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Lead Senior Auditor (Auditor General)

Date:  Aug 27, 2022
Location: 

TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399 MAITLAND, FL, US, 32751 DELRAY BEACH, FL, US, 33445 MIAMI, FL, US, 33155 LAKELAND, FL, US, 33813 GAINESVILLE, FL, US, 32606 SARASOTA, FL, US, 34240 LAKE CITY, FL, US, 32025 MARIANNA, FL, US, 32446 ORANGE PARK, FL, US, 32073 FORT MYERS, FL, US, 33907 PORT SAINT LUCIE, FL, US, 34987 PENSACOLA, FL, US, 32504 TAMPA, FL, US, 33607 DELAND, FL, US, 32720


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General Summary    
A Lead Senior Auditor is highly responsible supervisory and professional work in conducting complex financial audits, operational audits, performance audits, information technology (IT) audits, and other engagements at State agencies, educational entities, and local governmental units.

 

A Lead Senior Auditor functions as an Audit Team Leader with minimal supervision by an Audit Coordinator, Audit Supervisor, or Audit Manager.  Audit Team Leader assignments are made on a regular basis with at least one assignment made in each two year period.

 

Examples of Work Performed    

  • Coordinates, supervises, and conducts complex financial audits, operational audits, performance audits, or other engagements at State agencies, educational entities, and local governmental units, including, but not limited to, the development of the audit plan and audit program, the coordination of the audit team work assignments, the supervision and review of the audit team’s work, 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.
  • Supervises the monitoring of critical information technology projects as required by law.
  • Determines extent of compliance with applicable law, established policies, plans, and procedures.
  • Prepares reports recommending improvements in accounting methods, information systems, program operations, and internal and other management controls.
  • Prepares reports of audits performed or underway.
  • Meets with governmental officials to discuss audit findings and recommendations.
  • Instructs, trains, and supervises subordinate auditors.
  • Assigns work to subordinate auditors and reviews their work.
  • Assists in preparing audit programs and developing audit procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as required.  

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities    

  • Knowledge of accounting, auditing, and other relevant professional standards
  • 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 supervise people
  • Ability to determine work priorities, assign work, and insure proper completion of work assignments
  • Ability to deal effectively and responsively with the Legislature, Committee staff, and other governmental officialsAbility to maintain objectivity
  • Ability to make sound judgements and decisions

 

Minimum Qualifications    
Possession of a CPA certificate accepted by the Florida State Board of Accountancy and four years of relevant professional experience which includes having satisfactorily functioned as an Audit Team Leader on at least two engagements in the prior three years or other equivalent service.

 

Salary    

Commensurate with experience.  
The Auditor General offers a competitive benefits package.
    
Submission of Application    
Please visit the Careers Page on the Auditor General's Web site at www.FLAuditor.gov to view other Auditor positions and to download an application. 


    
 

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