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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/12/22

Applications Due05/26/22

Vacancy ID104739

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleInternal Auditor 1/Trainee 1

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 Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 50%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 44 Holland Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12229

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable for appointment on Current Civil Service Eligible List for this title.


Candidates must have permanent competitive status in the posted title and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible to transfer via Section 70.1 of Civil Service Law. The transfer cannot be a second consecutive transfer resulting in an advancement of more than two salary grades.

In the event that there is not a valid eligible list, candidates who meet the following open competitive qualifications may be qualified for a provisional appointment. To qualify, candidates must have a bachelors degree in accounting, auditing or taxation, and completion of a two year traineeship; or bachelors degree including or supplemented by 24 semester credit hours in accounting and/or auditing and completion of a two year traineeship.

If you are appointed provisionally, you must take the next scheduled Civil Service examination for this title and your score must be reachable on the resulting eligible list before you can be permanently appointed. If you do not pass the examination or achieve a reachable score, you may not be retained.

Duties Description The Office of Audit Services (OAS) is responsible for agency auditing, risk assessment, and internal controls activities. OAS is comprised of the Bureau of Internal Audit (BIA), Bureau of Compliance Management (BCM) and an Internal Control Unit (ICU).

The Internal Auditor 1 is responsible for internal audit activities conducted and managed by the BIA. BIA conducts internal audits and reviews of state-operations that address issues identified by quantitative risk assessments and in response to issues raised by executive management, external control organizations and complaints received from outside stakeholders. BIA also provides assurance, risk management, consulting, and advisory audit services.

The incumbent of this position will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following activities:
Under the general direction of the Auditor 2 of the BIA:
Complying with the Institute of Internal Auditor's Rules of Conduct regarding Integrity, Objectivity, Confidentiality and Competency.

Participating in preliminary studies to assess risks.

Contributing to the development of audit plans and programs.

Designing and developing work papers and analysis to meet audit objectives.
Conducting analysis using computer-assisted audit techniques.

Interviewing agency personnel, including management level staff.

Developing audit findings and presenting audit results to senior management and staff.

Conducting follow-up audits independently to determine whether recommendations have been implemented timely.

Additional Comments Please note:
•As of 10/12/2021 all OPWDD employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to mandatory weekly testing for COVID-19.
•Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
•In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.
•OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
• *This location requires the candidate to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the time of appointment.

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

Name Annette Sattinger

Telephone 518-473-4785

Fax 518-474-9902

Email Address


Street 44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit cover letter and resume by 5/26/22. Please reference the EOA #2022-175 in all correspondence.

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