This is professional work in the Inspector General line of work (IG Career Series) performing basic audits and investigations for the county in areas such as fiscal, budgetary, personnel, procurement and contracting programs. An employee in this class performs basic internal auditing and investigations based on programs designed to assure the accuracy and effectiveness of all operating policies, procedures, and systems. Duties include responsibility for review and appraisal of departmental operations to determine compliance with laws, rules, and regulations, and to assure the reliability, accuracy, and completeness of records. Work must conform to the applicable professional standards for audits and investigations of the organization. Work is performed under the direction of a Senior Auditor, Audit Manager or designated official.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
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 that evidences competency to assess, analyze, investigate, and/or evaluate information to ascertain and document compliance appropriate with applicable policies, procedures, and requirements.
Possession and maintenance of a valid Florida Driver's License.
• 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, and/or equivalent designations.
Illustrative Tasks (These are examples and are not all-inclusive.)
Executes audit and investigative procedures.
Performs interviews, collects supporting documentation and reviews facts to substantiate conclusions in an investigation.
Evaluates internal accounting and administrative controls in relation to cost benefits and effectiveness.
Assists in preparation of comprehensive audit reports, investigative reports and special studies for review by supervisor.
Assists State of Florida, Federal, as well as other independent auditors and investigators.
Performs related work as assigned or required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
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, county policies and procedures.
Ability to conduct investigations, including knowledge of generally accepted investigative practices, interviewing, and interrogation techniques.