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Auditor/Investigator

NC Real Estate Commission
Raleigh, NC Full-time
Posted on February 9, 2020

Audit trust account records of real estate brokers state-wide and investigate consumer complaints against real estate licensees. 

Essential Duties and Tasks

  • Conducts audits of real estate brokerage trust accounts and inspecting real estate brokerage trust account records on a statewide basis whenever the Real Estate Commission determines that such records are pertinent to the investigation of a specific complaint against a licensed real estate broker or registered time share project.
  • Conducts spot audits to verify trust account balances, accuracy of source documents versus book records, procedures of accounting and reporting, and program compliance.
  • Investigates financial fraud (including loan fraud), misrepresentations, improper handling of client funds, and similar improper conduct to collect information to substantiate and verify evidence.
  • Investigates alleged unlicensed activity relating to real estate transactions and cooperates with other state and federal agencies which offer consumer protection.
  • Presents the results of investigations to the Director of Regulatory Affairs or his or her
    designee for presentation to the Commission for probable cause determination.
  • Attends administrative and judicial hearings when necessary to testify as to the findings of a specific trust account audit and/or investigation and to offer testimony regarding the requirements of the North Carolina Real Estate License Law and Commission rules.
  • Assists in serving subpoenas, instructing courses and conducting workshops, clinics,
    seminars, conferences and other education and information programs relating to the real estate brokerage business.
  • Assists with answering calls on a rotating basis from licensees, attorneys, sellers, buyers and the general public; listens, analyzes and asks questions to determine the actual issue or question in order to provide an accurate response.

BSBA or BS Accounting with experience in accounting or auditing plus law enforcement or investigative work preferred.  Must relocate or reside in Raleigh area.  $52,905 - $63,486 depending on experience, plus excellent benefits. 

Application deadline: February 26

Contact: NC Real Estate Commission, www.ncrec.gov, (919) 875-3700, Ext. 117.    

An Equal Opportunity Employer

We appreciate your interest in working with the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. As an equal opportunity employer, our employment practices are in accordance with the laws that prohibit discrimination due to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or national origin.