at State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources in Augusta, Maine, United States
Auditor IIAugusta , Maine , United States | Audit | Full-time Apply by: March 24, 2023 Apply with Linkedin Apply
Workers’ Compensation Board
Auditor II – Monitoring, Audit and Enforcement Division
CLASS CODE: 0612 SALARY: 23 – $45,136.00 – $60,881.60/Annually
OPEN FOR RECRUITMENT: March 10, 2023
CLOSES: March 24, 2023
This is professional services work in conducting independent, complex audits of insurers, self-insurers and 3rd party administrators for the Workers’ Compensation Board to determine compliance with obligations under the Act. Positions in this classification perform the full range of professional auditing work and may act as a lead worker over other audit staff on larger assignments. This classification is differentiated from Auditor I in that work at the Auditor II level is typically performed independently and under limited supervision; work assignments are generally more complex and are reviewed and evaluated only for soundness of technical judgment, appropriateness of conclusions, and conformity to policy and administrative requirements. Work is performed under limited supervision.
+ Conducts independent and complex audits of insurers, self-insurers and 3rd party administrators in order to determine compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
+ Reconciles areas of disagreement during audits of insurers, self-insurers and 3rd party administrators.
+ Prepares audit reports and assembles the underlying audit working papers including schedules, tables, exhibits and documentation in order to present audit findings and conclusions.
+ Recommends improvements regarding the internal controls and claims-handling techniques of insurers, self-insurers and 3rd party administrators.
+ Determines whether any compensation, interest, penalty or other obligation is due and unpaid to any employee, dependent or service provider in accordance with the Act and identifies specific violations to form the basis of consent decrees.
+ Assists in the development of Board forms, manuals and other training materials and conducts agency, inter-agency and insurance community training.
+ Knowledge of accounting and auditing theories, principles, and practices.
+ Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
+ Knowledge of Government Accountability Office (GAO) and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) standards for audit of governmental organizations and private businesses.
+ Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
+ Ability to conduct independent audits of governmental units, agencies, or business entities.
+ Ability to analyze accounting data and reports and make appropriate recommendations.
+ Ability to prepare clear and comprehensive reports of examinations.
+ Ability to analyze and evaluate administrative, financial, or operational systems and controls.
+ Ability to interpret federal and state laws, rules, and regulations.
+ Intermediate level knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
A Bachelors’ Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field and two (2) years’ experience in accounting/auditing
OR a six (6) year combination of education, training, and/or experience at a professional auditing or accounting level – OR – a 5 year combination of education, training, and/or experience at a professional auditing or accounting level which includes one year experience at the Auditor I level.
Please submit a cover letter and resume.
No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto-“Dirigo” or “I lead”-as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce’s health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:
+ Work-Life Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and 3+ weeks of vacation leave annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.
+ Health Insurance Coverage – The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($10,150.80 – $11,942.16 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.
+ Health Insurance Premium Credit – Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements.
+ Dental Insurance – The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($379.60 annual value).
+ Retirement Plan – The State of Maine contributes 13.16% of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.
+ Gym Membership Reimbursement – Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense.
+ Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts – Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses.
+ Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness – The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office.
+ Living Resources Program – Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program.
+ Parental leave is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child-including fathers and adoptive parents-receive four weeks of fully paid parental leave. Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act (https://www.maine.gov/bhr/state-employees/rules-policies/policy-practices-manual/Employee-Rights-and-Responsibilities-Federal) .
+ Voluntary Deferred Compensation – Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions.
+ Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness (https://www.maine.gov/bhr/oeh/) .
Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.