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Prosecution Support Specialist I – Investigative Accountant, Economic Crimes Division 

Location: River Landing
1400 NW North River Drive, Suite 610 (11th Floor)

Position Overview 

The Investigative Accountant is responsible for planning, assisting in and conducting of investigations of financial crimes, which may be extremely controversial, and of a highly sensitive and confidential nature.  The Accountant is also responsible for examining books and records, interviewing subjects, auditing, tracing, preparing results of findings, gathering, preserving, and identifying evidence, and testifying before court officials as to their participation in conducting such examinations.  The work schedule for this position is 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This position is exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  This position offers a Limited Flexible Work Schedule and Teleworking Option. 

The Job Responsibilities are:

  • Reviewing all initial information pertaining to a complaint to determine what documents are necessary to comprehensively investigate a criminal violation
  • Coordinating all aspects of the investigation with the ASA and making recommendations to the ASA with regard to evidence and possible charges
  • Preparing and processing Subpoena Duces Tecum for records
  • Providing research assistance as needed
  • Capturing data from documents, conducting analysis of the data and creating summaries/charts of the data as visual proof of crimes for presentation in court.
  • Organizing and preparing evidence
  • Maintaining evidence logs
  • Attending depositions and appearing as a witness in Trial
  • Providing Assistant State Attorneys with Continuing updates on Investigations
  • Accurately documenting investigative hours for purposes of cost recovery
  • Writing closeout reports when cases are completed
  • Researching case information by utilizing databases ie; DAVID, CJIS, websites Clerk of Court, property searches, Sunbiz
  • Providing assistance with unit coverage, as well as, assisting Assistant State Attorneys as needed
  • Performing other related duties as assigned

The Minimum Requirements are:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration, provided the latter included fifteen (15) semester hours of accounting
  • Experience in investigative accounting research
  • Related work experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required college training or an equivalent combination of training and experience

The Preferred Qualifications and Skills are:

  • Having prior experience in investigative work conducting audits
  • Having experience or being familiar with the elements of crimes such as fraud, theft, embezzlement, false entries in business records, schemes to defraud, conflict of interest, corruption of public officials and various types of bank fraud
  • Having knowledge of C.F.I.S (Comprehensive Financial Investigative Solution) 

Specific Skills and Characteristics: 

The Successful Candidate must be able to:

  • Possess and demonstrate an ability to be accurate and precise, be imaginative in approach, and be willing to persevere and put forth considerable effort in accomplishing the investigative assignments
  • Possess and demonstrate excellent organizational skills
  • Possess and demonstrate excellent problem-solving abilities
  • Possess and demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • Work well under pressure and maintain composure under intense scrutiny 34
  • Work effectively under pressure, and with all levels of staff
  • Meet stringent time constraints
  • Be a self- starter and work independently
  • Be adaptable to change
  • Be flexible with their work schedule
  • Be detail-oriented and able to multi-task

 

Starting Annual Salary: $34,466.88

To apply for this position, please complete and submit an application, and updated resume to: SAOJobs@MiamiSAO.com., with the Subject: Investigative Accountant. Applications can be downloaded from our website at:  www.miamisao.com.

The State Attorney’s Office reserves the right to modify the conditions of this job announcement or to withdraw the announcement without prior written or other notice.  All information provided by applicants is subject to verification and background investigation.  False statements or omission of information on any application materials may be grounds for non-selection, withdrawal of an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.

 

Insurance benefits, vacation package and Florida Retirement System Pension benefits are offered with this position

Internal and External Candidates will be considered
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

 

 

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