Career Opportunities

Employment with the Los Angeles County Department of Auditor-Controller offers excellent opportunities for growth and development, benefits, and competitive salaries.  Click on the links below to access current job postings and explore the possibilities.  The Department of Auditor-Controller is an active Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to Apply


Positions are currently available for entry level internal auditors in the Los Angeles County Department of Auditor-Controller’s Audit Division, Countywide Contract Monitoring Division, and Office of County Investigations.  An internal audit career offers rewarding and challenging opportunities to work in a team environment on a variety of assignments throughout 37 County departments (e.g. Health Services, Sheriff, Fire, Parks and Recreation, etc.). 

The Audit Division conducts internal audits of County departments including compliance audits of financial procedures and internal controls, management structure and organization, program effectiveness, and computer system integrity and security. 

The Countywide Contract Monitoring Division conducts fiscal and program audits of County contractors and provides other contract monitoring assistance and oversight for County departments.

The Office of County Investigations conducts criminal and administrative investigations of misconduct and fraud by County managers, employees, contractors and vendors. 


Annual Salary: 
$68,410.92 - $78,048.00 (includes base salary plus benefits package)

Benefits Package: 
Excellent benefits package includes a benefit allowance of $1,158 added to your monthly paycheck to purchase medical, dental, and other insurance coverage;  a Contributory Defined Benefit Retirement Plan ("Pension"); and a 401(k) and 457 (similar to a 401(k)) savings plans that are each matched dollar-for-dollar up to 4% of your salary.  Employees also receive 10 days of paid leave, can use their benefits package to add up to 20 additional leave days per year, and receive 11 paid holidays per year.

Bonus Pay:
5.5% salary increase for employees who possess a valid CPA, CIA, or CISA.


Accountant-Auditor: $68,410.92 – $78,048.00*
Intermediate Accountant-Auditor: $74,671.68 – $98,585.84*
Senior Accountant-Auditor: $85,397.40 - $109,721.34*
Principal Accountant-Auditor: $96,993.37 - $149.700.80*
Chief Accountant-Auditor: $112,148.65 – $163.988.46*
*includes annual base salary plus benefits package


Achieve a work-life balance
Our work schedule provides for stability in planning and balancing your life and work
  o   Standard work schedule (8 hour work days, 5 days a week)
  o   Optional 9/80 work schedule (9 hour work days with every other Monday or Friday off)

Make a meaningful impact
Your work contribution will have a significant impact in promoting integrity, accountability, compliance, and innovation in LA County.

Develop Professionally
Continue growing through the training programs and mentorship we offer, as well as the ability to branch out and gain diverse experience within our Department. 


A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with 21 semester units or 32 quarter units of accounting courses, including a course in auditing.
Note: If you will meet the requirements by June 30, 2016, you may also apply.


o   If you already meet the minimum requirements, prepare a scanned copy of your official            transcripts.
o   If you will graduate and meet the requirements by June 30, 2016, prepare an electronic
     copy of your unofficial transcripts and current course enrollment to upload with your

The application filing period is scheduled to open on Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 12:00 PM and close Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 8:00 PM.  Applications will be accepted online during the filing period only.  

Click here to access the job bulletin for details and to apply.


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