Job Details

Legislative Information Systems Auditor

Nashville, Tennessee

About Our Office

The Office of the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury is responsible for the audit of state and local governmental entities and participates in the general financial and administrative management and oversight of state government. The Office is led by Comptroller Justin P. Wilson, a constitutional officer who is elected by the Tennessee General Assembly.

In the Comptroller’s Office, we strive to deliver on our mission to make government work better. We believe our success as an office depends on finding opportunities for employees to accomplish our office’s goals and answer challenges to make things better.

We want every member of our team to be excited to come to work every day and be challenged. Through dedicated hard work and commitment, every Comptroller’s Office employee accepts personal responsibility to accomplish our mission and uphold it.


The Comptroller of the Treasury's Division of State Audit is currently hiring for a full-time, Legislative Information Systems Auditor.  This position performs professional information systems auditing work for the office in support of financial and performance audits.  The office is comparable to an independent public accounting firm in the business sector, because as a legislative organization it is independent of the audited entity.    

Major responsibilities will include:

  • Performs information systems audits of state departments, agencies, universities, colleges, and other state entities and assists in preparing audit reports.
  • Examines general and application controls, including those related to security management, information systems logical and physical access, change management, segregation of duties, contingency planning, and business processes.
  • Interviews management and technical personnel.
  • Documents audit work and conclusions by creating working papers in standard form.
  • Conducts data retrieval and analysis.
  • Composes correspondence regarding audit work.
  • Provides technical support for financial and performance audits.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

Education and Experience

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications listed are representative of the competency, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to be a successful candidate for this position. 

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in accounting, business administration, computer information systems, computer science, data analytics, information security, or a related field is generally preferred.  Other combinations of education and experience, if evaluated as equivalent, may qualify an applicant for consideration.  

A successful employee in this position has knowledge of basic information systems concepts, including those related to computer networking, hardware, operating systems, databases, and business applications, or an interest and ability to learn these concepts as demonstrated from past education and experience. Candidates should possess the ability to deal tactfully with the public and co-workers, to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions, and to express ideas clearly, concisely, and convincingly.  


Travel may be required but will generally be confined to same day commutes to and from a job site or to a training event.  Overnight stays may be required as necessary.


The Comptroller’s Office offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes twelve days each of annual leave and sick leave, insurance plans, retirement plan, 401(k), college fee waivers, and much more. The office also offers a flexible work schedule that includes an opportunity to occasionally work from home. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Pursuant to the Comptroller of the Treasury’s Workplace Discrimination and Harassment policy, the Office is firmly committed to the principle of fair and equal employment opportunities for its citizens and strives to protect the rights and opportunities of all people to seek, obtain, and hold employment without being subjected to illegal discrimination and harassment in the workplace.  It is the Comptroller’s policy to provide an environment free of discrimination and harassment of an individual because of that person’s race, color, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status or any other category protected by state and/or federal civil rights laws.