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New York State Civil Service State Program Examiner 1 SG-18 (NY HELPS), State Program Examiner Trainee 2 (Equated to SG-16) (NY HELPS), State Program Examiner Trainee 1 (Equated to SG-14) (NY HELPS) - Item #01433(2) in Albany, New York

NY HELP Yes

Agency State Comptroller, Office of the

Title State Program Examiner 1 SG-18 (NY HELPS), State Program Examiner Trainee 2 (Equated to SG-16) (NY HELPS), State Program Examiner Trainee 1 (Equated to SG-14) (NY HELPS) - Item #01433(2)

Occupational Category Financial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade 18

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

Salary Range From $65001 to $82656 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 25%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 110 State Street

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12207

Minimum Qualifications Do you want a career with a purpose that provides work/life balance? Apply today to join the Office of the New York State Comptroller. No exam required under the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide (NY HELPS) Program:Non-Competitive Qualifications for appointment under the NYHELPS Program:For appointment to the State Program Examiner Trainee 1, you must have:• A bachelor's degree or higher in accounting, business administration, business management, computer science, computer information systems, or related IT field; criminal justice, economics, engineering, finance, mathematics, public administration, public or community health, public policy, political science, or statistics.For appointment to the State Program Examiner Trainee 2, you must have:• A bachelor's degree or higher in accounting, business administration, business management, computer science, computer information systems, or related IT field; criminal justice, economics, engineering, finance, mathematics, public administration, public or community health, public policy, political science, or statistics AND one year of professional accounting and/or auditing experience. For appointment to the State Program Examiner 1 (SG-18), you must have:• A bachelor's degree or higher in accounting, business administration, business management, computer science, computer information systems, or related IT field; criminal justice, economics, engineering, finance, mathematics, public administration, public or community health, public policy, political science, or statistics AND two years of professional accounting and/or auditing experience.OR• A master’s or doctorial degree in accounting, business administration, business management, criminal justice, economics, engineering, finance, mathematics, public administration, public or community health, public policy, political science, or statistics AND one year of professional accounting and/or auditing experience Competitive Minimum Qualifications: You must be currently reachable on the appropriate eligible list for this title, eligible under the 55 b/c program, or eligible to transfer to this title under Section 70.1, 52.6 or 70.4 of the Civil Service Law.For 70.1, 52.6 or 70.4 transfer to a State Program Examiner 1, salary grade (SG)-18, you must have one year of permanent competitive, or 55-b/55-c service in an approved title for transfer allocated to a SG-16 or above. SG-14 or above for a Trainee 2, SG-12 or above for a Trainee 1, depending on qualifications.To determine if your current Civil Service title is eligible for transfer to this title, visit the Career Mobility GOT-IT website: Career Mobility Office » GOT-IT (ny.gov)Appointments via transfer must not result in a second, consecutive transfer with an advancement of more than two S-grades or one M-grade.Depending on qualifications, you may be required to serve a 1 or 2-year traineeship that leads to the full level SG-18 position.55-b/c: This position may be designated 55 b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility.For more information on this program, please visit the NYS Department of Civil Service website, 55b/c Recruitment Resources Center (ny.gov)

