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CT - Director of Internal Audit

  • 1.  CT - Director of Internal Audit

    Posted 04-22-2024 03:24 PM

    Find out more information and apply online at: https://www.jobapscloud.com/CT/sup/BulPreview.asp?R1=240418&R2=1779MP&R3=001

    The State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) Office of the Commissioner is seeking a qualified individual to join our team as our Director of Internal Audit (PCN 109526). As part of the Audit Division, this position will oversee General Assistance Audits, Internal Audits and serve as liaison to the Auditors of Public Accounts and the Policy Services Unit of the Office of the State Comptrollers. Find out more information on this great opportunity below!
    • Work Schedule: Monday - Friday
    • Work Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
    • Work Shift: First shift, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Location: 410 Capitol Ave, Hartford, CT
    State of Connecticut employees participate in a competitive comprehensive benefits plan that includes:
    • A Platinum Healthcare Plan, the nation's best for state employees and dependents, according to a report by Georgetown's Center on Health Insurance Reform and article by Ellen Andrews, Ph.D
    • Generous paid time off, include 13 paid holidays per calendar year
    • Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings
    • Retirement healthcare offerings
    • Professional growth and development opportunities
    • State of Connecticut is an eligible Public Service Loan Forgiveness employer, meaning you may be eligible to have qualifying student loans forgiven after 10 years of service. Click here for more information.
    • A healthy work/life balance!
        You'd be able to work for a Forbes top company: 'Forbes' State of Connecticut Ranked One of the Best Employers of 2023 - State of CT Receives National Recognition for Offering Job Growth, Competitive Benefits, and Flexible Schedule.
        • Test compliance with internal procedures and policies and, when necessary, identify steps to improve controls;
        • Consult and advise agency officials on programmatic and fiscal matters and implications of federal and state laws and regulations on agency initiatives (e.g. Federal and State Single Audit requirements);
        • Serve as liaison to the State Auditors, Office of the State Comptroller (OSC), Attorney General, Office of Policy & Management, and federal government including coordinating requests and responses for information relating to the review of agency operations;  
        • Train Division staff on audit techniques and work paper standards; 
        • Conduct forensic examinations based on whistleblower complaints received from the Auditors of Public Accounts and/or the Office of the Attorney General; and
        • Perform desk audits of the contracted non-profit providers' audited financial statements in compliance with the State Single Audit requirements.

        The State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), is a health care agency whose mission is to promote the overall health and wellness of persons with behavioral health needs through an integrated network of holistic, comprehensive, effective, and efficient services and supports that foster dignity, respect, and self-sufficiency in those we serve.

        The Audit Division is responsible for auditing claim payments submitted by the Behavioral Health Recovery Program Providers. The objectives of these audits is to determine that: 1) Individuals receiving services were eligible BHRP clients; 2) Proper documentation to support the services billed; 3) Claims billed reflect the levels of service rendered and allowable for reimbursement; 4) Department policies and regulations were adhered to by the Providers.


        Nine (9) years of professional experience in a combination of financial and operational analysis in a large business or public service organization.


        Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.
        NOTE: For state employees this experience is interpreted to be at the level of a Supervising Accountant or a Supervising Accounts Examiner.


        • College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
        • A Master's degree in accounting, business administration, finance, public administration or in a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.


        • Experience with current trends and practices regarding internal controls, risk management and fraud prevention. 
        • Experience analyzing financial data and developing recommendations based on the findings. 
        • Experience auditing profit and non-profit healthcare or related organizations. 
        • Experience in identifying and verifying implementation of financial process improvements.
        • Experience preparing a management report for internal staff to identify issues prior to an external audit finding and providing recommendations and guidance to rectify the situation.


        Incumbents in this class are required to possess and maintain at least one of the following certifications: Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor or Certified Fraud Examiner.

        Joseph Fried
        Human Resources Associate
        State of Connecticut
        Hartford CT
        (860) 924-7053