Audit Trainee

Audit Trainee

Open To: The Public

Location: 165 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106

Hours: Full-Time

Salary: $57,921

Closing Date: June 13, 2022

Summary of Position:

This class is accountable for assisting in auditing the records and accounts of state agencies, quasi-public agencies or state-supported institutions. A Legislative Audit Trainee works under the immediate supervision of an auditor of higher grade who reviews work for effectiveness and conformance with policy.

Examples of Duties:

Working under the direction of a supervising Auditor, the Legislative Audit Trainee assists in the execution of audit plan for conducting a financial, compliance or performance audit of state agencies or programs, quasi-public agencies or state-supported institutions in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards; assists in the documenting and testing of auditee’s internal control system and reviewing compliance with state or federal laws and regulations; assists in the review of financial statements for conformance with generally accepted accounting principles; does related work as required.

Preferred Skills and Abilities:

Possess, or will obtain within 60 days of closing date, a bachelor’s or higher degree from an accredited college or university; major in accounting or at least 18 semester hours credit in accounting and auditing courses; attainment of at least 3.0 grade average in all such accounting and auditing courses, or satisfactory performance as a Cooperative Education Intern in the Office of Auditors of Public Accounts, or other qualifying experience as accepted by the State Auditors.

Special Requirement:

Incumbents in this position may be required to travel. Employment offers are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

Target Class:

Auditor 1 (Starting salary $66,900)

Entry to Target Class:

Upon successful completion of a 12 month working test period.

Employee Benefits:

Extensive package including health and dental insurance, paid vacations, tuition reimbursement and other benefits.

Application Instructions:

Interested and qualified candidates who meet the above requirements should submit resume, cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum requirements and three references by e-mail to If mail is necessary, please send to:

      Auditors of Public Accounts
      State Capitol
      210 Capitol Avenue
      Hartford, CT 06106
      Attn: APA Position


The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.