Website Department of Children and Families

Office of Inspector General

Agency: Children and Families


Salary:  $50,000.08 to $55,000.14

Posting Closing Date: 09/28/2022

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Internal Audit Section is searching for a qualified applicant for one Management Review Specialist – SES (Auditor) vacancy.  The position number is 60064390.  The hiring range for this position is $50,000.08 to $55,000.14 annually (or $1,923.08 to $2,115.39 bi-weekly), depending upon experience.  This advertisement closes on Wednesday, September 28, 2022.  Previous applicants will be considered.  Travel is generally less than twenty percent.



Possession of a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license;
Possession of an audit-related certification including such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or Certified Inspector General Auditor (CIGA);
Three to five years’ experience conducting internal audits in accordance with either International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing published by the Institute of Internal Auditors, Inc. or Government Auditing Standards published by the General Accounting Office; and
Two or more years’ experience working in an Office of Inspector General.
Duties and Responsibilities

The management review specialist (auditor) position reports to the Director of Auditing.  This position is expected to work independently with minimal supervision by applying sound decision-making processes, organizing, and prioritizing routine duties and special assignments, and completing those tasks in an efficient manner with quality results.  The incumbent appropriately handles confidential information in accordance with Department operating procedures.  The incumbent complies with all standards that accompany this description and is responsible for the accuracy, integrity, security and privacy of client, employee, and program information under the direct control of this position.


Duties include the following:


Audit Planning

Ensures that assigned audits are adequately planned and researched. Conducts preliminary surveys and effectively evaluates internal control systems including assessing fraud risks, prior to conducting audit fieldwork. Performs audit-related work in accordance with applicable audit standards and the Internal Audit Procedures Manual.

Audit Fieldwork and Reporting

Ensures that audit fieldwork achieves audit objectives. Performs audit-related work in accordance with applicable audit standards and the Internal Audit Procedures Manual.

Audit Follow-up

Ensures that audit follow-ups are timely performed and statuses of corrective action implementation are communicated to management. Performs audit-related work in accordance with applicable audit standards and the Internal Audit Procedures Manual.

Administrative and Non-Audit Tasks

Ensures that administrative and other required tasks are timely performed with quality, attention to detail, and due professional care.  Administrative and non-audit activities are performed in accordance with the Internal Audit Procedures Manual and Office of Inspector General and Internal Audit Section guidelines.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of internal auditing and government auditing standards
Strong data analytics skills
Proficient in developing findings and recommendations
Ability to analyze complex data, document relevant supporting information, and develop reasonable conclusions
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Excel and Word
Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
Ability to effectively gather information
Ability to perform at a high level in a team environment
Ability to work independently and prioritize work assignments to meet deadlines
Ability to effectively research and summarize key information
All applications for employment must be submitted and received through the People First system.  This position requires a background check and participation in direct deposit.

Note:  You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.  Please ensure that your responses to qualifying questions for this position are verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.



Position Description – Management Review Specialist (Internal Auditor)

This position is assigned to the SES under the provision of § 110.205(2)(w), Florida Statutes (F.S.), as confidential.  This position supports the functions of the Inspector General.  This highly responsible, professional position in the Office of Inspector General/Internal Audit is responsible for preparing reports in accordance with § 20.055, F.S., Internal Audit operating procedures, and the International Professional Practices Framework.


This employee shall perform his/her duties in accordance with § 20.055, F.S.  In addition, in accordance with § 20.055, F.S., the Inspector General and staff shall have access to any records, data, and other information of the state agency as deemed necessary to carry out the duties of the position, including information exempt in Chapter 119, F.S.  Employee actively obtains, analyzes, and maintains highly confidential information, and is responsible for handling such information with discretion to ensure its integrity and confidentiality.


This employee is given wide latitude to accomplish work assignments independently.  By the very nature of the position, it is not unusual for the employee to work by themselves while conducting auditing tasks.  Instructions are given in face-to-face meetings with the Audit Director and in writing.  During these meetings, assigned staff and the Director determine audit scope and objectives for projects selected from the annual audit plan or otherwise requested by management.


The incumbent plans and conducts field work of Department operations, systems, programs, activities, and providers.  Evaluates internal control systems and program performance in accomplishing desired program objectives.


The incumbent utilizes the Integrated Internal Audit Management System (IIAMS) to conduct work and is responsible for preparing initial draft report for review and group editing.  To assist the Department in continual improvement, staff will identify opportunities and challenges and make recommendations for improvement.  Conducts follow-up work as necessary to ensure corrective action is taken and recommendations are implemented.


The incumbent confers with Department management in order to obtain or clarify information and records, discuss findings and recommendations, or answer questions regarding procedures and standards used.  Participates in entrance and exit conferences.


The incumbent provides assistance in investigations or special assignments in response to requests from the Secretary, Inspector General, Legislature, etc., as directed by the Director of Auditing.  Provides technical assistance to auditors, investigators, or other Departmental staff.


The incumbent maintains and improves professional knowledge and skills through participation in staff meetings, staff development activities, continuing education training opportunities, professional networking and review of office literature, reference materials and current periodicals.


The incumbent performs related work as required.


BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:  It is the policy of the Florida Department of Children and Families that any candidate being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and, if applicable, Chapter 408, F.S.  No candidate may begin employment until the background investigation results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency.  Background investigations shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies.  Also, employees are subject to background re-screening at least every five years.


The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

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