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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/27/22

Applications Due08/12/22

Vacancy ID109395

AgencyMedicaid Inspector General, NYS Office of the

TitleAuditor Trainee 1

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade14

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

Salary RangeFrom $49202 to $62806 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 800 North Pearl Street

City Albany


Zip Code12204

Minimum Qualifications Provisional appointment: Provisional appointment to the Trainee 1 level requires a bachelor’s or higher degree in accounting, auditing, or taxation; or a bachelor’s or higher degree with 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, or taxation courses. 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. If you do not meet these requirements, you cannot be considered for this position. Candidates appointed provisionally, must take the next Civil Service examination given for the job title, pass it, and be reachable for appointment on the resulting eligible list. If a provisionally appointed employee is either not successful on the examination or passes the examination but is not reachable on the resulting eligible list, the provisionally appointed candidate will not be able to remain in the position. An exam for this title is not currently scheduled.

Duties Description An Auditor 1 performs research on the functions of the organization to be audited to determine its purpose, organization, funds involved, and applicable laws, rules, and regulations governing its operation; assists in establishing the scope of the audit by analyzing and determining areas for audit and the time frame to be examined; assists in planning audit activities, including specific audit tasks, and recommends audit schedule; conducts rate audits of various medical facilities that receive cost based rates by performing various tests, reviews, reconciliations, and evaluations of accounts, claims, records, and procedures to ensure that transactions are processed and properly accounted for and effective internal controls are in place; evaluates the organization being audited by comparing performance to contractual requirements and standards; prepares working papers to document audit scope and conclusions; discusses audit findings with representatives of the organization and participates in exit conferences; as Auditor-in-Charge, leads other Auditors 1 and Auditor Trainees as applicable. Travel approximately 20%.

Additional Comments Preferred Qualifications: Proficiency in the use of Word and Excel; excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong analytical skills; and the ability to work with others to resolve conflicts.

Auditor Trainee 1 position starts at $49, 202.

Provisional appointment pending examination.

Free parking is available onsite.

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

Name Sherri Tompkins

Telephone 518-408-0509

Fax 518-408-0395

Email Address


Street 800 North Pearl Street

2nd Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12204


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume and college transcript to Sherri Tompkins, Office of the Medicaid Inspector General, 800 North Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12204, or by email to with a subject line Auditor Trainee 1 - Item 41634 or by fax to (518) 408-0395 no later than August 12, 2022.

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