52 Washington Street, South Building
Duties Description Under the general supervision of an Auditor 2, performs research on the functions of the program, division or bureau to determine purpose, organization, funds involved, and applicable laws, rules, and regulations governing its operation.
Assists in establishing the scope of audit by analyzing and determining areas for audit, and timeframe to be examined.
Assists in planning audit activities, including specific audit tasks, and the audit schedule.
Participates in entrance meetings with representatives of the program, division or bureau being audited to explain audit goals and methodology, and to gain access to records.
Evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of the program, division or bureau in meeting its goals and priorities by reviewing, comparing to comparable programs, divisions and/or bureaus, and noting any relative strengths or weaknesses.
Evaluates the program, division or bureau being audited by comparing performance to contractual requirements and standards.
Analyzes costs in comparison to comparable programs in terms of functions, equipment, and personnel utilization.
Utilizes generally accepted accounting and auditing principles and standards when conducting audits.
Prepares narrative reports of audit findings and recommendations.
Discusses audit findings with representatives of OCFS and participates in exit conferences; and when acting as the auditor-in-charge, leads other Auditors 1 and Auditor Trainees, as required.
Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.
Additional Comments Background Investigation Requirements:
1) All prospective employees will be investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees.
2) All prospective employees will be screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees.
3) For Division of Juvenile Justice and Opportunities for Youth (DJJOY) prospective appointees will be checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. OCFS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. OCFS is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity. It is the policy of OCFS to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying or for which they are employed. OCFS does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
52 Washington Street, 231 North
Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should e-mail their resume and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org You MUST include the Vacancy number of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.