County Of MauiWailuku 96793
Full Time +

Examines for fidelity, adherence to the requirements of the accounting system, and the laws, ordinances and regulations governing governmental accounting and financial transactions.

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Internal Control Analyst I

County Of Maui
Full Time, Temporary 200 S High St, Wailuku, HI 96793, United States


NOTE:  Employees appointed to temporary positions may also gain membership in the civil service upon satisfactory completion of an initial probation period of at least six months. Once you become a member of the civil service, you become eligible to apply for promotion and transfer opportunities to permanent as well as other temporary positions.

Independently conducts audits, examinations, and technical studies of the financial records and accounting and internal control systems and procedures of the various departments and agencies of the County of Maui; prepares comprehensive reports on studies conducted with recommendations; and performs other related duties as assigned.
Distinguishing Characteristics:
This class is distinguished by its responsibility to independently conduct a variety of audits, examinations, and studies involving the review, analysis, development, installation, and establishment of accounting and internal control systems and procedures.

Examples of Duties

The following are examples of duties and are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in this class.  The omission of specific duties statements does not preclude management from assigning such duties if such duties are a logical assignment for the position.

  • Conducts field audits, examinations and appraisals of departmental or general accounts.
  • Plans specific approach and techniques to be used.
  • Examines for fidelity, adherence to the requirements of the accounting system, and the laws, ordinances and regulations governing governmental accounting and financial transactions.
  • Prepares detailed and comprehensive reports on audits and studies conducted, and makes recommendations for improvement.
  • Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates the adequacy of existing accounting practices used to reflect actual financial status and activity.
  • Discusses possibilities of fraud or misappropriation of funds with the Internal Control Officer.
  • Conducts regular quarterly cash counts of monies in the County's Treasury, including surprise cash counts of County agencies.
  • Verifies the accuracy of records.
  • Determines whether funds have been collected and expended in accordance with legal requirements and sound business practices.
  • Assists in preparing instructions and other procedural guidelines.
  • Consults with departments to implement improvement changes.
  • Conducts follow-up analysis on implemented changes to insure the accomplishment of the desired objectives.
  • Confers with operating officials concerning accounting procedures and to secure approval and support of the implementation of improvements.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualification Requirements

Training and Experience:   A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in accounting, economics, business administration, or a related field and three years of professional accounting work experience, one year of which shall have included audit and examination of accounts maintained by other departments, agencies, or businesses.
License Requirement:    Possession of a valid motor vehicle driver's license (equivalent to State of Hawaii Type 3).
Knowledge of:   the principles, theories, methods and techniques of commercial and governmental accounting and auditing; the preparation and analysis of financial statements and transactions; laws, ordinances and regulations governing the financial recording and systems of the activity; accounting and internal control systems and procedures; report writing; use of standard office machines and equipment, including personal computer, peripheral equipment, and software applications.
Ability to:   plan auditing approach and techniques; perform accurate, detailed analysis of accounting records; evaluate effectiveness of accounting practices and procedures; exercise judgment and make decisions; apply accounting, auditing, and management principles, practices, theories, techniques and methodology to operational problems; interpret regulatory material; prepare clear, concise, and effective oral and written reports; establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with others.
Health and Physical Condition:
Persons seeking appointment to positions in this class must meet the health and physical condition standards deemed necessary and proper to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
Physical Effort Grouping: Light



The above examination is being given on an open-competitive basis to establish an eligible list which shall be effective for not more than one year unless extended by the Director of Personnel Services.


The County of Maui does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy, arrest and court record, assignment of child support, national guard participation or any other basis covered by state or federal laws governing non-discrimination

Pre-Employment/Post-Offer Drug Screening Test: All applicants, who will enter a safety sensitive position or certain designated categories that the Personnel Services Director has established or who are required by law to be drug tested must pass a pre-employment/post-offer drug screening test as a condition of employment. There is no retesting or re-evaluation process. Cost for the drug screening test shall be borne by the County of Maui.

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