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Recruitment #19-004374-0003


Limited to State of Maryland Employees Only.



Main Purpose of Job

The Internal Auditor Lead conducts finance, compliance, economy and efficiency, and program audits of Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services inmate medical contracts program. This position schedules, assigns, and reviews the work of internal auditors in the department. The incumbent will assist the audit supervisor with planning the audit program to include: determining the areas to be audited, objectives, and scopr of audits. The Internal Auditor Lead performs audit tests and identifies material exceptions to generally accepted accounting principles and material non-compliance with our contracts, applicable laws, regulations and procedures. Additionally, the position verifies the findings cited in legislative auditing reports and determines the effectiveness of the corrective actions taken by DPSCS.


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.


 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.


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or a related certification.

Experience with internal auditing systems.

Experience preparing clear and precise audit reports.

Experience in the evaluation of audit, inspection and investigation of results to identify and analyze findings or deficiencies, and making recommendations for corrective action.

Experience conducting internal control audits and reviews.

Experience using Excel.


Limited to State of Maryland Employees Only.


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.



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 S. Hudson at 410-767-4910

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.