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On behalf of Orange County Comptroller Phil Diamond, welcome to the Orange County Comptroller’s Careers Page!   We believe you will find employment at the Comptroller’s Office to be a very enjoyable and rewarding experience.  In addition to an excellent work environment, the Office has a competitive benefits package and retirement plan.  Please check back often if you do not see an advertised career path that interests you now.

Current Career Opportunities:

 

AUDITOR

The Orange County Comptroller’s Office, County Audit Division, is seeking an experienced professional to perform independent audits of government operations. Come work in a collaborative, team environment to make a positive impact and improve government operations.
The work involves conducting compliance and operational audits to identify areas of risk and make recommendations to help improve operational efficiency and effectiveness; as well as, ensuring compliance with applicable laws and procedures.
Qualifications and Duties
• Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in Accounting.
• Familiarity with word processing and spreadsheet software.
• Ability to effectively plan, organize, prioritize, and complete work assignments/projects
• Ability to work independently.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with peers, managers, and the public, on both individual and group levels.
• Ability to analyze problems with detail and accuracy, keep complex records, assemble and organize data, and prepare reports from such data.
• Knowledge of accepted principles and practices of auditing, following written audit programs, and preparing adequate working papers to document audit work performed and conclusions reached.
Preferences
• One year experience in accounting or auditing.
• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).
• Knowledge of Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards.
• Familiarity with ACL Data Analytics Software.
Benefits
We offer a generous benefits package, a starting salary range from $52,000 to $82,000, commensurate with qualifications, flexible work hours, and minimal travel (within Orange County).
*** Open until filled and subject to closing without notice ***
Must successfully pass a background investigation.

 

FIXED ASSET COORDINATOR

The Fixed Asset Coordinator is responsible for the accounting of fixed assets which are owned or controlled by Orange County.  The major emphasis of the position is on processing fixed asset dispositions in the fixed asset accounting system and online auction site.  General supervision is provided by the Manager and Assistant Manager of the Records and Surplus Property Department.

Representative Duties

Note: The below description may not be representative of all duties and responsibilities for this position.

Coordinates Document Flow.

  • Ensures Department receives necessary paperwork to satisfy the asset disposition process.
  • Prepares required forms to detail needed asset information, used to build online auctions.
  • Distributes copies of asset receipt documents to other departments, as required.

Processes Input Forms.

  • Prepares inputs for the disposition of County property in compliance with Florida Statutes, the Rules of the Auditor General, and County Regulations.
  • Verifies asset and master table input forms are complete and properly approved.
  • Maintains files of supporting paperwork in compliance with Florida Statutes, the Rules of the Auditor General, and County Regulations.

Provides Customer Assistance.

  • Researches general asset questions.
  • Responsible for the department’s principle telephone line.
  • Answers customer questions or directs customer to the appropriate person or department.

Researches and Tests System Changes.

  • Complete updates and modifications to the fixed asset computer system and associated handheld scanners.
  • Tests changes to the fixed asset system to ensure proper functionality.
  • Provides supporting paperwork to management and accountants, as required.

Assists Department Manager.

  • Implements new policies and procedures as assigned by the Department Manager.
  • Suggests new procedures which will enhance the efficiency or effectiveness of operations in regards to the disposition of County assets.

Surplus Operations.

  • Assists in the operation of a surplus property warehouse and vehicle lot.
  • Assists in the sale of surplus property at public auctions.

Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EDUCATION

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent.
  • Three years experience in accounting/bookkeeping.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND/OR SKILLS

  • Possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license.
  • Maintain reliable transportation for travel to field sites.
  • Ability to lift and move 40-pound cartons.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, depending upon department’s needs. Possess and maintain reliable work habits.
  • Familiarity with word processing and spreadsheet software.
  • Ability to use computer terminal for data entry with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Familiarity with legal documents, their purpose and application.
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize, prioritize and complete work assignments/projects.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with peers, managers, and the public, on both individual and group levels.
  • Familiarity with office practices, procedures, and equipment (e.g., copiers, calculators, faxes, multi-line telephones, voice mail, and electronic mail).
  • Knowledge of accepted principles and practices of fixed asset accounting.
  • Ability to adjust readily to changes in procedures, practices, and/or assignments.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions.

PREFERRED TRAINING AND EDUCATION

  • Associate degree with major course work in accounting, business administration, or a related field.
  • Two of the three years experience in local or state government accounting/bookkeeping.
  • Experience with testing and/or installation of software systems.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND/OR SKILLS

  • Familiarity with Orange County Government organization.

 

Notes:  Must pass background investigation.  The Comptroller’s Office has a non-tobacco use policy.

Starting Salary: $18.78 per hour.

Apply by Saturday, July 23, 2022.