Minimum Qualifications Candidates for the position of forensic accountant/auditor must possess excellent analytical, communication, and organizational skills, and a minimum of a four (4) year college degree, either specifically in finance, accounting, or economics, or equivalent post-college work experience. Applicants should be proficient with database and presentation software. Experience with statistical sampling is a plus. A CPA is not required; the position qualifies for CPA accreditation purposes. Designation as a Certified Fraud Examiner is also a plus. Applicants will be considered for both entry-level and experienced assignments.
Duties Description The Division of Criminal Justice in The New York State Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG) is seeking a forensic accountant/auditor for the New York City office. The forensic accountant/auditor supports the division by working in partnership with its attorneys, investigators and legal support analysts to investigate actions involving, but not limited to, taxpayer fraud, organized crime, securities fraud, public integrity, internet crimes and environmental criminal acts, utilizing the NYS False Claims Act, the Executive Law, the Martin Act and other federal and state laws. Many of the actions involve coordination with other state and federal civil and prosecutorial anti-fraud agencies, and have resulted in large-scale recoveries on behalf of the state of New York. A forensic accountant/auditor is needed to participate in these complex fraud investigations and, when appropriate, to support prosecution of crimes uncovered by such investigations.
Additional Comments OAG employees serve more than 19.85 million state residents through a wide variety of occupations. We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision and retirement benefits, and family-friendly policies. As an employee of the OAG, you will join a team of dedicated individuals who work to serve the people of our State.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.
Salary to be determined commensurate with experience.
PLEASE NOTE: Unless otherwise specified in the “Notes on Applying” section, the “Application Due” date associated with this posting is not the last day applications can be submitted. Applications for this position will be accepted by the hiring bureau on a rolling basis until a candidate is selected; recruitment for this position can be closed or suspended at any time. For the most current information on available position vacancies, applicants are advised to review the Office of the New York State Attorney General website (www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings) or contact the Legal Recruitment Unit via email at email@example.com or phone at 212-416-8080.
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Notes on ApplyingHOW TO APPLY
Applications are being received online. To apply, please visit our careers website: ag.ny.gov/job-postings. Reference No: DCJ_FAA_NYC_6086
Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
•Cover Letter (You may address to Legal Recruitment)
•List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.
If you have questions regarding a position with the OAG and the application process or you need assistance with submitting your application, please contact the Legal Recruitment Unit via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 212-416-8080.
For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: www.ag.ny.gov