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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/06/23

Applications Due12/27/23

Vacancy ID145547

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleAuditor 1, Auditor Trainee 1, (3 Positions), Box PIMS-640/00819, PIMS-668/00820, PIMS-675/00818

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 Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 25%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Office of Performance Improvement and Management Services

Office of Audit Services

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Auditor 1 or Senior Auditor.

Eligible List Appointment to Auditor 1: Candidates who are reachable on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) Select Titles eligible list may be considered for appointment. If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for this title, you may receive a canvass letter. You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter. For PCO Select eligible list minimum qualifications for appointment to Auditor 1, please visit PCO- Auditor 1.

Eligible List Appointment to Auditor Trainee 1: Candidates who are reachable on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) Select Titles eligible list may be considered for appointment. If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for this title, you may receive a canvass letter. You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter. For PCO Select Titles eligible list minimum qualifications for appointment to Auditor Trainee 1, please visit PCO - Auditor Trainee 1.

Section 70.1 Transfer Auditor 1: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-16 or above deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. Candidates must also possess a bachelor’s degree or higher AND 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, or taxation courses to qualify for transfer.

Section 70.1 Transfer to Auditor Trainee 1: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-12 or above deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. Candidates must also possess a bachelor’s or higher AND 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, or taxation courses to qualify for transfer.

Section 70.4 Transfer to Auditor Trainee 1: Candidates may be eligible for nomination for transfer under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to Auditor Trainee 1 if they are a current NYS employee with one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-12 or higher AND have standing on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list AND possess the minimum qualifications outlined for Auditor Trainee 1. For more information about the minimum qualifications please visit PCO - Auditor Trainee 1.

For information regarding the transfer options of your current title, please visit the Civil Service Career Mobility Office Website. https://careermobilityoffice.cs.ny.gov/cmo/gotit/title-search/index.cfm

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

Duties Description The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is seeking candidates for three (3) Auditor 1 positions in the Office of Audit Services (OAS). This Office administers both the internal and external audit functions in NYSED and is responsible for overseeing the submission of requisite financial documents from school districts, Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) and other subrecipients of federal awards. The incumbents of these positions will assist in the conduct of audits primarily related to external educational entities. Duties of these positions include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Serve as staff auditor on an audit team under the supervision of an auditor-in-charge and perform pre-audit surveys;
• Participate in the development of audit plans and programs by reviewing relevant documents, records, and reports;
• Participate in interviews of auditee staff to obtain required and necessary information for the conduct of audits;
• Examine source documents used by auditees to obtain documentation needed to accomplish audit objectives;
• Prepare written audit findings and reports, and recommend corrective action;
• Assist in the review of requisite financial documentation submitted by school districts, BOCES, private schools, non-public colleges and universities and other subrecipients of federal awards; and
• Perform other duties, as assigned.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
These will be a contingent-permanent appointments. For 55b/c appointment, candidates must possess the minimum qualifications, a current 55b/c eligibility letter and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of degree/transcripts will be required at the time of interview for all candidates. These positions will require up to 25% in-state travel.

These positions may be filled as a traineeship. The starting salaries for this position are outlined below. For current New York State employees, salary is based on the candidate’s salary at the time of hire. Candidates appointed at the trainee level will be required to successfully complete the traineeship to advance to the full performance level title and salary.

• $ 50,678 (Trainee 1- NS equated to SG-14)
• $ 56,550 (Trainee 2- NS equated to SG-16)
• $ 63,108 (Full Performance level SG-18)

These positions lead to a maximum salary of $80,248 based on annual performance advances and traineeship advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by December 27, 2023 to OMSjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for these positions. You must include the Box number (PIMS-640/00819, PIMS-668/00820, PIMS-675/00818) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Links to application materials will not be accepted (i.e., Google Docs). Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

New York State Education Department (NYSED) is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. NYS Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, domestic violence victim status, gender identity, prior conviction records, prior arrests, youthful offender adjudications, or sealed records.

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Visit these links for information on working for New York State:
• https://www.cs.ny.gov/jobseeker/
• https://www.cs.ny.gov/pio/publications/gettingajob.pdf

Generous benefits of working for New York State, including, but not limited to, the following:

Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually.
• Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave in year one, increasing to 20+ days with additional years of service.
• Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually.
• Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA and eight (8) days paid sick leave annually for M/C.
• Annual professional leave and educational leave opportunities for eligible staff.

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can choose from a variety of affordable and generous health insurance programs.
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost.

Additional Benefits
• Enrollment in the New York State pension system which has earned the distinction of being one of the best-managed and best-funded plans in the nation OR Optional Retirement Defined Contribution Plan with 8% salary match (eligibility requirements apply).
• NYS Deferred Compensation and an exclusive 403(b) Optional Retirement Savings Plan.
• Paid Parental Leave for all employees and Paid Family Leave (M/C Only).
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).
• Opportunities for telecommuting.
• Eligibility for various life insurance options.

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

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address omsjobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street New York State Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by December 27, 2023 to OMSjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for these positions. You must include the Box number (PIMS-640/00819, PIMS-668/00820, PIMS-675/00818) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Links to application materials will not be accepted (i.e., Google Docs). Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

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