Internal Auditor II

Recruitment #1710-INAUD2CLKP-002


The Clerk of the Circuit Court is looking for new members to join our team as part of one of the finest organizations in Hillsborough County. Employees of the Clerk of the Circuit Court provide quality service to our public.

As a member of our working team, you will occupy a position offering a unique challenge. You are, in effect, working both for your neighbors and yourself while constantly improving your community. You are a public employee performing essential services for the people of Hillsborough County. Our county’s citizens are affected by your on-the-job performance and their opinions of our organization are directly influenced by your conduct. Wherever you work in the Clerk’s organization, please keep in mind the trust that the people of Hillsborough County have placed in your hands. By meeting all of your responsibilities in the most efficient and courteous manner possible, you will find your efforts rewarding.

Job opportunities are offered first to current Clerk of the Circuit Court Employees. If a Clerk employee is not selected, consideration will be then given to applicants outside of the office.

This office reserves the right to consider how your application is prepared. It will be considered only if it is written with clarity and contains the required transcripts, certificates and licenses or other specified documents.


The Ideal candidate will:
• Have a working knowledge of professional auditing (Red and Yellow Book) standards.
• Have 2+ years of professional experience in a financial or government environment.
• Be experienced in the evaluation and analysis of financial and operational data or processes.
• Have strong computer knowledge and skills.
• Be willing to obtain professional audit certifications.


Graduation from an accredited four year degree granting college or university with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Public Administration; AND
Professional experience auditing or analyzing business processes.
Possession of a current Florida Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) license.


• Considerable knowledge of the principals of governmental accounting, project management, business and public administration.
• Considerable knowledge of federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations and guidelines relating to financial records of county departments and agencies funded by federal grants.
• Considerable knowledge of the organization and operating activities of departments and agencies assigned for audit.
• Considerable knowledge of management principles, practices and procedures.
• Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, public finance administration and internal control systems and their methods and application to the development, installation and audit of governmental accounting systems.
• Ability to analyze and interpret accounting and technical data, devise audit procedures and techniques and prepare audit reports.
• Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion when conducting evaluations and making decisions.
• Ability to work effectively with others.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Strong ability to use a computer and related software (Word/Excel/Outlook, electronic working papers, PowerPoint, data extraction and analytics (IDEA/ACL) etc).


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

• Conducts audits of assigned organizational and functional activities in accordance with professional auditing standards as published by the Institute of Internal Auditors (Red Book) and the Government Accountability Office (Yellow Book).
• Prepares clear and concise audit work papers and analyses in conformance with audit program guidelines and professional auditing standards.
• Attends audit entrance and exit conferences with departmental officials or officials in external organizations as needed.
• Makes oral or written presentations identifying areas of improvement or non-compliance and recommends corrective action to enhance operations and/or to reduce costs.
• Conducts audits of a difficult or complex nature.
• Conducts follow-up reviews of deficiencies identified during internal audits.
• Conducts investigations of irregularities discovered by or brought to the attention of the County Audit Department.
• Keeps informed on law opinions, rules, regulations, standards and related information pertaining to governmental operations, internal audit and information technology.
• Performs other related duties as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.


VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Preference will ONLY be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation to support entitlement to preference MUST be provided at the time of application.

RESPONSE/RECOVERY ACTIVITIES: Employees may be required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to a major emergency or natural disasters affecting County operations. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees may be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities.


The Clerk of the Circuit Court provides equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliations, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors.

Clerk of the Circuit Court welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.