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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/01/24

Applications Due01/06/25

Vacancy ID149945


AgencyState Comptroller, Office of the

TitleState Program Examiner 1 (NY HELPS) , SG 18, State Program Examiner Trainee 2 (NY HELPS), (Equated to SG-16), State Program Examiner Trainee 1 (NY HELPS), (Equated to SG-14), Item #149945

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $52198 to $82656 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Office of the State Comptroller

110 State Street

City Albany


Zip Code12236

Minimum Qualifications Do you want a career with a purpose that provides work/life balance? Apply today to join the Office of the New York State Comptroller.

No exam required under the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide (NY HELPS) Program:

Non-Competitive Qualifications for appointment under NY HELPS Program:
For appointment to the STATE PROGRAM EXAMINER TRAINEE 1 you must have:
A bachelor's or graduate degree in accounting, business administration, business management, computer science, computer information systems, or related IT field; criminal justice, economics, engineering; finance, mathematics, public administration, public or community health, public policy, political science, or statistics.
For appointment to the STATE PROGRAM EXAMINER TRAINEE 2 you must have:
A graduate degree or higher in accounting, business administration, business management, computer science, computer information systems, or related IT field; criminal justice, economics, engineering; finance, mathematics, public administration, public or community health, public policy, political science, or statistics.


Competitive 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 of the Civil Service Law.

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

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.

Duties Description Duties Description:
• Performs audits in accordance with applicable auditing standards.
• Analyzes areas for audit, assists in establishing scope and areas of risk, suggests approaches for addressing risk.
• Evaluates systems and procedures relating to audit areas for compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, and contract terms.
• Examines internal controls to evaluate the extent that proper and effective controls are in place for areas under audit.
• Evaluates agency programs and operating procedures for efficiency and effectiveness in meeting agency and legislative goals and priorities.
• Uses computer-assisted auditing tools and techniques across various platforms to meet audit objectives.
• Preparing audit working papers, which includes documenting meeting minutes, analysis, and methodologies.
• Documenting audit results to share with the auditee (e.g., writing preliminary audit findings, letters, and audit reports).
• Discussing findings with auditee representatives and participating in entrance and exit conferences.
• May be assigned as a lead auditor and oversee the work of trainees and student assistants on small, low risk or routine assignments; and may perform tasks assessing program risks to plan potential audits, and work on special or audit research projects.

Additional Comments Desired Competencies:
• Knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft applications and internet resources.
• Understands the importance of attention to detail.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to manage several activities simultaneously while maintaining accuracy and quality of work.
• Possesses strong writing, oral, interpersonal and communication skills.
• Demonstrates ability for problem solving and understands basic problem-solving concepts

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Office of the State Comptroller is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The NYS Office of the State Comptroller provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Division of Human Resources at (518) 474-1924.

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 Mandi Lenzi

Telephone (518) 474-1924

Fax (518) 486-6723

Email Address


Street Office of the State Comptroller, 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 to, no later than January 06, 2025. To access the job vacancy, copy the link above and paste it into your web browser. Documents must be sent as unlocked and accessible attachments.
Be sure to submit an unofficial copy of any transcripts you may have with your cover letter, resume as there are educational requirements for this position.

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