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Audit Director

Program Manager IV

Recruitment #23-005479-0009


The Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth and Victims Services acts as a coordinating office that advises the Governor on criminal justice strategies. This agency plans, promotes, and funds efforts with government entities, private organizations, and the community to advance public policy, enhance public safety, reduce crime and juvenile delinquency, and serve victims.

We provide access to federal and state grant funds and can provide assistance to your town, city, county, agency as it attempts to maneuver through the red tape to tap these resources.




Gov. Ofc. of Crime Prevention, Youth and Victim Services
100 Community Place
Crownsville, MD  21032

Main Purpose of Job

This position provides oversight and direction over the agency's Audit and Compliance function related to Grant Administration and operations while also ensuring that all fiduciary and regulatory responsibilities are met. Maintains Audit Schedule, conducts entry/exit conferences with internal stakeholders, sub-recipients, and other 3rd party organizations. Manages Financial audits, supports desk reviews, site visits, etc. Prepares Audit Reports, Administers risk-based scoring model of sub-recipients, resolve audit discrepancies, and address appeal matters as needed. Assist with periodic audit inquiries from both internal and external stakeholders.

****This is a  Management Service position, which serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.****


Internal Audit & Compliance

Direct and oversee the day-to-day audit and compliance activities within the agency while coordinating financial/compliance audits and desk reviews of sub-recipient activities and submissions.

Reviews and signoffs on submitted audit reports containing findings and recommendations for corrective action.  Monitors peer review and identifies areas for improvement.

Maintains audit schedule of sub-recipients according to agency requirements.  Assess risk and recommend potential targets for investigation per risk based scoring model to ensure compliance, assess the reliability of fiscal records and to protect fiscal resources from fraud and waste.

Advises internal stakeholders (Grants Admin., Budget, and Program areas) on matters of agency policy, risk exposure, and internal control to protect and improve agency operations and efficiency.

Provides management reports addressing audit findings, inquiries, fiscal year closeout, budget hearing support,  quarterly reviews, etc. 

Monitors internal controls around grant administration, budget reporting, and accounting operations, making recommendations to keep with agency compliance requirements. Manages external auditors or audit firm engagements with GOCPYVS.

Establish/drive the agency’s appeal process through resolution and collection.

External Audit & Reporting

Manages oversight and response to external audit inquires from the Office of Legislative Audits (OLA).
Department of Legislative Services (DLS) and third-party organizations, such as Single State Auditor, Department of Justice, and Health & Human Services.

Review OMB Circular A-133 Single Audits.

Partner with responsible parties to address corrective action plans (as needed).

Agency Compliance

Reviews policies and procedures of grant operations to prevent waste and inefficiency.  Communicate observations to responsible party for clarity, review, and potential process changes.

Reviews policies and procedures of accounting and budget operations to prevent waste and inefficiency.  Communicate observations to responsible party for clarity, review, and potential process changes.

Agency EEO/ADA Officer


Education  A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or other business-related field from an accredited college or university with 30 credit hours in accounting and auditing.

Experience: Four years of professional experience in accounting or auditing, performing financial and compliance audits of a State agency, grantee, business, or other entity. 

Notes: 1. Candidates may substitute the education requirement above on a year for year basis with additional professional experience in accounting or auditing performing financial and compliance audits of a State agency, grantee, business, or other entity.


Our preferred candidate will have one or more of the following desired qualifications:

- Two years of experience auditing federal grants. 
- Juris Doctor Degree (JD). 
- CPA License.


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 placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.


The evaluation 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 the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850, 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.

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