City of League City, TX

City Auditor

League City, Texas
Filing Deadline:
June 15, 2020
Kylie Wilson
Executive Recruiter
CPS HR Consulting

League City is located near the Texas Gulf Coast, approximately 20 miles southeast of Houston in northern Galveston County and the southernmost part of Harris County. The city is situated on the south shore of Clear Lake and encompasses an area of 53 square miles. Ranked as one of the fastest growing and most desired communities in which to live in both Texas and the U.S., more than 107,000 residents live in League City due to the nationally-acclaimed school system, affordable master-planned communities, family-centric values, 100-year old oak trees, recreational lifestyle, and love for the water.  With its distinct and vibrant culture, League City is committed to education, health, public safety, infrastructure, and recreation ensuring that League City will be the place in Texas to live, work, and play for years to come.

The City of League City is a progressive, full-service municipal organization operating under the Council-Manager form of government with an at-large Mayor and Council Members that represent seven districts. The City has a staff of approximately 615 FTEs, an operating budget of $140.48 million and a capital program of $110.82 million.

The City Auditor serves the public interest by promoting accountability throughout the City of League City and providing independent and objective audits, reviews, and assessments. Under the general direction of the City Council, and the day-to-day oversight of the City Manager, the City Auditor completes detailed internal auditing activities for the City of League City, analyzing City-wide operational procedures and internal controls, making recommendations regarding cost effectiveness and efficient delivery of City services, performing financial and statistical analyses, conducting financial and management reviews, formulating recommendations and preparing related reports and presentations.  The ideal candidate shall have a heart for public service and the ability to work independently and autonomously in this role. This hardworking leader must have excellent communication skills and the demonstrated ability to effectively implement and enhance a robust audit plan, with fairness and integrity. This position must also be able to work collaboratively with City leadership, other departments, local businesses, community stakeholders, and the public as needed.

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Management, Public Administration or directly related field. Master’s degree preferred.  A minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible experience in internal audit for municipal government.  An equivalent combination of education and years of experience is also acceptable.  Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) is a must!  Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Government Finance Officer (CGFO) or Master of Business Administration (MBA) are a plus!

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