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INTERNAL AUDITOR II

INTERNAL AUDIT MITIGATION SPECIALIST

Recruitment #19-004373-0012

GRADE

16

LOCATION OF POSITION

DHS/Baltimore City Department of Social Services

Enterprise Risk Management

1910 N. Broadway

Baltimore, MD  21213 

Main Purpose of Job

This position will serve as Internal Audit Mitigation Specialist under the Baltimore City Department of Social Services (BCDSS) Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) infrastructure. Under the direct supervision of the Internal Audits Mitigation Officer, this position performs critical project management duties in the planning, coordinating, reviewing and reporting of audit objectives, and development of audit programs to evaluate the effectiveness of the Baltimore City Department of Social Services' (BCDSS) internal controls and audit compliance requirements.

POSITION DUTIES

Serves as a member of the Baltimore City Department of Social Services (BCDSS) Internal Controls Committee (ICC) Evaluates audit results to determine the quality and effectiveness of internal operating policies, internal controls, regulatory requirements, administrative, procedures, and reporting practices. Identifies gaps in internal controls and provides recommendations for improvements where necessary. Drafts a formal, clearly written and complete audit report that summarizes findings, conclusions and recommendations. Follows up with stakeholders on any recommendations or corrective actions to internal or external audits to ensure continued process improvement and compliance.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   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. Candidates may substitute the 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 for one year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute one year of professional accounting experience for one year of the required 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

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

1. One year of experience auditing government or legislative programs (federal, state, or local).

2. One year of experience performing corrective action follow-up reviews.

3. One year of experience performing risk assessments.

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

5. One year of experience using Microsoft Office Suite Word to create documents and reports and Excel to create spreadsheets.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

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

SELECTION PROCESS

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. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) 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.

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.

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 to: Department of Human Services, Examination Services Unit, 311 W. Saratoga Street, Room 137, Baltimore, Maryland 21201.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload. If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-0882. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you have questions concerning the recruitment process for this position, please call 410-767-7414.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov

All mailed documents must include the applicant's name and job number and must be received by 5 P.M. on 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.



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