Alex Alford

Alex Alford

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The Walton County Clerk of Courts and County Comptroller's Office will recruit, employ and promote employees in all job classifications without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, or veteran service.

The Clerk & Comptroller's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer & Drug-Free Workplace. 

Career Opportunities

Internal Auditor


Internal auditing is an independent, objective, assurance designed to improve an organization’s operations. It aids an organization in accomplishing its objectives by bringing a systematic approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of management’s internal controls and processes.

General Requirements:

The applicant should have strong, analytical, and problem-solving skills, along with the ability to manage multiple audit engagements and special projects; the ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups and employees of organizations in both written and oral formats; the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  In addition, the applicant should possess a familiarity with standard auditing practices and procedures, and the ability to apply them to each project; a familiarity with overall County operations and an ability to understand correlations between internal operating departments.  This position requires the ability to perform work with little or no supervision. Must be computer literate and have extensive knowledge of computer applications involving word processing, spreadsheets, data entry, and standard report generation.

 Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a four (4) year degree in Accounting or related field;
  • Minimum of (3) progressively responsible accounting and auditing experience, with at least two (2) years in the internal audit function;
  • Experience with governmental entities and boards;
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation is preferred;
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), auditing standards (GAAS), governmental accounting standards (GASB) and governmental accounting systems.

Salary: $53,333 annually (minimum - depends on experience) 

Posted:  11.03.2016
Open Until Filled


Employment Application Process
All applicants interested in applying with the Walton County Clerk of Courts & County Comptroller are required to complete an application. Completed applications should be mailed to: Walton County Clerk Courts and County Comptroller, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 1260, DeFuniak Springs, FL  32435-1260, or emailed to laurene@waltonclerk.com, or sent via fax to (850) 892-8524. Resumes will not be accepted unless they are accompanied by an application. Successful completion of proficiency testing will be required.

Link to Employment Application

Unsolicited applications or resumes will not be accepted.