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SENIOR FINANCIAL INVESTIGATOR - 43004421

Date: Sep 27, 2019

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Requisition No: 45746 

Agency: Financial Services

Working Title: SENIOR FINANCIAL INVESTIGATOR - 43004421

Position Number: 43004421 

Salary:  $38,459.92 - $75,074.28 

Posting Closing Date: 10/21/2019 

****OPEN COMPETITIVE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY*****

DIVISION: OFFICE OF FINANCIAL REGULATION
BUREAU: FINANCIAL INVESTIGATIONS

CITY:  ORLANDO

COUNTY: ORANGE

SPECIAL NOTES:
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major course of study in Finance, Accounting or Criminal Justice and two (2) or more years of recent professional experience (recent means within the past three years) conducting complex financial crimes investigations or examinations;

or

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major course of study in Finance, Accounting or Criminal Justice and a master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Finance, Accounting or Criminal Justice and one (1) or more years of recent professional experience (recent means within the past three years) experience conducting complex financial crimes investigations or examinations; or

Five (5) or more years of experience conducting complex financial crimes investigations with at least one of those years of experience occurring within the past three years 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.
  • Possess Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License, or Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) designation.

The base annual salary for this position is $38,659.92.

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. 

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 analyze financial records.
  • 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.
  • Ability to make independent decisions.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to utilize a personal computer.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
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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