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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/23/19

Applications Due09/13/19

Vacancy ID73347

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleAuditor 1, Auditor Trainee 1, Box PIMS-402/00820

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 40%

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? No

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 Senior Auditor, 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-12 or above deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. Candidates must also possess 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. Candidates must also possess 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 55 b/c service in a title SG-12 or higher AND have standing on the Professional Career Opportunities Select Job Titles eligible list AND possess a Bachelor’s degree and 24 credit hours in accounting, auditing or taxation courses.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is seeking candidates for an Auditor 1 position in the Office of Audit Services (OAS). This Office administers both the internal and external audit functions in NYSED. The incumbent of this position will assist in the conduct of audits primarily related to State and federally funded educational programs at school districts, Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), private schools, and other agencies and contractors that receive funds administered by NYSED. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Assist in the investigation of complaints of fraud, waste or abuse;
• Assist in audits of NYSED programs, activities and functions;
• Serve as staff auditor on an audit team under the supervision of an auditor-in-charge and perform pre-audit surveys;
• Participate in development of audit plans and programs by reviewing relevant documents, records, and reports related to the particular entity to be audited;
• Participate in interviews of NYSED and/or auditee staff to obtain required and necessary information for the conduct of audits;
• Examine source documents used by entities being audited to obtain documentation needed to accomplish audit objectives;
• Participate in writing audit findings and reports and recommend appropriate corrective action;
• Assist in the review of financial statements and single audits of school districts, BOCES, private schools and colleges and universities; and
• Perform other duties, as assigned.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a contingent permanent appointment. Promotions and transfers may change appointee’s negotiating unit. Applicants should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. This position requires overnight travel throughout NYS up to 40% of the time. Verification of degree and/or transcripts will be required for all candidates at the time of interview. 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 $45,455 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 $71,980 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by September 13, 2019 to omsjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (PIMS-402/00820) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.

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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 September 13, 2019 to omsjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (PIMS-402/00820) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.

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