This is an entry level position for an individual to perform auditing work of either resort tax accounts or roll-off companies remitting resort taxes or franchise fees to the City. Assignments are specific and in accordance with departmental regulations and statutory requirements.
Illustrative Examples of Essential Duties:
- Obtains corporate information, copies of business tax receipts and other pertinent information on auditees
- Prepares audit request letters and follows up to schedule audit appointments
- Conducts field visits to business locations to obtain and verify audit information in compliance with pertinent City Code provisions
- Performs audits of businesses' accounting books and records either in City offices or off-site
- Discusses any unusual findings with superiors during audit process
- Analyzes businesses' payment histories, completes audit work papers, and prepares draft report of findings for supervisor
- Attends meetings with auditees or their representatives
- Communicates results of audits both verbally and in writing to superiors and auditees
- Defends findings when needed against disputing auditees
- Assists in office as needed by answering customer inquiries and helping with various assigned administrative tasks
- Performs related tasks as required
- Graduation from an accredited college or university with a major in Accounting, Public Administration or Business Administration
- One (1) year of auditing experience
For all positions:
- Must have the ability to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact
- Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to, word processor, calculator, and copier
- Some crawling, reaching, handling, sitting, standing, pushing, and pulling
- Must be able to drive an automobile and perform on-site inspections at locations which may not be accessible to the physically handicapped
For all technical, professional, supervisory and managerial positions:
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, coworkers, the press the general public and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation, gender identity or sexual orientation.
- Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of all city ethics and conflicts of interest policies. Strong understanding of ethical behavior is required.
- Ability to maintain regular and punctual attendance.
- Performs related work as required
- Reports to work as directed during an emergency as an essential employee of the City of Miami Beach
Applicants must detail any related work experience on the application or risk disqualification
- Ability to develop innovative and creative solutions to issues consistent with the City's strategic plan.
. It is the applicant's responsibility to update their NEOGOV profile with work experience, education, certifications and personal contact information when submitting each application, failure to do so will result in ineligibility. City of Miami Beach employees must reflect their current position and detail their work experience on the application to avoid being disqualified.
Veterans Preference is awarded in accordance with Florida State Statute 295.07. If veteran's preference is being claimed, it must be indicated on the application form and proper documentation, including all forms DD-214 (either Member 2 or Member 4), as well as the final Department of Defense Disability Letter (dated within one year) must be submitted
with the application.
Required Examination: NOTE:
Those applicants who are called for an interview will be required to do an auditing exercise in Microsoft Word and Excel following their interview appointment.