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Performance Audit & Special Audit Director

Recruitment #21-004377-0004


PLEASE NOTE: This recruitment has been reopened to allow additional candidates to apply. If you have already applied for this job posting, 21-004377-0004, please do not reapply; your application remains on file for this recruitment.




Maryland Department of Human Services
Office of the Inspector General
1525 N. Calvert Street
Baltimore MD 21202

Main Purpose of Job

This position is a direct report to the Assistant Inspector General and a member of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) Management Team. As such, the position is responsible for leadership and involvement in creating and sustaining OIG values, organizational direction, performance expectations, customer focus, and a management environment that promotes performance excellence.

This position directs and supervises performance and special audits. This position also assists with oversight of the Bureau of Audit Services (BAS) quality assurance program in accordance with standards promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors and assists with Bureau of Audit Services (BAS) internal training initiatives. 

In addition, this position assists the Department and local departments in evaluating and improving risk management, controls, and process management. Additionally, this position acts as a policy liaison.


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


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.

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.


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

Possession of a certificate as a CIA, CPA, or CFE is preferred.

Three years of experience planning and performing audits within governmental agencies.

Three years of experience with  electronic audit working-paper management systems (e.g. TeamMate). 

Three years of experience unitizing Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Audit Standards (GAAS), or Standards promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors.  


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.


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.


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.  

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service is required prior to hire.



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 135, Baltimore, Maryland 21201. 


All mailed documents must include the applicant's name and the 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.


If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please email requested information only to 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 any questions concerning the recruitment process for this position, please email Scott Waddel at  

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 applicants are encouraged to apply. 


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

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