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Date:  Feb 28, 2023


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Requisition No: 796307 

Agency: Florida Gaming Control Commission


Position Number: 41500157 

Salary:  $4,167.00 - $4,667.00 Monthly 

Posting Closing Date: 03/21/2023 




Position Number: 41500157

Hiring Range Salary: $4,167.00 - $4,667.00 Monthly



 Minimum Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university, and 2 years of direct audit experience;
  • Direct audit experience can substitute on a year for year basis for the required college education;
  • A valid Driver's License; and
  • Able to travel 25% of the time.

***Applicants must complete all Fields in the Candidate Profile.

Work history with month and year, hours worked, and formal education

are required to qualify for this position. Responses to Qualifying Questions

 must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile. Resumes and other

 documentation can be attached to provide additional information.***

Note: Preference will be given to applicants who possess a CPA certificate or a CIA certificate.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Plans, performs, oversees, and assists tax auditors in cardroom, pari-mutuels, slot gaming, escheated outs, National Association of Jai Alai Fronton contributions, and breeders’ organization compliance audits, in accordance with the Florida Administrative Code, Florida Statutes, and established auditing procedures and guidelines. 
  • Reviews the work of tax auditors and audit workpapers to ensure all audit procedures are properly performed, and instructs tax auditors in proper audit procedure performance to ensure work is done accurately, efficiently, and effectively.
  • Acts as subject-matter expert of risk-based audit procedures to ensure all areas of risk are covered within the audit, including areas not covered within the initial audit plan.
  • Communicates with the division’s Chief Auditing Officer to evaluate audit procedures and to ensure all relevant risks are analyzed within the audit procedures.
  • Prepares detailed work papers as assigned and assists with review and project close out for all audits performed as assigned by the Chief Auditing Officer.
  • Ensures documentation in work papers is complete, relevant, accurate, and properly supports audit findings.
  • Assists tax auditors with their work papers to ensure GAAS, GAGAS and other relevant auditing standards are maintained in the performance of the audit.
  • Conducts exit conferences with audit entities.
  • Directly interacts with permit holders throughout the audit year.  
  • Prepares completed audits for imaging on the OnBase software system.
  •  Uses Adobe Acrobat during the performance of the audits, and assists tax auditors with software systems as needed.
  • Prepares and reviews letters and audit reports to ensure quality control.
  • Logs informational items in a master file and reconciles the master file with the custodial file to ensure all audits have accurate support information when needed for their audit assignments.
  • Completes other assignments as requested by the Chief Auditing Officer.

 Directly assists the Chief Auditing Officer with:

  • Audit reviews, information requests, and assists with audit training needs.
  • The revising of audit programs due to rule or statutory changes, regulatory changes, or other reasons as determined by the Chief Auditing Officer.    
  • Analysis techniques to document risk-based auditing procedures, as assigned. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of accounting, auditing, and other relevant standards, including but not limited to, GAAP, GAAS, GAGAS risk-based auditing methodology, and other applicable auditing standards.  
  • Knowledge of information technology system requirements. 
  • Knowledge of research techniques. 
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, and other administrative requirements.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other office software programs.
  • Skilled in the use of a personal computer and Microsoft Office Suite at an intermediate or expert level.
  • 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 on multiple audits and assignments. 
  • Ability to deal tactfully, courteously, and professionally with audited entities.
  • Ability to maintain objectivity. 
  • Ability to make sound judgments and decisions.

Our Organization, Mission and Vision:


The newly created Florida Gaming Control Commission (FGCC) is a five-member commission appointed by the Governor. The FGCC is charged with investigating and enforcing Florida pari-mutuel and gaming statutes and rules. The commission is charged with the regulation of Florida’s pari-mutuel, cardroom, and slot gaming industries, as authorized by Chapter 550, 551 and 849, Florida Statutes, as well as collecting and safeguarding associated revenues due to the state. The commission is also the State Compliance Agency (SCA) under the provisions of the Gaming Compact between the Seminole Tribe of Florida and the State of Florida.


In Florida, pari-mutuel wagering is authorized for horse racing, harness horse racing, jai alai games and cardroom poker games. Additionally, slot machine gaming at pari-mutuel facilities is authorized in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties.

Our mission is efficient, effective and fair regulation of authorized gaming at pari-mutuel facilities, with a vision to enhance and increase the utilization of state-of-the-art technological capabilities to better serve the public, simplify and expedite the licensure process, and ensure compliance with the pari-mutuel laws and rules pursuant to Chapters 550, 551, and Section 849.086, Florida Statutes.


The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

  • Annual and Sick Leave benefits;
  • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year;
  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
  • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions (For more information, please click;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts; and
  • Tuition waivers.


NOTE: This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) and date of birth in order to conduct this background check. 

Applicants are required to apply through the People First system by the closing date, by applying online.  All required documentation must be received by the closing date of the advertisement.  If you have any questions regarding your application, you may call 1-877-562-7287. 

The Florida Gaming Control Commission is committed
to increasing recruitment and hiring of individuals with disabilities

and improving employment outcomes.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must contact the FGCC Human Resources (HR) Office at (850) 717-1903. FGCC requests applicants notify HR in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.



The Florida Gaming Control Commission has employment restrictions for all commission employees referenced in sections 16.713 and 16.715, Florida Statutes


Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.  For more information, please visit the SSS website:

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 Florida Gaming Control Commission values the sacrifices

veterans and their family members have given to our country and

supports the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.

A candidate for veterans’ preference who believes he or she was not afforded employment preference may file a complaint in accordance with Rule 55A-7.016, F.A.C., with the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Veterans’ Preference Coordinator, 11351 Ulmerton Road, Suite 311, Largo, FL, 33778, . The Department of Veterans’ Affairs has also established an email where people can electronically file claims or ask questions. The email is

We hire only U. S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. Our agency participates in the E-Verify System which is a federal government electronic database available for employers to use to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. 


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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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. 

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee