Department of Administrative Services

Director Of Internal Audit (1779MP)

$44.97-$61.32 Hourly / $3,597.55-$4,905.25 BiWeekly /
$93,896.00-$128,027.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Departments of Administrative Services, Education, Transportation and Revenue Services this class is accountable for directing the Internal Audit program.

In the Department of Social Services and the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services this class is accountable for overseeing the Internal and Provider Audit Units.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives administrative direction from the Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, Social Services Director of Quality Assurance or other administrative official of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Directs Internal Audit staff.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

DEPARTMENTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, EDUCATION, TRANSPORTATION, REVENUE SERVICES AND SOCIAL SERVICES:

Directs staff and operations of program; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in development of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; prepares or assists in preparation of program budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of program who might impact on activities; coordinates studies of departmental operations which include complex management studies of organizational structures and management and operating procedures; plans and directs a program of financial examinations of fiscal operations within department; analyzes financial transactions for program and/or contract compliance; appraises and verifies accuracy and adequacy of records, systems and controls; formulates long range plans to provide periodic examinations of all major departmental activities, programs and financial records; conducts highly sensitive and complex studies requested by Commissioner; performs related duties as required.

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES AND MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES: Directs the provider audit process; analyzes comprehensive reports; develops and initiates administrative sanctions of providers; recommends corrective actions for cited deficiencies; oversees Single State Audit compliance requirements; represents state during federal reviews; appeals findings to federal, regional or national arbitrator; maintains contacts and develops agency replies with regards to audits performed by Auditor of Public Accounts and federal agencies; investigates irregularities or abuses of funds and/or property to determine required improvements or changes to be made to internal controls; assures confidential data is not accessed for personal purposes; performs related duties as required.

DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVIICES: In additional to the duties noted above, performs activities associated with the agency's internal audit program.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of the principals and practices of auditing and accounting; considerable knowledge of organizational analysis; knowledge of financial examination procedures; some knowledge of data processing; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to prepare comprehensive reports.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Nine (9) years of professional experience in a combination of financial and operational analysis in a large business or public service organization.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.

Note: For State Employees, this is interpreted to be at the level of Supervising Accountant or Supervising Accounts Examiner.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor’s degree.
2. A Master's degree in accounting, business administration, finance, public administration or in a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Incumbents in this class are required to possess and maintain at least one of the following certifications: Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor or Certified Fraud Examiner.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Examined

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(20)-Management Analysis

BARGAINING UNIT

(02)-MANAGERIAL

EEO

(1)-Officials And Administrators

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 67

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Director of Internal Audit in Salary Group MP 67 approved effective July 25, 2014. (Revised to expand usage to the Department of Transportation)

EFFECTIVE DATE

3/17/2017

CLASS: 1779MP; EST: 8/31/1984; REV: 3/17/2017;