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Florida Legislative Employment Information

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Florida Auditor General's Office

Job Title

Auditor

General Summary

An Auditor performs responsible professional work in conducting financial audits, operational audits, performance audits, and other engagements at State agencies, educational entities, and local governmental units. Applicants with professional experience may be considered for a higher-level position.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Assists in conducting financial audits, operational audits, performance audits, or other engagements at State agencies, educational entities, and local governmental units, including, but not limited to, the review and evaluation of accounting systems and internal controls, the analysis and reconciliation of accounts, journals and ledgers, the performing of necessary testing and other related procedures.
  • Assists in conducting IT audits or other IT engagements at State agencies, educational entities, and local governmental units, including, but not limited to, the review and evaluation of automated systems and internal controls, necessary testing, and other related procedures.
  • Assists in the compilation of general statistical data.
  • Assists in monitoring critical information technology projects as required by law.
  • Determines extent of compliance with applicable law, established policies, plans, and procedures.
  • Assists in the preparation of reports recommending improvements in accounting methods, information systems, program operations, and internal and other management controls.
  • Prepares recommendations for reporting suggested changes to statutory and budgetary requirements.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of accounting, auditing, and other relevant professional standards
  • Knowledge of information technology system requirements
  • Knowledge of research techniques
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, and other administrative requirements
  • Skill in the use of a personal computer
  • Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret data
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Ability to understand and apply rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques
  • Ability to effectively interview individuals and organize the information obtained to reflect the logical progression of procedures performed and conclusions reached
  • Ability to work well as a team member
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to work within deadlines
  • Ability to deal tactfully, courteously, and professionally with auditees
  • Ability to maintain objectivity
  • Ability to make sound judgements and decisions

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting and 30 semester or 45 quarter hours in excess of those required for a 4-year baccalaureate degree, meeting the educational requirements of the Florida State Board of Accountancy for licensure as a Certified Public Accountant (one year of relevant professional experience may be substituted for the hours in excess of those required for a 4-year baccalaureate degree if application was made prior to August 2, 1983, to the Florida State Board of Accountancy for taking the Certified Public Accountant’s examination); or
 
Possession of a CPA certificate accepted by the Florida State Board of Accountancy

Salary

The minimum salary for Auditor, the entry level classification, is $47,040.  There is a $2,520 annual area differential for Miami-Dade and Palm Beach county official headquarters assignments.  Individuals possessing a Certified Public Accountant cert

Submission of Application

Please visit the Careers Page on the Auditor General's Web site to view other Auditor positions and to download an application. 

www.FLAuditor.gov

 

 

 

Applications are available through the Florida Legislature's web site Online Sunshine and in Room 701 of the Claude Pepper Building.

Accommodation for Disability

If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Human Resources at (850) 488-6803.