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Careers

The OSA has a reputation for excellence and is an ideal place for you to begin a challenging and rewarding career in public service. We offer you a chance to use your skills to the fullest and enjoy the excitement of working with a variety of competent, highly motivated professionals.

We hire the best and brightest and are committed to the continuous training and development of every individual. Employees are motivated to succeed and long-term careers are encouraged. Our staff reflect diverse expertise in a broad range of fields including accounting, public administration, business, finance, and the social and behavioral sciences. All professional staff have bachelor's degrees; the majority also have advanced degrees or professional certifications, such as CPA, CIA, CFE, or CISA.

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Professional Development & Training

The OSA provides ongoing training to meet the continuing education requirements set forth by various professional and regulatory associations, including the Government Accountability Office, the Colorado State Board of Accountancy, the Institute of Internal Auditors, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The OSA also provides courses to staff on topics such as auditing with computers, financial audit theory, ethics, quantitative research methods, and writing skills. In addition to completing a core curriculum of courses, staff attend external courses in topic areas that are directly beneficial to the employee and the OSA.

Internships

The OSA offers financial and performance auditing internships for undergraduate and graduate students who want to build careers in government auditing. Our paid internships give students the opportunity to work directly with our audit teams to gain valuable exposure to the audit process. Interns receive hands-on auditing experience, knowledge about Colorado's various state agencies, and an understanding of how our state government operates.