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Information Systems Auditor

Nashville, Tennessee
Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
Information Systems Auditor

The Comptroller of the Treasury is recruiting an Information Systems Auditor within the Division of State Audit. Information Systems Auditors are responsible for external audit work in accordance with professional auditing standards. Responsibilities may include examining and reviewing records, reports, financial statements, information systems, and management practices for state government entities and other organizations receiving public funds. Information Systems Auditors may assist in evaluating:
  • The fairness of financial statement presentation,
  • The adequacy of internal controls,
  • Data integrity for application systems,
  • Compliance with laws, regulations, contracts, and grant agreements, and/or
  • The efficiency and effectiveness of an entity's operations.
As a Comptroller employee, you will have the opportunity to contribute to our mission of making government work better and produce meaningful audit work, all while having the time to enjoy life outside of work with our flexible scheduling and 37.5-hour standard work weeks.

Major responsibilities will include:
  • Examine general and application-specific controls, including those related to security management, access controls, change management, segregation of duties, contingency planning, and business processes.
  • Create neat, concise, logical, and well-supported working papers that comply with auditing standards and best practices.
  • Perform quality data analyses that accurately support the audit opinion and findings with proper perspective.
  • Ensure that written and verbal communications are clear and easily understood by all stakeholders, such as the General Assembly, local governing bodies, elected officials, the media, citizens of the State of Tennessee, and the federal government.
  • Seek opportunities for innovation and increased efficiency to improve and support the office's mission to make government work better.
  • Make effective use of the auditee's time and professionally represent the Comptroller's Office.
  • Graduate of an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in accounting, computer information systems, computer science, information security, or data analytics.
  • Coursework in computer information systems, information security, computer science, or data analytics is a plus.
  • A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license or a Certified Information Systems Auditor certification are not required for employment, but obtaining one or both certifications is strongly encouraged.
  • Other combinations of education and experience, if evaluated as equivalent, may qualify an applicant for consideration.
A successful employee in this role possesses the competencies to learn quickly, be open to change, pay attention to detail, ensure accuracy, think critically and problem solve, apply logic, produce high-quality results, and collaborate in a team environment. Auditors must be able to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions, and to express ideas clearly, concisely, and convincingly.


Occasional overnight travel is required within the state. The frequency of travel required is dependent upon assignment. Assignments are based on business need, but employee preference for travel is taken into consideration.


The Comptroller's Office offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes twelve days each of annual leave and sick leave, insurance plans, retirement plan, 401(k), college fee waivers, and much more. Our Office allows for a flexible work schedule that includes the opportunity to work from home.

About Our Office

The Office of the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury is responsible for the audit of state and local governmental entities and participates in the general financial and administrative management and oversight of state government. We strive to deliver on our mission to make government work better, and we believe our success depends on finding opportunities for employees to help us reach our goals and answer challenges that make things better.

Our Office is recognized nationally for its professional expertise and commitment to making government work better. We consistently rank as a Top Workplace and we are proud to foster an environment that values accountability and supports your growth.

We are looking for a professional to join our team who will commit to delivering exceptional work that helps us make government work better. Learn more about us at .

Equal Opportunity Employer

Pursuant to the Comptroller of the Treasury's Workplace Discrimination and Harassment policy, the Office is firmly committed to the principle of fair and equal employment opportunities for its citizens and strives to protect the rights and opportunities of all people to seek, obtain, and hold employment without being subjected to illegal discrimination and harassment in the workplace. It is the Comptroller's policy to provide an environment free of discrimination and harassment of an individual because of that person's race, color, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, sexual orientation, transgender and gender identity status, pregnancy, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, or any other category protected by state and/or federal civil rights laws.
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  • Job Reference: 706397200-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury
  • Location: Nashville, Tennessee
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent