Civilian Employment

Position Information

Application Due By: February 7, 2014
Title: Senior Internal Auditor
Location: Division Headquarters - Internal Affairs Bureau
Albany , NY 12226
Albany County
Grade: 18
Employment Type: Full Time
Work Days: Monday-Friday
Union Representation: PS&T
Duties & Responsibilities: The internal audit function for the Division of State Police is the responsibility of the Internal Affairs Bureau (IAB). The Deputy Superintendent - Internal Affairs has been designated by the Superintendent as the agency's Director of Internal Audit. The internal audit function is carried out through routine inspections and reviews of the Division's operations and programs resulting in reports and follow-up review to the Superintendent and specific program managers with recommendations for corrective action.

Under the general direction of Staff Inspectors, the Internal Auditor will serve as a member of the internal audit teams and will work jointly with sworn members assigned to the Internal Affairs Bureau. The Internal Auditor will assist with the planning and execution of comprehensive internal audits of departmental programs and units engaged in financial transactions. The Internal Auditor will participate in quality assurance initiatives to advise management whether established policies, practices and procedures are effectively and efficiently being executed. The general duties of the position will include, but not be limited to the following:


Determine that assets and resources are efficiently utilized and adequately safeguarded.

Ensure that adequate managerial and accounting controls exist and function properly.

Examine source documents, records and reports relative to the activity under study.

Discuss administrative and operating practices with appropriate personnel. Assist with identifying "best practices" and facilitating the sharing of this information.

Evaluate and appraise operations for compliance with established procedures and evaluate procedures for effectiveness and efficiency. Participate in vulnerability assessments and problem-oriented audits.

Prepare reports and recommendations and assist in the preparation of final audit reports.

Assist IAB investigative teams with financial crimes investigations.

Assist in the training and supervision of Division personnel assigned to the Audit Section of IAB.

Act as liaison with external auditors evaluating State Police practices and procedures.

Minimum and/or Preferred Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree with a major concentration in Accounting, Business or Public Administration, Economics or Industrial Management, or closely related field, with one year of experience in conducting internal audits or program research, review and appraisal


One more year of the experience described above.


A Master's Degree in one of the fields listed above.

Preference will be given to candidates possessing or eligible to possess professional certification in the following fields:

Internal Audit, Government Auditing or Fiscal Management, Public Accounting or Frauds Examination.

Additional Comments: Starting Salary: $51,268.00.

Resumes will be evaluated to determine whether candidates will proceed to the interview phase of the process.

This position does not require that the candidate have taken and passed a NYS Civil Service examination, or currently hold a qualifying position within the NYS Civil Service System.

Contact Information

Contact Name: MaryEllen Tedesco, Assistant Director of Personnel
Contact Address: New York State Police
Building 22
1220 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12226
Contact Phone: 518/457-3840
Contact Fax: 518/485-2293
Additional Instructions: Kindly submit via U.S. Mail or FAX a letter of intent and complete resume.

Web page posted January 17, 2014.