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Recruitment #21-004373-0006




Baltimore City 
6776 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, MD 21215


This position tracks invoices, liquidated damages, conducts financial, compliance and program economy and efficiency audits for DPSCS Office of Inmate Health Services’ Medical, Mental Health, Dental & Pharmacy Contracts Program. The types of audits regularly include verification of Contractors’ billings to determine their compliance with the provisions of the contract. This position is also responsible for all the unit’s fiscal files on our N-drive.

Conducts financial, compliance and program efficiency audits. This includes identification of records or activities to be reviewed: Performs audit tests and identifies material exceptions to contractual requirements and other generally accepted accounting principles and all applicable laws; regulations and procedures. It also includes follow up of the findings cited by legislative auditor’s reports, and ensures that corrective actions are implemented by management of DPSCS.

Prepares working papers to document audit findings as required or as indicated in a formal audit program. Prepares and writes audit reports and is responsible for the audit files on our N-drive as well as handling of the correspondences related to audits.

Drafts and augments accounting/audit procedures for unusual or specialized assignments, conducts investigations of accounting procedures in order to determine the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls and recommends improvements to correct deficiencies in time to meet required deadlines; schedules and develops audit verification programs, such as work plans of assigned projects to include the sampling methods, and procedures necessary to interpret the findings.

Determines the most suitable presentation of complex fiscal data and prepares special statements, reports, charts and schedules explaining such data.


Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.

Education:   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: Three 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. Candidates may substitute the 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 for one year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute one year of professional accounting experience for one year of the required 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.

Experience in conducting contract compliance or program efficiency audits.  

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or Certified Government Auditor Professional (CGAP).


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 emailed to or faxed to 410-484-5928. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.



If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload,
please email the requested information to referencing the recruitment number in the subject line, or fax to 410-484-5928 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information,
recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment Division at 410-585-3999.

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or

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 recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.