Internal Auditor 8/16/2016

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Long Island City, NY

Company
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28776865
AJE Ref #
575898067
Location
Long Island City, NY
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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The nation's leading public health agency, The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is seeking an IT Auditor. This position will report to the IT Audit Manager who reports to the Assistant Commissioner of Audit Service and Medicaid Compliance Officer.

Audit Services plays a leading role in risk based assessments of Department's operational efficiencies, control effectiveness and compliance with federal laws, such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), New York State's code of rules and regulations, New York City Administrative, and Health codes and New York City Comptroller's directives. While continuing to strengthen internal independent assessments and advisory role, Audit Services is broadening its risk based perspective and skills to further preserve and create value to the Department. In this regard, supervised by the IT Audit Manager, the candidate will perform audits of general system and application controls and assess management of IT risks and compliance with regulations in accordance with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), standards and guidance of ISACA (formally the Information Systems Audit and Control Association) and the Institute of Internal Auditors Professional Practices Framework.

The position's main duties:

* Perform testing of programs' application controls as part of performance and fiscal audits (integrated audits) and assist Audit Management in drafting IT related findings and recommendations.

* Support IT Audit Management in conducting internal reviews of the Department's general system controls (e.g., access security, change management, system development life cycle, disaster recovery, data center operations etc.), and recommending controls to mitigate risks.

* Support the assessments of Department's compliance with federal requirements such as HIPAA Security and Privacy rules and other federal IT standards for local governments.

* Maintain on going and open communication with the Department's programs on general and application control issues and implementation of corrective actions.

* Prepare and maintain complete work paper documentation.

* Research and stay up-to-date on IT risk management and relevant audit concepts and methods.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) including or supplemented by 24 semester credits in accounting, including one course each in: advanced accounting, auditing, and cost accounting; and one of the following:
(A) one year of full-time satisfactory experience in management auditing, financial auditing, and/or information technology (IT) auditing; or
(B) a valid Certified Public Accountant license issued by the New York State Education Department; or
(C) a valid Certified Internal Auditor certificate issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA); or
2. A satisfactory combination of education and/or experience equivalent to "1" above. Education and/or experience may be substituted as follows:
(A) two years of full-time satisfactory experience in financial or managerial accounting may be substituted for the one year of experience described in "1(A)" above;
(B) undergraduate or graduate credits from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in management, computer science, public administration, and/or business administration may be substituted for up to 9 semester credits in accounting, on a credit for credit basis.
However, all candidates must have a baccalaureate degree including or supplemented by 15 semester credits in accounting, including one course each in advanced accounting, auditing, and cost accounting, and one of the following: at least one year of the experience described in "1(A)" above or its equivalent; or a Certified Public Accountant license; or a Certified Internal Auditor certificate, as described in "1(B)" or "1(C)" above.
To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level II individuals must have, in addition to meeting the minimum requirements, at least one year of experience as a Management Auditor - Assignment I or at least two years of experience in management auditing, financialauditing, and/or information technology (IT) auditing.

Preferred Skills

* 2years of IT auditexperience and basic understanding of IT general and application controls

* Familiar with enterprise class networks, data center, virtualization, storage, backup, disaster recovery, high availability, encryption, mobile and cloud systems

* Familiar with Windows administration such as Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, SCOM, SCCM and GPO

* Knowledge of server-side development; Java, .NET, IIS, Tomcat, Apache and API

* Familiar with COBIT framework and NIST

* Microsoft Excel advanced knowledge and ACL experience a plus

* Highly organized, motivated and self directed professional

* Excellent oral, written and communications skills

* Ability to work independently when given specific instructions

* Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills

* Ability to adapt to change quickly and follow directions. capable of handling multiple projects at the same time and meet deadlines

* Demonstrates flexibility in responding to changes in assignment and job responsibility

* A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university supplemented by (i) 24 semester credits in accounting and auditing and (ii) additional credits in computer science or information systems related field

* Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation is preferred, pursuing CISA designation or willingness to pursue CISA

* IT Quality Assurance experience a plus

Additional Information

The federal government provides studentloan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program's other requirements.

Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:
We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.