Process Improvement Manager

Website City of Waco

Process Improvement Manager

 

City of Waco

 

Salary: $81,663.35 – $106,057.34 Annually

 

Job Number: 2022-01297

 

Location: Waco, TX

 

Department: Finance

 

Job Type: Full Time

 

Primary Duties

 

Under administrative direction, plans and directs the City’s internal audit activities and staff; conducts independent internal audits to evaluate the effectiveness of internal processes, fiscal controls, accuracy of financial records and performance of City operations; provides independent, objective assurance to validate the controls on City resources; verifies compliance with City policies and state and federal laws.

 

Essential Functions

 

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

• Plans and manages the internal audit function as an independent audit and consulting activity to inspect and improve City operations; validates the effectiveness of internal controls.

• Prepares the annual audit plan for review by the City Manager and the Budget and Audit Committee

• Exercises independent judgment within policy guidelines.

• Audits and reconciles revenues, expenditures and technical transactions and verifies compliance with all applicable federal, state and City policies, rules, regulations and ordinances.

• Independently validates internal accounting system controls and control policies; evaluates effectiveness and presents recommendations for risk reduction and procedural improvements.

• Reviews operations and systems in City departments; analyzes operations, formulates solutions, reviews and reconciles financial records and supporting documentation and renders independent opinions.

• Reviews source documents for compliance to rules and regulations and proper handling of financial and technical transactions; reviews, investigates and identifies errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, transactions, documents and reports; reconciles and resolves differences.

• Develops recommendations to improve operations and implement improvements; evaluates existing processes and tests internal controls to evaluate and improve efficiency and effectiveness.

• Provides consulting services to develop new systems, controls and policies; works with departments to correct deficiencies.

• Assists Finance Department and outside auditor with annual financial audit.

• Investigates claims of fraudulent activities and reports findings.

• Directs Internal Audit operations; assures the quality of the audit activities, services and work products; manages staff, assigns tasks and projects, develops work plans, monitors work, develops staff skills and evaluates performance; meets regularly with staff to discuss and resolve workload and technical issues; and assures required deadlines are met.

• Using knowledge of City, state and federal rules, regulations, policies and procedures, reviews and verifies technical documents, analyzes accounting information and develops recommendations and status reports.

• Presents audit findings and status reports to City Council and/or the Budget and Audit Committee at least quarterly and effectively communicates operational issues.

• Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information.

• Develops audit programs, planning audits and meeting with department management.

• Writes audit reports.

• Follows through on recommendations made to departments to ensure completion.

• Must successfully work in a high stress environment and exhibit exceptional team work.

• Reviews internal procedures with departments and make recommendations for resolution based on City policy and federal and state regulations.

• Performs other duties as required or assigned.

• May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City wide emergency.

• Driving is essential function of the job.

 

Qualifications

 

Required:

 

• Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration.

• Five years’ experience auditing public sector financial operations; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.

 

Preferred:

 

• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license from Texas State Board of Public Accountancy.

• Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Certified Government Finance Officer (CGFO) designation.

 

Physical Demands

 

Light Work:

 

• Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

 

EEO Statement

 

The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

 

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The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

 

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