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Date: Nov 17, 2020

Location: ORLANDO, FL, US, 32801

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Requisition No: 262122 

Agency: Financial Services

Working Title: FINANCIAL INVESTIGATOR - 43004434

Position Number: 43004434 

Salary:  Within 10% of base salary of $34,501.44. 

Posting Closing Date: 11/30/2020 






A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major course of study in Business, Criminal Justice, Accounting or Finance is required

Preference will be given to applicants who have experience and expertise in the following areas:

  • Accounting.
  • Analyzing bank and/or brokerage records.
  • Conducting complex financial examinations or investigations.
  • Interviewing subjects and witnesses.
  • One (1) or more of the following professional designations: CPA, CFE, CAMS.

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

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. 
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. 

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

  • Knowledge of basic investigative techniques.
  • Knowledge of the rules of evidence.
  • Knowledge of court procedures and requirements.
  • Ability to conduct fact finding interviews and take statements.
  • Ability to collect and analyze evidence.
  • Ability to use deductive reasoning.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to analyze information and determine its validity.
  • Ability to write accurate investigative reports and verbally brief them.
  • Ability to present detailed verbal presentations.
  • Ability to make independent decisions.
  • Ability to conduct thorough investigations.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to analyze financial records.


Investigators are responsible for conducting financial investigations. Duties include, but are not limited to, reviewing and analyzing financial records and reports, issuing subpoenas, interviewing witnesses, taking sworn statements, developing cases and giving testimony in administrative, civil and criminal cases.  Investigators must also prepare detailed charts, exhibits and reports for use by attorneys and state and federal prosecutors. This position may conduct joint investigations with other local, state and federal agencies. 

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.

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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