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


Class Code:N1023

AUDITOR III

NATURE OF WORK

This is advanced professional internal auditing work of greater than normal 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 periodically reviewed while in progress, often on the basis of written reports or other documentation.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This classification is distinguished from Auditor II by the greater 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 spend considerable time supervising the work of other auditors on tasks and projects.

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

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

Conducts or participates in productivity management studies.

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

Reviews procedural directives.

Conducts or participates in investigations of topical matters of concern.

Assists management on challenges requiring auditor skills.

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.

Ability to examine and evaluate financial and operational programs, activities, procedural directives, and records, all of greater than normal 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 Broward County'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, religion, age, sex, disability or political affiliation.

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in accounting and some course work in basic management principles; considerable 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
Work Locations: Office of Management Services
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E10/76 R1/91


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