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Primary Location: United States of America-OHIO-Cuyahoga County-Cleveland Work Locations: JFS Cleveland DO 10 615 West Superior Avenue Cleveland 44113 Organization: Job & Family Services Classified Indicator: Classified Bargaining Unit / Exempt: Bargaining Unit Schedule: Full-time Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Compensation: $27.03 per hour Unposting Date: Aug 20, 2022, 10:59:00 PM Job Function: Auditing Job Level: Individual Contributor Agency Contact Name: ODJFS Human Resources Team Agency Contact Information: HR_Support_Center@jfs.ohio.gov

REMOTE External Auditor 2 - 20042178

(220007HA) Job Duties

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) is a $3.5 billion agency with approximately 2,500 employees. ODJFS develops and supervises the state's public assistance, workforce development, unemployment insurance, child and adult protective services, adoption, childcare, and child support programs. ODJFS' mission is to improve the well-being of Ohio's workforce and families by promoting economic self-sufficiency and ensuring the safety of Ohio's most vulnerable citizens.

The Office of Fiscal and Monitoring Services’ (OFMS) Monitoring Services Division conducts financial compliance reviews of ODJFS partners and subrecipients identifying opportunities for operational improvement and risk reduction. This division also conducts reviews of public assistance programs evaluating whether the level of benefits or other aspects of program eligibility are determined correctly. Training and technical assistance is also provided to the County Department of Job and Family Services agencies concerning potential fraud abuse and identifying possible overpayment of public assistance benefits. Learn more about the Office by visiting the ODJFS OFMS webpage.

At ODJFS, we offer our employees a rewarding work experience in public service helping Ohioans achieve a sustainable lifestyle that includes generous benefit options and a flexible work life balance making our agency a great place to work!

  • Low-cost health care benefits with FREE dental and vision after completed eligibility period
  • Guaranteed 11 paid holidays each year
  • Significant employer paid OPERS contributions
  • Employee tuition reimbursement programs
  • Wellness incentives for healthcare participants
  • And much more!

To learn more about ODJFS, please visit our website at www.jfs.ohio.gov, find us on LinkedIn and follow us on Facebook.

Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a Model Employer of Individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws.

NOTICE: Current employees of ODJFS in the OCSEA union have selection rights before all other applicants. Applications from all other candidates will only be considered if an internal OCSEA applicant is not selected for this position.

Major Duties and Responsbilities

The primary purpose of this position is to work individually or as part of a team to conduct monitoring reviews of over eight different federal programs at county family service agencies (CFSAs) who receive federal funding passed through the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. In addition, you will assess an agency’s compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and identify instances of non-compliance and prepare practical, clear, and concise recommendations for improvement.
The ideal job candidate has a comprehensive knowledge of audit/monitoring standards including creating audit working papers. This knowledge includes the fundamental concepts of gathering information, interviewing contacts, and preparing documentation necessary for the execution of monitoring review procedures. A working knowledge of and skill utilizing Microsoft Word and Excel is essential. In addition, knowledge of the federal programs administered at CFSAs is preferred.


The following are the minimum qualifications for this position. For further consideration, applicants must clearly identify how qualifications are met within the education and/or experience sections of the application.

The ideal candidate, at minimum, must have the following:

  • Completion of undergraduate core coursework in accounting, business administration, computer science or related field
  • AND 24 months' experience in auditing or accounting which must have included 12 months' auditing experience in accordance with auditing standards or in accordance with prescribed management policies &/or procedures as specified on agency position description.


  • 4 years' experience in auditing or accounting which must have included 2 years' auditing experience in accordance with auditing standards or in accordance with prescribed management policies &/or procedures as specified on agency position description.


  • 12 months' experience as External Auditor 1, 66461.

OR Equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.

Major Worker Characteristics

The candidate selected for this position would be expected to possess the following characteristics to perform the essential duties of the job.

Knowledge of accounting; auditing standards & procedures; state & federal statutes & policies & procedures governing operations & financial accountability applicable to entities being audited*; public relations; office practices & procedures*.

Skill in use of calculator, personal computer & applicable software (e.g., spreadsheets; word processor; databases).

Ability to independently develop & perform routine &/or non-routine audit procedures in accordance with auditing standards; prepare accurate & concise audit reports & recommendations for corrective action; handle routine & sensitive contacts with representatives for corrective action; handle routine & sensitive contacts with representatives of entities being audited; work cooperatively with members of audit teams.

(*) Developed after employment

Supplemental Information
Unless required by legislation or union contract, starting salary will be the minimum salary of the salary range (step 1, currently $27.03 per hour) associated with this position.

All answers to the supplemental questions must be supported by the work experience/education provided on your civil service application.

Unless the posting requires, please do not include attachments, as attachments will not be considered as part of your application.

When contacted for an interview, an applicant who requires special accommodations due to a disability should notify the office at that time so proper arrangements can be made for the interview.

Travel required, as needed. Must provide own transportation or, in order to operate a state vehicle, you must have a valid driver’s license.

‘Remote’ Work Details
This position, upon approval, may work remotely and require occasional in-person work for training, meetings and other operational needs. Successful candidates must have and maintain internet at their remote location during normal working hours. Employees will have access to shared workspaces at an ODJFS location. Employees must reside in Ohio and within a reasonable distance to their assigned work location to respond to workplace reporting requirements.

Status of posted positions
You can check the status of your application online be signing into your profile and clicking the “My Jobpage” tab to view completed submissions and submission details. If you have questions other than your applications status, please direct them to HR_Support_Center@jfs.ohio.gov.

Background Check Information

The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant's prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.

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