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PROGRAM ANALYST SENIOR, BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT

(Audit Compliance Analyst)

Recruitment #18-000628-0002

GRADE

20

LOCATION OF POSITION

45 Calvert Street, Annapolis, MD 21401

Main Purpose of Job

The primary function of the position includes evaluating the adequacy of State agencies' plans to resolve audit findings and monitoring and/or auditing the implementation of audit recommendations. Assess the adequacy of agency actions implemented.  This position reports to the Manager of the Compliance Audit Unit. The ideal candidate will be able to effectively communicate with agency personnel and legislative auditors to gain accurate understanding of audit issues and actions being taken to resolve them.

POSITION DUTIES

·Reviews audit reports, discussion notes, and audit work papers for agencies/programs with repeat findings or on an as needed basis.

·Review agency plans to resolve audit findings and assesses the adequacy of agency plans to satisfactorily resolve findings.

·Assists and advises agencies on the adequacy of their plans to resolve findings.

·Identifies where planned corrective actions appear inadequate and where areas of disagreement exist.

·Monitors overall implementation of agency corrective and ongoing actions to resolve audit findings through reports from agency to Department of Budget and Management (DBM).

·Provides training to agency on various topics ranging from one hour sessions to multiple day training sessions.

·Assists, as needed, with quarterly Internal Auditor Forum meetings.

·Assists or conducts special audits and reviews, as necessary.

·Assists with reviews of Requests for Proposals to determine appropriate information technology and security controls.

·Assists with reviews of independent security assessments of various third party service providers that perform work for the State.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Five years of experience in auditing systems, policies and programs.  One year of which must include government programs with federal, state or local government.

Notes:
Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included the regular independent judgment and analysis in evaluating systems, policies and programs on a year to year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

3 years of experience auditing government or legislative programs (federal, state or local).

2 years of experience working with information systems, preferably in information systems auditing.

1 year of experience providing training or presentations on audit or accounting topics.

Certification of one or more of the following: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which requires the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS

This is a Special Appointment position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.  Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  You must meet the minimum qualifications to be considered.  For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date. Resumes must be provided in addition to completing employment application.  Resumes may not be submitted in lieu of completing the employment application.  Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position.  You may be asked to complete a supplemental questionnaire.  The supplemental questionnaire may be used as part of the rating process.  Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application with resume and supplemental questionnaire if applicable to:

Department of Budget and Management

Recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston Street,

Room 608

Baltimore, MD 21201

All mailed documents must include the applicant's name and the job number and must be received by the closing date.  Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the application. If you have any questions concerning the recruitment process for this position, please call 410-767-4850.  

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

People with disabilities and bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

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