New York State Police

Civilian Employment

Position Information

Application Due By: February 7, 2014
Title: Associate Auditor Forensic
Location: Division Headquarters - NYSIC
Albany , NY 12226
Albany County
Grade: 23
Employment Type: Full Time
Work Days: Monday-Friday
Union Representation: PS & T
Duties & Responsibilities: Independently conduct analysis and evaluate complex financial records to determine if a white-collar crime or occupational fraud has occurred.

Analyze, evaluate and interpret data and intelligence collected in order to assist field Investigators to identify trends, prepare forecasts and to propose changes in programmatic objectives, policies and procedures.

Plan and direct the conduct of research on the organization or person(s) to be examined to determine the functions, organizations, funds involved, and applicable laws, rules, and regulations governing its operation.

Conduct and/or participate in conferences with prosecutors and/or victims of crimes to explain goals and methodology to gain access to records.

May personally participate in conducting the examinations by performing various tests, reviews, reconciliations, and evaluations of accounts, claims, records, and procedures, sometimes prior to authorizing payment, to ensure that transactions were processed and properly accounted for and effective controls are in place.

Resolve issues surrounding the financial investigations as they develop through consultations and by providing technical assistance to Investigators or prosecutors.

Visit field locations to ensure that audit plans are being followed and that time schedules are maintained.

Review reports of the financial investigations for accuracy and completeness and to ensure compliance with the audit plan.

Prepare working papers to document scope and conclusion and the preparation of narrative reports of financial investigation findings.

Discuss financial investigation findings with Investigators and/or prosecutors.

Serve as an expert witness and be able to present findings of financial investigations to grand juries and at trials.

Minimum and/or Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting,


Five years work experience in an accounting, auditing or law enforcement environment.

Preference will be given to individuals who meet the following qualification:

Professional designation as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Frauds Examiner (CFE) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).

Additional Comments: Starting Salary: $66,375.00.

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 has taken and passed a NYS Civil Service examination, or currently holds 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.