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141003.Senior Auditor at HILLSBOROUGH CO AVIATION AUTHORITY

Posted in Accounting 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Tampa, Florida





Job Description:

Effective September 20, 2021, the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority (HCAA) has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy that requires all new hire employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The mission of the Internal Audit Department is to assist the Authority in achieving its mission by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice, and insight.  A Senior Internal Auditor performs professional assurance and consulting engagements including all phases of planning, fieldwork, and reporting.  The auditor is responsible for developing objectives, audit programs, and the appropriate scope and procedures to assist with completing the annual audit plan.  As a key member of the Internal Audit team, a Senior Internal Auditor will partner with departments across the entire organization and commercial entities with whom contractual relationships exist to identify areas of risk, make valuable recommendations, and influence positive change.  Senior Internal Auditors report to the Senior Manager, Internal Audit.  

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES

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.


  • Plan and perform assurance and consulting engagements over various department processes, gross receipts related to concessionaires, and expenditures of contractors and outside vendors from beginning to end.

  • Assign and oversee the work of staff and intern-level professional auditors engaged in various engagements.

  • Obtain and review evidence ensuring engagement conclusions are well-documented.  Identify and communicate issues raised; offering recommended solutions relevant to business and risk. Ensure conclusions are based on a complete understanding of the process, circumstances, and risk.

  • Prepare and review completed engagement reports and analyses for completeness of preparation and conformance with engagement objectives, professional auditing standards, and department procedures.

  • Perform special projects as needed.

  • Attend meetings and communicate effectively with Authority department representatives or representatives in external organizations, as needed.  Represent the department in outside meetings and conferences, as needed.

  • Participate in decisions relating to changes in auditing policies and procedures.

  • Keep informed on law opinions, rules, regulations, standards, and related information pertaining to internal audits.

  • Ensure adherence to applicable Authority, Department, and professional policies, procedures, and standards.

  • Perform other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Information Systems, Engineering, Business Administration, or Public Administration.

  • Possession of at least one of the following certifications: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

  • At least four years of experience as a professional Internal Auditor.

OR


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

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES


  • Extensive knowledge of Government Auditing Standards (Yellow Book) and/or IIA Standards (Red Book).

  • Moderate knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, rules, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to fiscal management of government agencies, including those funded by federal grants.

  • Experience working and/or auditing within an ERP environment.

  • Experience with general information systems auditing (general computer controls, finance-related software applications).

  • Excellent intellectual curiosity and analytical and critical thinking skills.

  • Strong listening skills and ability to identify gaps in logic (inquisitive).

  • Ability to flourish in a fast-paced, complex environment and willing to adapt to change.

  • Ability to proactively research business best practice concepts in order to apply as appropriate.

  • Ability to coordinate and oversee the work of an auditing team in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.

  • Ability to analyze and interpret accounting data and devise audit procedures and techniques.

  • Ability to oversee the preparation of complete and accurate audit reports and statements, including those of a complex nature.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively, both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in applying audit standards and principles to complex auditing problems.

  • Ability to plan, organize and analyze data, make logical conclusions, and identify the underlying cause of an issue.

  • Ability to identify sensitive issues and facilitate communications in a proactive manner to avoid surprises.

  • Strong organization and follow-up skills, including the ability to handle competing priorities and meet deadlines and commitments.

  • Ability to lead follow-up of responses for assigned projects, evaluate the adequacy of the corrective action, and plan for follow-up testing.

  • Ability to participate effectively in the formulation of departmental policies and procedures.

  • Ability to work in both independent contributor and team roles.

  • Ability to work effectively with others, including other auditors, personnel from other departments, and personnel from outside organizations.

  • Ability to review work papers of other team members and provide constructive feedback.

  • Intermediate to advanced skills with MS Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).

  • Must be able to perform work assignments with objectivity and integrity.

  • Must be able to maintain confidential information.

  • Experience with electronic audit work paper software is preferred.

  • Experience with IDEA data analysis software is a plus.

  • Experience in construction auditing is a plus.

TPA MISSION STATEMENT

To be a major driver in the economic growth of the Tampa Bay Region. We will be a leading edge innovator to create global access and world class customer service to build prosperity for our stakeholders.

TPA VISION STATEMENT

To be a thriving aviation gateway for Tampa Bay region, providing global access and economic opportunity for our stakeholders.

The Aviation Authority-Tampa International Airport 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.

The Aviation Authority-Tampa International Airport 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.





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