We are an independent audit organization with the authority to review agencies in state government and other organizations receiving state money. Our mission is: Auditing to protect the public interest and improve Oregon government.
We ensure that public funds are properly accounted for, spent in accordance with legal requirements, and used to their best advantage. We conduct our work in compliance with stringent professional standards, select audit topics to produce the best value for Oregonians, use the most modern and sophisticated analytical tools, and make our reports available to the public. Our efforts help accomplish the Secretary of State's vision through:
· More effective and efficient service delivery,
· Greater transparency and accountability, and
· Using innovation to connect Oregonians to their government.
Our employees are our greatest resource. We are dedicated to enhancing their skills, providing them with the tools necessary to best utilize those skills, and offering them opportunities for professional development.
· Auditors generally work a 40-hour workweek.
· The division offers alternate work schedules.
· The division is located in Salem. Minimal travel may include day trips or infrequent overnight stays. All work related travel is fully reimbursed.
· Audit teams generally consist of 2-5 staff.
· Assignments are rotated regularly to keep staff challenged and interested.
· Auditors use electronic work papers and advanced data analysis tools.
· Auditors may participate in a mentoring program to help them grow professionally.
· Auditors are required to complete 80 hours of training every two years, which is provided through in-house and external trainers at no cost to the employee.
· Employees may apply for promotions for which they are qualified.
Compensation and Benefits
The Secretary of State offers an exceptional compensation and benefits program
committed to employee well-being. We offer:
· 9 paid holidays
· 24 hours of Personal Business leave
· Vacation leave and sick leave accrued monthly
· A generous contribution toward individual and family health and dental insurance
· Employer paid $5,000 basic life insurance with additional coverage available including long and short-term disability plans, accidental death and dismemberment plans and long-term care insurance
· Option to participate in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation savings program offering a wide variety of investment options
· Flexible spending accounts
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For recruiting questions, please contact Melissa Gubbels:
Phone: (503) 986-2169