Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Auditor Trainee 1 (Fiscal Systems), G-14

Occupation Group

Accounting, Auditing and Finance

Salary Information

Starting Salary

$49,202

Career Ladder Information

Salary Information for Auditor Trainee 1 Fiscal Systems
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Auditor Trainee 1 Fiscal Systems 14 $49,202 $62,806
Auditor Trainee 2 Fiscal Systems 16 $54,903 $69,882
Auditor 1 Fiscal Systems 18 $61,270 $77,912
Auditor 2 Fiscal Systems 23 $79,325 $100,342
Auditor 3 Fiscal Systems 27 $97,826 $120,492
Data Processing Fiscal Sys Auditor 4 29 $108,376 $132,732
Data Processing Fiscal Sys Auditor 5 64 $116,686 $147,256

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

Job Description

Auditors (Fiscal Systems) conduct comprehensive audits and operational risk reviews of fiscal systems; review the adequacy of automated records, systems and controls governing operations; and develop computer applications and disseminate technical assistance to support accounting and auditing functions.

Trainees will receive a combination of structured training, on-the-job training, and/or practical job performance to gain the knowledge and experience necessary to function at the full performance level.

Minimum Qualifications

You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.

A bachelor's or higher degree including or supplemented by 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, and/or taxation courses AND 6 semester credit hours in data processing/information technology/computer science.

NOTE: Certain courses such as Business Law, although taken as part of the accounting curriculum, are not counted towards the 24 semester credit hours.

Advanced Placement

If chosen, you may, at the agency's discretion, be appointed to a higher level. You must inform the agency of any additional qualifications at your interview.

View Additional Qualifications

For Trainee 2 you must also have:

Either 1. One year of professional experience in accounting/auditing performing analysis and evaluation of automated information systems in a financial environmental, including platforms, network infrastructure, and operational practices; OR

2. A master's or higher degree including or supplemented by 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, and/or taxation courses AND 6 semester credit hours in data processing/information technology/computer science; OR

3. Possession of a valid Certified Information Systems Auditor designation by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).

For the Full Performance Level you must also have:

Either 1. Two years of professional experience in accounting/auditing performing analysis and evaluation of automated information systems in a financial environmental, including platforms, network infrastructure, and operational practices; OR

2. A master's or higher degree including or supplemented by 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, and/or taxation courses; AND 6 semester credit hours in data processing/information technology/computer science AND one year of professional experience in accounting/auditing performing analysis and evaluation of automated information systems in a financial environmental, including platforms, network infrastructure, and operational practices; OR

3. Possession of a valid Certified Information Systems Auditor designation by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).

Note certain courses such as Business Law, although taken as part of the accounting curriculum, are not counted towards the 24 semester credit hours.

How to Apply

The November 2022 PCO Examination is closed, applications are no longer being accepted