Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable for appointment on the current NYS Civil Service eligible list for Internal Auditor 2.
Transfer Qualifications: One year of permanent or contingent permanent service in a title, Salary Grade 21 or higher, and eligible to transfer under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law. Please include your Civil Service title and grade level, to should how you meet the 52.6 criteria.
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), Bureau of Internal Control and a Data Analysis, Support and Planning Unit (DSP).
The Bureau of Internal Control is responsible for adherence to the requirements of the NY State Internal Control Act (NY Executive Law §951), including conducting compliance studies of agency operations and conducting risk evaluations, reviews and assessments of existing internal controls. Compliance studies may not only relate to financial transactions, but also care procedures (health and safety) and Medicaid billing requirements, essentially covering a wide range of policies and procedures pertaining to the agency's mission. One of the core functions pertains to a Division of Budget requirement, as stated in the Budget Policy and Reporting Manual covering Governmental Internal Control and Internal Audit Requirements (aka B-0350). Each year, the Internal Control function is primarily responsible for preparing an annual report for submission to DOB which certifies that OPWDD is maintaining a sufficient system of internal controls.
The incumbent of this position will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following activities:
Under the general direction of the Principal Internal Auditor:
-Supervise and direct subordinate staff in planning, organizing, and performing internal control functions as described below.
-Participating in preliminary studies to assess risks.
-Contributing to the development of compliance reviews.
-Designing and developing work papers and analysis to document and support work performed.
-Conducting analysis using computer-assisted audit techniques.
-Interviewing agency personnel, including management level staff.
-Developing findings and presenting results and recommendations to senior management and staff.
-Conducting follow-up reviews independently to determine whether recommendations have been implemented timely.
-Assisting with evaluating, liaising, and responding to external audits of OPWDD.
-Conducting ad hoc projects as needed.
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.
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