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Hillsborough County Government

Internal Auditor II (#INAUD2CLKP) CLKP
$23.78-$37.73 Hourly / $4,121.87-$6,539.87 Monthly / $49,462.40-$78,478.40 Yearly


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


A Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Public Administration; and
Two years of experience as a professional Auditor; or
Possession of a current Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) license.

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.


  • Considerable knowledge of established audit program guidelines applicable to audits assigned.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ability to plan, organize and direct efforts to achieve audit objectives.
  • Ability to collect, organize, analyze data of moderate complexity and develop logical conclusions.
  • Ability to understand, interpret and implement auditing policies, goals and programs.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in making sound auditing decisions.
  • Ability to apply policies and procedures specified in audit program guidelines for various departments and agencies.
  • Ability to prepare more complex audit reports and statements.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to promote and maintain effective departmental and public relations.
  • 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 one or more of the activities described below.

  • Conducts audits of fiscal, operational and other records of county departments; personally audits more difficult records; reviews and corrects records of audits for less experienced auditors; prepares or guides the preparation of final reports, summaries and supporting information together with analytical statements.
  • Determines whether county organizational units and applicable external organizations are performing their planning, custodial, accounting or control activities in compliance with policies, procedures, standards, laws and regulations, and in a manner consistent with objectives and standards of administrative practices and applicable federal, state and local laws and ordinances.
  • Performs audit assignments typically involving complete segments of audit programs involving manual accounting systems or automated systems.
  • 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.
  • Makes, or assists in making, oral or written presentations to management during and at the conclusion of the examinations, after approval by the supervising auditor, discussing deficiencies and recommending corrective actions.
  • Prepares formal written reports, as requested, expressing opinions on the adequacy and effectiveness of the system and the efficiency with which activities are carried out.
  • Appraises, or assists in appraising, the adequacy of corrective actions taken to improve deficient conditions.
  • Assists superior in the conduct of more complex assignments such as those of an investigative nature.
  • Prepares summaries, schedules and supporting information for phases of audits assigned.
  • 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.

CLASS: INAUD2CLKP; EST: 8/19/2013 2:32:00 PM; REV: 8/19/2013 2:32:00 PM;