|AUDIT PROGRAM MANAGER|
|Middle Management/Professional/NM AD|
|Performs professional auditing work which includes supervisory responsibility. Work involves responsibility for financial, operational, compliance and revenue audits of City departments and outside entities associated with the City. Work is performed under the supervision of the Audit and Evaluation Director and is reviewed for application of sound professional judgment through conferences, reports submitted and results obtained.|
|Participates in designing and planning audit programs to identify internal control improvement opportunities and operating efficiency of City departments and outside agencies, to evaluate the reliability and integrity of EDP installations, or to audit revenue sources and identify potential sources of new revenue; conducts preliminary survey in assigned department or agency to determine activities being performed and to develop recommendations as to audit needs; formulates and recommends audit work plan, including objectives, scope, techniques, and timetable, within established time constraints.
Conducts audits, reviewing records and other documentation and interviewing management and other personnel, in order to obtain needed information.
Performs analyses, critiques and evaluations to determine legal, contractual and financial compliance, economy, efficiency, and performance effectiveness of the activities of departments and associated outside agencies.
Audits accounting and operational records, procedures and practices to determine accuracy and compliance with accepted practices, procedures and the law; reviews accounting and administrative controls in order to evaluate soundness and reliability.
Audits financial records of various businesses which are regulated by, taxed by, and/or have contractual services with the City to determine compliance with applicable laws and contracts; performs audits of federal funds/expenditures administered by the City.
Prepares reports, both oral and in writing, of audit findings and recommendations for corrective actions and operational and managerial improvements; presents findings to affected managerial personnel and high level municipal officials, explaining findings and encouraging implementation of recommendations; provides advice on internal controls, acceptable practices and procedures, and economy and efficiency issues.
Serves in a lead capacity and assigns project tasks to various audit team members; ensures that work is completed in accordance with established plans and schedules; and coordinates preparation of written reports, ensuring that reports and associated documentation are complete.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
|Knowledge of auditing standards, accepted techniques and procedures.
Knowledge of sound internal controls and general business practices, measures for making such improvements, set forth convincing logic for their acceptance, and set the stage for their implementation.
Knowledge of the principles, accepted accounting practices and Federal and State laws, City Policies, Procedures, and City Codes pertinent to governmental accounting.
Ability to recognize, formulate, facilitate development of, and offer measures which may be taken by various departments, bureaus, and offices to enhance productivity and better meet their objectives.
Knowledge of statistical and analytical evaluation techniques.
Knowledge of effective interviewing techniques.
Knowledge of information technology capabilities, controls and applications to accounting and other operational systems.
Knowledge of performance measurements and their development and applications.
Ability to comprehend, analyze and evaluate situations, organizations, contracts, and systems and recommend modifications and mprovement.
Ability to develop sound audit objectives and apply proper, effective auditing techniques.
Ability to prepare reports.
Ability to supervise, train, and inspire staff.
Ability to direct the compilation of documentation in support of report findings and recommendations and all other work, and to communicate them in a clear, concise and objective manner.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, municipal officials, and representatives of other governmental agencies and business concerns.
Ability to assign, schedule and coordinate the work of others.
|Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field; and four (4) years professional auditing experience some of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Florida Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification required.
REVISED: 1/9/92 AL