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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/26/17

Applications Due11/28/17

Vacancy ID44770

AgencyAttorney General, Office of the

TitleForensic Accountant/Auditor Medicaid Fraud Control Unit - Buffalo

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $0 to $0 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Erie

Street Address Medicaid Fraud Control Unit

350 Main Street

City Buffalo


Zip Code14202

Minimum Qualifications Candidates for the position of forensic accountant/auditor must possess excellent analytical, communication, and organizational skills, and a minimum of a four (4) year college degree, either specifically in finance, accounting, or economics, or equivalent post-college work experience. Applicants should be proficient with database and presentation software. Experience with statistical sampling is a plus. A CPA is not required; the position qualifies for CPA accreditation purposes. Designation as a Certified Fraud Examiner is also a plus. Applicants will be considered for both entry-level and experienced assignments.

Duties Description The New York State Office of the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, located in Buffalo, is seeking a forensic accountant/auditor to participate in complex fraud investigations in the healthcare industry, utilizing the New York State False Claims Act, Social Services Law §145-b, and the Executive Law, and, when appropriate, to support prosecution of crimes uncovered by such investigations. Many of our actions involve coordination with other state and federal civil and prosecutorial anti-fraud agencies resulting in large-scale recoveries.

Additional Comments Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace place diversity.

Salary to be determined commensurate with experience.

PLEASE NOTE: Unless otherwise specified in the “Notes on Applying” section, the “Application Due” date associated with this posting is not the last day applications can be submitted. Applications for this position will be accepted by the hiring bureau on a rolling basis until a candidate is selected; recruitment for this position can be closed or suspended at any time. For the most current information on available position vacancies, applicants are advised to review the Office of the New York State Attorney General website ( or contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at or phone at 212-416-8080.

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

Name Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief



Email Address


Street NYS Office of the Attorney General

Legal Recruitment Bureau - 120 Broadway

City New York, NY

State NY

Zip Code 10271


Notes on ApplyingHOW TO APPLY

Applications are being received online. To apply, please visit our website at Reference No. MFCU_FAA_BUF_6061.

Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter (You may address to Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment)
• Resume
• Transcript if fewer than five (5) years post-graduate
• Writing Sample
• List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses

Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.

For questions about a position with the OAG, the application process or assistance with submitting your application, please contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at or phone at 212-416-8080.

For more information about the OAG, please visit our website:

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