Miami-Dade County Office of Inspector General
Vacant – OIG AUDITOR position
The Miami-Dade County Office of Inspector General (OIG) is seeking an experienced, professional Auditor to augment its staff. The OIG’s mission is to detect, investigate, and prevent fraud, waste, mismanagement, misconduct, and abuse of power through independent oversight of County affairs. OIG Auditors analyze and evaluate the management and performance of County departments and programs, which are held accountable as responsible stewards of public funds.
Nature of Work
Professionals in this position examine and evaluate management activities in County departments, as well as organizations and commercial firms having contractual or fiscal relationships with Miami-Dade County. Auditors ensure the reliability and integrity of information; the efficient use of resources, the accomplishment of goals and objectives; and compliance with contractual obligations, procedures, laws, and regulations. Additionally, auditors assess the adequacy of internal controls used to protect the assets of the County by conducting audits, reviews, and management studies. Auditors support the Investigative Unit by providing forensic accounting assistance. Audits are performed in accordance with the Government Auditing Standards, July 2007 Revision, issued by the Comptroller General of the United States and consistent with the Association of Inspectors General’s Principles and Standards for Office of Inspector General, Quality Standards for Audits.
- Conducts compliance and performance audits and reviews
- Reviews the goals and management objectives of organizations and the actual performance in attaining them
- Performs forensic audits
- Researches applicable laws, procedures, code requirements, administrative orders, implementing orders, regulations, manuals, prior reviews or audits, and on-line resources to gain knowledge and understanding of the areas being audited
- Develops audit plans and planning memos to explain the purpose of the audit
- Determines and recommends the direction of the audit by establishing the audit’s scope and objectives
- Develops the necessary audit steps to meet the audit objectives
- Reviews incurred costs, bid proposals, progress payment requests, reimbursement claims, overhead costs, and termination claims, in order to detect significant irregularities
- Uses analytical skills to evaluate data to support audit objectives, conclusions, and findings
- Participates in audit entrance and exit conferences with the auditee
- Conducts interviews of auditees
- Writes summaries of audit field interviews and pertinent meetings
- Develops preliminary findings and adjusts audit program, as necessary
- Evaluates auditee responses to findings, performs additional fieldwork as necessary, and prepares rejoinders, as appropriate
- Appraises the effectiveness of auditee’s existing internal controls and recommends alternatives and or improvements
- Prepares audit documentation that shows the results of the audit work and that contains support for report findings, conclusions, and recommendations
- Writes audit reports, including findings and recommendations
- Assures that work papers support findings and conclusions and are in accordance with professional and departmental standards
- Prepares monthly utilization reports and other reports to be used by OIG managerial staff to assess the performance of the audit
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Working knowledge of generally accepted and governmental accounting principles and auditing standards, and management principles and practices. Excellent computer skills, including word processing applications, spreadsheet applications, and internet research skills. Demonstrated professional expertise in conducting complex audits. Observant individual with considerable written and oral communication skills. Ability to organize and maintain large volumes of documents.
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or related field.
- Minimum of three years of audit or accounting experience, preferably in government contract and construction auditing.
- Professional designations, such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Inspector General Auditor, (CIGA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or Certified Construction Auditor (CCA) preferred.
Commensurate with experience. To be determined by the Inspector General.
Miami-Dade County Occupational Code: 8858
Please do not apply through the County’s website. All applicants must send a cover letter and resume directly to:
Miami-Dade County Office of the Inspector General
601 NW 1ST COURT, 22ND FLOOR
Miami, Florida 33136
Attn: Mary T. Cagle, Inspector General
If preferred, you can email your resume with a cover letter to Mary Cagle c/o MARIA McNally at MARIA.MCNALLY@miamidade.gov. INTERESTED APPLICANTS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO VISIT THE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY OIG WEBSITE AT WWW.MIAMIDADEIG.ORG TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE OFFICE.
Closing Date: May 4, 2018