Duties Description • Audit of State Agencies, Programs and Authoritieso Developing audit ideas and objectives.o Developing program steps to support objectives (e.g., audit filters, audit programs, team processes).o Selecting high-risk transactions for audit (e.g., creating filters in various systems to identify high risk transactions for audit).o Researching criteria (e.g., contracts, laws, rules and regulations, guidelines) and testing transactions to determine if the agency complied with the applicable criteria.o Obtaining and reviewing supporting evidence to determine if transactions are appropriate and free from fraud, waste and other abuse.o Obtaining and reviewing evidence to determine if agency received supplies and materials purchased and paid a reasonable price. o Interviewing agency representatives to obtain testimonial evidence, which may include determining how the agency deemed transactions to be appropriate and gaining an understanding of the agency’s internal controls. o Evaluating agency processes to identify why inappropriate transactions were approved. o Communicating information to team, SPEII and management.o Using computer-assisted auditing tools and techniques across various platforms to meet audit objectives. This includes developing user story ideas to identify inappropriate transactions in an efficient and effective manner and identifying new data sets that can be used to identify inappropriate transactions. o Preparing audit working papers, which includes documenting meeting minutes, analysis and methodologies.o Documenting audit results to share with the auditee (e.g., writing preliminary audit findings, letters, and audit reports).o Discussing findings with auditee representatives and participating in entrance and exit conferences.o Auditing Unemployment Insurance, Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Payments and other pandemic related programs.o Conducting the accounting portion of an audit such as analyzing general ledger transactions.• Special Projectso Assessing program risks for planning potential audits.o Working on special projects or audit research efforts.o Assisting in a variety of other areas supporting the audit work.

Additional Comments Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Audit Concept – Candidate must: understand and embrace the concept of skepticism; embrace team concepts; be detail oriented; and show aptitude for organizing and analyzing data. Prior experience in auditing or with audit-related concepts is a plus. • Communication – Candidate must: have strong writing, oral, interpersonal and communication skills; must be able to effectively listen and answer questions; speak in a positive, professional tone, confidently speak about accomplishments/ likes/ dislikes/ frustrations, and demonstrate ability to problem solve.• Leadership – Candidate must: demonstrate ability to overcome obstacles; willingly take on challenges and effect change; demonstrate ability for problem solving; understand basic problem solving concepts; understand own role/responsibility within a team.• Self-Development – Candidate must be: receptive to improvement opportunities; enthusiastic about training opportunities; interested in career growth; and able to learn quickly from mistakes• Technology – Candidate must: display an aptitude for computer fundamentals; be familiar with Microsoft applications and Internet resources; and adapt well to technological change• Work Ethic – Candidate must: be responsible, accountable and productive; display professionalism, integrity, initiative and intelligence; have the ability to work in a fast paced environment, manage multiple priorities, pay attention to details and meet deadlines; and show enthusiasm and interest in this position. Candidate must effectively articulate goals in line with the auditing position.Telecommuting: The Office of the New York State Comptroller (OSC) supports telecommuting where it is reasonable to do so based upon the agency’s mission and operational needs. Generally, employees new to OSC will be restricted from telecommuting for at least 8 calendar weeks. After the initial 8 calendar week restriction, if an employee’s duties and work performance are aligned with telecommuting they may be allowed to do so. Upon approval to telecommute, OSC employees may telecommute up to 5 days per pay period.Reasonable Accommodation:The NYS Office of the State Comptroller provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Division of Human Resources at (518) 474-1924.Equal Opportunity Employment:The Office of the NYS Comptroller values a workforce with a broad, diverse range of backgrounds and perspectives. All employees are expected to contribute to a professional environment focused on self-evaluation and improvement, as well as acceptance and support of coworkers.

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Name Jaylin Frese

Telephone (518)-474-1924

Fax (518)-486-6723

Email Address Recruit@osc.ny.gov

Address

Street Office of the New York State Comptroller, Division of Human Resources

110 State Street, 12th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12236

Notes on Applying Submit a clear, concise cover letter and resume stating how you meet the above minimum qualifications to recruit@osc.ny.gov, no later than June 24, 2024. Documents must be sent as unlocked and accessible attachments. Reference Item #01433(2)-JCF in the subject line of your email and on your cover letter for proper routing.If you have questions about this vacancy, please contact this Division representative:Division contact: Beth Ferracane, bferracane@osc.ny.govWhen responding, please include the reference number from this section only. The StateJobsNY website Vacancy ID # should not be includedBe sure to submit an unofficial copy of any transcripts you may have with your cover letter, resume as there are educational requirements for this position.

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