Audit Manager

The Office of the Auditor, State of Hawai‘i, is seeking qualified individuals to supervise performance audits and analyses of state agencies and programs.

Major Duties

  • Under general direction of the Auditor and Deputy Auditor, the Audit Manager conducts, leads, and directs performance audits, studies and program reviews, analyses, and evaluations of state agencies, organizations, and programs in subject matters which are diverse and complex. The Audit Manager is responsible for ensuring that work is well-reasoned, appropriately supported, and in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards (for performance audits) as well as Office of the Auditor policies and procedures.
  • Supervise, lead, train, and evaluate staff auditors.
  • Represent the Office of the Auditor in dealings with state departments, officials, and employees, as well as with other public and private entities.
  • Assist in managing office operations.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned by the Auditor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education is required.
  • At least 5 years of progressively responsible managerial experience.
  • Candidates should be comfortable working in a Microsoft Windows-based, networked environment and have at least an intermediate level knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Familiarity with Microsoft SharePoint and Adobe Acrobat is desirable.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Professional experience in government performance auditing or in financial auditing, forensic analysis, or risk management, including experience conducting investigations.
  • Experience as lead or in-charge auditor for large and complex assignments, including responsibility for developing audit plans, organizing and assigning specific tasks and supervising audit teams, reviewing audit work papers, and preparing audit reports is highly desirable.
  • A thorough understanding of state government.
  • A license to practice as a certified public accountant, law degree, master’s degree in accounting, economics, business administration, public policy or other advanced degree in a related field.
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or Certification in Risk Management Assurance.


Starting salaries and salary adjustments are set at the discretion of the State Auditor, as provided under Chapter 89C, Hawai‘i Revised Statutes (Public Officers and Employees Excluded from Collective Bargaining).


The Office of the Auditor is attached to the Legislative Branch, State of Hawai‘i. Employees are eligible to all benefits afforded to employees of the State of Hawai‘i, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, and retirement programs.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and 2 writing samples to:

Office of the Auditor, State of Hawaii
465 South King Street, Room 500
Honolulu, Hawai‘i  96813

Application materials can also be sent via email to: [email protected]

An Equal Opportunity Employer