GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
The essential functions of the position are to perform essential audits, reviews, inspections, and assist with the investigations for the Clay County Board of County Commissioners and the Clerk of Court and Comptroller in areas such as fiscal, budgetary, personnel, compliance, procurement, and contracting programs, while being alert to fraud, waste, and abuse. This highly visible position is focused on ensuring the accuracy and effectiveness of operating policies, procedures, and systems, and determining the adequacy of internal controls throughout the county while ensuring compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations, including the assurance of the reliability, accuracy, and completeness of records. Work must conform to the applicable professional standards for audits, inspections, evaluations, and investigations of the organization. The position represents the Clerk of Court and Comptroller Inspector General’s Office in a professional manner when communicating with customers, business associates and fellow employees. The position reports to the Inspector General.
ESSENTIAL EXPECTATIONS OF PERFORMANCE
Vision – To be the most trustworthy, efficient, accountable and helpful Clerk of Court and Comptroller’s Office in the State of Florida. We recognize that our dedication to excellence depends on creativity and innovation. We do not accept the status quo but instead strive for ways to improve processes and best practices. We value flexibility and the ability to adapt.
Service Excellence – Model behaviors that promote a peaceful, productive work environment. Demonstrate teamwork through eagerness to assist with difficult tasks. Be committed to customer satisfaction through timely, accurate communication. Listen attentively, solicit feedback and respect the opinions of others.
Engagement – Be motivated to contribute to the success of our organization. Exhibit positive commitment to actions that further our mission, vision and core values. Engagement is evident through productivity, dependability and showing initiative to seek out new responsibilities, act on opportunities and problem solving. Shows a sense of purpose in fulfilling day-to-day responsibilities.
Respectful / Ethical Conduct – Consistently serves the public and co-workers respectfully, promptly and competently with the highest sense of honesty and integrity, not compromising the truth. Treats fellow Clerks, customers, partners and suppliers with mutual respect and sensitivity, recognizing the importance of diversity. We respect all individuals and value their contributions.
Education and Training – Through personal and professional growth, we develop and maintain the essential knowledge and skills to perform our duties to the best of our abilities, keeping knowledge and skills up-to-date, and turning mistakes into learning opportunities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in finance, accounting, business or public administration (preferred to include courses in accounting), or a related field that includes technical and professional education and training evidencing competency to assess, analyze, investigate, and/or evaluate information to ascertain and document compliance appropriate with applicable policies, procedures, and requirements plus some related experience that includes projects with auditing type activities.
One year of related experience performing accounting, auditing, financial or investigative work is required. Three years of related experience performing accounting, auditing, financial or investigative work is desired.
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be substituted at the management discretion.
Possess or have an ability to obtain withing two years of employment some highly desirable qualifications that include Certified Inspector General Auditor (CIGA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Inspector General Investigator (CIGI), Certified Government Finance Officer (CGFO), Certified Fraud Specialist (CFS), or equivalent designations.
JUDGMENT AND DECISIONS
Responsible for long-range goals, planning and methodologies. Decision-making focus of job, affecting entire organization and surrounding population; works in an unstable environment with frequent and significant changes in conditions. Ability to work on assignments where common sense and good judgment are essential. Judgment is required to ensure information released to public is not legal advice, is not released without proper authorization, is in compliance with best practices, and is not confidential in nature. Ability to work with and maintain confidential and/or sensitive records and comply with legal advice restrictions for the Clerk’s Inspector General’s office as well as local, state and federal guidelines.
Superior communication, initiative and organization skills with the ability to apply sound judgment are required. Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from commissioners, groups of managers, clients, customers and the public. Excellent knowledge and usage of grammar, punctuation and sentence structure is required when preparing training manuals, reports and other written communication.
Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts and accounting principles as they relate to government budgeting, fixed assets, general ledger, payroll time reporting and forecasting. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, factor and cost/benefit analysis.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 5 - 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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