Peak Performers may have an opportunity for you! We have partnered with the State of Texas to recruit for an Auditor IV in Austin, Texas.

The Position: As an Auditor IV, you will Perform highly complex (senior-level) auditing work. Work involves examining investigating, and reviewing records, reports, financial statements, and management practices to ensure legal compliance with federal statutes and internal regulations applicable to the Community Development block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) programs; and conducting audits for program economy, efficiency, and effectiveness. May supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of independent judgment. 


May be required to periodically work hours greater than 40 hours per week and on the weekends. Travel is required (up to 30%; contingent on COVID-19 restrictions being lifted) for on-site audit and monitoring reviews of subrecipients located in disaster-impacted counties. Four (4) years of full-time progressive experience participating in governmental, financial, program area, organizational, performance, IT, policy, and/or compliance audits. Education may be substituted on a year-for-year basis with equivalent experience in auditing. Proficiency in auditing/monitoring 2 CFR 200 Federal regulations, particularly with the procurement requirements of 2 CFR 200.318 - 200.326. Experience in gathering and analyzing relevant audit information, preparing audit workpapers, and composing clear and concise audit reports; proficiency in Microsoft applications particularly with Word and Excel software. Proficiency with TeamMate or TeamMate+ audit software.

Preferred Qualifications: 

• Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

• CDBG-DR and/or HUD federal grant experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Knowledge of accounting and auditing methods and systems; of generally accepted auditing standards and procedures; and of computer technology principles, terminology, programming, and automated systems. Skill in the use of computers, associated software applications, and sampling techniques. Ability to compose clear and concise audit reports, to gather and analyze accurate and relevant audit information, to evaluate accounting and management operations systems for accuracy and legal conformance, to accurately complete and assemble audit working papers, to communicate effectively, and to supervise the work of others. Ability to attend work regularly and adheres to established work schedule in accordance with agency leave and attendance.

Length, Location and Equipment Requirements: 

• Positions will primarily be in a teleworking capacity.

• Potential to have field staff situated in the Houston metroplex or disaster-impacted area.

• In-person meeting attendance at the Austin GLO office; limited office space to coordinate with MQA staff.

• A multi-year project is likely, contingent on performance.

• Opportunity for a permanent position, contingent on performance and available agency resources.

• GLO will assign a laptop and other necessary software; staff must provide office amenities, including cellular phone to ensure a conducive, telework environment.


• Performs audits that are primarily complex in nature to determine compliance with laws, rules, and regulations.

• Develops audit/monitoring scopes, programs, objectives, procedures and deliverables and executes audits and monitoring reviews of subrecipient and GLO administered program activities according to GLO-MQA’s monitoring workflow.

• Support staff will focus on performing financial and program audits and monitoring reviews of subrecipient- and GLO-administered program activities.

• Reviews will incorporate CFR 200, the Compliance Supplement and HUD CPD Monitoring Handbook standards for reviewing the multiple program activities funded via federal HUD grants.

• Examines and analyzes grantee operations, policies and procedures, internal control structures and systems, and accounting/program records for adequacy, accuracy, and compliance with legal regulations, program requirements, internal regulations, state and local statutes, and federal requirements.

• Examines and analyzes program metrics, performance measures and other reports to determine progress with grantee contracts and program goals and objectives. Provides recommendations that assist in achieving goals and objectives.

• Prepares audit/monitoring reports, reviews of grantee corrective action plans and responses, and monitors the preparation of the final resolution of the reports incorporating grantee comments as appropriate. Requests and reports necessary information to resolve reportable issues.

• Recommends and advises management regarding changes in program operations, processes, and accounting or management procedures resulting from audit/monitoring reviews; integrates high level of customer service focus, cross-functional program cooperation and coordination with internal staff and grantees.

• Defines audit issues by researching specific topics through interviews, document reviews, prior audit findings, and other research techniques.

• Provides budget and other reporting information related to auditing/monitoring activities. Prepares other reports as necessary, including management report, single audit reviews and reports, monthly summaries and disallowed activity reports.

Project Term: Long term role: starting ASAP 

Compensation: $28/hr (W2)

Work Location: Currently Remote with onsite meetings In Austin TX

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8-5

What's it like to work for Peak Performers?

  • Qualified applicants with chronic medical conditions and/or disabilities receive job preference.
  • Our clients can hire you at any time - with no fee! We want you to get hired.
  • We pay weekly through direct deposit.
  • We offer ACA compliant health insurance after 60 days.
  • In business since 1994, our relationships span 25 years and thousands of job placements.

All employment offers are contingent on the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws.

Applicants for employment with Peak Performers must possess work authorization that does not require sponsorship for a visa now or in the future.

Peak Performers is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applicants without regard to race, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, family/parental status, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Peak Performers does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee-based recruitment services. 


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