Professional Auditor

January 18, 2023

The State Treasurer’s Office promotes a culture that is a fast-paced environment that supports high performance, exceptional work product, accountability and collaboration. Assists with developing, implementing and enhancing the Unclaimed Property Program audit efforts. Coordinates, performs and manages audits of businesses to ensure compliance with the S.C. Unclaimed Property Act. Assists business with unclaimed property reporting requirements through group presentations, workshops, face-to-face meetings, webinars, telephone calls and email correspondence.

Conducts audits and performs high level reviews of businesses to ensure compliance with the S.C. Unclaimed Property Act. This includes desk audits, executing and administering Voluntary Disclosure Agreements and performing general compliance reviews.

Coordinates with multiple third-party audit firms to review proposed audit candidates, maintain audit inventory, monitor progress and receive reports and funds associated with property identified during an audit.

Compiles audit statistics within the UPP system. Maintains, monitors and documents the progress of all active audits and notifies division management of concerns or delays associated with specific audits.

Researches South Carolina businesses to ensure compliance amongst the business community and identifies and proposes potential businesses for UPP initiated audits.

Assists with preparing, developing, and implementing materials for the UPP audit program, including compliance checklists and schedules, audit correspondence templates, and the audit manual.

Assists with the development and implementation of UPP outreach plan for South Carolina businesses regarding compliance with the South Carolina Unclaimed Property Act. Provides information to the business community and general public via telephone calls, email correspondence, speaking engagements, and webinars.

Participates in cross-training activities to ensure back-ups are in place for all core UPP functions and all procedures are accurately documented.

Candidate must be able to work simultaneously on a variety of projects, maintain a high level of accuracy and have strong analytic, organizational and problem-solving skills. Must be a logical thinker who is organized, detail oriented and able to work both independently and as part of a team. Requires the ability to extract and analyze large volumes of data. This role functions as a primary point of contact for internal and external customers, requiring the ability to effectively communicate in an engaging manner that is both concise and informative.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field with multiple accounting courses and at least two (2) years of professional level experience in accounting, auditing or finance.

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