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INTERNAL AUDITOR I

Recruitment #17-004372-0005

Introduction

The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) is accepting applications from qualified candidates for Internal Auditor I. This position is responsible for performing audit tests and identifying material exceptions to generally accepted accounting principles and material non-compliance with applicable laws, regulations and procedures; evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls.

GRADE

14

LOCATION OF POSITION

1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm 209D, Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This position serves as Internal Auditor I for the Internal Audit program of the Office of Program Analysis and Audit (OPAA). The position is responsible for performing audit tests and identifying material exceptions to generally accepted accounting principles and material noncompliance with applicable laws, regulations and procedures; evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls; recommend corrective action to resolve areas of non-compliance.

The Internal Auditor I prepares audit work papers to include supporting documentation to ensure objectives have been accomplished and in compliance with professional governmental auditing standards, assists in the development of recommendations resulting from the performance of audits, reviews and studies.

The Internal Auditor I may also prepare draft audit reports expressing an opinion on an entity's financial integrity, adequacy and efficiency of operations, sufficiency of internal controls or compliance with applicable laws and policies and recommending corrective action to resolve deficiencies. This auditor also participates in special projects as requested by the Secretary or other Executive Management.

POSITION DUTIES

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

Serve as Internal Auditor I of the Office of Program Analysis and Audit.  Conducts or participates in discussions with operational personnel to verify facts and to obtain explanations of and reasons for apparent deficiencies.

Perform financial and operational internal audits that include elements for finance and compliance, economy and efficiency, and program results.  Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls.  Conducts and assist with post audits to determine if corrective action has been taken.  Perform other duties as required of OPAA. 

Prepares work papers to document audit findings as required or as indicated in a formal audit program; prepares audit report drafts.  Recommend means to correct unsatisfactory conditions and to improve operations.

Performs special audits and investigations as required; may assist Internal Auditor supervisor to plan audit methods and tests to be used to carry out Internal audit assignments; conducts and assist with post audits to determine if corrective action has been taken.  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of 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: One year 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. 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 may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

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

Strong preference will be given to applicants that possess the following. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding the qualification(s).

Professional Auditing Experience.

Professional Accounting Experience.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which may 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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of Unemployment Insurance (DLLR/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to DLLR/DUI as a result of unemployment overpayment/fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.

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 employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE AND NOT CONSIDERED IN THE SELECTION PROCESS.

All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered.

For positions that require Bachelor/Master Degree etc:

Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation must be submitted with your application. For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925.

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS

The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application is STRONGLY preferred.  However, if you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.

PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION

Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

DLLR Office of Human Resources
Attn: Ernestine Hyman   17-004372-0005
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 101
Baltimore, MD 21201

For further questions regarding this job announcement, please contact Ernestine Hyman at 410-230-6298 or via email at Ernestine.hyman1@maryland.gov

The MD State Application Form can be found online

Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of DLLR that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.