Senior Information Technology Audit Analyst (Auditor General)

Date:  Apr 22, 2024


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The Florida Legislature
Florida Auditor General's Office


Job Title

Senior Information Technology Audit Analyst


Working Title

Database Administrator


General Summary

This is highly responsible professional work in designing, programming, testing, implementing, operating, maintaining, and analyzing large, complex and/or unusual information technology systems for the Auditor General and coordinating the design and analysis of these systems and/or developing, preparing, applying, and executing computer audit software for use in computer-assisted audit techniques (CAATs) procedures for large, complex and/or unusual audits or other engagements and coordinating the development and execution of these procedures.

An employee in this class functions as a Project Team Leader under the supervision of an Audit Coordinator, Audit Supervisor, or Audit Manager.


Examples of Work Performed

  • Develops, prepares, applies, and executes computer audit software for use in CAATs procedures.
  • Coordinates the development and execution of computer audit software for CAATs procedures.
  • Coordinates data collection with auditee technical staff.
  • Analyzes data to ensure adequate knowledge to perform requested functions.
  • Reconciles data (parallel simulation) as appropriate to ensure population completeness and data integrity.
  • Analyzes and researches user queries and operational problems with assigned applications and advises users on possible solutions.
  • Coordinates system design and analysis.
  • Compiles research on current developments in data processing hardware and software, design methodologies, and accounting and auditing standards.
  • Develops detailed processing procedures and guides and assists in installing procedures and systems.
  • Assists in the instruction, training, and supervision of subordinate analysts.
  • Assigns work to subordinate analysts and reviews their work.
  • Assists in the evaluation of projects to be considered for work plan preparation.
  • Changes or creates job streams and the documentation to support those job streams.
  • Develops and maintains end-user operating manuals.
  • Designs and develops specifications for new data processing applications and for enhancements to existing components.
  • Develops, debugs, enhances, and modifies program code based on program specifications.
  • Develops procedures for testing systems and debugging programs and prepares and conducts systems tests.
  • Prepares file changes based on program specifications.
  • Prepares documentation of programs and systems flow charts, narratives, test data, report formats, schedules, and job work flow.
  • Assists in conducting training sessions on the use of Auditor General Information Technology Systems.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of statistical applications and/or the principles, practices, and techniques of computer programming and analysis
  • Knowledge of information technology system requirements
  • Knowledge of computer programming languages
  • Knowledge of mathematics
  • Skill in the use of a personal computer
  • Ability to interpret technical information relating to computer programming and data processing
  • Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret data
  • Ability to process information logically
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques
  • 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 staff and auditees
  • Ability to make sound judgements and decisions


Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, one of the computer sciences, management information systems, or statistics and two years of relevant professional experience; or,

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and four years of relevant professional experience; or,

Eight years of relevant professional experience.



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 to view other IT related positions and to download an application.


Accommodation for Disability

If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify the Auditor General at (850) 412-2733


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