Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 11/06/17
Applications Due: 01/06/18
Vacancy ID: 45065

Position Information

AgencyPublic Ethics, NYS Joint Commission on

TitleCompliance Auditor/Examiner (Buffalo)

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $55000 to $83000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 10%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Erie

Street Address ---

City Buffalo


Zip Code14202

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications •A bachelor's degree in accounting; business administration or management; economics; finance; public administration; public policy; political science; or related field.
•Working knowledge of fundamental accounting principles and audit practices.
•Experience in either: (1) compliance auditing; or (2) program analysis; or (3) financial analysis and auditing.
•Examining documents, performing data analysis, and drafting reports
•Ability to clearly summarize and support technical findings both orally and in writing.
•Demonstrate an aptitude for critical analysis.
•Comfortable in conducting interviews.
•Exceptional spreadsheet skills. Knowledge of audit software and/or database software is a plus.
•Two or more years of accounting or program review experience.

Duties Description The New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) seeks a Compliance Auditor/Examiner to join its Audit Unit. The unit is responsible for examining statutory filings and implementing JCOPE's random audit program. The responsibilities of the Compliance Auditor/Examiner will include conducting entrance and exit conferences with filers and filer representatives; preparing and presenting detailed reports on technical findings; serving as a technical expert in investigations; reviewing and analyzing supporting evidence provided by audit subjects to substantiate statutory filings; and traveling throughout New York State as necessary to conduct field audits.

Additional Comments The incumbent is entrusted with sensitive information and material, the confidentiality of which must be scrupulously maintained; the incumbent must exercise discretion in discussions and utmost care in handling sensitive materials to protect the confidentiality of matters before JCOPE.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Joint Commission on Public Ethics

Telephone (518) 408-3976

Fax (518) 408-3975

Email Address


Street 540 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12207


Notes on ApplyingInterested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample and the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references, in confidence, to:
NYS Joint Commission on Public Ethics
540 Broadway
Albany, New York 12207 or by email: