Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza
Minimum Qualifications Candidates must have one year permanent competitive status in this title or be in a title eligible for a 70.1 transfer of Civil Service Law. A Civil Service List exists for this title and candidates must be reachable for appointment. In the event that there is not a valid eligible list, candidates who meet the following open competitive qualifications may be qualified for a provisional appointment. To qualify for provisional appointment to the traineeship, candidates must have a bachelors degree in accounting, auditing or taxation; or bachelors degree including or supplemented by 24 semester credit hours in accounting and/or auditing.
Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have the ability to: Effectively communicate with personnel at all levels (verbal and written); Use analytical, critical thinking, and organization skills with the ability to process information quickly; Perform duties with the highest level of integrity and provide independent and unbiased recommendations; Maintain a high level of integrity and discretion.
Duties Description Under the general direction of an Auditor 2 or an Internal Auditor 2: performs research on the functions of the organization to be audited 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 conferences with representatives of the organization being audited to explain audit objectives and methodology, and to gain access to records; conducts financial and performance audits of Health programs, accounts, vendors, and grantees to ensure efficiency, proper internal controls, and compliance with laws, rules, regulations, contracts, and grants; performing various tests, reviews, reconciliations, and evaluations of accounts, claims, records, and procedures to ensure that transactions are processed appropriately; evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization in meeting its goals and priorities by reviewing program operations, comparing programs to those of comparable organizations, and noting any relative strengths or weaknesses; 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 working papers in compliance with audit standards to document audit scope and conclusions; prepares narrative reports of audit findings and recommendation corrective actions that address the cause of each audit finding; discusses audit findings with representatives of the organization and participates in exit conferences; and when acting as the auditor-in-charge, leads other Auditors 1 and Auditor Trainees, as required.
Additional Comments Please note: this position requires travel within New York State. Appointees must have a valid driver's license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate their ability to perform the required field audits, if public transportation is not available.
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Empire State Plaza
Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with Reference DL/A1/00855 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, DL/A1/00855 , Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position.