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Senior Auditor II

Job ID: 2261
Business Unit: MTA Headquarters
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Audit Services
Date Posted: Dec 21, 2023


JOB TITLE:                   Senior Auditor II
SALARY RANGE:         $90,774
HAY POINTS:               496
DEPT/DIV:                    Audit Services
SUPERVISOR:            Director, Audit Services
LOCATION:                  2 Broadway New York, NY
HOURS OF WORK:     8:00 am - 4:30 pm (7 1/2 hours/day)
DEADLINE:                  Open until filled

This position is eligible for telework which is currently one day per week. New hires are eligible
to apply 30 days after their effective date of hire.

Conducts and supervises audits of moderate to high complexity and develops
recommendations that incorporate good business judgment and skills and provides insight to
management. Performs work in a professional manner in accordance with International
Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) for Internal Auditing, has developed and maintains a
professional working relationship with clients, fully understands client business operations and
has performed numerous MTA audits of a moderate and technical level.

Supervise and/or conduct detailed analyses and reviews of audited operations.
Exercises independent judgment on work assignments.
Determine the extent of required audit testing, staff assignments, and projection of mandays
required to complete audits. Conducts a full cost/benefit analysis of audits.
Fully understands MTA policy and practice on audits including IPPF, is able to fully
communicate such procedures to others, and may assist others in such matters in the
Understands the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) model, incorporates
the framework in the development of the audit program, and can apply it in the
development of the audit recommendations.
Prepare audit programs and suggest changes to such during review, to ensure
objectives of audits are achieved.
Prepare and/or review workpapers to ensure conclusions reached are supported by
sufficient evidential data.
Prepare audit reports and/or written material based on detailed analysis for inclusion in
audit reports in a highly professional manner.
Conduct and/or supervise special projects as needed and orients staff as appropriate.
Aids the department in whatever manner necessary for it to meet its business
Expected to demonstrate independent and professional judgment. Position requires
leadership skills and the ability to demonstrate self-development by learning client
business functions and by developing and maintaining professional client work
Senior Auditor II will develop relationships across agencies to obtain support from more
senior management as needed to complete more complex multiagency projects.

Good written oral communication and Interpersonal skills. Ability to interact effectively
with inter/intra-agency management, audit professionals, and departmental staff.
Analytical, time management and /or administration skills.
Ability to supervise/conduct assigned audits and special projects timely and accurately.
Understanding of effective IPPF audit practices including risk assessment, audit
program, and workpaper development.
Understanding of PC applications and computer-assisted audit techniques, as well as
selected systems, applications, and technology environment supporting management
and operational functions.
Knowledge of Financial, Operational, Technology and/or Contract Audit areas or an
equivalent combination of knowledge, including familiarity with
For Financial/Operational Audit Area:
GAGAS, IIA Standards, Internal Controls (COSO); applicable City, State and Federal
Regulations; MTA and Agency-Specific Policies, Procedures and Guidelines.
For Contracts Audit Area:
Federal Acquisition Regulations, applicable procurement guidelines including City, State
and Federal (FAR) Regulations, MTA and Agency-Specific Policies, Procedures, and
For Technology Audit Area:
Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology Framework (COSO ERM),
applicable City, State and Federal Regulations; All-Agency and Agency-Specific
Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines. Knowledge of PC based/Client-server (LAN)
system applications; security software; IBM mainframe platforms; Telecommunications
Technology. Understanding of MTA Information Services Policies and Procedures
(SDLC methodologies/approaches). Proficiency in computer audit techniques/tools.

Education and Experience
Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Auditing, Computer Science, or other related
business or operational field.
Approximately four to five years’ experience in financial/operational/technology/contract
type auditing or related industry experience and/or demonstrated performance as a
Senior Auditor I.

Minimum of one-year supervisory experience preferred.
Advanced progress towards Certification (CIA/CGAP/CPA/CISA/CFE, etc.) preferred
and/or Graduate degree in business-related areas desired.

Pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics, all employees who hold a policymaking position must file an Annual Statement of Financial Disclosure (FDS) with the NYS Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (the “Commission”).


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Equal Employment Opportunity
MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.

The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply. 
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