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INTERNAL AUDITOR II

Recruitment #21-004373-0009

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

Baltimore City

6776 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, Maryland

POSITION DUTIES

The Internal Auditor II performs the full range of financial and operational internal and external audits/inspections/administrative investigations that include finance and compliance, management analysis, economy and efficiency, and program/operational results. This position helps to prevent, detect, and eliminate fraud, waste and abuse, and mismanagement of fiscal, material and personnel resources.

EXAMPLES OF INTERNAL AUDITOR II DUTIES:

(1) Participate in the planning and execution of the full range of in-depth internal and external audits, inspections and investigations, including, but not limited to: Follow-up audits of corrective actions taken to resolve OLA (Office of Legislative Audits), DGS (Department of General Services) and OPEGA (Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability) audit exceptions; fiscal accounting; internal control systems; program performance; capital construction; facilities maintenance; payments, reimbursements, and collections required by statute or contract; procurement contracts for goods and services; Federal and State grant awards; PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) compliance audits; ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliance audits, economy and efficiency; property, equipment, and sensitive inventory; compliance with executive orders, legislation, regulations, court orders, consent degrees; Department policy and procedure; and allegations of fraud, collusion, corruption, abuse of authority, or misappropriation of Department assets. These specific and unique duties are frequently of a confidential and sensitive nature and are conducted in accordance with an approved annual audit work plan;
(2) Prepare, review/revise all draft reports, including working papers and supporting documentation prior to final submission, as a quality control measure to determine validity, reliability, adequacy of coverage and adherence to established policy, procedure and auditing standards;
(3) Conduct additional follow-up duties to include: (a) Review auditee's management reports of proposed administrative and corrective actions (e.g., the agencies legislative audit corrective action plan), including anticipated compliance completion dates, and responsible employees, to determine if proposed actions are adequate, are to be accomplished within reasonable time schedules, and are consistent with applicable laws and regulations; (b) Provide input and suggest recommendations for prompt, efficient, and effective resolution of financial, operational, administrative, and compliance audit issues; and (c) Provide reasonable technical assistance, as directed, to audited jurisdictions, agencies and unit; and
(4) Perform general and specific administrative responsibilities to include, but not limited to: (a) Provide periodic activity and status reports as required; (b) Prepare charts, graphs, spreadsheets and related items via personal computer software; and (c) Represent the AS (Audit Supervisor), DIG (Deputy IG) or IG (Inspector General), when directed, at meetings with or on committees of Department and other State agency personnel, federal and State government agencies, private and non-governmental organizations, and/or professional accounting and audit organizations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.

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.

1 Year Experience conducting follow-up audits of Office of Legislative Audits (OLA) or Department of General Services (DGS) audits.

Certification in one or more of following: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or Certified Government Auditor Professional (CGAP).

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.

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS

The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be emailed to hr.recruitmentuser@maryland.gov or faxed to 410-484-5928. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.

D.Spanier

David.Spanier@maryland.gov

443-379-1788

If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload,
please email the requested information to hr.recruitmentuser@maryland.gov referencing the recruitment number in the subject line, or fax to 410-484-5928 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information,
recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment Division at 410-585-3999.

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov or 410-767-4850.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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