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INTERNAL AUDITOR LEAD

Recruitment #17-004374-0004

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

301 W. Preston Street Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to assist the Deputy of Operations in allocating, controlling, monitoring and accounting for federal and state general funds administered by the Department of Aging (MDoA). The position is responsible for conducting finance and compliance, economic and efficiency, and program results audits. In addition, the Internal Auditor Lead conducts similar audits of area agencies, as directed.

POSITION DUTIES

This position performs annual assessments and audits of federally/state financed sub-grants of the Maryland Department of Aging to ensure compliance with federal and state guidelines and standards by conducting on-site reviews, performing audit tests, and preparing written reports of findings.

Provides technical assistance to area agencies to enable them to meet state and federal accounting, reporting and budget submission requirements by providing phone consultations, written correspondence and on-site consultation.

Prepare and file required quarterly and annual program financial reposts with federal and state agencies.

Aid in processing of an accurate and timely payroll. Perform special projects and other administrative and fiscal duties as assigned.  

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: Four 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. 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

Two years of experience with the Maryland State FMIS System and R*Stars/ADPICS.

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

Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) 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 and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If the online application process is not available, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire (by the closing date) to:

Department of Budget and Management

Recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston Street, Room 608

Baltimore, MD 21201

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

For inquires, please contact S. Hudson at 410-767-4910. 

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.

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. 

For education obtained outside of the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. 

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.  



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