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Salary: $4,619.00 - $5,897.00
Posted: 06/17/2013

Job Description:
The Department of Real Estate has several vacancies for a General Auditor III in the Los Angeles and Sacramento District Offices. The Los Angeles District Office is located at 320 W. 4th Street, Suite 350, Los Angeles. The Oakland office is located on 1515 Clay Street, Suite 702, Oakland. The Sacramento office is currently located on 2201 Broadway but on 7/1/13 will be located on 1651 Exposition Blvd, Sacramento. These positions are Permanent, Full-Time. Duties of the position(s) include: Performs complex investigative and routine audits of licensees who act as Mortgage Loan Brokers (MLB) and who perform other acts requiring a real estate license. Leads and works with a crew of auditors conducting field audits of the accounts and records of licensees and subdividers. Assists in audit program evaluation and in the development and improvement of auditing methods and techniques. Assists the Audit Supervisor by performing preliminary review of audits completed by an Auditor I or General Auditor II. The audit review process consists of verifying the completeness of an audit file with final approval by the Audit Supervisor. Assists with training of new auditors. Performs a chargeable follow-up audit, which is an audit conducted to determine if violations found in the prior audit have been corrected. Evaluates, revises and develops audit working papers, audit programs, and manuals. Testifies at administrative hearings as an expert witness for the Department on the evidence gathered relating to serious violations found during the course of an audit. Reviews audit reports, working papers, and documentation in preparation for the hearing. Required qualifications: 4-year degree in accounting or 19 units of professional accounting/auditing courses (transcripts required). Field investigative audit experience. Financial auditing or accounting experience. Ability to learn and apply real estate laws and regulations to specific audit situations. Ability to perform and complete audit assignments. Ability to write accurate, concise audit reports. Ability to work under pressure within mandated timeframes.Willingness to travel within the regional area (occasional overnight travel).A valid California Driver’s License with good driving record. Fingerprint/Criminal Clearance required for this position. Desirable qualifications: Knowledge of California Real Estate Laws, Rules, and Regulations. Computer literate, preferably with experience in Microsoft Word and Excel. Dependable and reliable. Excellent attendance.Who may apply: Eligible candidates who are current state employees with status in the above classification or lateral transfers in an equivalent class, former State employees who can reinstate into this class or persons who are reachable on a current employment list for this classification All methods of appointments, including Training and Development (T&D) Assignment will be considered. All interested applicants must submit a standard State Application Form STD 678 (rev. 6/2010) with original signature, and must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in the “Explanations” section of the STD 678. SROA and Surplus candidates are encouraged to apply. Appointment is subject to SROA and State Surplus policies. Surplus candidates must submit a copy of their surplus status letter. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be considered for an interview. A 60-day candidate pool will be established for subsequent vacancies. DRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability. Please indicate RPA #12-GAIII on your application in order for it to be considered. Also indicate your preference of working at the Sacramento, Oakland or Los Angeles location. FINAL FILING DATE: June 24, 2013. Applications may be obtained from the CalHR website at, whether filed in person or by mail, must be received in the Human Resources Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date.Applicants will be screened based on the Required/Desirable Qualifications shown above and only those most qualified will be contacted for an interview.Note: DRE requires all new employees be fingerprinted.These positions are subject to approval by the Office of Human Resources.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
General Auditor III 414 - 520 - 4285 - xxx
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GENERAL AUDITOR III $4,619.00 - $5,897.00
Location County
1515 Clay Street, Suite 702, Oakland California 94612-1462 ALAMEDA
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Human Resources
P.O. Box 187000
Sacramento, 95818
Randy Hiuga
(916) 227-0802

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