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MTA Office of the Inspector General - Senior Staff Auditor Analyst in New York, New York

Office of the Inspector General - Senior Staff Auditor Analyst

Job ID: 3685

Business Unit: MTA Inspector General

Location: New York, NY, United States


Department: Inspector General

Date Posted: Sep 16, 2023


Metropolitan Transportation Authority Office of the Inspector General

Salary: $ 69,573 - $ 86,967

Agency: Office of the Inspector General/ Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Location : New York City, New York

Hours: 37.5 per week ; Full-Time – 8:30 a.m. to 5: 0 0 p.m. (7.5 hours/day)

The Office of the MTA Inspector General :

The Office of the MTA Inspector General (MTA/OIG) is a New York State Authority created as an independent oversight entity to review the operations of the MTA and its constituent agencies: the Long Island Rail R oad (LIRR), Metro-North Commuter Railroad (MNR), the New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA) and Bridges & Tunnels (B&T) . The MTA /OIG performs audits and conducts investigations into complaints from any source, including commuters and members of the public who access our MTA transit system, or upon its own initiative . It is the mission of the MTA/OIG to promote safety, integrity, transparency , economy, and efficiency in MTA agencies and programs while also detecting and deterring waste, fraud, abuse and misconduct.

The MTA/OIG includes investigative attorneys, auditors/analysts, investigators, administrative and executive staff.

Position Summary :

Under the direction of the Executive Deputy Inspector General for Audit (EDIG/Audit) , the Senior Staff Auditor /Analyst is responsible , within the mandate of the MTA Inspector General, for p articipat ing as a team member supporting multiple audits simultaneously, reporting directly to the team leaders. Senior Staff Auditor/Analyst may also lead specific tasks or parts of an audit .

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates agency or program performance using qualitative and quantitative methods to determine expectations/standards, problems, causal factors, and options to correct.

  • Reviews agency processes, procedures, and controls designed to manage and mitigate risk, fraud, waste, and abuse of agency resources.

  • Works within the team to identify issues and develop a plan to assess their significance.

  • Help s conduct interviews of agency and other personnel and prepares clear and concise interview memoranda.

  • Contribute s chapters to official written reports on the areas evaluated.

  • Responsible for meeting project milestones.

  • Develops and maintains professional working relationships and continually gains knowledge of evolving MTA and agency operations.

  • Analy z es data using a variety of software to identify risks.

  • Supports investigative cases with analysis or participate s as part of the investigative team, as assigned.

  • Other duties as assigned by the EDIG/Audit or designee.

    Position Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s degree, in fields such as public administration, business, mathematics, data science, economics, accounting, the social sciences, or other related business or operational field.

    Ma ster’s degree is a plus.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience, in the fields of performance auditing, evaluation, oversight, data analysis or a project management-focused field. Applicant’s work experience sufficiency is evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

  • Demonstrated analytical skills, critical thinking skills, impartial judgment, and research aptitude.

  • Strong oral skills for interviewing, experience a plus.

  • Strong writing skills for documenting interviews and summarizing evaluation findings.

  • Ability to gather and interpret high volumes of complex data. Excellent working knowledge of computer applications relevant to auditing, including Microsoft Office. Advanced Excel is a plus.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects while maintaining careful attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Ability to interact effectively with department and agency staff and senior management.

  • Travel within the MTA geographic jurisdiction will be required.

  • Working outside of regular business hours may be required.

  • Pursuant to authorization by the EDIG/Audit, this position is eligible for tele -working according to office policies .

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity .

    How to Apply

    Please submit a resume and cover letter to : [email protected]