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Internal City Auditor

Location : Ocala
Job Type : Regular
Reference Code : 10894653
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

This Charter Officer directs the operation and administration of the Office of the Internal City Auditor and advises the City Council with respect to all matters concerning financial, performance and compliance audit activities. The Internal City Auditor serves at the will of the City Council.
Plans, organizes, directs and deploys staff; reviews activities, work standards, and accomplishments of audit staff.
Develops, implements, and monitors departmental goals and objectives that are aligned with the strategic direction of the City Council; and develops appropriate measures to be tracked in support of the City's strategic plan,
Prepares an annual audit plan for the approval of the City Council.
Recommends to the City Council all measures necessary and expedient for the proper governance and management of City financial, performance and compliance audit activities.
Maintains positive working relationships with City staff and and acts as a strategic partner to the City Council; assists the City Council in its accountability functions.
Conducts a program of financial, performance and compliance audits with Governmental Auditing Standards in order to assess the productivity and effectiveness of City operations; provide recommendations for improving operations and internal control to assure the City Council that City assets are adequately safeguarded and financial records are accurately and properly maintained and to determine management's compliance with policies, plans, procedures, laws, and regulations which could impact operations.
Directs, plans, organizes, coordinates and reviews the work of department staff in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations.
Prepares and delivers presentations to City Council, other governmental agencies, and professional organizations.

Required Qualifications :


Bachelor's degree in a business related field preferably with a concentration in accounting and auditing
Five years of professional level auditing experience
Three years experience in supervision in an auditing environment
Certified Internal Auditor
Experience or training in governmental accounting and/or auditing

Preferred Qualifications:
Certified Public Accountant
Certified Governmental Auditing Professional


Certified Internal Auditor is required
Applicants with professional designations such as CPA, CGAP, or CISA are preferred. If a CPA, the license must be active under the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Division of Certified Public Accounting. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida operator's driver's license with an acceptable driving record for required travel.


Knowledge of governmental auditing and accounting principles and techniques.
Knowledge of general laws, ordinances, regulations and administrative policies governing municipal finance and budgetary practices and operating procedures.
Knowledge to sufficiently evaluate the risk of fraud.
Knowledge of work paper format to document the audit process that meets established Institute of Internal Auditors and Government Auditing Standards.
Knowledge of standard office practices and standard office equipment.
Written and oral communication skills.
Information technology skills with a proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
Ability to develop an audit program and audit plan to meet the objectives of the audit.
Ability to review audit work papers of others to ensure support for audit results and conclusions
Ability to evaluate internal controls over business operations.
Ability to evaluate compliance with laws, ordinances, contracts, policies and procedures.
Ability to apply professional skepticism and due professional care.
Ability to prepare and write informative audit reports that effectively communicate audit objectives, results, and recommendations.
Ability to communicate and to collaborate with City Council, City officials, City management and City employees to improve effectiveness and efficiencies of the City's business processes.



Position is full - time, hours not specified

Annual Salary: $67,200 - $118,350.00 - DOE

Skills :
Accounting Audit CPA Microsoft Excel Microsoft Word Written and Oral Communication
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