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Date: Sep 10, 2019

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Requisition No: 72761 

Agency: Office of the Attorney General

Working Title: DIRECTOR OF AUDITING-DLA - 41000465

Position Number: 41000465 

Salary:  $50,000.00- $65,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 09/25/2019 

**This is a Full-Time Position**


INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT:  The Office of the Attorney General, Department of Legal Affairs (OAG) is a pre-eminent, constitutional office, which serves as the chief lawyer to all state agencies and provides legal protections for Floridians against fraud and through the enforcement of the state’s laws. The OAG, is a cabinet agency in the executive branch of Florida state government.


IMPORTANT NOTICE:  To be considered for the position all applicants must:

Submit a complete and accurate application profile necessary for qualifying, such as dates of service, reason for leaving, etc. In addition, all applicants must ensure all employment and/or detailed information about work experience is listed on your application (including military service, self-employment, job-related volunteer work, internships, etc.) and that gaps in employment are explained.  Applicants who do not provide all information necessary to qualify, will not be considered for this position.


Verify that applicant responses to qualifying questions are verifiable by skills and/or experience stated on the employment application and/or resume.  Applicants who do not respond to the qualifying questions will not be considered for this position.


The elements of the selection process may include a skill assessment exercise. 


Current and future vacancies may be filled from this advertisement for a period of up to six months. Following the six-month period, a new application must be submitted to an open advertisement to be considered for that vacancy.


OAG employees are paid biweekly.  All state employees are required to participate in the direct deposit program pursuant to s. 110.113 Florida Statutes.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, and 5 years of experience as an internal auditor or independent postauditor, electronic data processing auditor, and/or accountant, or any combination thereof; Or a master's degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, business administration or public administration, and four years of experience as described above; Or possession of a Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.) license issued pursuant to Chapter 473 or a Certified Internal Auditor (C.I.A.) certificate issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors or earned by examination, and four years of experience as defined by Section 20.055, Florida Statutes.


JOB SUMMARY:  This is a highly responsible managerial position assisting the Inspector General in directing and supervising the internal audit function in accordance with auditing standards.


KSA/EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:  Performs the function of Chief Audit Executive outlined in the International Professional Practice Framework, as published by the Institute of Internal Auditors; develops the annual audit plan; conducts performance, financial, compliance, operational, and information technology audits.


Represents the Inspector General in their absence on all matters pertaining to the internal audit function; complies with Chapter 20.055, F.S. and implements Florida Statutes regarding the audit duties of the Office of Inspector General; conducts, supervises, and coordinates assurance services and consulting engagements relating to agency programs and operations.


Supervises the Management Analyst II/Auditor; plans, directs, and assists the work of staff; guides staff to ensure that approved audit objectives are met, and that adequate, practical coverage is achieved; reviews and evaluates working papers, reports, and recommendations of staff for adherence to objectives and scope as well as adherence to professional standards; reviews audit reports and special projects prepared by audit staff and coordinates approval of final reports of audits and recommendations; ensures appropriate follow-up is performed.


Performs the annual risk assessment, updates the audit manual, and assists with the production of the OIG Annual Report; schedules projects and staff assignments so as to comply with management’s needs within the scope of the agency’s overall audit plan.


Maintains OIG audit records to assure the reliability, accuracy, and proper retention and destruction.


Advises in the development of performance measures and standards; plans and directs the reliability and validity assessment of performance measure information; recommends improvement as necessary; reviews actions taken by the Department to implement recommendations and improve program performance.


Provides counsel and advice to agency officials and auditees on matters related to audit reports, special studies, and other related recommendations; reviews audit reports of state and federal auditors and assists state and federal auditors as required. 



Performs other duties as required.


Some travel may be required.


VETERAN RECRUITMENT STATEMENT:   The OAG values the service provided by veterans and their families and supports the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.  Applicants eligible for veterans' preference will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply, pursuant to chapter 295, Florida statutes.  However, applicants claiming veterans' preference must attach supporting documentation with each application submission that includes character of service (for example, dd form214 member copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by rule 55a-7, Florida administrative code.  All documentation is due by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.  For information on the supporting documentation required, click here .  If you have trouble attaching the documentation, contact our HR office at 850-414-3900.


PERSONS WITH DISABILITY/ADA STATEMENT:   The OAG supports the employment of individuals with disabilities and encourages them to seek employment within our agency. If you need an accommodation because of a disability, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, in order to participate in the application process, please notify the people first service center at 877-562-7287.  If you need accommodation during the selection process, please notify the hiring authority in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.


CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS/ DRUG FREE WORKPLACE:   All OAG positions are "sensitive or special trust" and require favorable results on a background investigation including fingerprinting, pursuant to s. 110.1127(2)(a), F.S.  The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free Workplace, all employees are subject to reasonable suspicion or other drug testing in accordance with section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.  

We hire only U.S. citizens and those lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.


E-VERIFY STATEMENT:   The Office of the Attorney General participates in the U.S. government’s employment eligibility verification program (e-verify).  E-verify is a program that electronically confirms an employee’s eligibility to work in the United States after completion of the employment eligibility verification form (I-9).


REMINDERS:   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 SSS.  For more information, please visit the SSS website at: https: //

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: Tallahassee