State of Washington Classified Job Specification
Reviews, edits and approves audit reports;
Assists in developing and maintaining administrative and technical audit manuals;
Conducts special audits and projects requested by the Liquor Control Board;
Supervises a team of auditors in regularly scheduled audits of the Distribution Center;
Assists in recruiting, selecting and training audit staff;
Manages Certification Services Unit consisting of surety analysts and support personnel providing service to employer accounts; develops and directs auditing and analytical procedures; provides training and evaluates program effectiveness; responsible for determining claim liability, establishment of surety requirements and evaluating the financial stability of self-insured employers;
Performs complex analysis of audited financial statements, evaluating information from accounting, investment, banking and industry sources; evaluates stock prospectives describing complex merger, sale and divestiture transactions; evaluates financial ability of firms to make payment of benefits and assessments;
Performs analytical procedures to determine employers' claim liabilities and the establishment of adequate surety to cover these liabilities;
Conducts audits of workers' compensation trusts, testing the adequacy of pooled funds to meet expected claim liabilities;
Prevents/detects losses as a result of defaulting self-insurers, seeking recovery of funds from available surety, excess insurance and the bankruptcy action;
Serves as resource to the administrator on self-insurance law and rules; recommends revisions to WACs; analyzes proposed legislation for impact; interprets statutes and rules for the employer community.
Expert positions may lead or supervise lower level staff. However, supervisory positions must supervise lower level auditors.
Positions typically require a Bachelor’s degree which includes at least 18 quarter or 12 semester hours of accounting or auditing
four or five years of professional auditing or accounting experience.