Location: Albany, Buffalo or New York City
The New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) seeks a Compliance Analyst to join its Compliance Audit & Review Unit. The unit is responsible for examining statutory filings and implementing JCOPE's audit programs. The responsibilities of the Compliance Analyst will include conducting random and targeted reviews of Financial Disclosure Statements submitted by Public Officials; preparing and presenting detailed reports on findings; serving as a resource for investigations; reviewing and analyzing supporting evidence provided to substantiate filings; and communicating with filers to generate full compliance with reporting requirements.
A Compliance Analyst is entrusted with sensitive information and material; confidentially must be scrupulously maintained, discretion exercised in discussions, and utmost care taken in handling sensitive materials to protect the confidentially of matters before JCOPE.
- A bachelor's degree in accounting; business administration or management; economics; finance; public administration; public policy; political science; or related field.
- Experience preferred in: (1) compliance auditing; (2) program analysis; (3) or investigations.
- Examining documents, research and analysis, and drafting reports.
- Ability to clearly summarize and support findings both orally and in writing.
- Demonstrate an aptitude for critical analysis.
- Comfortable in conducting interviews.
- Exceptional spreadsheet skills. Knowledge of Lexis or other research databases.
Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample and the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references, in confidence, to:
NYS Joint Commission on Public Ethics
Albany, New York 12207
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