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Date: Dec 1, 2017

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32308

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Requisition No: 19449 

Agency: Agency for Health Care Administration


Position Number: 68000244 

Salary:  $1,574.93 BI WEEKLY 

Posting Closing Date: 12/14/2017 

This is a highly specialized, professional audit position in the Bureau of Medicaid Program Finance, within the Division of Medicaid, a part of the Agency for Health Care Administration. The incumbent will perform technical, analytical reviews and evaluations of Nursing Home and Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) audits performed by contracted CPA firms engaged in the compliance auditing of the cost reports.

The individual will review Nursing Home and ICF cost reports for compliance with cost reporting rules and regulations and to identify potential audit issues. The incumbent will evaluate support provided after receipt of petition, filed subsequent to audit issuance or perform special reviews requested by management.  The individual will provide technical advice and assistance to contract auditors, other areas within the Agency, and other governmental agencies on cost report requirements and audit findings.  The individual hired will also develop and recommend documentation standards and audit requirements incorporating current rules and regulations, federal laws and state statutes, as well as standards for auditing.  The incumbent will represent the Agency in formal and informal administrative hearings and/or court proceedings, and will conduct training programs to maintain and improve the professional standards and qualifications of the audit staff. The incumbent will perform related work, as required.



  • Knowledge of accounting principles and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the methods of compiling and analyzing data.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics.
  • Ability to use high intermediate Excel formulas.
  • Ability to understand, interpret and apply laws, rules and regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to review, analyze, and evaluate financial data.
  • Ability to perform technical analytical reviews and evaluations of audits.
  • Ability to provide expert testimony.
  • Ability to develop various reports.
  • Ability to prioritize work load.
  • Ability to plan, organize, time manage and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with others.



  • Four years professional or educational experience related to preparing and reviewing financial statements in accordance with state and federal guidelines.
  • Two years professional or educational experience related to accounting or auditing.
  • Detailed knowledge of generally accepted accounting and auditing principles, procedures, and techniques.
  • Detailed knowledge of documentation standards and audit requirements incorporating current rules and regulations, federal and state statutes, and standards for auditing.
  • Experience providing expert testimony preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a degree in a business related field such as accounting, finance, economics, or statistics being highly preferred. Experience can also be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
  • CPA or CIA certification preferred



LISA SMITH (850) 412-4114

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

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