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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/06/24

Applications Due07/05/24

Vacancy ID150341

NY HELPYes

AgencyState Comptroller, Office of the

TitleAuditor 1/State Program Examiner 1(Fiscal) (NY HELPS) , SG 18, Auditor 1/State Program Examiner TR 2 (Fiscal)(NY HELPS),(SG-16), Auditor1/State Program Examiner TR 1 (Fiscal) (NY HELPS), (SG-14)

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 37.50

Workday

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

StateNY

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 TRAINEE 1 you must have:
You must have a bachelor's degree including or supplemented by 24 undergraduate or graduate semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, or taxation.
For appointment to the TRAINEE 2 you must have:
A bachelor's degree and 24 undergraduate and/or graduate semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, or taxation AND One year of qualifying professional accounting and/or auditing experience gained after meeting the educational qualifications.
OR
A master's degree or doctoral 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 AUDITOR 1/STATE PROGRAM EXAMINER 1 FISCAL you must have:
A bachelor's degree including or supplemented by 24 undergraduate or graduate credit hours in accounting, auditing, or taxation AND Two years of qualifying professional accounting and/or auditing experience gained after meeting the educational qualifications.
OR
A master's degree or doctoral 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; AND One year of qualifying professional accounting and/or auditing experience gained after meeting the educational qualifications.
*Note that courses such as business law, economics, statistics, and most finance courses, although taken as part of an accounting curriculum, cannot be counted toward the 24 semester credit hours.
*Experience limited to teaching courses, bookkeeping, maintaining payroll records, accounts payable, accounts receivable, or preparing tax returns is not considered professional accounting/auditing experience.

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 (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.

Duties Description Auditors/Examiners could work on a variety of audits of State expenditures, State agencies, public authorities, not-for-profit organizations that receive State funding, school districts and local governments such as towns and villages and Entities with the probability of substantial return of abandoned property to the State. You will provide on-site services to local and state governments, and you can expect to travel to localities within your assigned region.
Your work will help to ensure that tax dollars are spent prudently and productively. You will perform financial and performance audits that help to ensure that taxpayers are getting their value for their tax dollars. Some audit work may also include a focus on information technology and the security around the systems that support operations in the local and state government organizations. By stressing opportunities to improve accountability, reduce waste and enhance productivity, our Auditors/Examiners fulfill the Comptroller’s responsibility to oversee the fiscal concerns of State and local governments.

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.

Travel percentage could vary depending on business units.

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.

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 Mandi Lenzi

Telephone (518) 474-1924

Fax (518) 486-6723

Email Address OSCHELPS@osc.ny.gov

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 OSCHELPS@osc.ny.gov, no later than July 5, 2024. Documents must be sent as unlocked and accessible attachments.

Reference 150341-NY HELPS-Auditor 1/State Program Examiner 1 Fiscal (Albany) in the subject line of your email and on your cover letter for proper routing.

When responding, please include the reference from this section only.

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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