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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/21/22

Applications Due08/11/22

Vacancy ID109054

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleAuditor 1, Auditor Trainee 1, Box PIMS-547/00819

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $61270 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 25%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Office of Performance Improvement and Management Services

Office of Audit Services

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Auditor 1 or Senior Auditor.

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates who are reachable on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) Select Job Titles list may be considered for appointment. If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for Auditor 1, you may receive a canvass letter. You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter.

Section 70.1 Transfer to Auditor Trainee 1: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-13 or above deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law AND possess either:

1. A bachelor's or higher degree in accounting, auditing, or taxation; OR
2. A bachelor's or higher degree including or supplemented by 24 semester credit hours in
accounting, auditing, or taxation courses**.

For information regarding the transfer options of your current title, please visit the Civil Service Career Mobility Office Website.

Section 70.1 Transfer to Auditor 1: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-16 or above deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law AND possess either:

1. A bachelor's or higher degree in accounting, auditing, or taxation; OR
2. A bachelor's or higher degree including or supplemented by 24 semester credit hours in
accounting, auditing, or taxation courses**.

For information regarding the transfer options of your current title, please visit the Civil Service Career Mobility Office Website.

Section 70.4 Transfer to Auditor Trainee 1: Candidates may be eligible for nomination for transfer under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to Auditor Trainee 1 if they are a current NYS employee with one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-13 or higher AND have standing on the Professional Career Opportunities Select Job Titles eligible list AND possess either:

1. A bachelor's or higher degree in accounting, auditing, or taxation; OR
2. A bachelor's or higher degree with 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, or taxation courses**.

Section 70.4 Transfer to Auditor 1: Candidates may be eligible for nomination for transfer under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to Auditor 1 if they are a current NYS employee with one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-16 or higher AND have standing on the Professional Career Opportunities Select Job Titles eligible list AND possess either:

1. A bachelor's or higher degree in accounting, auditing, or taxation; OR
2. A bachelor's or higher degree including or supplemented by 24 semester credit hours in
accounting, auditing, or taxation courses**.

55b/c Appointment: This position is eligible for 55b/c designation and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications and a current 55b/c eligibility letter.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Performance Improvement and Management Services is seeking candidates for an Auditor 1 position in the Office of Audit Services (OAS). OAS administers both the internal and external audit functions for the NYSED and is responsible for overseeing the submission of requisite financial documents from school districts, Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) and other subrecipients of federal awards. The incumbent of this position will assist conducting audits primarily related to external educational entities. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Assist in the investigation of allegations of fraud, waste or abuse;
• Serve as staff auditor on an audit team under the supervision of an auditor-in-charge and perform pre-audit surveys;
• Participate in the development of audit plans and programs by reviewing relevant documents, records, and reports;
• Participate in interviews of auditee staff to obtain required and necessary information for the conduct of audits;
• 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 school districts, BOCES, private schools, non-public colleges, and universities and other subrecipients of federal awards; and
• Perform other duties, as assigned.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a permanent appointment. For 55b/c appointment, candidates must possess the minimum qualifications, a current 55b/c eligibility letter and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of degree will be required at the time of interview for all candidates. This position will require 25% in-state/Statewide travel.

This position may be filled as a traineeship. The salary above applies to candidates appointed to Auditor 1, SG-18. The salary for candidates appointed to Auditor Trainee 1 starts at $48,237 and, for current New York State employees, is based on the candidate’s salary at the time of hire. Candidates appointed at the trainee level will be required to successfully complete the traineeship in order to advance to the journey level title and salary.

* Leads to a maximum salary of $77,912 based on annual performance advances.

****Note that courses such as business law, economics, statistics, and most finance courses, although taken as part of an accounting curriculum, cannot be counted toward the 24 semester credit hours.


APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by August 11, 2022 to omsjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (PIMS-547/00819) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

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

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address omsjobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by August 11, 2022 to omsjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (PIMS-547/00819) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

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