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ROYALTY AUDITOR SUPERVISOR (Mineral Income)

Company: State of Louisiana
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Supplemental Information

Office of Mineral Resources - Mineral Income Division

The Mineral Income Division works closely with the State Mineral and Energy Board's (Board) audit section. This Division performs collection and accounting of revenue due the State from mineral leasing activity and production on State-owned lands and water bottoms on behalf of the Board.

The Division also performs audits of payor companies, including audits of major companies every three years, with auditors based in Houston, Texas and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The field auditors work onsite at payor company offices, reviewing company records of items such as product allocation, volumes production and disposition, sales revenue and deductions, and oil and gas contracts, to determine compliance with payment obligations.

LOCATION & POSITION INFORMATION:

This Auditor Supervisor position is located in the Mineral Income Division within the Office of Mineral Resources (OMR) in Baton Rouge, LA. This position performs highly responsible and professional auditing work that involves the performance of complex audits of oil and gas company offices and/or other field locations. Extensive knowledge of the oil and gas industry, the regulations governing this industry, and the contractual obligations applicable to the specific company being audited is required for this position. The person in this position performs work independently, with general supervision received from an Audit Manager who reviews work for thoroughness, accuracy, and appropriateness of recommendations. Additional duties include, but are not limited to the following:

* Oversees a unit of subordinate Mineral Income Auditors engaged in performing field audits of royalty payor companies;
* Supervises aspects of the agency audit program, including assigning work to subordinate auditors; training, reviewing, approving, and directing revisions of individual audit plans and reports
* Provides guidance and counsel regarding audit plan development and audits conducted ;
* Maintains and reviews status of all open Baton Rouge audits and recoupment issues, audits as necessary;
* Prepares monthly open issues progress report for manager;
* Attends and participates in monthly Outstanding Field Audit and Audit Agenda meetings;
* Conducts audits that are more sensitive or handles matters of great confidentiality related to the audit program;
* Performs all other duties as assigned.

Travel is required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience in oil and gas revenue or joint interest auditing is preferred but not required.

Note regarding the advertised pay range: The maximum amounts listed are the maximum salary amounts a person can make at each level over their career andnot the amount we are allowed to pay a new hire.

This vacancy is being announced as a classified position and is open to all qualified applicants.This position requires the selected applicant to serve a minimum probationary period of twelve (12) months. A current, permanent status state employee may be required to accept a probational appointment in lieu of promotion. Additional Vacancies may be filled from this announcement within 90 days of the closing date.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

No Civil Service test scoreis required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their applications to determine where they are in the recruitment process.Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

A copy of your college transcript to verify the specialized degree requirement MUST be submitted by the closing date of this announcement. This may be done by way of an attachment to your online application and/or by fax/mail.Applicants possessing an international degree must submit an equivalency evaluation statement with their application. This may be done by way of an attachment to your online application.

Transcripts can either be mailed or faxed to the Louisiana Department of State Civil Service. Fax: 225-219-1041. Mailing Address: Department of State Civil Service, P.O. Box 94111, Capitol Station, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9111.

* Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application.Applications may be rejected if incomplete.*

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Staci Porter

Department of Natural Resources

PO Box 94396

Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9396

Email: Staci.Porter2@la.gov

The Department of Natural Resources is a State As a Model Employer (SAME) agency that supports improved employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. For more information on employment-related resources available for those with disabilities, refer to the Louisiana Employment Resources Guide athttp://www.laworks.net/Downloads/LRS/EmploymentResourceGuide_2018.pdf.

The Department of Natural Resources is a participant in the E-Verify system for identification and employment eligibility purposes. Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A baccalaureate degree with nine semester hours in accounting and an additional fifteen semester hours in any one or combination of the following: accounting, auditing, business, finance, management, economics, quantitative methods, or information systems plus three years of professional level experience in accounting, financial auditing, operational auditing, or compliance auditing.

SUBSTITUTIONS:

A certified public accountant (CPA) certificate, Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation will substitute for the baccalaureate degree with twenty-four semester hours of the required coursework plus one year of the required experience.

A baccalaureate degree plus a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Government Audit Professional (CGAP) designation will substitute for the twenty-four semester hours of required coursework.

A master's degree with a major in accounting, auditing, business administration, finance, management, economics, quantitative methods, public administration or information systems and decision science will substitute for the twenty-four semester hours of required coursework plus one year of the required experience.

NOTE: Any college hours or degree must be from an accredited college or university.

Job Concepts

FUNCTION OF WORK:

To supervise auditors in all aspects of an audit program.

LEVEL OF WORK:

Supervisor.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Typically, direct from an Audit Manager or higher level audit position.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

Direct over lower level auditors.

LOCATION OF WORK:

May be used by all state agencies.

JOB DISTINCTIONS:

Differs from Auditor 4 by the presence of direct supervisory duties over multiple subordinates.

Differs from Audit Manager by the absence of management duties over an audit division.

Examples of Work

EXAMPLES LISTED BELOW INCLUDE BRIEF SAMPLES OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE.PLEASE NOTE THAT NOT ALL TASKS ARE INCLUDED.

Supervises all aspects of an agency audit program, including assigning work to subordinate auditors, reviewing individual audit plans and reports, and providing guidance as necessary.

May conduct more sensitive audits or handle matters of great confidentiality related to the audit program.

Prepares or assists in the preparation of the agency annual audit program.

May perform financial, operational, and/or compliance type audits for the agency.

Keywords: State of Louisiana, Baton Rouge , ROYALTY AUDITOR SUPERVISOR (Mineral Income), Accounting, Auditing , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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