Internal Auditor

Website Broward Sheriff's Office

Minimum Requirements
1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance. Master’s degree preferred.
2. A minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible experience in professional accounting practices that includes accounting, budgeting, auditing, and fiscal analysis, preferably for a moderate to large scale governmental or public institution.
3. Must be proficient in Excel (pivot tables, charts, and formulas).
4. Possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s license throughout employment without any restrictions that affect job performance.

-Certified Department of Motor Vehicles “entire” Florida driving history. Florida driving histories can be obtained at any courthouse in Broward County. Three-year, 7 year, and online Florida driving history records will not be accepted.
-If you have possessed a driver’s license in any other state in the past 10 years you will need to submit an “entire” driving history from that state.  For non-Florida driving histories, please contact that state’s division of motor vehicles.
-The search date for all driving histories must be within one month of the date the application for employment is received by the Bureau of Human Resources.

5. Certified Public Accounting (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) preferred.
6. Knowledge of PeopleSoft preferred.
7. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience     may be considered. Such experience must be clearly documented on the application.

Nature of Work
Under administrative direction, the purpose of the position is to provide senior management with professional auditing for the purpose of studying and evaluating internal controls and general operations. Employees in this classification are responsible for the comprehensive formal reporting of all findings, and provide recommendations for promoting increased efficiency and effectiveness based on such findings. Position provides assistance in management challenges that indicate the need for application of professional auditing skills. Performs related work as directed.

Essential Functions/Physical Requirements
The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

Participates in the development of a comprehensive financial, compliance and performance internal audit program for examination of all departments and/or divisions as appropriate.

Plans and/or performs internal audits, to include establishing objectives and goals, collection of audit evidence, and accessing and evaluating reliability and integrity of internal controls.

Audits criteria with respect to data integrity, regulatory and procedural compliance, asset integrity, resource efficiency, and accomplishment of goals and objectives.

Conducts or participates in audits, reviews, investigations and management studies; provides managerial assistance in matters requiring professional audit skills as appropriate.

Prepares formal written report based on findings, to include explanation of audit objectives, scope of examination, methodology and procedures, recommendations, and presentation exhibits.

Submits report findings to senior management for the purpose of allowing for management review and resolution of inaccuracies prior to finalizing audit reports.

Performs follow-up subsequent to completion of internal audits for the purpose of ascertaining status of implementations.

Improves overall efficiency, effectiveness and accountability, and detects and prevents fraud, waste, and abuse.

Maintains effective working relationships with the general public, outside agencies, co-workers, and elected and appointed officials.

While the following tasks are necessary for the work of the unit, they are not an essential part of the purpose of this position and may also be performed by other unit members.

Performs related duties as directed.

Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation. Work is performed in usual office conditions with rare exposure to disagreeable environmental factors.

Broward Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Broward Sheriff’s Office will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Recruitment Information
Applicants who qualify will be subject to an extensive selection process and screening program, which may include, but not be limited to evaluation of training and experience; written test; computer based test; interview; polygraph examination; psychological evaluation; employment record, fingerprint and background check; medical examination; and drug screen. The expected duration of the selection process varies by position and could last 10 to 12 weeks. Reapplication will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

BSO is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, citizenship status, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. Veterans’ preference per Florida law.

Broward County Sheriff’s Office
2601 West Broward Blvd.

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 33312
(954) 321-4400


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