Internal Audit Data Analyst

State of Tennessee

Nashville, TN

Business & Professional Services , Government

Position Description / Responsibilities

Tennessee Department of Treasury    

The Tennessee Department of Treasury impacts the lives of Tennesseans every day. Treasury is responsible for many of the financial operations of state government, including managing more than $50 billion in assets through its various investment programs. We administer the State’s Retirement Program, RetireReadyTN, which combines the state pension plan, Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System, and the State’s Deferred Compensation plan. Treasury serves all Tennesseans by helping to educate and empower them to make smart financial choices, and by providing public-serving programs in the areas of college savings, financial literacy, unclaimed property, criminal injuries compensation, and more.   

Job Overview: Internal Audit assists management with achieving agency goals and objectives by conducting assurance and consulting services to identify areas where Treasury can improve operations and manage risk.

Key Responsibilities:

·        Performs data analysis and continuous auditing using data analysis solutions such as Audit                    Command Language (ACL), Microsoft Access, SQL and related Governance, Risk & Compliance            (GRC) reporting structure.

·        Conducts audits of operations, reviews of divisional structures, controls, policies and procedures             investigating irregularities and recommends corrective actions.

·        Conducts departmental and functional area risk assessments.

·        Supervise audit staff during the planning and performance of internal audits, special projects and            consulting engagements.

·        Ensures the Treasury’s records and performance meet the requirements set forth by rules and                regulations, State of Tennessee Statutes, Audit Committee guidelines, Generally Accepted                      Accounting Principles (GAAP), and the Institute of Internal Auditor’s Code of  Ethics and                          Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (SPPIA).

Position Requirements


·        Must have an advanced knowledge of data analysis solutions such as Audit Command Language          (ACL), Microsoft Access, SQL, spreadsheets and word processing software.

·        Solid knowledge in all areas of accounting, auditing and data analysis with the ability to work                  independently.

·        Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in Auditing, Data                      Analytics, or Computer Sciences.

·        5-7 years of similar or related experience.

·        Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Fraud Examiner                (CFE) is preferred.

·        ACL Certified Data Analyst (ACDA) is preferred.

·        Candidate must be willing to obtain a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification within a                     reasonable timeframe after employment.

Pursuant to the State of Tennessee’s Workplace Discrimination and Harassment policy, the State is firmly committed to the principle of fair and equal employment opportunities for its citizens and strives to protect the rights and opportunities of all people to seek, obtain, and hold employment without being subjected to illegal discrimination and harassment in the workplace. It is the State’s policy to provide an environment free of discrimination and harassment of an individual because of that person’s race, color, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status or any other category protected by state and/or federal civil rights laws.

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