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Office of Inspector General

Requisition No: 758721

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: DIRECTOR OF AUDITING-DCF – 60037010

Position Number: 60037010

Salary:  $80,000.00

Posting Closing Date: 10/23/2022



This is highly responsible managerial work assisting the Inspector General in directing and supervising the Office of Infernal Audit In accordance with § 20.055, F.S., Internal Audit’s operating procedures, General Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS), and Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.


The primary activities Include supervision of internal audit staff, management of the risk assessment and annual planning process, direct supervision of each internal audit project including project planning, communication with agency staff, field work design, interim review and approval, weekly meeting with individual auditors, supervision and guidance in defining the audit exceptions, working directly with the Individual auditors In report drafting and direct participation In entrance and exit conferences.


Section 20.055 (2) (g) F.S., requires effective coordination and cooperation between the Auditor General, federal auditors, and other governmental bodies with a goal of avoiding duplication. In addition, activities addressing this portion of 20.055 activities Include liaison with external auditors a providing advice to agency personnel on the appropriate response to external audit findings and coordination of entrance and exit conferences and audit responses and the tracking of all corrective action related to external and internal audit findings.


The Single Audit Unit provides assurance to contract managers of the financial health of Department providers. Oversite of this unit Includes review of all projects and regular meetings with the single audit staff to discuss process, procedures, and findings.

An audit plan Is developed for the purpose of serving and assisting management in Improving Department efficiency and effectiveness, as well as protecting the assets of the Department against fraud, waste, and abuse. The types of audits that could be conducted are financial, compliance, performance, contract, information systems, and management reviews.


Part of the audit planning process is to develop and conduct a comprehensive risk assessment of the Department to determine areas with the highest risk of fraud, waste, or abuse. Risk assessment results are used to select audit projects, as well as inform management of areas of concern.


It Is also the responsibility of the Office of Internal Audit lo serve as liaison between external auditor and the department; coordinating entrance and exit conferences and audit responses; and tracking all corrective action related to external and internal audit findings.


Provide assistance to the Inspector General’s staff in developing and publishing the annual report required by 20.055(7) (a), F.S.



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.

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