Deputy Inspector General for Audit


: $91,875.00 - $157,490.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Accounting

Job Description The New York City Department of Investigation (DOI) is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the country with a mission of combating municipal corruption. It serves the people of New York City by acting as an independent and nonpartisan watchdog for New York City government, City agencies, and City employees, vendors with City contracts, individuals and entities that receive City funds. DOI's Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Transportation (DOT), Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Department of Design and Construction (DDC), and Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) seeks an experienced auditor, forensic accountant, or financial investigator to serve as its Deputy Inspector General for Audit. DOI's Inspector General for these agencies oversees a majority of the City's capital budget and important projects involving the City's construction of public facilities, delivery of clean drinking water and working sewers, water mains, and tunnels; transportation infrastructure such as roads, bridges, and ferries; and the maintenance of parks and open spaces. The Deputy Inspector General for Audit will supervise staff in the performance of financial investigations, operational audits, and contract monitoring relating to these agencies. The selected candidate will oversee and perform financial and data analysis; prepare reports and spreadsheets documenting findings; review agency policies and controls; review contract and vendor records; develop investigative leads; conduct interviews; interact with senior agency officials with respect to investigations and audits; and collaborate with prosecutors and other law enforcement agencies, as needed. If selected, the candidate will be fingerprinted and undergo a background investigation. In addition, because the position has a law enforcement and/or investigative function, the candidate's consumer credit history will be reviewed during the background investigation, as permitted by NYC Administrative Code ? 8-107(24)(b)(2)(A). Qualification Requirements 1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and four years of full-time experience in investigation, auditing, law enforcement, law security, management analysis, or in a major operational area of the agency to which the assignment is to be made; at least 18 months of which must have been in a supervisory, administrative, managerial or executive capacity, and the approval of the Commissioner of Investigation; or 2. Education and/or experience equivalent to ?1? above. However, all candidates must have the approval of the Commissioner of Investigation and 18 months of supervisory, administrative, managerial or executive experience; or 18 months of experience in the exercise of discretion and professional judgment in significant policy matters related to criminal justice or areas particularly relevant to the Office of the Inspector General to which the candidate would be assigned. Preferred Skills 1. A minimum of seven years of experience supervising or conducting complex financial investigations and performance audits with at least 3 years of experience at a law enforcement agency, investigative agency, or investigations and audit firm. 2. Prior supervisory experience. 3. Proven ability to perform financial analysis, analyze internal controls and policies, conduct interviews, write detailed reports, and provide testimony. 4. Experience with oversight of government agencies, procurement, and/or contracts is a plus. 5. Experience with the construction industry, infrastructure projects, or engineering is a plus. 6. Strong interpersonal, written, and analytical skills. 7. Possess excellent organizational skills and proven ability to manage time efficiently in a fast paced environment. 8. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, advanced Excel skills, including V-lookup and pivot tables, and various computer programs. 9. Ability to work well with all levels of staff and management. 10. Demonstrated ethics and sound judgment. 11. Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP) and/or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) is a plus To Apply: All current City Employees may apply by going to Employee Self Service (ESS) then click on Recruiting Activities/Careers and Search for Job ID 420329. All other applicants, please go to and search for Job ID 420329. Please do not email, mail or fax your resume to DOI directly. Submissions of resumes does not guarantee an interview. Due to the high volume of resumes DOI receives for positions, only selected candidates will be contacted. Appointments are subject to Office of Management & Budget approval for budgeted headcount. 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 two 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. * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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