Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

DCJ Forensic Fraud Examiner 1

Recruitment #200512-2600DC-001


The State of Connecticut, Division of Criminal Justice (DCJ) is responsible for the investigation and prosecution of all criminal matters in the State of Connecticut. It is an independent agency of the executive branch of state government, established under the Constitution of the State of Connecticut. The Division of Criminal Justice is composed of the Office of the Chief State's Attorney, located in Rocky Hill, Connecticut, and the Offices of the State's Attorneys for each of the thirteen Judicial Districts in the State of Connecticut.

We are recruiting for a full time, forty (40) hour per week,  Forensic Fraud Examiner 1. The position is located at the Office of the Chief State's Attorney in Rocky Hill, CT, with core hours of Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The incumbent in this position will be required to:

  • Work as part of a team that includes an attorney and a police inspector. 
  • Analyze Medicaid claims data and related documents to detect fraud committed by health care providers. 
  • Have a demonstrated ability to use computers for data analysis and to apply deductive reasoning and extrapolation of known claims.

NOTE:  The Forensic Fraud Examiner must be certified by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (requirements include a bachelor's degree in any subject and two years of experience in the field) Two additional years of experience may also serve as a substitute for an incomplete bachelor's program. To become certified, a fraud examiner must pass tests in criminology and ethics, financial transactions, fraud investigation and the legal elements of fraud.

Selection Plan

All applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application with their submission.  Individuals invited to interview may be required to submit additional documentation, which supports their qualification(s) for this position.  These documents may include:  performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.

All communication with applicants will be through the JobAps system, so applicants are encouraged to check for updates JobAps portal account.  Please ensure that you are utilizing the correct email address for notices to be sent to you from the JobAps system.  Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.

Questions about this position should be directed to the hiring agency's human resources office:, 860-258-5800.


In the Office of the Chief State's Attorney, Division of Criminal Justice this class is accountable for independently conducting complex and difficult financial investigations conducted by operational units in the office.


Independently performs non-routine accounting and auditing duties in financial fraud investigations for any operational unit designated by Office of the Chief State's Attorney; evaluates referred complaints for existence of financial fraud; prepares for examinations by reviewing prior audit reports, financial statements, budgets or other available data; determines compliance of various complex financial documents with applicable regulations; examines accounting methods and procedures to ensure compliance with accepted accounting principles, laws and regulations and state or federal requirements; utilizes EDP systems and intelligence databases for financial records, reports and forensic analysis in investigations; participates in interviews of witnesses and suspects; provides technical assistance to staff and police; prepares reports and makes recommendations in investigations; provides technical assistance to investigative grand juries; testifies in court regarding forensic fraud analysis and audit results; performs related duties as required.


Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply professional accounting and auditing principles and practices; considerable knowledge of relevant statutes and regulations; considerable ability to analyze financial records, documents and reports; ability to prepare comprehensive reports including narrative and statistical findings; knowledge of state and federal tax accounting principles and practices; knowledge of EDP systems; ability to utilize EDP systems in financial investigation and analysis; basic knowledge of criminal procedure and courtroom practice; basic knowledge of evidence; interpersonal skill; oral and written communication skills.


Seven (7) years of experience in accounting, auditing or financial examinations.


Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in the use of EDP systems in audit or fraud examinations.


1. College training in accounting may be substituted for General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one-half (½) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's degree in accounting or certification as a Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor may be substituted for one additional year of the General Experience.


Working knowledge of criminology and the structure of the Medicaid program is preferred, but not required.


Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.



The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.