Website St. Johns Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller
Inspector General Salary: $86,528.00 – $129,792.00
The Inspector General (IG) is responsible for providing complete oversight of the Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) Internal Audit, Public Integrity, and Tourist Development Tax units, which includes planning, directing and performing audits, and investigative functions for the Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller. Work is performed in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, the Principles and Standards for Offices of Inspector General, and the Florida Inspectors General Standards Manual.
• Set and maintain an effective organizational vision and objectives; structure the organization of the department for effective work performance, efficient resource allocation, and effective achievement of departmental goals.
• Develop and implement a comprehensive audit plan.
• Maintain framework of risk-based audit planning designed to allocate audit resources toward those areas designated to present the highest and most likely risk.
• Plan, lead, and supervise audits; direct the work of IG staff and team members engaged in conducting audits and follow-up audits.
• Establish objectives, approach, scope, and work program to accomplish audit objectives in accordance with professional and departmental standards and within time constraints.
• Promote the concept of a strong internal control environment. Monitor the control environment while performing audits and, when necessary, provide recommendations to improve management’s use of internal controls.
• Maintain and monitor the OIG Fraud Hotline. Review and assess all complaints submitted by IG staff. Conduct investigations, as necessary.
• Plan, lead and supervise investigations of suspected fraud, waste and abuse; inspections, evaluations, and reviews of civil and administrative matters that may involve activities, records, and individuals; direct the work of IG staff and team members engaged in conducting investigations; inspections, evaluations, and reviews.
• Coordinate matters requiring criminal investigations with appropriate law enforcement agencies.
• Conduct, audits, reviews, investigations, inspections in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, the Principles and Standards for Offices of Inspector General and the Florida Inspectors General Standards Manual.
• Review audit and investigative reports prepared by IG staff and team members and prepare final comprehensive audit and investigative reports and recommendations.
• Plan, lead, and supervise enhanced audits of guardianship filings when fraud, waste and abuse is suspected.
• Plan, lead and supervise Tourist Development Tax (TDT) audits and enforcement procedures.
• Plan, lead and supervise regular reviews of OIG forms and policies to ensure compliance with the Commission of Florida Inspector General Accreditation standards.
• Perform personnel management functions; i.e. selection, training, guidance, performance, evaluation, and disciplinary action.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION
• Knowledge of standards, procedures, and practices for audits and investigations, including: the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, the Principles and Standards for Offices of Inspector General and the Florida Inspectors General Standards Manual.
• Knowledge of Florida statutes, Attorney Opinions, county ordinances, and IG charter relating to the authority and functions of the IG Office.
• Knowledge of rules, regulations, and best practices pertaining to the audit of guardianship accountings.
• Knowledge of rules, regulations and best practices pertaining to the audit and enforcement TDT.
• Ability to apply computer applications and software.
• Ability to apply knowledge of internal auditing to a variety of policies, practices and systems.
• Ability to conduct investigations, including knowledge of generally accepted investigative practices and interviewing techniques.
• Ability to handle confidential or sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to analyze data, processes and financial information.
• Ability to identify problems and recommend solutions.
• Ability to communicate effectively, in writing and orally.
• Ability to supervise IG staff and team members.
The Inspector General reports directly to the Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller.
Guidelines include Florida Statutes, probate rules, county ordinances, best practices for guardianship audits, as per Florida Court Clerks and Comptrollers guidelines, the Association of Inspectors General, Principles and Standards for Offices of Inspectors General, the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Inspector General Accreditation standards and office policies and procedures. Although these guidelines are generally clear and specific, some interpretation in application may be necessary.
COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK
• The work consists of varied management, supervisory, and professional auditing duties. Strict regulations and the need for accuracy contribute to the complexity of the position.
• The purpose of this position is to direct the investigative and internal auditing function for the Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller. Success in this position contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of governmental operations and to compliance with all relevant local, state, federal laws and regulations, and professional standards.
• Contacts are typically with co-workers, other county employees, elected and appointed officials, judges and court employees, attorneys, and members of the general public.
• Contacts are typically to provide services, to give or exchange information, to resolve problems, to motivate or influence persons, and to justify, defend, or negotiate matters.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
• The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping.
• The work is performed in an office.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY
The Inspector General is responsible for the management and supervision of the OIG’s Public Integrity Unit, Tourist Development Tax Unit, and Internal Audit Unit.
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business, finance, accounting, public administration, or a related field plus 5 years of professional, financial, compliance, and investigative auditing and investigating experience in major government organizations and/or large corporate organizations that includes 3 years as a supervisor or manager over auditors and investigators performing audit functions.
• Master’s degree and 6 years of experience as described above.
• Possess a relevant professional certification:
o Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
o Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
o Commission for the Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation
o Certified Inspector General (CIG)
o Certified Inspector General Auditor (CIGA)
o Certified Inspector General Investigator (CIGI)
o Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
o Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
o Certified Government Audit Professional (CGAP)
o Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
o Certified Fraud Specialist (CFS)
o Certified in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)
The original position opening is posted on stjohnsclerk.com. Anyone interested in applying for this position must complete a COC Internal Job Application (in-house applicants only) or a St. Johns County, COC Employment Application (outside applicants). Forms can also be obtained from the Human Resources office. Drug-Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer.
CLOSING DATE & TIME:
This position is open until filled.
This job posting is not intended as and does not create an employment contract. The Clerk of Courts maintains its status as an “at-will” employer. Employees
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