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INTERNAL AUDITOR II

Recruitment #18-006009-0001

Introduction

The Maryland State Retirement Agency is the administrator of the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System.  The System is a multi-employer, public employees’ benefit retirement system composed of twelve (12) separate retirement and pension systems with additional plan components, covering approximately 200,000 active members and more than 150,000 retires and beneficiaries.

The Internal Audit Division of MSRA is recruiting to fill an Internal Auditor II position.  This is an 'at will' position and will serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority. 

GRADE

16

LOCATION OF POSITION

120 East Baltimore Street

Baltimore, MD 21202

Main Purpose of Job

This position is responsible for a full range of internal audits, including performing risk assessments and internal control reviews and conducting financial, compliance and performance audits of critical agency operations and processes in accordance with the mission of the Internal Audit Division.

POSITION DUTIES

This position is responsible for a full range of internal audits, including performing risk assessments and internal control reviews and conducting financial, compliance and performance audits of critical agency operations and processes in accordance with the mission of the Internal Audit Division.  The scope of work is to determine whether the system of risk management, internal control, and governance processes, as designed and represented by management, is adequate and functioning in a manner to ensure compliance with laws, rules, regulations and Board policies is maintained; assets are safeguarded against fraud, waste and abuse; financial information is accurately recorded and reported; and operational efficiency and effectiveness is enhanced.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree in accounting from an accredited college or university or a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with 30 credit hours in accounting and related courses, including or supplemented by 3 credit hours in auditing.  

Experience:  Three years of experience conducting financial and operational internal audits that include elements for finance and compliance, economy and efficiency, and program results.

Notes:

1. Applicants who have met the requirements for admission to the CPA examination prior to July 1, 1974 will be considered to have met the educational requirement referenced above.  

2. Possession of a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor or a master’s degree in accounting from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of the required experience.  

3. Applicants may substitute one year of professional accounting experience for one year of auditing experience.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Internal Review classifications or Auditing specialty codes in the Financial or Auditing fields of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred Qualifications:

* Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) ,Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or similar designations are a plus but not required.

* Experience in performing audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards, the Institute of Internal Auditors' International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.

* One year of experience in performing information system audits

* One year of experience in performing investment audits

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the minimum for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date. 

Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.  This list will be used by the hiring agency to select employees.

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.

Due to the confidential nature of the work, selected candidates must undergo and pass a background check.

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 and supplemental questionnaire (if applicable) to:

DBM Recruitment & Examination Department

301 West Preston Street, Room 608

Baltimore, MD 21201.

If you have any questions concerning the recruitment process for this position, you may contact:

Kigen Waugh

Email: kigen.waugh@maryland.gov

Phone: 410-767-4933.

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.

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

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