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PROGRAM ANALYST SENIOR, BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT

Recruitment #19-000628-0001

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 Deputy Secretary.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.

This is a special appointment position that will serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority.

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 period status reports

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: Five years of experience in evaluating systems, policies and programs.
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

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 assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position.  It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.   

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire (by the closing date) to:

Department of Budget and Management

Recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston Street, Room 608

Baltimore, MD 21201

 

For inquiries regarding this recruitment, please call 410-767-4850.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

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.

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date. For education obtained outside of the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. 

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.