Performance Audit Division (PAD)
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Management Analysts:

The Performance Audit Division evaluates state agencies and programs to determine whether, and how well, they are accomplishing their goals. The reports generated from this work are shared with the General Assembly, the Governor, governing boards and agency management. Additionally, all reports are public documents and are made available to the press.

 Located at the State Capitol complex, in the heart of Atlanta, the Performance Audit Division employs entry level and experienced people with undergraduate and graduate degrees.  Current staff members hold bachelor’s and master's degrees in a variety of fields including:

Public Administration Accounting Business Administration
Political Science Economics Management
Decision Science Finance Journalism

Major Job Duties: Under the supervision of a lead analyst, Management Analysts assist in the planning and conducting of evaluations of state programs to determine efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Evaluation tasks include researching professional literature, interviewing program staff, reviewing records, and analyzing program data.
  • Staff members are expected to show initiative and take on increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Work involves a great deal of writing (including summarizing research tasks and drafting sections of reports that present evaluation findings).

Applicants should have an interest in state government and a desire to improve the quality of life for Georgia’s citizens.  Applicants should demonstrate:

  • strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • ability to learn quickly
  • ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • ability to communicate effectively and write proficiently

Our staff of professionals is passionate about providing decision-makers with credible information to inform decisions. We are an independent, non-partisan group. operating in a collaborative environment.  We are committed to a creating a diverse environment and are an equal opportunity employer.

The Department offers a flexible schedule and telework opportunities. More information about our agency can be found at http://www.audits.ga.gov/PAO/PAOdivision.html


To apply, please send your resume to: 


Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts
Performance Audit Division
270 Washington Street, S.W., Suite 1-156
Atlanta, GA  30334-8400
Fax: 404-656-7535


Resumes are accepted at all times
Equal Opportunity Employer