Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 08/09/23
Applications Due: 02/05/24
Vacancy ID: 136935

Position Information

NY HELPNo

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleAuditor 2 (Open to NYS employees only), (2 Positions), Box PIMS-641/00809, PIMS-642/00813

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $81705 to $103350 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 25%

Schedule

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

Location

County Albany

Street Address Office of Performance Improvement and Management Services

Office of Audit Services

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Auditor 2.

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates must be reachable on the Civil Service eligible list for this title. If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for this title, you may receive a canvass letter. You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter.

Section 70.1 Transfer: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-21 or above deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. To be eligible for transfer, candidates must also possess either:

1. A bachelor's or higher degree in accounting, auditing, or taxation; OR
2. A bachelor's or higher degree including or supplemented by 24 semester credit hours in
accounting, auditing, or taxation courses**.

For information regarding the transfer options of your current title, please visit the Civil Service Career Mobility Office Website. https://careermobilityoffice.cs.ny.gov/cmo/gotit/title-search/index.cfm

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Performance Improvement and Management Services is seeking candidates for two Auditor 2 positions in the Office of Audit Services. This Office is responsible for conducting audits of educational entities, including school districts, Boards of Cooperative Educational Services, not-for-profit organizations, and other institutions located throughout the State that are regulated by, or receive funds administered by, the NYSED. The incumbents of these positions will function as the auditor-in-charge of audit assignments and will be responsible for the day-to-day activities involved in conducting an audit. Duties of these positions include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Oversee the audit process, including survey, fieldwork, and reporting;
• Prepare specific audit plans to indicate the scope of the audit, audit objectives, staffing requirements and estimated time required for the audit;
• Prepare detailed audit programs showing how the audit plan will be accomplished, and assign staff to perform segments of the program;
• Meet with auditee’s representatives to describe the nature of the audit that will be conducted and establish the audit protocols;
• Advise the audit team of potential audit risks, and techniques and approaches to be used during the audit;
• Assign staff to specific audit tasks and provide appropriate supervision and training to audit staff;
• Conduct audits based on approved audit plans and programs;
• Review audit working papers and reports for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with audit plans and programs;
• Prepare audit reports with findings and recommendations for supervisory review;
• Notify the audit manager of audit progress and report any discrepancies;
• Meet with representatives of the auditee to summarize audit findings, and ensure the findings are consistent with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards; and
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: These will be contingent permanent or permanent appointments. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of transcripts/degree will be required at the time of interview for all candidates. These positions will require up to 25% of overnight, in-state travel.

These positions lead to a maximum salary of $103,350 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Recruitment will continue until these positions are filled. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to omsjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box numbers (PIMS-641/00809, PIMS-642/00813) of these positions in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Links to application materials will not be accepted (i.e., Google Docs). Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

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

Contact Information

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address omsjobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street New York State Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Recruitment will continue until these positions are filled. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to omsjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box numbers (PIMS-641/00809, PIMS-642/00813) of these positions in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Links to application materials will not be accepted (i.e., Google Docs). Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.