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Internal Audit & Internal Control Supervisor

By January 25, 2024


Internal Audit & Internal Control Supervisor | Up to $112,083/annually

Come join our team at MnDOT in St. Paul, MN!

When you start a career with us, you may be eligible for a hiring bonus of up to $5,000! Current MnDOT employees who refer a hired candidate may be eligible for a referral bonus of $1000.

Our Internal Audit & Internal Control Supervisor position will be responsible for reporting the results of audit activities to management & providing independent, objective assurance & advice to management on issues that present material risk to the agency. It prepares & executes the annual internal audit plan, taking into consideration identified areas of high risk & audits required by statute or policy. This position leads the Internal Audit & Internal Control unit in MnDOT’s Office of Audit.

In addition, this position plans, coordinates, & assigns work to ensure that the annual audit plan is completed efficiently, effectively, independently, & accurately. It provides leadership, supervision, & oversight of staff & audit processes. This position will:

·       Supervise complex internal performance, information systems, & investigative audits on agency processes, systems, programs, & operations.

·       Ensure audits are performed following generally accepted government auditing standards.

·       Seek & implement continuous improvement in audit processes & procedures.

·       Review work papers for completeness & provide feedback & coaching to staff.

·       Report audit results, findings, & recommendations to agency leaders.

Safeguarding MnDOT

This position is also responsible for supervising & directing the work activity of Safeguarding MnDOT, a group that works extensively with senior agency leaders to ensure strong internal controls are in place across the agency through the development of risk assessments.  It ensures internal & external audit findings are well documented & communicated & appropriate corrective actions have been implemented across the agency.  Additionally, this position is responsible for completing & communicating MMB’s annual internal control certification.

In-state travel is required up to 25% of the time; this includes some overnight travel.

This position will have the flexibility to telecommute, work a hybrid schedule, or work in the office. The incumbent will be required to complete a telework agreement. The incumbent may be expected to work in the office on occasion.


We offer excellent employee benefits. Here are some of our amazing benefits:

·       Low-cost medical, dental, prescription drug, & vision coverage with affordable dependent coverage

·       Vacation & sick days including 11 paid holidays

·       Public pension plans, deferred compensation plan & health care savings plan

·       Health & dependent care spending accounts

·       Life, short & long-term disability, & AD&D insurance

·       Paid parental leave, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), tuition reimbursement, & more!


Three years of professional supervisory experience OR four years of advanced professional (MAPE 10L or higher) auditing experience that demonstrates at least 3 of the following:

(*NOTE: A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business (with an accounting concentration) substitutes for six months of advanced professional experience)

  • Experience supervising, conducting, or responding to financial audits, performance audits, investigations, quality reviews, and/or risk assessments.
  • Experience applying generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), Government Auditing Standards (Yellow Book), operational auditing concepts, compliance with auditing principles and/or Standards for Internal Control in the Federal Government (Green Book).
  • Experience analyzing financial data and legal compliance requirements, including laws, federal regulations, and state rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Experience developing internal controls and/or risk assessments.

APPLY ONLINE BY 2/14/2024:

  • Go to www.mn.gov/careers & click “Search Open Positions”
  • Enter the Job Opening ID “73273” in the Keywords search box & click “>>”
  • Click on the Job Title to view the job posting & click “Apply for Job”
  • When prompted for your Referral Source, please list:  AASHTO

Only applications received on mn.gov/careers will be considered.

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Contact Ellen Behrhorst (MnDOT Recruitment Specialist) for additional information:

Ellen.Behrhorst@state.mn.us | 612.346.8330

To apply for this job email your details to ellen.behrhorst@state.mn.us