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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/02/18

Applications Due11/16/18

Vacancy ID61198

AgencyGeneral Services, Office of

TitlePrincipal Auditor

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade27

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

Salary RangeFrom $90375 to $111316 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Corning Tower, 32nd Floor

City Albany


Zip Code12242

Minimum Qualifications Current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service as a Principal Auditor; OR current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent or 55b/c service in a position at or above SG-25 and eligible for transfer under section 70.1 or 52.6* of the Civil Service Law.

*Candidates applying under section 52.6 must also have earned 24 semester credit hours in Accounting, Auditing, and/or Taxation courses (Courses such as business law, economics, statistics and most finance courses cannot be counted toward the 24 semester credit hours). You may be asked to provide a copy of your transcript in order to qualify your eligibility.

NOTE: Comprehensive lists of titles approved for transfer to Principal Auditor are available in the Division of Human Resources Management or through Civil Service GOT-IT at

Duties Description Under the direction of the Director of Internal Audit (DIA), a Principal Auditor assists with administering the activities of the Bureau of Internal Audit Services. These duties include, but are not limited to, assisting the DIA in:

• Preparing, monitoring and modifying the Bureau’s audit plan in accordance with the strategic planning and risk assessment processes.
• Evaluating workloads, prioritizing assignments and scheduling internal audit activities and staff.
• Promoting staff development by identifying appropriate training and professional development opportunities for staff.
• Coordinating annual internal control testing and preparing NYS Division of Budget and Office of the State Comptroller internal control certifications.

As a Bureau manager, the Principal Auditor is responsible for the supervision and/or management of service activities, quality assurance, risk assessment and training coordination. Additionally, the Principal Auditor performs the duties of the DIA when he/she is absent. This requires a working knowledge of the administrative system for time and process management, performance measurement and reporting, as well as rendering discretionary decisions.

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

Name Human Resources/JM/01301

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 cover letter along with a clear and concise resume detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position as listed in Specifics and indicate the Position Title & Vacancy ID number for which you are applying.

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