintaining over 58,000 miles of roads, bridges, and tunnels, and employing over 7,700 people through a diverse workforce. Our culture includes teamwork, transparency, nimble learning, creativity, and collaboration that values differences.

In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent health and life insurance benefits, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded Short and Long Term Disability, paid holidays, vacation, tuition assistance, free wellness programs, and a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching.

We are a “Virginia Values Veterans” (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.

We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics. Your success in our organization depends upon modelling these values, therefore visit to review them and, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to interpret and apply regulations to various types of audits and reviews

  • Ability to analyze financial and other business data to propose resolutions to issues

  • Ability to listen to management and others and guide inquiries to resolve problems

  • Ability to work independently and on a team

  • Ability to create logical and clear audit or special project work papers that demonstrate the work results

  • Skill in the use of computers and web-based applications

Additional Considerations

  • Previous experience in an Auditor role desired

  • Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (“GAAP”), Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (“GAAS”), and the Institute of Internal Auditors (“IIA”) International Professional Practices Framework (“IPPF”)

  • A combination of training, experience, and/or education in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or other related field desired.

  • Professional certifications relevant to the position specific responsibilities such as Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”), Certified

  • Internal Auditor (“CIA”), Certified Fraud Examiner (“CFE”) and/or similar certifications desired.

  • Experience with auditing software such as automated workpapers and/or data analytics desired.


Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

This position requires a fingerprint based Criminal History Background Check, DMV Record Check and Work History Verification with references.

VDOT is an emergency operation agency. Positions physically working within Central Office locations may be designated upon request and coordination among the respective District Engineer or Administrator and Chief. Assignments are updated annually. Not all designated employees are provided an emergency operations assignment.

Once onboarded, this position may be eligible for telework opportunities; availability, hours, and duration of telework shall be approved as outlined in the Commonwealth telework policy.

VDOT utilizes a market-based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands.

Additional positions may be filled from this recruitment within 90 days.

Contact Information

Name: Greg Rollins



In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their AHP Letter (formerly COD) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their AHP Letter. Requesting an AHP Letter can be found at AHP Letter or by calling DARS at 800-552-5019.

Note: Applicants who received a Certificate of Disability from DARS or DBVI dated between April 1, 2022- February 29, 2024, can still use that COD as applicable documentation for the Alternative Hiring Process.


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