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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/29/18

Applications Due06/19/18

Vacancy ID53725

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleAssociate Auditor (Open to NYS employees only), Box OP-1120/20617

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $73284 to $92693 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

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 the Professions

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Associate Auditor OR one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title eligible to transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law OR be reachable on the Associate Auditor eligible list. Individuals who hold a Certified Public Accountant license are preferred.

*Leads to a maximum salary of $92,693 based on annual performance advances.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s Office of Professions is seeking candidates to fill the position of Associate Auditor in the State Board Office for Public Accountancy and Certified Shorthand Reporting, and Peer Review Oversight Committee. The Office oversees the licensing matters of Certified Public Accountants and Certified Shorthand Reporters; the registration of public accounting firms and continuing professional education sponsors. The incumbent of this position will function as the lead auditor of peer review reports submitted to the Office by registered public accounting firms and will be expected to work independently to establish the scope of work necessary to determine compliance with the mandatory peer review program and firm registration. This includes the accuracy and timely submission of the required documents and peer review reports. The incumbent of this position will function as the lead for compliance initiatives for the Office and will include: compliance of continuing professional education for licensees; determining scope of practice for licensees for individual licensing and registration purposes; compliance audits of certified public accountants’ registrations; and compliance audits of firm registrations. In conjunction with the Executive Secretary, the incumbent will also assist the Peer Review Oversight Committee in monitoring the peer review program in New York and will work closely with the State Boards, Peer Review Oversight Committee and the Office of Professional Discipline (OPD) to further investigate those firms and individuals identified as potentially being in violation of statutes, rules or regulations. Duties of the position include, but are not limited to:

• Reviewing peer review reports that include negative findings and determining whether they should be forwarded to OPD for investigation;
• Contacting firms as needed for clarification and obtaining additional information to determine compliance with laws, rules and regulations; initiate investigations based on findings as appropriate;
• Staffing the administrative function of the Peer Review Oversight Committee and assisting them in their oversight of the mandatory peer review function;
• Evaluating compliance reviews of U.S. and State governmental listings that contains licensee and firm data;
• Overseeing the Senior Auditor and other board office staff that support the board office operations;
• Maintaining a thorough knowledge and understanding of all licensing requirements for the Public Accountancy and Shorthand Reporting professions;
• Travel to attend meetings, conduct oversight, and hearings is required;
• Any other duties as assigned by the Executive Secretary.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be permanent appointment.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by June 19, 2018 to opjobs@nysed.gov (E-mail submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (OP-1120/20617) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.

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

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address opjobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, OHRM, Room 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by June 19, 2018 to opjobs@nysed.gov (E-mail submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (OP-1120/20617) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.

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