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Inspector General II - Internal Auditor
ID 3304
Pay Range Salary Range: $67,006 - $104,576
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Working Title:  Internal Auditor

Location: 510 Bay Avenue, Clearwater, FL  33756

Open Until Filled

The mission of the Division of Inspector General (Division) is to improve government and preserve the public trust by providing independent, comprehensive audits and investigations designed to add value and improve the County's operations and contracts.  Currently we are seeking an Inspector General II to provide full performance professional work performing audits and investigations for the county in areas such as fiscal, budgetary, personnel, procurement, and contracting programs.

Position Specific Qualifications

  • 2 years with the Division of Inspector General as an IG auditor plus a minimum of 2 highly desirable credentials identified by the Appointing Authority from the below list of occupation related certifications; or
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business, finance, accounting, public administration (preferred major college education subject matter areas) or a related field that includes technical and professional education and training evidencing competency to assess, analyze, investigate, and/or evaluate information to ascertain and document compliance appropriate with applicable policies, procedures, and requirements plus 2 years related experience that includes auditing project leadership or supervisory training; or
  • Master’s degree that includes technical and professional education and training that evidences competency in a related field as described above.

Occupation Related Certifications

Certified Public Accountant
Certified Fraud Examiner
Certified Internal Auditor
Certified Information Systems Auditor
Certified Inspector General
Certified Inspector General Auditor
Certified Inspector General Investigator
Certified Government Financial Officer
Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control
Certified Information Technology Professional
Certified Fraud Specialist
Certified in Risk Management Assurance
Other

Additional Requirements

  • Possession and maintenance of a valid State of Florida Driver's License upon hire with eligibility based upon evaluation of a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) driving report.
  • Assignment to work a variety of work schedules including compulsory work periods in special, emergency, and/or disaster situations.

Highly Desirable

  • Knowledge of the following standards, procedures, and practices for audits and investigations including:  The Florida Inspectors General Standards Manual, Principles and Standards for Offices of Inspector General of the Association of Inspectors General, and International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing of the Institute of Internal Auditors.
  • Knowledge of systems of internal controls.
  • Knowledge of accounting and/or business principles, procedures, and practices.
  • Ability to apply auditing and management principles to the variety of policies, practices, and systems found in a large and complex governmental organization.
  • Ability to apply computer applications and software.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret Florida Statutes, Attorney General Opinions, and county policies and procedures.
  • Ability to conduct investigations, including knowledge of generally accepted investigative practices, interviewing, and interrogation techniques.

Illustrative Tasks

  • Conducts audits, investigations, reviews, and consulting projects in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Principles and Standards for Offices of Inspector General.
  • Participates in developing audit and investigative programs for specific assignments.
  • Performs interviews, collects supporting documentation, and reviews facts to substantiate conclusions in an investigation.
  • Performs work specified in approved audit and investigative programs including research, analysis, and interviews to prepare evaluations and recommendations for improvements.
  • Evaluates internal accounting and administrative controls in relation to cost benefits and effectiveness.
  • Prepares comprehensive audit reports, investigative reports, and special studies for review by supervisor.
  • Assists in providing counsel and advice to county officials on matters related to audit reports, investigative reports, special studies, and other related recommendations.
  • Assists State of Florida, federal, as well as other independent auditors and investigators.
  • Performs related work as assigned or required.

Below is a preview of the supplemental questions you will have to answer during the application process.

What is your minimum starting salary requirement?

Of the following, which statement matches your education and work experience?

1 = I possess at least 2 years with the Division of Inspector General as an IG auditor plus a minimum of 2 highly desirable credentials identified by the Appointing Authority from the below list of occupation related certifications.

2 = I possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business, finance, accounting, public administration (preferred major college education subject matter areas) or a related field that includes technical and professional education and training evidencing competency to assess, analyze, investigate, and/or evaluate information to ascertain and document compliance appropriate with applicable policies, procedures, and requirements plus 2 years related experience that includes auditing project leadership or supervisory training; or

3 = I possess a Master’s or higher level degree that includes technical and professional education and training that evidences competency in a related field as described above.

4 = None of the above.

Please describe/explain your experience related to the above statement you selected.  Include examples of your work and indicate when (dates) and where (employer) you obtained the experience.  If you don’t have this type of experience, type N/A.

This position is required to work a variety of work schedules including compulsory work periods in special, emergency, and/or disaster situations. Are you willing and able to fulfill this requirement?
No
Yes

This role requires possession and maintenance of a State of Florida Driver’s License upon hire.  Are you willing and able to fulfill this requirement?
No
Yes

Which, if any, certifications do you possess? (To select multiple items that are not contiguous, click the first item, hold down the CTRL key, and click each of the other items you want.)

Certified Public Accountant
Certified Fraud Examiner
Certified Internal Auditor
Certified Information Systems Auditor
Certified Inspector General
Certified Inspector General Auditor
Certified Inspector General Investigator
Certified Government Financial Officer
Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control
Certified Information Technology Professional
Certified Fraud Specialist
Certified in Risk Management Assurance
Other

If you selected "Other" above, please indicate the certifications. Otherwise, type "N/A".

Which of the following phases of the audit/investigative process have you participated in? (To select multiple items that are not contiguous, click the first item, hold down the CTRL key, and click each of the other items you want.)
Draft Engagement Letter
Entrance Conference
Preliminary/Background Analysis
Internal Control Questionnaire
Audit/Investigative Planning (Objectives, Scope, Methodology, Budget, etc.)
Draft Fieldwork Steps
Prepare Workpapers
Prepare Issues/Findings/Opportunities for Improvement
Review Workpapers
Review Issues/Findings/Opportunities for Improvement
Interviewing
Sampling
Legal Review
Benchmarking
Exit Conference
Report Writing
Quality Assurance
Peer Review
Annual/Quarterly Risk Assessment
Audit/Investigative Follow-Up/Tracking
Other

If you selected "Other" above, please indicate the certifications. Otherwise, type "N/A".

Which, if any, audit/investigative management tools do you have experience using? (To select multiple items that are not contiguous, click the first item, hold down the CTRL key, and click each of the other items you want.)
CCH TeamMate
Paisley Auto Audit
Sparta TrackWise
CaseWare
RSA Archer Audit Management
Pentana Audit Work System
PowerDMS
In-house Developed
Other

If you selected "Other" above, please indicate the tools. Otherwise, type "N/A".

Considering your audit and investigative experience (including analyses and reviews), list the areas in which you have worked, such as business systems, information technology audits, procurement, revenue, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, contract, tax assessment, investments, etc.

Provide a list of the data analysis software you have utilized when performing audits and investigations (including analyses and reviews), e.g., ACL, IDEA, Arbutus, Excel, Monarch, etc. In addition, prioritize your frequency of usage and provide an estimate of the number of times you have utilized each data analysis software package.

Describe an audit, investigation, analysis or review you performed that included operational or performance issues. Provide brief details regarding: your role on the project; the objective(s); the tools, methods or processes used to identify the issues; and the number of hours you spent on the project. In addition, discuss the findings and include specific details regarding any recommendations to reduce costs, increase cash flow or improve processes.

While some of the work will be collaborative, you will be expected to work independently a good deal of the time. Please describe the type of work you have performed with limited or no supervision. In addition, describe the type of work you have performed with direct supervision.

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