Audit Program Dir - Grade 66

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This title exists in Comptroller, Office of and has approximately 6 positions.

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Salary Information for Audit Program Dir
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Audit Program Dir 66 $152,191 $191,427

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Job Duties

As a Audit Program Director, one directs and plans the audits of financial and operating controls and practices for assigned groups; supervises the audit planning process; supervises the development of audit approaches and evaluation of existing methodology and techniques; monitors ongoing audits to assure adequacy of audits, training and development of staff, and efficient administration of the program; discusses audit results with agency officials; issues draft audit reports to the audited agency or public authority; reviews final audit reports for conformance with objectives, audit standards, and policies; reviews and appraises the soundness, adequacy,  and application of existing financial systems and administrative practices; prepares evaluations of Chief and Principal State Accounts Auditors and reviews the evaluation of Associate State Accounts Auditors; manages program activities by coordinating activities, developing and implementing policies, assuring the strategic plan is implemented and followed, and performing administrative tasks, such as answering correspondence and managing personnel issues; and consults with agencies and provides training services for internal control procedures

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.  

For qualified employees of New York State, candidates must be a qualified employee of the Office of the State Comptroller and have had one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a State Program Examiner 4.

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