Deputy Inspector General

Website City of Tallahassee, Office of Inspector General

Major Function: This is responsible professional, administrative, and managerial work planning and directing internal evaluations of City operations performed by investigative and audit staff. This position is also responsible for developing and implementing audit and investigative procedures to ensure all audits are completed in accordance with Generally Accepted Governmental Auditing Standards and/or Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and investigations are completed in accordance with the Principles and Standards for Offices of Inspector General and the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation Standards.  The incumbent advises elected, appointed, executive, senior management personnel, and City Audit Committee members on highly complex matters of internal control, risks, policy and procedure, and investigative, accounting and auditing matters.  The incumbent is second in command to the Inspector General, managing the administrative details of the Inspector General’s office budget and procurement, and represents the department at either the Inspector General’s request or in his/her absence.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Inspector General and is reviewed through conferences, analysis of findings and recommendations, and results achieved.

Desired Qualifications: Advanced knowledge of systems of financial and administrative control, government auditing and accounting standards, internal auditing standards, Association of Inspectors General principles and standards and statistical methods.  Advanced knowledge of current management sciences, organization theory and practice, investigative techniques and evidence handling, governmental accounting, finance, budgeting and human relations.  Ability to determine work priorities and supervise staff in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.  Ability to quickly acquire working knowledge of the organization and environment.  Ability to conduct independent and comprehensive research and evaluation, and to provide recommendations and alternatives.  Ability to communicate complex concepts in lay terms, and to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the government and with citizens as necessitated by the work.  Ability to assign, train, supervise, and review the work of staff.  Skilled in the use of personal computers and associated programs and applications necessary for successful job performance.

Requirements: Possession of a bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, education, social science or a related field and seven years of professional auditing, evaluation, or related governmental administration experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Five years of the required experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.  Must possess a CPA, CIA, CGFM, CFE or CISA certificate acquired by examination.

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