Minimum Qualifications Candidates for the position of forensic accountant/auditor must possess:
• A minimum of a four (4) year college degree in accounting or finance, or equivalent post-college work experience.
• Excellent analytical, communication and organizational skills.
• The ability to function as an integral part of an investigative team and to work in a group setting.
• Knowledge of fundamental computer applications such as Excel and Word.
Preferred skills for the position:
• The ability to review voluminous financial records and to advise or assist in the investigation of alleged fraud.
• Proficiency with database and presentation software such as Visio and PowerPoint.
• Designation as a Certified Fraud Examiner.
Prior accreditation as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is not required for this position.
Duties Description The Division of Criminal Justice in The New York State Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG) is seeking a forensic accountant/auditor for the New York City office. The forensic accountant/auditor supports the Division by working in partnership with its attorneys, detectives and legal support analysts to investigate cases including, but not limited to, white collar crimes, financial frauds, securities fraud, public integrity-related crimes, tax fraud and organized crime, utilizing the Executive Law, the Martin Act, and other state laws. Many of the actions involve coordination with other state and federal civil and prosecutorial anti-fraud agencies and have resulted in large-scale recoveries on behalf of the state of New York. A forensic accountant/auditor is needed to participate in these complex fraud investigations and, when appropriate, to support prosecution of crimes uncovered by such investigations.
Additional Comments Applicants will be considered for both entry-level and experienced assignments. The position qualifies for CPA accreditation purposes.
The annual salary for this position is $60,669 + $3,026 in location pay. As an employee of the OAG, you will join a team of dedicated individuals who work to serve the people of our State through a wide variety of occupations. We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision and retirement benefits, and family-friendly policies. Additionally, the OAG offers a robust Workplace Flexibilities Program with multiple options for employees, including telecommuting (up to two days per week) and alternative work schedules.
Per Office of the Attorney General policy, confirmation of vaccination status is a condition of employment for this position. If you are not fully vaccinated, you may be required to provide regular negative COVID-19 PCR test results at a frequency determined by the agency. The agency will consider religious and reasonable accommodations. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
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Notes on ApplyingApplications are submitted online. To apply, please go to the OAG website, www.ag.ny.gov, then click on the “Resources” tab and select “Employment Opportunities,” Reference No. DCJ_FAA_NYC_6214
To ensure consideration, applications must be received by close of business on June 24, 2022.
Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter
? You may address to Legal Recruitment.
? Indicate why you are interested in this position and what makes you the best candidate.
• Writing Sample
? Provide a sample that you feel best demonstrates your writing and analytical abilities.
• List of three (3) references
? Only submit professional references, supervisory references are preferred.
? Indicate the nature and duration of your relationship to each reference.
? Include contact information and email addresses for each reference.
? Please note, your references will not be contacted until after you interview for the position.
If you have questions regarding a position with the OAG and the application process or need assistance with submitting your application, please contact Legal Recruitment via email at email@example.com or phone at 212-416-8080.
For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: ag.ny.gov