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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/01/23

Applications Due01/10/24

Vacancy ID145228

AgencyMedicaid Inspector General, NYS Office of the

TitleAuditor 1 or Auditor Trainee

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $63108 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Westchester

Street Address 445 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 506

City White Plains


Zip Code10601

Minimum Qualifications Open to New York State employees with one year of permanent competitive service as an Auditor 1, SG-18, or in a title deemed eligible for transfer to Auditor 1 under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Auditor Trainee: New York State employees with one year of permanent competitive service as an Auditor Trainee or in a title deemed eligible for transfer under 70.1 of the Civil Service Law to Auditor Trainee 1 or Auditor Trainee 2 may also be considered. courses.
Transfer candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree including or supplemented by 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, and/or taxation courses from an accredited college or university.

The salary range identified above applies to candidates appointed to Auditor 1, SG-18. The hiring rate for candidates appointed to Auditor Trainee 1 starts at $50,678 and is based on the candidate's salary at the time of hire. Candidates hired into the Auditor Traineeship will be advanced to Auditor 1 upon the successful completion of a two-year traineeship.

55b/c Appointment: This position is eligible for 55b/c designation and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications outlined and a current 55b/c eligibility letter. For more information about the minimum qualifications for appointment to Auditor 1 please visit PCO- Auditor 1. For additional information regarding 55b/c or how to apply, please visit the Civil Service webpage

For more information about the minimum qualifications for appointment to Auditor Trainee 1 please visit PCO - Auditor Trainee 1.

Preferred Qualifications: Proficiency in the use of Word and Excel; excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong analytical skills; and the ability to work with others to resolve conflicts.

Duties Description An Auditor 1 performs research on the functions of the organization to be audited to determine its purpose, organization, funds involved, and applicable laws, rules, and regulations governing its operation; assists in establishing the scope of the audit by analyzing and determining areas for audit and the time frame to be examined; assists in planning audit activities, including specific audit tasks, and recommends audit schedule; conducts rate audits of various medical facilities that receive cost based rates by performing various tests, reviews, reconciliations, and evaluations of accounts, claims, records, and procedures to ensure that transactions are processed and properly accounted for and effective internal controls are in place; evaluates the organization being audited by comparing performance to contractual requirements and standards; prepares working papers to document audit scope and conclusions; discusses audit findings with representatives of the organization and participates in exit conferences; as Auditor-in-Charge, leads other Auditors 1 and Auditor Trainees as applicable.

Additional Comments This position is eligible for additional $3,087 location pay.

You may be required to provide acceptable proof of education, experience, credential and/or license to demonstrate that you meet the minimum qualifications for appointment to this position.

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

Name Melissa Homin

Telephone 518-408-0656

Fax 518-408-0395

Email Address


Street 800 North Pearl Street

Human Resources - 2nd Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12204


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a cover letter, resume and transcript(s) detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications to Melissa Homin, Office of the Medicaid Inspector General, 800 North Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12204 or by email to or fax to (518) 408-0395. Indicate the Position Title, Location and Vacancy ID number of the position you are applying to. (47306, 47316)

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