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Internal Auditor II

Financial Compliance Auditor II *repost*

Recruitment #23-004540-0001


The Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth and Victims Services (GOCPYVS) provides access to federal and state grant funds in an effort to support the Governor’s initiatives to fund the police and reduce crime, provide for victims’ services and for children & youth to mitigate adverse childhood experiences.




Gov. Ofc. of Crime Prevention, Youth and Victim Services

100 Community Place

Crownsville, MD  21032

Main Purpose of Job

Assists the Audit Director and Audit Manager in the day-to-day Audit and Compliance activities within the agency, while coordinating Financial/Compliance Audits and Desk Reviews of Sub-Recipient activities and submissions.

 ***This is a contractual position with limited benefits***


Internal Audit & Compliance

Reviews submitted audit reports containing findings and recommendations for corrective action. Monitors CPA Peer Review and identifies areas for improvement.

Maintains audit schedule of sub-recipients according to agency requirements. Under the supervision of the Audit Manager, will assess risk and recommend potential targets for investigation per the risk-based scoring model to ensure compliance, assess the reliability of fiscal records and to protect fiscal resources from fraud and waste.

Advises internal stakeholders (Grants Admin, Budget, and Program areas) on matters of agency policy, risk exposure, and internal control to protect and improve agency operations and efficiency.

Provides management reports addressing audit findings, inquiries, fiscal year closeout, budget hearing support, quarterly reviews, etc.

Makes recommendations regarding internal controls around grant administration, budget reporting, and accounting operations that keep with agency compliance requirements.

Assist the Audit Unit in the Agency’s appeal process through resolution and collection.


Assists in responding to external audit inquiries from the Office of Legislative Audits (OLA), Department of Legislative Services (DLS), and 3rd party organizations: Single State Auditor, Department of Justice, and Health & Human Services.

Reviews the OMB Uniform Guidance Single Audits and Financial Reporting package submissions as required.

Partner with responsible parties to address corrective action plans (as needed)


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: Two years of experience performing financial and compliance audits of a State agency, grantee, business or other entity.


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

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor or Master's degree in accounting from an accredited college or university for one year of the required experience.

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

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.


Preference will be given to candidates who have the following desired qualifications:

One year experience in auditing federal grants.

One year experience in auditing grants for non-profit organizations.


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 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.



Contractual employees who work for an agency and have a current employment contract of 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) will be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents.   View rates on the Department of Budget & Management website, State Employees, Health Benefits, Contractual/Variable rates.


Paid leave will accrue at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked. 


Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

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 recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

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.

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