Employment Opportunities

Accounting & Auditing Opportunities

The West Virginia State Auditor’s Office is actively recruiting college accounting graduates, or graduate students to work full-time in our Chief Inspector Division. If you’re interested in beginning or continuing a career in governmental accounting please contact the WVSAO.

Audit Inspector


Bachelor of Science with a concentration in Accounting


Certified Public Accountants, Certified Fraud Examiners, and Certified Government Financial Managers shall be considered additional qualifications for the position.


$40,000+ depending on experience and accreditation


Positions open throughout West Virginia

Job Description

Audit local governments and subdivisions in accordance with professional standards; prepare audit documentation, audit reports and findings. Includes audits performed in accordance with OMB requirements. Meet with government officials and advise management. Daily travel required and overnight travel may be necessary. Training period approximately 4 to 6 months.

Audit Clerk

The West Virginia State Auditor's Office, Auditing Division, has an immediate opening for an individual to fill a full-time position of Audit Clerk.


Four-year degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, business administration, business information systems or a related field. Substitution: Full-time experience in wvOASIS - Financial Accounts Payable may be considered equivalent to educational credentials.

Experience and Skills

Full-time experience in wvOASIS - Financial Accounts Payable is desired




1900 Kanawha Boulevard East,
Main Capitol Building

Job Description

The position requires reviewing payment requests submitted electronically in the wvOASIS system by all state agencies in accordance with the policies and procedures set forth by the West Virginia State Auditor's Office, Legislative Rule Title 155, State Purchasing Division guidelines and West Virginia code. The supporting documentation must meet contractual agreements, grant award, purchase orders and/or other binding agreement requirements. The position requires a working knowledge in Microsoft Office with a proficiency in Excel. The job requires an individual to follow both verbal and written instructions and to be a self-motivated learner. The position also requires an individual to have positive customer service skills and the willingness to be a team player to accomplish a common goal.

Email Resume to


or Mail to

West Virginia State Auditor's Office
Attn: David Sull
1900 Kanawha Blvd. E.
Building 1, Room W-100
Charleston, WV 25305

Auditor Procurement Assistant

The Audit Procurement Department is responsible for overseeing West Virginia local governments obtaining audit services with CPA firms in accordance with procurement guidelines promulgated by the WVSAO. This is an office-based position located in Charleston, WV.

Salary and Benefits

• Salary: $41,000; commensurate with education, accreditation, and experience.

• Full-Time employees of the West Virginia State Auditor’s Office (WVSAO) are eligible for Public Employee Insurance Agency (PEIA) benefits, Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) defined benefit plan, state and federal holidays, annual and sick leave, and other benefits.


Charleston, WV (office based)

Job Type

Full-Time Permanent

Key Responsibilities include:

• Preparing procurement lists of entities available for audit and the list of approved CPA firms.

• Reviewing contracts and supporting documentation for completeness, accuracy, and compliance.

• Tracking the status of contracts and audits and closely monitoring deadlines.

• Communicating regularly via phone and email with local governments and CPA firms to ensure contract and audit documentation is processed correctly and in a timely manner.

• Coordinating mass mailings.

• Reviewing audit reports for compliance and reporting results to relevant stakeholders.

• Performing other duties as assigned by management.

Successful candidates will possess the following skills and qualifications:

• An associate or bachelor’s degree with a major in Business Administration or Accounting from a regionally accredited college or university.

• Ability to establish and maintain successful working relationships with representatives of local governments and CPA firms.

• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

• Knowledge of basic accounting principles and auditing standards.

• Knowledge of governmental accounting and auditing.


Email resume and cover letter to cid_jobs@wvsao.gov.

The West Virginia State Auditor's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please complete the application and mail to the address below or fax: 304.558.5200 (unless otherwise specified above), Attn: Human Resources Administrator. Along with your application, please attach your resume. We will contact you when a position becomes available to inquire about references.

West Virginia State Auditor's Office
Attn: Human Resources Administrator
State Capitol, Building 1, Room W-100
Charleston, WV 25305