I have been working at California State Auditor full-time (More than 3 years)
-Interesting work making an impact on the State of California
-It's great working with so many smart people
-Opportunities to travel throughout the state
-Work/Life balance can be better
-Pay is low compared to similar positions
-Sometimes there is not enough advanced notice for travel
Advice to Management
There is too much focus on new hires and not enough attention is paid to auditors who have been with the office for some time.
I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at California State Auditor.
First contact was for a phone exam. An audit Principal and Senior asked certain questions regarding accounting and auditing.
Second contact, upon the successful phone exam is a written test. Two essays with a time limit regarding how one would proceed with a certain audit.
If successful with the written examination, the third contact is an interview with an audit Senior and Principal, and then an audit Deputy.
The California State Auditor presents its report, 2015-107: The University of California—Its Admissions and Financial Decisions Have Disadvantaged California Resident Students. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIhUG
We're hiring Senior Auditor Evaluators! For more information, contact our Recruiting Manager, Glen Fowler, at GlenF@auditor.ca.gov, or see the "careers" button on our website: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vI6wW