The City of Pompano Beach, FL is seeking an experienced INTERNAL AUDITOR to manage and perform independent audits of its financial data and operational procedures to determine compliance with applicable ordinances, regulations, and laws. The internal audit activity helps the City accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of governance, risk management, and control processes. The City is initiating this recruitment to replace the recently retired Internal Auditor who provided the City with over three decades of distinguished service. The Internal Auditor is a City Charter established position and it is appointed by, and reports directly to, the City Commission.
Home to "Florida's Warmest Welcome" and to over 100,000 residents, Pompano Beach is part of the Miami Metropolitan Area, centrally located between Palm Beach and Miami along the beautiful coast of the Atlantic Ocean and is only 16 miles from the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport. Pompano Beach's tropical climate is usually warm and sunny with an average temperature of 85F with January being its coolest month (76F) and July/August being its warmest (92F). Pompano Beach's name is derived from the Florida pompano, a fish found off the Atlantic coast. Pompano Beach is known for its excellent boating and fishing, and has some of the best scuba diving in Florida, with abundant colorful reefs and exciting shipwrecks waiting to be explored. Snorkelers can even swim from shore to see the magnificent coral reefs. The majority of the wreck dives on the Gold Coast are located just outside Hillsboro Inlet, making Pompano Beach the "Wreck Capitol" of Florida! The newest wreck recently sunk is the Lady Luck, a 324 foot tanker vessel that boasts the theme of a faux casino on its deck complete with poker tables, card "sharks", slot machines, gigantic dice, and octopus dealing craps.
The City of Pompano Beach is establishing itself as one of the best cities to reside in sunny South Florida. The City is continuing to improve and is bustling with an exciting renaissance. Pompano Beach's two Community Redevelopment Areas are revitalizing the beach and northwest areas, creating a common goal for a better City. To this end, Pompano Beach has been named by TripAdviser as one of America's Top 10 Up and Coming Destinations on the rise. Pompano Beach provides small town charm with big city access.
The City of Pompano Beach operates under a Commission-Manager form of government. The City Commission consists of five (5) Commissioners, each elected from within five (5) separate districts and a Mayor elected by all electors City-wide. The Internal Auditor serves at the pleasure of the City Commission. Including the Internal Auditor, the office employs a full time Deputy Internal Auditor and an Audit Assistant with a fiscal year 2017 budget of $457,335. The City's budget for FY 2017 is $256,267,192 and is budgeted for 767 full time employees.
Among the many awards the City has received, particularly notable are the Certificate of Achievement received by the Finance Department for excellence in financial reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report for fiscal year 2012, and the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award received by the Budget Office for its FY 2015 budget. Both awards were issued by the Government Finance Officers Association.
- Plans, organizes, evaluates and directs division policies, programs, auditing operations and audit reports
- Recommends, coordinates, and monitors implementation of internal audit recommendations to external entities and City departments
- Serves as independent, objective internal auditor or consultant to City Commission and management
- Advises the City Commission or City Manager, as appropriate, of external entities or City Departments to be audited, reviewed, or provide technical consulting services
- Provides the City Commission with an internal activity report of internal audit projects on an annual basis or interim periods as requested
- Conducts internal audits, reviews and consulting services requested by the City Commission, City Management or annually scheduled audits per internal audit program
- Provides Internal Audit Reports to external auditees and City Departments
- Conducts a review and appraisal of external entities or City departments to determine compliance with applicable federal, state, local ordinances, regulations and laws, and departmental written procedures or informal processes
- Provides for a review of the internal controls of administrative and accounting mechanisms to ensure a sound administration and to deter the occurrence of fraudulent acts
- Develops, implements, schedules, assigns and updates the annual audit program
- Prepares and develops goals and objectives and performance indicators for the division.
- Provides for an analysis and assessment of the relevance and efficiency of the activity structures of the organization, its plans and objectives, and its use of human and material resources
- Discusses internal audits, internal audit findings and internal audit recommendations with City Officials, as deemed appropriate or requested, and with external entity officials and with department officials to determine status and target dates for implementation of internal audit recommendations
- Conducts training in internal audit policies, methods and procedures
- Coordinates with the Finance Director the preparation of the organization's reply to the independent public accountant's management letter
- Prepares the division's budget and supervises Internal Audit Division staff
- Performs related work as required