Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Senior Internal Auditor, G-18

Occupation Group

Accounting, Auditing, Economics and Finance

General Information

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Job Description

Internal Auditors plan and conduct comprehensive internal audits and reviews of programs to determine if established policies, practices, and procedures are effectively and efficiently executed; if assets and resources are efficiently utilized and adequately safeguarded; if adequate managerial and accounting controls exist and function properly; and advise management on the results.  Employees will prepare reports; examine various sources of information; and evaluate and appraise agency program operations.  Employees may work as part of an audit team.  These positions are located in various State agencies.

Who has this title?

Various New York State agencies

Minimum Qualifications

You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.

Bachelor's or higher degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, Community Health, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems (Any), Criminal Justice, Economics, Engineering, Finance, Mathematics, Public Administration, Public Health, Public Policy, Political Science, or Statistics;


A) two years of experience in conducting internal audits or program research, review, and appraisal;


B) designation as a Certified Internal Auditor by the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Appointment Information

Appointment Information

Candidates may also be appointed to a traineeship to this job title from the PCO eligible list. See the Select Job Titles description for more information. For further appointment information, see the Appointments tab in the PCO Overview.

To Apply

To apply for the examination for this PCO Select Job Title you must apply for the PCO examination by February 22, 2017, fill out and submit the PCO Questionnaire by April 5, 2017, and take the PCO written test in April of 2017. The application for and information about the PCO examination is at: