Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention
I. Main Purpose of the Position
The Audit Intern reports directly to the Director of Financial Operations. Responsibilities will include examining, analyzing and reporting on the fiscal records of federal and state grant sub recipients’ internal operations. This position will also provide accounting support to the Director of Financial Operations.
II. Minimum Qualifications (Experience and Education)
Enrollment in an accredited four year college or university pursuing a bachelor’s degree in accounting and will have completed courses in upper division accounting principals and 3 credit hours in auditing or is currently enrolled in an auditing course. Pursuing certification as a public accountant is preferred.
III. Major Duties and Responsibilities
- Provide fiscal administrative support with internal and field audits;
- Prepare and maintain audit files;
- Prepare working papers for audits as needed;
- Communicate with sub-recipients of federal and state grant funds;
- Review and analyze OMB Circular A-133 single audits;
- Identify and provide technical assistance to sub recipients with reporting requirements;
- Reconcile supporting documentation submitted with grant requests for reimbursement;
- Complete the external audit confirmation of funds from GOCCP to outside audit firms;
- Assist Director of Financial Operations in other duties as assigned.
IV. Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Knowledge of fiscal forms, documents and reports (required);
- Knowledge of automated data systems;
- Excellent oral and written communication skills;
- Possess excellent oral and written communication skills;
- Possess an ability to work effectively with a diverse constituency;
- Possess knowledge of fiscal forms, documents and reports (required);
- Demonstrate computer proficiency using the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access);
- Possess the ability to provide assistance in a service oriented, customer focused fashion and maintain a positive approach when dealing with internal or external customer requests, inquiries and complaints;
- Possess the ability to work well both independently and as a team player;
- Possess strong organizational skills to maintain detailed and accurate records for audit purposes;
- Possess a solid understanding of accounting principles, fiscal policies, practices, procedures and internal controls;
- Possess an ability to learn rapidly and apply federal and state regulations (including grant special conditions) to ensure financial compliance.
V. Additional Information
- Office location: 100 Community Place, Crownsville, MD 21032.
- The position is a special appointment under the State’s personnel system.
- This is a contractual part time position with a maximum of 20 hours per week.
- The hourly rate is $15.00 with an annualized salary of $15,000.
- No other benefits (including leave) are provided with this position.
- Please note your employment is contingent upon passing the vetting process and interview with the Appointments Office and passing a required criminal history records check through the fingerprint process.
- Please send resume, cover letter, and official transcripts. No phone calls please.
- Deadline for submission is close of business on September 17, 2018.
Job Types: Part-time, Internship
Salary: $15.00 /hour