Inspector General

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The Florida Office of Financial Regulation (Office) is seeking a highly responsible individual for the position of Inspector General.  The Florida Office of Financial Regulation is structurally under the Florida Financial Services Commission. The Florida Office of Financial Regulation is responsible for licensing, chartering, examining, and regulating depository and non-depository financial institutions and financial service companies, including state chartered banks, credit unions, trust companies, loan originators, mortgage lenders, securities dealers, investment advisors, consumer collection agencies and money transmitters throughout the state of Florida. The agency head of the Florida Office of Financial Regulation is the Commissioner and the position of Inspector General statutorily reports to the Commissioner.  The duties of the Inspector General include, but are not limited to, the following: evaluation of the performance of the Office’s various programs and making recommendations for improved efficiency, effectiveness, and productivity; keeping the Commissioner informed regarding concerns of fraud, abuses and deficiencies in reference to Office operations; conducting and supervising internal audit activities, special projects and investigations and managing effective cooperation between the Florida Auditor General, federal auditors, and other governmental bodies with a view toward avoiding duplication.

Applicants are required to have one or more of the following professional certifications: certified inspector general investigator, certified inspector general auditor, certified public accountant, certified internal auditor, certified governmental financial manager or certified fraud examiner. The Inspector General position currently supervises one full-time position.  The responsibilities of the Office of the Inspector General are promulgated in Section 20.055, Florida Statutes.

Minimum annual salary: $54,228.72.  The starting salary will commensurate with the selected candidate’s competencies and qualifications. The anticipated annual salary range will be from $80,000 to $95,000.

The Florida Office of Financial Regulation operates from five (5) different office facilities throughout the state of Florida, including Tallahassee (Headquarters), Miami, Orlando, Tampa and West Palm Beach. The Office of Financial Regulation may consider any of these office locations as the primary reporting office location; however, any primary office location assigned outside of Tallahassee, will require the candidate to physically report to the Tallahassee office as needed by the agency.

Candidates should expect a professional office environment with a public service-driven mission. Benefits include competitive health insurance, state of Florida retirement options, teleworking opportunities, and a flexible work/life balance.

A valid driver’s license is required. This position may require 1 – 25% travel, and more depending on the selected candidate’s primary office location.

This advertisement will close Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST).

Interested applicants should submit a current resume to: Kim Faris, Resource Management Administrator at

Special Notes:

All applicants seeking employment with the Office of Financial Regulation (OFR) are subject to mandatory background checks conducted through the Department of Financial Service (DFS), Bureau of Human Resource Management in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S. and reviews by OFR. Applicants may be disqualified for employment with OFR based on the information that may be obtained through research and/or OFR’s review process.

Employees of the Department of Financial Services are paid on a monthly pay cycle.

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

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority. 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.

Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, eligible veterans and spouses of veterans will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply. For applicants claiming Veterans’ Preference, please attach supporting documentation that includes character of service (for example, DD form 214 Member Copy #4) when you apply for a position. All documentation is due by the closing date of the job announcement.

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