ROYALTY AUDITOR SUPERVISOR (Mineral Income)
Company: State of Louisiana
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: January 26, 2023
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
* 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
* 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.
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
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.
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:
Department of Natural Resources
PO Box 94396
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9396
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
The Department of Natural Resources is a participant in the
E-Verify system for identification and employment eligibility
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.
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
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
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.
FUNCTION OF WORK:
To supervise auditors in all aspects of an audit program.
LEVEL OF WORK:
Typically, direct from an Audit Manager or higher level audit
Direct over lower level auditors.
LOCATION OF WORK:
May be used by all state agencies.
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
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
May perform financial, operational, and/or compliance type audits
for the agency.
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