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February 2018  


MS Secretary of State’s Office

Regulation and Enforcement Division - Examiner 


  • Perform statewide examinations/investigations to determine compliance with state laws;
  • Track consumer funds paid to a business to ensure proper trusting of consumer funds and compliance with state laws;
  • Analyze financial records obtained during examinations/investigations to verify invoices, receipts, and expenditures;
  • Prepare and organize documents, exhibits, and supporting evidence of exam findings;
  • Prepare reports, Excel spreadsheets, and other correspondence of examinations/investigations;
  • Present case summary to legal staff based on examination findings and assists with preparing for enforcement actions including testifying in administrative hearings;
  • This position is the primary, lead Examiner for the enforcement of the Mississippi Scrap Metal Dealer Act of 2008 and for the Mississippi River Delta Agricultural Metal Theft Task Force. As such, this position takes a leadership role in assisting other Division examiners and staff with Scrap Metal Enforcement duties and frequently interacts with industry and law enforcement personnel outside of this Office.


  • Minimum of 4 years of hands-on, functional experience in accounting processes and practices.
  • Experience in posting debit and credit entries to general ledger accounts, business sub-accounts and reconciliation of accounting records against banking and other external records.
  • Demonstrated experience in writing reports, memorandum, letters, and other forms of written communication in a business or governmental setting.
  • Previous experience in developing and managing spreadsheets, particularly experience with Microsoft Excel, is a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience with attention to detail, strong research and/or investigative shills.
  • The ability to understand compliance standards set forth in statute and to evaluate a business’s compliance against those standards is a key component of this job.
  • The ability to strategize and plan research and investigative steps using known information to determine the correct steps to obtain unknown, needed information to complete an examination of a business.
  • Previous experience with testifying in a courtroom or in an administrative setting is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in accounting, preferred. Alternately, a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Business Management or Criminal Justice with 4 + years of experience would serve as qualifying experience. 


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