Minimum Qualifications Qualifications/Relevant Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree (master’s a plus), in fields such as public administration, business, mathematics, data science, economics, accounting, the social sciences, or other related business or operational field.
• Minimum of 1 year of experience as Staff Auditor/Analyst, in the fields of performance auditing, evaluation, oversight, data analysis or a project management-focused field. Applicant’s work experience sufficiency is evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
• Demonstrated analytical skills, critical thinking skills, impartial judgment, and research aptitude.
• Excellent oral skills for interviewing, experience a plus.
• Excellent writing skills for documenting interviews and summarizing evaluation findings.
• Ability to gather and interpret high volumes of complex data. High proficiency in Excel, familiarity with advanced Excel techniques, Access, Power BI, or other data-analysis programs a plus.
• Ability to handle multiple projects while maintaining careful attention to detail and accuracy.
• Ability to interact effectively with department and agency staff and more senior management.
• Construction-related experience is a plus.
• Pursuant to authorization by the EDIG/Audit, this position is subject to tele-working.
• A two-year commitment is required
Duties Description Duties & Responsibilities:
•Participates as a team member supporting multiple audits simultaneously, reporting directly to the team leaders.
•Supports investigative cases with analysis or participate as part of the investigative team, as assigned.
•Evaluates agency or program performance using qualitative and quantitative methods to determine expectations/standards, problems, causal factors, and options to correct.
•Review’s agency processes, procedures, and controls designed to manage and mitigate risk, fraud, waste, and abuse of agency resources.
•Works within the team to identify issues and develop a plan to assess their significance.
•Helps conducts interviews of agency and other personnel and prepares clear and concise interview memoranda.
•Prepares professionally written reports on the areas evaluated.
•Responsible for meeting project milestones.
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• Develops and maintains professional working relationships and continually gains knowledge of evolving agency operations.
• Analyses data using a variety of software to identify risks.
• Other duties as assigned by the Executive Deputy Inspector General for Audit (EDIG/Audit) or her designee.
• Conducts quality research and analysis to support senior staff.
• Prepares interview questions and is learning auditing protocol
• Writing expectations include drafting initial workpapers for the team.
Additional Comments Note that this vacancy is budgeted at the beginning of the salary range.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity.
In order to protect our employees and continue to provide safe and reliable service to our communities, as of November 14, 2021, we are requiring all new MTA hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. MTA will consider exceptions for religious and medical reasons, where appropriate. “Fully vaccinated” means you must have both doses of a 2-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the second dose, or have received 1 dose of a 1-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the dose. Proof of your vaccination status in the form of a CDC vaccine card must be submitted prior to your start date.
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