Supervises, coordinates or performs financial, compliance, and operations audits and special reviews of the District's 21st Century Schools Bond Referendum Program at the request of the District Audit Director (Operational & Performance Audits) or the Assistant Chief Auditor in order to ensure accountability, enhance internal controls, promote best practices, reduce costs, safeguard assets, and improve services and decision-making.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
Plans the scope of the audits and supervises or prepares audit programs related to construction audits with sign-off by the District Audit Director (Operational & Performance Audits). Employs risk assessment techniques to build individual audit programs, increase auditor productivity and effectiveness, and focuses on critical business issues.
Identifies key control points of the District's 21st Century Schools Bond Referendum Program and analyzes the program's effectiveness through the application of the auditor's knowledge of construction models and business systems to assure compliance with applicable laws, rules, etc.
Obtains and appraises audit data as a basis for an informed, objective opinion of the activities being audited for reports to management, the Audit and Budget Advisory Committee and the School Board.
Directs, instructs and coaches staff assigned to the audits and evaluates their work for sufficiency of scope and accuracy and conformity with applicable auditing standards.
Prepares audit reports and presents audit reports to appropriate administrators. Evaluates the adequacy of the corrective action taken to improve deficient conditions.
Collaborates with school site and non-school site administrators in issues regarding audit compliance and operational issues.
Researches applicable laws, regulations, School Board Policies, and trade-related data to determine risk and audit compliance.
Performs other duties related to general administrative responsibilities of the position.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a major in accounting. Master's degree preferred.
Certified Public Accountant, or Certified Internal Auditor, or Certified Government Auditor by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
Six (6) years of progressively responsible experience, after obtaining degree, in public accounting, internal auditing construction accounting or finance.
Proficient in word processing and spreadsheet skills.
Working knowledge of computer software and technology pertinent to areas of specification.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools is the fourth largest school district in the United States, comprised of 392 schools, 345,000 students and over 40,000 employees. Located at the southern end of the Florida peninsula, the school district stretches over 2,000 square miles of diverse and vibrant communities ranging from rural and suburban to urban cities and municipalities. A truly global community, district students speak 56 different languages and represent 160 countries.