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MTA Auditor I in New York, New York

Auditor I

Job ID: 203

Business Unit: MTA Headquarters

Location: New York, NY, United States


Department: Audit Services

Date Posted: May 16, 2023


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JOB TITLE: Auditor I

SALARY RANGE: $55,719 - $73,131


DEPT/DIV: MTA Audit Services

SUPERVISOR: Director, Audit or Senior Auditor III

LOCATION: 2 Broadway New York, NY

HOURS OF WORK: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (7 1/2 hours/day)

DEADLINE: Open Until Filled


Under close supervision, conducts assurance audits and develops recommendations in

accordance with International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) for Internal Auditing.

This is an entry level audit professional position where the incumbents will work along more

“seasoned” auditors to learn MTA professional practices on audits. They will be exposed to

various projects and will be expected to perform general research and support. The position

requires the incumbents to learn various department operations and to build a knowledge

base of MTA operations.


Under close supervision, perform assigned audit or segment of audit under the direction

of a supervisor or more senior auditor. This includes performing basic research work for

more senior auditors, learning MTA professional practices on performing audits and

interacting with various MTA departments to develop a basic working understanding of

their operations.

Assist in the selection of audit procedures and in performing audit program steps.

Prepare work papers summarizing research and evidentiary data obtained to support

conclusions reached.

Discuss results of work with supervisors, including deficiencies found and

recommended corrective actions.

Participate in writing findings developed during the audit.

This is a developmental position for an entry level professional. The incumbent is

expected to develop professional audit skills in accordance with the International

Professional Practices

Framework (IPPF) which provide the International Standards for the professional

practice of internal auditing.

An Auditor I should become aware of the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations

(COSO) model, which is the internal control framework of the MTA.

Participate in special projects as needed.

The incumbents will support any work assignments required to aid the audit department

in its business objectives.

This is a developmental entry level professional position and the incumbents must

develop credibility with the clients through professional work attributes, professional

manners and the ability to learn about the audit process as well as the areas being


Auditor I may participate in management support projects as directed with the support

of more senior staff.


Written and oral communication skills.

Analytical and business judgment skills.

Ability to perform assigned audit tasks timely and accurately.

Ability to interact effectively with departmental staff.

Become aware of the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) model, which is

the internal control framework of the MTA.

Familiarity with PC applications

Education and Experience


Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Auditing, Computer Science, or other related business

or operational field.


Progress towards certification (CIA/CGAP/CPA/CISA/CFE, etc.) and/or graduate degree in

business related areas desired.

This is an entry level position that does not require any formal work experience. Up to one year

experience in financial/operational/technology/contract type auditing or related industry

experience is desirable.


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.