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Company: State of Florida
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: January 24, 2023

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The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our -E-Verify Website .Requisition No: -792826 -Agency: Management ServicesWorking Title: RETIREMENT AUDIT TEAM LEAD - 72002626Position Number: -72002626 -Posting Closing Date: 02/02/2023 - Retirement Compliance Audit - Team Lead Division of Retirement State of Florida Department of Management Services This position is located in Tallahassee, FL Our Organization and Mission: DMS is a customer-oriented agency responsible for managing the various business and workforce-related functions of state government. Under the direction of Governor Ron DeSantis and DMS' Executive Leadership Team, the agency oversees the real estate, procurement, human resources, group insurance, retirement, technology, telecommunications, private prisons, fleet, and federal property assistance programs utilized throughout Florida's state government. It is against this backdrop that DMS strives to demonstrate its mission, "We serve those who serve Florida." Under the leadership of DMS Secretary Pedro Allende, DMS' employees embody four pillars on a daily basis: lead by example, serve with excellence, create efficiencies, and challenge the status quo. Division of Retirement: The mission of the Division of Retirement is to deliver a high quality, innovative, and cost-effective retirement system. The division currently has 225 full-time retirement staff and manages a 2022-23 operating budget of $45.1 million and a non-operating budget of $24.8 billion. - The division administers the Florida Retirement System (FRS) Pension Plan, currently the fourth largest state retirement system in the US with more than 2.6 million active, retired, and terminated vested and non-vested members and $181 billion in assets. The division pays out $12.5 billion a year in retiree benefits and maintains the service history, vesting and membership status records, and collects nearly $4.5 billion annually in employer and employee contributions from more than 1,000 employers for all FRS members. - Position Overview and Responsibilities: As the Retirement Compliance Audit Team Lead, you will conduct audits of the payroll and personnel records of participating agencies of the Florida Retirement System to determine the accuracy of reports submitted to the department and to assess the degree of compliance with applicable statutes, rules, and coverage agreements. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop assignment scopes, methodologies, and audit programs. -
  • Analyze supporting evidence, draw logical conclusions, and develop appropriate findings and recommendations. -
  • Prepares thorough, complete and accurate documentation of work performed, oral and written briefings, and assisting audit management in preparing draft reports, final reports, and summary letters.
  • Travel statewide to perform on-site audits.
  • This position will also serve as team leader and therefore will be responsible for organizing and facilitating the work of other team members to ensure the successful completion of assignments. In addition, they will be expected to provide guidance to auditors in the conduct of their audits and in report preparation, to assist the Retirement Compliance Audit Supervisor/Senior Management Analyst II with work paper reviews for audit sufficiency, adherence to internal audit standards and compliance with management expectations as well as assist the Retirement Compliance Audit Supervisor/Senior Management Analyst II in coaching auditors to achieve established performance objectives.
  • Independently conduct follow-ups to ascertain proper action is taken on reported findings of the Office of the Inspector General. Such follow-ups require verification of the current status of responses from auditees and communication of results with the Inspector General and Division of Retirement Management.
  • Conduct special reviews of the Florida Retirement System and review the agency's operations concerning retirement and social security coverage.
  • Maintain proficiency by continuing education through membership and participation in professional societies; attendance at conferences, seminars, college courses, and in-house training programs; or participation in research projects.
  • Perform other related duties, as required. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Some knowledge of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Generally Accepted Auditing Standards, United States Government Accountability Office's Government Auditing Standards, Institute of Internal Auditor's Professional Practices Framework and Standards, the Association of Inspectors' General Principles and Standards for Offices of Inspector General, and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association's Standards
    • Ability to understand, interpret and appropriately apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
    • Ability to communicate effectively verbally an in writing to express facts and ideas in a succinct and organized manner and make clear and convincing oral presentations
    • Ability to analyze problems using sound reasoning to identify alternative solutions and distinguishing between relevant and irrelevant information
    • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments based upon objectives, identify problems and opportunities, monitor progress, and accomplish goals
    • Ability to learn and develop an understanding of complex organizational and financial processes and systems
    • Ability to establish and maintain a professional and effective working relationship with others by listening and facilitating open exchange of ideas
    • Experience with Microsoft Office products
    • Ability to model behaviors of Accountability, Communication, Empowerment, Flexibility, Integrity, Respect, Teamwork. Minimum Qualifications:
      • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
      • A minimum of 2 years of experience in a retirement program at the Florida Division of Retirement or a minimum of 2 years of experience in an Office of Inspector General.
      • Professional experience in the areas described or any combination of the above, can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education. Special Notes:
        DMS is committed to successfully recruiting and onboarding talented and skilled individuals into its workforce. We recognize the extensive training, experience and transferrable skills that veterans and individuals with disabilities bring to the workforce. Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact our recruiter for guidance and answers to questions through the following provided email addresses:
        An individual with a disability is qualified if he or she satisfies the skills, experience, and other job related requirements for a position and can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must contact the DMS Human Resources (HR) Office at (850) 488-2707. DMS requests applicants notify HR in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
        Successful completion of background screening will be required for this position. The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.VETERANS' PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, -candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans' Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. -For assistance, call the People First Service Center at (877) 562-7287 Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Eastern time

Keywords: State of Florida, Tallahassee , RETIREMENT AUDIT TEAM LEAD - 72002626, Accounting, Auditing , Tallahassee, Florida

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