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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/08/21

Applications Due09/30/21

Vacancy ID90944

AgencyState Comptroller, Office of the

TitleInvestigative Auditor - Item # 00159

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $80000 to $120000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

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? No

County Albany

Street Address 110 State Street

City Albany


Zip Code12236

Minimum Qualifications

Duties Description Conducts risk assessments of allegations or indications of potential fraud:

· Reviews complaints and referrals from other OSC Divisions, outside agencies, and taxpayers

· Develops risk assessment strategies and tools related to affirmative examinations of potential fraud

· Performs research on the functions of the entity to be examined to determine its purpose, organization, funds involved, and applicable laws, rules and regulations governing its operation

· Assists in establishing the scope of audits/examinations of potential fraud by analyzing and determining areas to examine and the time frame to be examined

· Assists in planning audit/examinations activities, including specific tasks, and recommends examination schedule

Conducts audits/examinations of potential fraud:

· Performs various tests, reviews, reconciliations, analyses and evaluations of accounts, claims, records, and procedures

· Assists in ongoing audit/examination strategy and planning

· Obtains, reviews, and conducts forensic analysis of financial data

· Conducts interviews of relevant witnesses

· Prepares narrative reports of audit/examination tasks and findings

· Performs analysis and research to trace funds and identify assets for recovery

· Prepares forensic accounting reports from financial findings

Assist law enforcement and administrative agencies in pursuing matters of potential fraud:

· Performs analysis of relevant materials

· Regularly interacts and provides guidance to federal, state and local enforcement and administrative enforcement agencies

· Assists law enforcement and administrative agencies in obtaining relevant documentation and other evidence

· Prepares analytical data for litigation

· Testifies, as required, in legal proceedings

Additional Comments Desired Competencies

· Strong interest in conducting fraud examinations

· Strong interpersonal skills

· Ability to collect, synthesize and analyze large volumes of information quickly, competently and efficiently

· Experience in interviewing witnesses

· Experience in interacting with the public and outside agencies

· Ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing, clearly and concisely

· Accounting or forensic audit experience preferred

· Ability to manage large, diverse caseload

· Knowledge of functions and authority of other OSC Divisions

· Knowledge of state and local government

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

Name Mary Smart

Telephone (518) 474-1924

Fax (518) 486-6723

Email Address


Street 110 State Street

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12236


Notes on ApplyingInterested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to no later than September 30, 2021. Please reference Item #00159-GOER-MLS when responding.

When responding, please include the reference number and letters listed in this section. The GOER ID # should not be included.

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