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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/05/23

Applications Due03/05/24

Vacancy ID145433

AgencyState Comptroller, Office of the

TitleState Program Examiner 1 (Systems), SG-18, State Program Examiner, Trainee 2, (Equated to SG-16), State Program Examiner, Trainee 1, (Equated to SG-14), Item #03328 (2 Vacancies)

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $50678 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Office of the New York State Comptroller

800 North Pearl Street

City Menands

StateNY

Zip Code12204

Minimum Qualifications You must be currently reachable on the appropriate eligible list for this title, eligible under the 55 b/c program (see below), or eligible to transfer to this title under Section 70.1 or 52.6 of the Civil Service Law.

70.1 Transfer:
For a 70.1 transfer to a State Program Examiner 1, salary grade 18, you must have one year of permanent competitive service in a 70.1 title allocated to a salary grade 16 or above (12 or above for a Trainee 1, 14 or above for a Trainee 2).

52.6 Transfer:
For a 52.6 transfer to a State Program Examiner 1, salary grade 18, you must have one year of permanent competitive service in a 52.6 title allocated to a salary grade 16 or above (12 or above for a Trainee 1, 14 or above for a Trainee 2).

To determine if your current Civil Service title is eligible for transfer to this title, visit the Career Mobility GOT-IT website: Career Mobility Office » GOT-IT (ny.gov)

Appointments via transfer must not result in a second, consecutive transfer with an advancement of more than two S-grades or one M-grade.

Depending on qualifications, you may be required to serve a 1 or 2-year traineeship that leads to the full level grade 18 position.

55-b/c program appointments:
For a 55 b/c appointment, you must:
• Possess the minimum qualifications for the selected title as established by the Department of Civil Service and listed on the most recent exam announcement.
• Meet the applicable minimal mental and/or physical requirements for the job (with a reasonable accommodation, if necessary)
• Have a current Eligibility Letter from the NYS Department of Civil Service, www.cs.ny.gov/rp55/, and be able to provide it to the Human Resources Office upon request.

*If you are currently 55b/c eligible and possess a bachelor’s degree, we encourage you to apply for this position.

Duties Description Perform Audits and Reviews

• Performing audits and reviews of OSC’s information systems and technology in accordance with applicable auditing and Information Technology (IT) standards
o To include NIST Cybersecurity Framework and the Center for Internet Security CIS Controls.
o Analyzing and evaluating management’s internal controls regarding the adequacy, effectiveness, security, integrity and efficiency of IT systems and technology.
o Performing general and application audits of various computer systems, operational practices, and system development activities.
o Preparing for and participating in audit related meetings including scoping, opening, and closing conferences.
o Utilizing automated workpaper software to document audit work performed including audit plans, risk/control matrices, audit programs, sampling plans, potential observations, and audit reports.
o Documenting the design of management’s controls via flowcharts and narratives and discussing this information with relevant management to ensure our documentation accurately captures the detailed process under audit as well as the key risks (to achieving the unit’s objectives), related key controls and any residual risks.
o Assessing the adequacy of the design of management’s controls, identifying control weaknesses, and developing recommendations designed to improve the design of the controls.
o Conducting detailed testing of management’s controls to determine the level of compliance with the design of the controls.
o Ensuring that audit work and the related supporting documentation comply with professional auditing standards and adequately support any conclusions reached.
o Clearing applicable supervisory coaching notes.
o Identifying, with management’s input, insightful recommendations for improving the function under audit.
o Preparing the initial draft of the proposed audit report for Internal Audit management.
o Keeping the Audit Supervisor or Manager adequately informed of the engagement status and any observations or potential issues.

Additional Comments Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Performing audits and reviews of OSC’s information systems and technology in accordance with applicable auditing and Information Technology (IT) standards.
o To include NIST Cybersecurity Framework and the Center for Internet Security CIS Controls.
o Analyzing and evaluating management’s internal controls regarding the adequacy, effectiveness, security, integrity and efficiency of IT systems and technology.
o Performing general and application audits of various computer systems, operational practices and system development activities.
o Preparing for and participating in audit related meetings including scoping, opening and closing conferences.
o Utilizing automated workpaper software to document audit work performed including audit plans, risk/control matrices, audit programs, sampling plans, potential observations, and audit reports.
o Documenting the design of management’s controls via flowcharts and narratives and discussing this information with relevant management to ensure our documentation accurately captures the detailed process under audit as well as the key risks (to achieving the unit’s objectives), related key controls and any residual risks.
o Assessing the adequacy of the design of management’s controls, identifying control weaknesses, and developing recommendations designed to improve the design of the controls.
o Conducting detailed testing of management’s controls to determine the level of compliance with the design of the controls.
o Ensuring that audit work and the related supporting documentation comply with professional auditing standards and adequately support any conclusions reached.
o Clearing applicable supervisory coaching notes.
o Identifying, with management’s input, insightful recommendations for improving the function under audit.
o Preparing the initial draft of the proposed audit report for Internal Audit management.
o Keeping the Audit Supervisor or Manager adequately informed of the engagement status and any observations or potential issues.


Telecommuting:
The Office of the New York State Comptroller (OSC) supports telecommuting where it is reasonable to do so based upon the agency’s mission and operational needs. Generally, employees new to OSC will be restricted from telecommuting for at least 8 calendar weeks. After the initial 8 calendar week restriction, if an employee’s duties and work performance are aligned with telecommuting they may be allowed to do so. Upon approval to telecommute, OSC employees may telecommute up to 5 days per pay period.

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

Name Jennifer Brantigan

Telephone (518) 474-1924

Fax (518) 486-6723

Email Address recruit@osc.state.ny.us

Address

Street Office of Human Resources

110 State Street, 12th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12236

 

Notes on ApplyingSubmit a clear, concise cover letter and resume stating how you meet the above minimum qualifications to recruit@osc.ny.gov, no later than March 5, 2024. Documents must be sent as unlocked and accessible attachments.
Reference Item #03328(2)-OER-JB in the subject line and on the cover letter for proper routing.
If you have questions about this vacancy, please contact this Division representative:
Division contact: DeRena Thompson dmthompson@osc.ny.gov


When responding, please include the reference number and letters listed in this section only. The OER ID # should not be included.

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