Company Name: State of Florida

Location: LARGO, FL, US - 33778


Requisition No: 236021 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: INTERNAL AUDITOR II – SES – 50000247 1

Position Number: 50000247 

Salary:  $32,696.82 – $50,000.08 

Posting Closing Date: 09/29/2020 

Requisition #236021



Mary Grizzle State Office Building

Largo, Pinellas County

Starting Salary will fall within the range of $32,696.82 and $50,000.08 depending on level of experience and credentials.

Paid Bi-Weekly

Excellent retirement package and optional deferred compensation plan.  Health, vision, dental, disability, and other supplemental insurance available at reasonable premium rates.  Paid vacation and sick leave.  Nine (9) paid holidays and personal day.  Tuition waiver available for State Universities and Community Colleges (up to 6 credits per semester).


  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and 2 years of professional auditing experience; OR a Master’s degree (M.B.A. or M.P.A.) from an accredited college or university; OR a Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.); OR a Certified Internal Auditor (C.I.A.).
  • Possession of a valid Driver’s License.
  • Ability and willingness to travel within the state of Florida as needed.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Receptive to constructive feedback and being able to apply learned skills to future projects.
  • Ability to successfully complete audits as summarized in the Position Description
  • Successful completion of a Level 2 Background Screening and due diligence process.


  • Business related majors preferred.
  • Knowledge of GAAP, GASB, auditing principles and procedures to include IIA and governmental auditing standards.
  • Knowledge of the methods of compiling and analyzing data.
  • Knowledge of information technology and cyber security concepts.
  • Ability to independently research and learn new concepts in order to perform assigned audits and analyze risk
  • Ability to apply business acumen in risk-based audits.
  • Ability to look at issues objectively; conduct fact finding research; analyze and formulate data and make recommendations according to appropriate guidance in a logical format for presentation.

This is a highly responsible and independent position managing and performing complex and confidential audits pursuant to Florida Statute 20.055 relating to the objective of enhancing and safeguarding the performance of the Department by improving the efficiency, effectiveness, risk mitigation, and productivity of administration and operations.
Assists audit team with the timely completion of information technology, operational, financial and compliance internal audit.
Surveys functions and activities in assigned areas to determine the nature of operations and the adequacy of control systems.
Plans or assists in planning the objectives and scope of the audit, and prepares or assists in preparing an audit program. 
Develops testing procedures used to satisfy the objectives of the audit.
Documents and performs testing procedures according IIA guidance
Makes, or assists in making, oral and written presentations/reports to management during and at the conclusion of the examination; discusses deficiencies; recommends corrective action; and suggest improvements in operations and reductions in costs. 
Appraises, or assists in appraising, the adequacy of the corrective action taken to improve deficient conditions.
Provides input on agency operations and risks for the development of future audits.
Serves as agency liaison to staff of Auditor General’s office in resolving concerns and provides additional data as requested.
Performs related work as assigned by the Audit Director.
This position is in the Selected Exempt Service.

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.