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Minimum Qualifications Position requires a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 24 credits in accounting or related field. The ideal candidate is an auditor with a financial and analytical background who is experienced in conducting criminal and particularly white-collar criminal fraud investigations within the local, state and/or federal government contexts. Candidate must be extremely proficient in understanding, distilling and organizing large amounts of data and information, and can clearly and concisely summarize the information in a fashion compatible with the needs of an investigation. Candidate must be experienced in using data analysis, data mining and statistical software. Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must. Those familiar with New York State and federal laws and agencies, testifying in a court of law, and/or prior law enforcement experience will be given priority consideration.
Candidates who have not completely amassed this ideal level of experience but who possess skillsets closely within this range are strongly encouraged to apply.
Duties Description The Office of the New York State Inspector General [“NYSIG”], as established by Executive Law Article 4-A, is entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring that New York State government, its employees, and those who work with the State meet the highest standards of honesty, accountability, and efficiency. The Office of the New York State Welfare Inspector General [“OWIG”], as established by section 74 of the Executive Law, is responsible for maintaining the integrity of New York State’s public assistance programs. The Office of the New York State Workers’ Compensation Fraud Inspector General [“WCFIG”], as established by section 136 of the Workers’ Compensation Law, is responsible for investigating violations of the laws and regulations pertaining to the operation of the workers’ compensation system. Collectively, the three offices are known as the Offices of the Inspector General [“OIG”].
Job Description and Responsibilities
OIG seeks an Investigative Auditor for its Downstate Regional Office, based in New York City. Auditors are responsible for conducting confidential investigative and forensic audits and systemic reviews on behalf of OIG. In conjunction with Investigative Counsels and Investigators, Investigative Auditors interview witnesses, participate in surveillance operations and the execution of warrants, and may give sworn statements to prosecutors and/or testify in a court of law. Investigative Auditors are assigned cases in conjunction with the Investigative Unit and work collaboratively with investigators and attorneys to investigate the allegations and report the findings. Investigative Auditors report to and receive direction from both the Supervising Investigative Auditor, and the regional Deputy Inspector General.
Additional Comments This is a Management Confidential position that is appointed by the Inspector General. New York State residency is required. Salary is commensurate with experience.
The State of New York does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, religion or disability in the admission to, access to or employment in our programs or activities. Reasonable accommodation will be provided upon request. The State of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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