Internal Auditor

City of West Palm Beach, FL

Job Details

  • Job Function: Other Department Head/Director
  • Salary: $101,164 - $161,204. DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 102,000
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  • Where: 401 Clematis Streetn, West Palm Beach, FL
  • Form of Government: Commission

Post Date: Dec 26 2017

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Under the direction of the City Commission and based upon a bi-annual risk assessment, submits for approval the annual audit plan detailing activities to be performed by the Internal Auditor’s Office and provides City Commission with bi-weekly progress reports on legislative matters. Directs audits of records, reports, operations, and activities related to the various functions and duties of the City government, departments and programs.

The incumbent of this position performs full supervisory responsibilities for the Internal Auditor’s staff. Trains and mentors the audit staff in the performance of assigned audit projects using effective customer service principles. Ensures consistency with audit standards before submitting draft audit reports to the Audit Committee for approval to issue and issuing reports.

Provides consulting services on legislative proposals and contracts, responds to special requests and needs of the Mayor, City Commissioners, and Department Directors with information and interpretation. Conducts pre-audit engagement meetings with department officials. Discusses audits and recommendations with the City Administration and department officials, and assists in applying recommendations.

The Internal Auditor makes presentations to the City Commission, represents the City at professional, education and citizen’s group meetings, and serves on committees and task forces.

The Internal Auditor will adhere to generally accepted government auditing standards where appropriate and will maintain independence and objectivity in the performance of all audit work in accordance with the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing as promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors.

The position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in accounting, finance, or related field and seven (7) years of progressively responsible governmental auditing experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Three (3) years supervisory experience, required.

Must be a certified public accountant licensed in the state of Florida, for out of state applicants, ability to obtain State of Florida CPA license within twelve (12) months from date of employment, or a certified internal auditor and must currently possess and maintain active licensure and certification.

The internal auditor must also maintain active membership in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants or the Institute of Internal Auditors

A State of Florida valid driver’s license, required. A valid driver’s license from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized upon application; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver’s license within 30 days from date of employment.

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