• City of Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Dec 02, 2022
Full Time Accounting and Finance
  • Salary: $96,280.08 - $149,202.14 Annually USD

Job Description


The City of Fort Lauderdale employees possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers.

Under the general direction of the City Auditor, an Assistant City Auditor II performs routine to moderately complex auditing, technical writing and editing related to all aspects of audits and testimony engagements, in accordance with applicable standards; and, non-audit services, including investigations, City Commission support, management assistance, and litigation support. Researches applicable policies and industry (communication) trends. This position performs operational, performance, compliance, and financial audits of the various administrative departments, divisions and programs of the City in accordance with the professional standards of Internal Audit.


The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description.

This position shall remain open until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.

The City offers a wide variety of benefits to employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City participates in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) which offers an investment option and a pension option, and requires a 3% contribution from employees. New hires are automatically enrolled in FRS.

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This job classification is in Management Category I for benefits purposes, which includes Ten (10) additional Management Vacation days per calendar year and a monthly Employee Vehicle Allowance of $390.00.

This is a Non-classified position appointed by the City Auditor and not subject to Civil Service Rules or any collective bargaining agreement.


Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position.

  • Conducts audits, audit follow-ups and special projects per the annual audit plan or mandated requests from the City Auditor
  • Responsible for assuring audit services are performed in accordance with the professional standards promulgated by Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS)
  • Ensures that documented work papers support all audit findings.
  • Monitors changes to laws and regulations relevant to municipal finance
  • Provides liaison with external auditors and City management relative to department objectives and audit recommendations
  • Prepares reports of audit engagements and resulting findings and recommendations on numerous City programs and presents them to City Auditor, City Commission, and City Management in written and oral formats when required. Ensures that reports are accurate, objective, clear, concise, constructive, and timely
  • Keeps the City Auditor informed regarding the status of audits in progress, targeted audit completion and scheduling of the entrance and exit meetings. Informs the City Auditor of important findings and developments.
  • Makes oral or written presentations to City management on accounting controls, contacts, audit reports and recommendations, etc.

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance, Business or Public Administration or closely related field is required; a relevant master's degree is preferredThree (3) or more years of progressively responsible auditing is required. An advanced degree may substitute for related experience on a year for year basisCertification as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Knowledge of governmental accounting and auditing principles and procedures.
  • Experience developing auditing programs and reports.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Non-Essential Employees will not be required to work during a declared emergency but may be required to work in some capacity after the declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine when the employee will be required to work.


Work Environment Frequency Working in Designated Environment Office or similar indoor environment Frequently or Often Outdoor environment Frequently or Often Street environment (near moving traffic) Sometimes Construction site Frequently or Often Confined Space Seldom or Never In the community (homes, businesses, etc.) Sometimes Lab Seldom or Never Warehouse environment Sometimes

The position is generally sedentary. Employees sit most of the time, but may walk or stand for brief periods of time.

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 may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Applications will be reviewed, and the hiring authority will contact those applicants whose application reflects the best match of experience for the position.

The City of Fort Lauderdale offers a comprehensive benefits package to all regular full-time employees including vacation, holiday, and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability insurance.

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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