Auditor Lead--Teachers Retirement System of Texas

Posted: May 21, 2024


Teachers Retirement System of Texas
Auditor Lead
Austin, TX


Service, Respect, and Connection are core to the individual and collective TRS experience. We know that great service rests on a foundation of relationships that connect us all to an empowering and rewarding career. At TRS, we’re inspired by our diverse community who bring authenticity and commitment to our mission to improve the retirement security of public education employees and retirees throughout Texas.

As a group of achievers, we tap collaboration and innovation to raise the bar in performance, administering and counseling pensions and healthcare benefits to ensure certainty for the future of our members. We invite you to join us, where both personal and career growth are respected and where you can make a difference in our members’ lives every day.



The Auditor Lead is responsible for performing highly complex internal auditing work. The incumbent will lead and conduct complex audit projects, oversee the work of other auditors, and ensure audit procedures are completed in compliance with applicable auditing standards, and provide consultation to management, staff, and co-workers.


Audit Projects
•Oversees, leads, and conducts highly complex level performance and compliance audit projects and agreed-upon procedures.
•Conducts first level review on Operations team audits, and may be assigned as second level reviewer on other Internal Audit projects, to ensure standards are met in assigned projects.
•Oversees and conducts audit planning, defines audit objectives and scope, and develops audit procedures for assigned projects.

Audit Procedures
•Identifies and evaluates risk areas and provides input to the development of the Annual Audit Plan.
•Performs and oversees audit procedures, including developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing relevant information, evaluating evidence, documenting business processes and procedures, completing audit documentation, identifying and developing issues and recommendations, and writing the audit report.



Required Education
•Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, public administration, accounting or a closely related field.

Required Experience
•Seven (7) years of full-time directly related, progressively responsible experience in auditing or related experience.
•Three (3) years of full-time directly related, progressively responsible experience in project management or managing audit projects or related experience.
•Experience may be concurrent.
•A master's degree or doctoral degree in a directly related field may be substituted on an equivalent year-for-year basis.

Required Registration, Certification, or Licensure
•Certification as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

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