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Texas Department of Insurance

The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) is a state agency responsible for both consumers and the insurance industry. We work to fulfill our legislative mandate to regulate the insurance industry, administer the Texas workers’ compensation system, and promote a healthy insurance marketplace, while also protecting the people and businesses that are served by insurance. We take our responsibility to Texans seriously and strive for excellent customer service through our professional attitude, competence and efficiency.

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Veterans’ preference:

To receive veterans’ preference, applicants must provide at least one of the following documents with their State of Texas Application:

  • a copy of the DD 214, member #4;
  • a statement of compensation from the Veterans Benefits Administration; or
  • a copy of the DD 1300.

Applicable Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) codes are included, but not limited to one of the following: 36, 36A, 2R, 3404, 020, 340Z, 65FX.

Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at:
Veterans: Go to for assistance with translating your military work experience and training courses into civilian job terms, qualifications/requirements and skill sets.


Current opportunity: Internal Auditor

Amended (5/30/18) Internal/External – TDI employees and the General Public

The Internal Auditor performs entry-level to routine auditing work. Work involves examining, investigating, and reviewing documents, reports, financial records, information systems, and management practices to ensure legal compliance with state statutes and internal procedures; conducting audits for program economy, efficiency and effectiveness; and interpreting and applying legal decisions and departmental rulings.

This position

  • assists in planning, or conducting internal audits of the operations of the Department of Insurance or external entities over which the Commissioner of Insurance has oversight responsibilities;
  • assists in auditing management operations of internal control systems and accounting records for accuracy and compliance with legal requirements;
  • identifies efficiencies and opportunities for improvement;
  • assists in the development of audit objectives, performing fieldwork and documenting results;
  • assists in the preparation and review of audit reports;
  • assists in the reviews and evaluations of internal control structures;
  • assists in the preparation of the annual risk assessment of the agency’s operations;
  • participates in other special studies or projects assigned to the Internal Audit activity; and
  • provides reports, research and correspondence as required.


Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting, finance, business administration, computer science, management information systems, or in a field related to the position.

Additionally this position requires:

Auditor I

  • no experience; and
  • pursing a certification as a certified internal auditor (CIA), certified information systems auditor (CISA), or certified government auditing professional (CGAP) designation upon hire.

Auditor II

  • one year experience in accounting, auditing, or management information systems work; and
  • pursing a certification as a certified internal auditor (CIA), certified information systems auditor (CISA), or certified government auditing professional (CGAP) designation upon hire.

Preferences for this position include:

  • experience in an information systems environment;
  • graduate degree or current certification as a certified internal auditor (CIA), certified public accountant (CPA), certified information systems auditor (CISA), or certified government auditing professional (CGAP).

This position requires demonstrated knowledge of:

  • IIA standards (Red Book) and GAGAS (Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards) (Yellow Book); and
  • the internal audit process and internal control framework.

This position requires demonstrated skill in:

  • problem solving, decision making, and planning;
  • accounting and auditing methods and systems; and
  • using Microsoft Office software applications, including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.

This position requires the demonstrated ability to:

  • identify appropriate findings and determine reasonable recommendations;
  • compose clear and concise audit reports;
  • gather and analyze accurate and relevant audit information;
  • evaluate documents for accuracy and legal conformance;
  • work on multiple audits;
  • effectively communicate findings and recommendations, both orally and in writing, in a tactful and constructive manner;
  • use sound judgment and initiative in the development of audit procedures;
  • apply reasonable procedures and competency on a consistent basis; and
  • establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency staff.

Position details

Opening date:05/18/2018
Functional title:Internal Auditor
Classification title:Auditor I-II
Status:Amended (5/30/18) Internal/External – TDI employees and the General Public
Application deadline:Until Filled
Pay group:B15 / B17
Monthly salary: $2,748.00 - $4,165.00
Annual salary:$32,976.00 – $49,980.00
Job posting number:18-253
Division:Internal Audit
Location:333 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX 78701
Travel required:5 %


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Last updated: 5/30/2018