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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/21/17

Applications Due01/04/18

Vacancy ID46239

AgencyState Comptroller, Office of the

TitleState Program Examiner 1 (Fiscal) (2 positions) Item #00147 & 00154

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $55494 to $70566 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Rensselaer

Street Address 200 Jordan Road

City Troy


Zip Code12180

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable on the Decentralized State Program Examiner Trainee 1 or Trainee 2 list or be a current NYS employee eligible for transfer under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law
Be eligible for transfer to the State Program Examiner 1 title under Section 52.6 or Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.
To be eligible for transfer under Section 52.6 or 70.1, candidates must have one year of permanent competitive service in a title allocated to grade 16 or higher.
To be eligible to transfer under Section 70.4 to a State Program Examiner Trainee 1 a candidate must:
• Have one year of permanent, competitive service allocated to grade 12 or higher,
• Meet the open competitive minimum qualifications of the position, and
• Have standing on the open competitive decentralized exam list #20-722.

Duties Description ? Preparing for and participating in audit related meetings including scoping, opening and closing conferences.
? Utilizing automated workpaper software to document audit plans, risk/control matrices, audit programs, sampling plans, potential observations and audit reports.
? Documenting the detailed design of the area (function/unit) under audit via flowcharts and narratives.
? Discussing the design of the function under audit with relevant OSC management to ensure it accurately captures the detailed process under audit as well as the key risks (to achieving the unit’s objectives), related key controls and any residual risks.
? Assessing the adequacy of the design of controls, identifying control weaknesses and other areas for improvement and developing recommendations for improvement.
? Facilitating Control Self Assessment workshops with select Unit staff to provide them with an opportunity to: 1) learn more about the Comptroller’s Internal Control Standards, and 2) participate in the assessment of their Unit’s Internal Control System.
? Conducting detailed testing to determine the level of compliance with the design of the unit’s key control policies and procedures.
? Ensuring that audit work performed, and supporting documentation, comply with professional auditing standards and adequately support any conclusions reached.
? Clearing applicable coaching notes.
? Identifying, with unit management’s input, insightful recommendations for improving the function under audit.
? Preparing the initial draft of the proposed audit report for Internal Audit management.
? Keeping the Audit Supervisor or Manager adequately informed of the engagement status and any observations or potential issues.

Additional Comments • Ability to organize audit assignments and meet deadlines
• Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability
• and written communication skills
• Detail oriented, self- Excellent verbal motivated and willing to take on new assignments

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

Name Joanne Pirfo

Telephone (518) 474-1924


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 January 4, 2018. Please reference Item #147 – GOER-JFP when responding.
When responding, please include the reference number and letters listed in this section. (The Vacancy ID # should not be included).

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