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Hillsborough County Government

Internal Auditor I (#INAUD1GENM) GENM
$17.23-$27.35 Hourly / $2,986.53-$4,740.67 Monthly / $35,838.40-$56,888.00 Yearly


Performs professional work auditing various management and financial operations of county departments and agencies, external government organizations with whom contractual relationships exist, and audits assignments of commercial firms doing business with the county.


Graduation from an accredited four year degree granting college or university with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Public Administration.

Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • 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.
  • Working knowledge of the special principles, practices and procedures of auditing with reference to public finance and governmental accounting.
  • Working knowledge of established audit program guidelines applicable to audits assigned.
  • Working knowledge of federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations and guidelines relating to County financial and program records.
  • Ability to independently plan and accomplish a variety of contract audit assignments of moderate difficulty.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in making sound auditing decisions.
  • Ability to understand, interpret and implement auditing policies, goals and programs.
  • Ability to prepare complete and accurate accounting reports and statements.
  • Ability to promote and maintain effective departmental and public relations.
  • Ability to perform detailed work involving written and numerical data.
  • Ability to make arithmetic calculations rapidly and accurately.
  • Ability to apply policies and procedures specified in audit program guidelines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.


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 some or all of the activities described below.
  • Performs audit assignments of moderate difficulty and limited in scope in conformance with accounting standards.
  • Assists in the design and development of accounting control systems and procedures for more effective and efficient operations within various departments, as assigned.
  • Assists in the auditing of county (or internal) organizational units and outside firms or agencies that conduct business with the County to insure compliance with policies, procedures, standards, federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations and guidelines.
  • Assists in determining records or activities to be analyzed, the extent of tests to be applied, and the working papers to be prepared.
  • Prepares tentative reports and summaries and supporting information at completion of auditing projects to document findings and recommendations.
  • Performs tests and examinations of contractor's records and actions, policies and procedures; contacts contractor personnel as necessary to obtain information; resolves accounting questions and obtains access to records essential to the conduct of the audit.
  • Drafts audit reports of moderate complexity that are responsive to specific audit requests, are objective, timely and accurate, and meet reporting standards and user needs.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

CLASS: INAUD1GENM; EST: 9/7/2005; REV: 10/10/2011;