Minimum Qualifications Candidates for the position of forensic accountant/auditor must possess excellent analytical, communication, and organizational skills, and a minimum of a four (4) year college degree, either specifically in finance, accounting, or economics, or equivalent post-college work experience. Applicants should be proficient with database and presentation software. Experience with statistical sampling is a plus. A CPA is not required; the position qualifies for CPA accreditation purposes. Designation as a Certified Fraud Examiner is also a plus. Applicants will be considered for both entry-level and experienced assignments.
Duties Description The New York State Office of the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, located in Syracuse, is seeking a forensic accountant/auditor to participate in complex fraud investigations in the healthcare industry, utilizing the New York State False Claims Act, Social Services Law §145-b, and the Executive Law, and, when appropriate, to support prosecution of crimes uncovered by such investigations. Many of our actions involve coordination with other state and federal civil and prosecutorial anti-fraud agencies resulting in large-scale recoveries.
Additional Comments Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The OAG is an equal opportunity employer. Salary commensurate with experience.
PLEASE NOTE: Unless otherwise specified in the “Notes on Applying” section, the “Application Due” date associated with this posting is not the last day applications can be submitted. Applications for this position will be accepted by the hiring bureau on a rolling basis until a candidate is selected; recruitment for this position can be closed or suspended at any time. For the most current information on available position vacancies, applicants are advised to review the Office of the New York State Attorney General website (www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings) or contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at email@example.com or phone at 212-416-8080.
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Notes on ApplyingApplications are being received online. To apply, please visit our website at http://www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings. The reference number for the position is Reference No. MFCU_FAA_SYR_6064.
Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter (You may address to Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment)
• List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
• Writing Sample
Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.
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