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Date: Aug 1, 2019

Location: MIAMI, FL, US, 33128

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Requisition No: 55222 

Agency: Financial Services

Working Title: AREA FINANCIAL MANAGER-SES - 43004715

Position Number: 43004715 

Salary:  $65,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 08/30/2019 





A bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university and four (4) or more years of experience conducting complex financial crimes investigations or examinations; OR a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university and three (3) or more years of experience as described above; OR eight (8) or more years of experience conducting complex financial crimes investigations or examinations is required.

Applicants are also required to have two (2) years of management or supervisory experience involving investigative or examination staff.

Preference will be given to applicants with a bachelor or master’s degree with a major in business or criminal justice.

Additional preference will be given for experience or expertise in the following areas:

  • Analyzing bank and /or brokerage records;
  • Conducting complex financial examinations or investigations;
  • Interviewing subjects and witnesses; and
  • Certified Fraud Examiner designation or other professional designation(s).

The base annual salary for this position is $65,000.00. 

This position may involve frequent travel, requiring you to spend up to 25% of your time in the field. 

This position requires a security background check, including fingerprint as a condition of employment.

Employees of the Department of Financial Services are paid on a monthly pay cycle. 

Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported by the state application and any omission, falsification or misrepresentation in the answering of the qualifying questions will be cause for immediate elimination from the selection process.

All applicants seeking employment with the Office of Financial Regulation (OFR) are subject to mandatory background checks conducted through the Department of Financial Service (DFS), Bureau of Human Resource Management in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S. and reviews by OFR. Applicants may be disqualified for employment with OFR based on the information that may be obtained through research and/or OFR’s review process. 

Minimum Qualifications for this position include the following REQUIRED ENTRY LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of advanced investigative techniques related to financial investigations
  • Knowledge of state and federal rules of evidence
  • Knowledge of court procedures and requirements
  • Knowledge of the principles and best practices of supervision and management
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics
  • Knowledge of basic accounting and auditing principles
  • Ability to apply the principles and best practices of supervision and management
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques
  • Ability to probe and obtain critical facts
  • Ability to use deductive reasoning.
  • Ability to supervise and manage people
  • Ability to prioritize work load
  • Ability to conduct research and prepare reports
  • Ability to review, analyze and evaluate financial records
  • Ability to compile and analyze financial data for purposes of report writing
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments
  • Ability to lead and motivate a staff of professionals to work as an effective team
  • Ability to assess budgetary needs.
  • Ability to analyze information and determine its validity and relevance in furtherance of investigations
  • Ability to prepare and conduct training programs.
  • Ability to prepare and edit reports for effectiveness, accuracy, completeness, logical flow and clarity
  • Ability to present information in a concise and organized manner
  • Ability to make independent decisions.
  • Ability to conduct thorough investigations
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate effectively, clearly and succinctly
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to use a personal computer, software packages and operating systems

Plans, directs, and supervises financial investigations conducted by Financial Investigators-Economic Crimes, Financial Investigators-Criminal Enforcement, Senior Financial Investigators and Financial Investigators within a regional office.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:   

  • Prioritizes and assigns cases
  • Developing sound investigative plans and for their execution
  • Reviews the investigator’s work product for accuracy, sufficiency and compliances with OFR policies and procedures
  • Recruits, hires, trains, and motivates staff
  • Coordinates and builds effective relationships with other OFR areas and local, state, and federal agencies
  • Handles other administrative duties as they relate to the regional investigative staff.

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Miami