Accountant/Auditor 4

US Government, Various Departments

Under limited supervision, at the advanced level, these positions perform accounting/auditing duties in one or more of the following areas: general accounting, internal auditing, external auditing, budget/administration, financial analysis and statutory accounting. These positions may be responsible for preparing highly complex expense, revenue, and reconciliation reports, planning, assigning, and reviewing agency audits and handling more sensitive accounting/auditing matters. Responsibilities may also include supervising Accounting Technicians and other office support staff in the preparation of financial reports and the maintenance of proprietary ledgers, budgetary control ledgers, profit and loss statements and other comparable reports, and training lower-level accountants/auditors. Some positions may involve conducting complex financial audits related to the investigation and/or prosecution of insurance fraud (forensic accounting). Statewide travel may be required. Non-standard work hours are required for forensic accountant/auditor positions. Perform related work as required.

Distinguishing Characteristics

These positions function at the advanced level and work is specialized in nature relative to lower levels in the class series. Forensic accountant/auditor positions in the Offices of the Insurance Commissioner and the Public Employees Insurance Agency function at this level.  

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IMPORTANT: Your eligible score will be based on information provided in your application; therefore, make sure your application is detailed and complete. You MUST complete ALL parts of the application, including the Work Experience section.


ATTENTION: Applicant must verify post high school education by submitting an official transcript or diploma, training or licensure earned pertaining to this position by the closing date of the posting, if not previously verified. If you are claiming Veterans preference, please submit “MEMBER 4” form and/or your VA Letter.

Please attach documents to the online application before submitting it. Or, you may email it to: or by mail to: WV Division of Personnel, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Building 3, Suite 500, Charleston, WV 25305.


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