Lead Auditor-Auditor II

Augusta, Maine, United States Full-time

Opening Date: November 2, 2018

Closing Date: Until Filled

Job Class Code: 0612
Grade: 23 (Pro. Tech)
Salary: $39,582.40-$53,580.80
Position Number: 020103149, 020103262, 020103150


Agency Information:

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) provides supportive, preventive, protective, public health and intervention services that protect the public health and assist our customers in meeting their needs.

The Division of Audit is responsible for providing audit oversight services on Community Agencies and MaineCare providers. These services include auditing of programs and services to test for compliance and identification of appropriate payments. We currently have a vacancy available in Augusta.

Job Duties:

As a Lead Auditor you will contribute to the Department's mission and goals and will have opportunities to grow personally and professionally as you acquire knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, social service contracts and applicable laws and regulations to ensure public assistance funds are utilized for the purposes intended in legislation.
You will perform independent and complex audits of MaineCare providers and/or community agencies who receive state and federal funds through contracts with DHHS.

You will complete financial and/or compliance audits for conformance to established laws, rules, regulations and standards.

You will analyze budget and expenditure information and/or clinical and professional records in a forensic capacity requiring research skills, sampling, extrapolating findings, and the development of findings.

You must be skilled in the use of standard desktop technology, particularly spreadsheet applications, word processing and databases. You must pay close attention to detail, be able to work independently, and possess a high level of initiative in the performance of your daily work activities.


To qualify, your background must include a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field and two (2) years’ experience in accounting/auditing;
A six (6) year combination of education, training, and/or experience at a professional auditing or accounting level;
A five (5) year combination of education, training and/or experience at a professional auditing or accounting level which includes one (1) year of experience at the Auditor I level.

The background of well-qualified candidates will demonstrate the following competencies:

1. Expertise in Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) and/or health care compliance auditing and demonstrated experience in these fields.
2. A demonstrated ability to research laws, regulations, and highly technical accounting and/or policy issues and offer sound advice to program managers.
3. Exceptional communication skills

Application Information:

For additional information about this position, please contact Herb Downs, Director- Audit at (207) 287-2778. To apply, please upload a current resume, cover letter addressing each of the 3 competency areas identified in the Requirements Section, and copies of post-secondary transcripts.
To request a paper application, please contact Ashley Vigue at Ashley.Vigue@Maine.gov

Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement: 15.37% of pay   
Value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $13.13 biweekly

Value of State-paid Health Insurance*:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution = $444.68 biweekly (employee pays nothing)
Level 2:  95% State Contribution = $422.45 biweekly (Employee pays: 5%)
Level 3:  90% State Contribution = $400.21 biweekly (Employee pays: 10%)
Level 4:  85% State Contribution = $377.98 biweekly (Employee pays: 15%)
*The level of actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program as of July 1, 2017.


The State of Maine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.