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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/27/24

Applications Due03/13/24

Vacancy ID152211


AgencyHomeland Security and Emergency Services, Division of

TitleAuditor 1 (VID 152211)

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $47925 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


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Harriman State Campus 1220 Washington Ave.

City Albany


Zip Code12226

Minimum Qualifications CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES:
Current New York State employee with one year or more of qualifying permanent service in a position allocated to a Grade 12 or above and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 or 70.4 of the Civil Service Law.

70.4 Transfer: Candidates must have one year or more of qualifying permanent service at the Grade 11 or above AND possession of a bachelor’s degree; AND standing on the Professional Careers Opportunities (PCO) or Public Administration Traineeship Transition (PATT) eligible lists.

PCO Candidates: Individuals with a score of 100 or above on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list are encouraged to apply.

Successful completion of a two-year traineeship leads to appointment as a Title, SG-18.

Individuals who possess a bachelor’s degree or higher AND have 55b/c eligibility are encouraged to apply. If applying using your 55b/c status, please provide a copy of your current 55b/c eligibility letter.

For additional information regarding 55b/c and/or how to apply please visit the Civil Service webpage

PCO Candidates: Individuals with a score of 100 or above on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list are encouraged to apply.

Successful completion of a two-year traineeship leads to appointment as a Title, SG-18.

Duties Description The incumbent will support the Audit & Compliance Unit within Recovery Finance.

Duties include, but may not be limited to:

Serve as staff auditor on an audit team under the supervision of an auditor-in-charge and perform pre-audit surveys.
• 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 Disaster Recovery Program staff and applicants.
• Assist in the annual Single State Audit, including attendance of entrance and exit conferences with third party audit representatives and compilation of requested records and/or documentation.
• Assist in establishing the scope of audit by analyzing and determining areas for audit, and the timeframe to be examined.
• Assist in planning audit activities, including specific audit tasks and the audit schedule.
• Conduct audits by performing various tests, reviews, reconciliations, and evaluations of records to ensure that transactions are processed appropriately.
• Evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of Recovery’s internal controls, noting any relative strengths or weaknesses.
• Utilize generally accepted accounting and auditing principles and standards when conducting audits.
• Participate in development of Recovery audit manuals or training programs.
• Perform ad-hoc personal allowance reviews, as necessary.
• Performs other duties as required.
• Travel 10%, including during evening and weekends; depending on mission and assignment.
• Possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted New York State motor vehicle operator’s license.

*Work schedule may vary based on operational need.

Additional Comments NOTE ON TELECOMMUTING: Employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to the agency’s Telecommuting Program Guidelines.

NOTE: Support of operations during times of emergency and disaster from State Emergency Operations Center (EOC), state field offices and/or local deployments may be required, which would result in a change and/or increase in working hours, locations and/or duties.

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

Name Human Resources/EP

Telephone 518-473-5282

Fax 518-486-1631

Email Address


Street NYS Office of General Services, HRM

31st Floor Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12242


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a resume and cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications. Indicate the Position Title & Vacancy ID number of each position you are applying to.

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