Auditor I

Pierre, South Dakota (US)
$42,312 annually
Apr 17, 2018
Job Type
Full Time

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Legislative Audit, a department of the legislative branch of South Dakota state government, has an opportunity available for an Auditor to join our team of accountability professionals.

This position will assist in auditing government agencies by determining whether governments receive, control and expend public money in accordance with law and prepare financial statements in accordance with GAAP; evaluating internal control systems; summarizing audit findings; developing recommendations; and assisting with the preparation of audit reports.

This position is exempt from the Civil Service Act.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

Position is available for a candidate with 0-2 years of experience who holds a bachelor's degree in accounting (or related business degree with major coursework in accounting). Ideal candidate will have earned 150 hours of college credit and be eligible to sit for the CPA exam.

Knowledge of:

  • auditing standards and accounting principles.

Skill to:

  • strong analytical, problem solving, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Ability to:

  • communicate clearly and concisely in both oral and written communications;
  • solve problems and articulate issues;
  • provide timely and concise information to others;
  • analyze and interpret financial reports.

Additional requirements: Please include a resume and letter of interest. A college transcript will be required if applicant is selected for interview.


The State of South Dakota offers paid employee health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation leave accrual, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information visit

Apply at:
South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources 
500 East Capitol 
Pierre, SD 57501-5070 
Telephone: 605.773.3148 Fax: 605.773.4344

"An Equal Opportunity Employer"