Fiscal Auditor -Oregon Racing Commission

Job Description:

What You Will Do

The Oregon Racing Commission (ORC) is a one-program agency charged with responsibility to regulate all aspects of the pari-mutuel industry and therefore, to protect the licensees, the equine athletes, the public and the state.  At the same time, the ORC encourages and supports members of the industry in promoting live handle growth and enhancing live racing by attracting businesses to Oregon.  This includes live race meets conducted at horse tracks, off-track wagering sites, wagering on races previously held and multi-jurisdictional simulcasting and interactive wagering totalizator hub licensees who conduct business through a closed loop subscription and by telephone communication.

This is the sole position in the Pari-mutuels unit. The purpose of the mutuels auditing unit is to ensure the integrity of the totalizator system, execute the planning, data gathering, and analytical tasks associated with performing financial, regulatory, information technology audits. Additional duties include verification of proper payouts and generally overseeing pari-mutuels for the benefit of the racing participants and the wagering public. The assignment for this position is at the commercial racetrack.

The Benefits of Joining Our Team

The State of Oregon offers a competitive and affordable health and benefits package, including excellent medical, vision and dental coverage, paid holidays off, and personal business leave, as well as paid and accrued vacation leave and sick leave. In addition to standard medical benefits and employee leave, the state also provides additional optional benefits, such as basic life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, deferred compensation savings program, and flexible spending accounts for health care and childcare expenses.

What We Are Looking For

Two years of financial auditing experience including one year of experience auditing government agencies and a Bachelor's degree with thirty quarter or twenty semester hours in Accounting and Auditing
*Two more years of accounting or financial auditing experience may substitute for the degree.

Candidates who are the most competitive will also reflect the following:

  • Business analysis and project management methodology and enforcement of project standards.
  • Critical thinking.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Collaborative skills including emotional intelligence, servant leadership, and stakeholder partnership.
  • Relationship management.
  • Communicating information effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to collect, organize and evaluate information to produce recommendations for action.
  • Excellent customer service skills for both internal and external customers.
  • Ability to work effectively remotely
  • Proficiency using a personal computer and various software including Microsoft:  Word, Project, Teams, Excel, Access, Outlook, Visio, SharePoint, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of state government processes.

The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here.

How to Apply

Your candidate profile, cover letter, and resume are the perfect place to display your interest in the position and highlight the skills and experience you will bring, making you the best candidate for the position. Submissions are screened for consistency of information and communication skills at the professional level (attention to detail, spelling, grammar, etc.).

  • Current State of Oregon employees - You must apply through your employee Workday account. At the time of application, please attach your current cover letter and resume
  • External Applicants - Please visit the State of Oregon job opportunities web-page to submit your application for the position, which includes your current cover letter and resume

Employment Opportunity Fiscal Auditor 2 Location: Grants Pass, Oregon

Accepting Application Dates: 
October 20, 2021 to November 3, 2021
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Grants Pass
Grants Pass, OR 97527
United States

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