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The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District), a leader in protecting Florida's water resources through research and regulation, is in search of an Inspector General (IG) to provide independent, objective analyses and appraisals of programs to help the District Governing Board, senior leadership, and operating management teams assess business risks, evaluate and improve District performance, and prevent and detect fraud and abuse.
The IG provides a central point for coordination of and responsibility for activities that promote accountability, integrity, and efficiency. The District is seeking a dynamic leader who can easily move between "thinking and doing" - balancing an ability to manage high level, system-wide issues while contributing to critical deliverables such as the annual report and the strategic plan. The incumbent works closely with and reports to the Governing Board. There is also close work with key leaders of the District. Among other duties, the IG provides oversight and coordination for system's audits and compliance functions and advises in the development of performance measures, standards, and procedures for the evaluation of District programs as applicable.
The District offers work-life balance, a collaborative work environment and extremely competitive benefits; including medical insurance, paid annual and sick leave, and Florida Retirement System benefits.
Reviews actions taken by the District to enhance program performance and makes recommendations for improvement, if necessary.
Keeps the Governing Board informed concerning fraud, abuses, and deficiencies relating to programs and operations administered or financed by the District.
Advises in the development of performance measures, standards, and procedures for evaluation of the District's programs and assesses the reliability and validity of the information provided by the District regarding the developed measures and standards.
Reviews, as appropriate, rules relating to the programs and operations of the District and makes recommendations concerning their impact.
Conducts, supervises, and coordinates audits, investigations, management reviews, and risk assessments relating to District programs and operations.
Ensures effective coordination and cooperation with external auditors, the Florida Auditor General, federal auditors, and other oversight entities.
Ensures an appropriate balance is maintained between audits, investigations, and other accountability activities.
Participates in District emergency management activities and other departmental activities and performs other duties as needed.
How to apply:
Please visit www.watermatters.org/careers for a more detailed job posting. All applications must be submitted through the District's careers page to undergo consideration.
A, B, or C - combination of degree, certifications, and work experience:
A.) A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in accounting, or with a major in business which includes five courses in accounting, and five (5) years of experience as an internal auditor, independent public accountant, information system auditor, or any combination thereof. Experience shall, at a minimum, consist of audits of units of government or private business enterprises, operating for profit or not for profit; or B.) A master’s degree in accounting, business administration, or public administration from an accredited college or university and four (4) years of experience as an internal auditor, independent public accountant, information system auditor, or any combination thereof. Experience shall, at a minimum, consist of audits of units of government or private business enterprises, operating for profit or not for profit; or C.) A certified public accounting license issued pursuant to chapter 473 or a certified internal audit certificate issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors, and four (4) years of experience as an internal auditor, independent public accountant, information system auditor, or any combination thereof. Experience shall, at a minimum, consist of audits of units of government or private business enterprises, operating for profit or not for profit.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: INSPE01129
About Southwest Florida Water Management District
Who We Are
The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) manages the water resources for west-central Florida as directed by state law.
The District encompasses roughly 10,000 square miles in all or part of 16 counties and serves a population of more than 5 million people. The goal of the District is to meet the water needs of current and future water users while protecting and preserving the water resources within its boundaries.
What We Do
The District was established in 1961 as a flood protection agency. Since then, its responsibilities have grown to include managing the water supply, protecting water quality and preserving natural systems that serve important water-related functions.
In addition to having the opportunity to work for an agency dedicated to the protection of the environment, District employees who work 30 hours or more per week are eligible for the following benefits:
Florida Retirement System
Annual ...and Sick Leave
Health and Wellness Program
Employee Assistance Program
Career Training and Development Opportunities
Deferred Compensation Plan