Auditor II - Monitoring, Audit and Enforcement Division (Anticpated Vacancy)

Augusta, Maine, United States Full-time

Application closes: No close date

Workers’ Compensation Board

Auditor II – Monitoring, Audit and Enforcement Division

Anticipated Vacancy

CLASS CODE:   0612    GRADE:  23    SALARY:  $40,768.00 – $55,182.40/annually

OPEN FOR RECRUITMENT:  November 21, 2019

CLOSES:   December 6, 2019

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

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.

TYPICAL DUTIES

  • 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.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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.

For Questions:

Mindy Hansen, Human Resources Generalist

Melinda.hansen@maine.gov

207-624-7430

BENEFITS

The value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement:  14.47% of salary for BU positions.  The value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $14.31 biweekly.  The value* of State-paid Health Insurance:

  • Level 1:  100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing):  $461.75 biweekly
  • Level 2:    95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%):  $438.66 biweekly
  • Level 3:    90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%):  $415.58 biweekly
  • Level 4:      85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%):  $392.49 biweekly

 *The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program.