Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/05/22
Applications Due: 05/27/22
Vacancy ID: 104249

Position Information

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleAuditor 1/Auditor Trainee , Central Office;

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $61270 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 35%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes


County Albany

Street Address NYS Office of Mental Health

75 New Scotland Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12208

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications To be considered for appointment, candidates must be eligible for reassignment or transfer in accordance with Civil Service Law OR be reachable on the appropriate Civil Service eligible list.

In order to be eligible for transfer, candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/c service as a Auditor Trainee 1, Auditor Trainee 2, or Auditor 1, Grade 18 and be eligible for lateral transfer OR possess 24 credit hours in Accounting, Auditing, or Taxation and be eligible for transfer via Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Individuals certified eligible for the 55b/c program under the Governor’s Program to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities pursuant to Section 55b/c of the Civil Service Law that possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Auditing, or Taxation with 24 semester credit hours in Accounting, Auditing, or Taxation courses will also be considered. Please provide a copy of your 55b/c eligibility letter and your unofficial college transcript with your response.

PCO Eligible List:
Candidates on the current 2019 Select Title PCO list that possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher in higher in Accounting, Auditing, or Taxation with 24 semester credit hours in Accounting, Auditing, or Taxation courses who are interested in this vacancy are encouraged to apply. Please provide a copy of your copy of your test score and a unofficial college transcript with your response.

Based on federal and/or state regulations, this position requires vaccination against COVID-19. Upon appointment, the selected candidate must be fully vaccinated, or willing to become fully vaccinated, against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Candidates who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the time of interview may not start working until two weeks after their final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Duties Description The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH), Bureau of Audit, is recruiting to fill two Auditor 1, G-18/Auditor Trainee, NS positions. Under the supervision of an Auditor 2, the Auditor 1 will conduct financial and operational audits of State psychiatric centers and OMH Central Office operations, as well as local providers of mental health services.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Review financial records, assess their accuracy, and evaluate the information against established criteria.
• Conducts the audit by performing various tests, reviews, reconciliations, and evaluations of accounts, claims, records, and procedures to ensures that transactions are properly processed and accurately accounted for, and that effective controls are in place.
• Prepare work papers to document work performed and conclusions made in accordance with established standards.
• Prepares narrative summaries of audit findings and recommendations.
• Follow generally accepted auditing standards as well as the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing to complete work.
• Meet with the auditee, engage in meaningful discussions, and clearly communicate the results of the audit in a written format.

Overnight travel is required.

Additional Comments The Bureau of Audit is conveniently located in independent offices on the grounds of the Capital District Psychiatric Center at 75 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, New York. Guaranteed covered parking with exclusive employee entrance to office areas is available for $5/month.

Specific scheduled hours and telecommuting availability for this position will be discussed during the interview process. Please note, employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to operational needs and Agency Telecommuting Program Guidelines.

The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. The Office of Mental Health embraces diversity and promotes a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, and respected. The New York State Office of Mental Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Deborah Pariseau


Fax (518) 486-3897



Street NYS Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #104249 in the subject line of your email when applying.

You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.