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Human Resources Division
115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 508
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301


Class Code:Y1024

AUDITOR IV

NATURE OF WORK

 

This is advanced professional internal auditing work of the highest order of complexity.

 

Work involves the examination and evaluation of management activities to help ensure the reliability and integrity of information; compliance with policies, plans, procedures, laws and regulations; the safeguarding of assets; the economical and efficient use of resources; and the accomplishment of established goals and management objectives. An employee in this classification conducts or participates in audits, reviews, investigations, and management studies; provides managerial assistance; supervises other auditors on selected tasks and projects; and performs other management control-related tasks.

 

Work is assigned by a superior and infrequently reviewed, often on the basis of written reports or other documentation.

 

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

 

This classification is distinguished from Auditor III by the higher order of complexity of the work; the greater independence of action within the limits of prescribed policies, procedures and professional standards; and by the fact that position incumbent will frequently supervise the work of other auditors on tasks and projects, and will more frequently train other auditors.

 

 

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

 

Assists in planning, organizing, and directing the office's management control activities.

 

Assists management on challenges requiring auditor skills.

Conducts or participates in financial, compliance, and performance audits and reviews.

 

Conducts or participates in productivity management studies.

 

Conducts or participates in investigations of topical matters of concern.

 

Reviews the goals and management objectives of organizations and the actual performance in attaining them.

 

Reviews procedural directives.

 

Supervises, reviews and evaluates the work of other auditors on selected tasks or projects; trains auditors.

 

Performs related work as required.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

 

Thorough knowledge of basic management, accounting, and auditing principles and procedures.

 

Thorough knowledge of governmental accounting and auditing principles and procedures.

 

Thorough knowledge of office procedures and practices including microcomputer activities.

 

Thorough knowledge of current literature, trends, and developments in the fields of governmental accounting and auditing.

 

Ability to examine and evaluate financial and operational programs, activities, procedural directives, and records, of the highest order of complexity.

 

Ability to record and report the results of this examination and evaluation clearly in writing.

 

Ability to supervise and train other auditors.

 

Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of BrowardCounty's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.

 

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or political affiliation.

 

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

 

Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major course work in accounting and some course work in basic management principles; six (6) years experience in accounting or auditing work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Bargaining Unit:                  Unrepresented
FLSA Status:                      Exempt
Code of Ethics Certification:      No
Class Spec.: Estab./Revised:      E06/77; R01/91; R05/05


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