Fraud and Risk Assessment Coordinator - #440401


Date: 09/15/2021 15:30 PM

City: Manhattan, New York

Salary: $62,862 - $85,143 / year

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must be permanent in the Administrative Staff Analyst, NM civil service title to apply.

The CFWB Policy and Compliance unit performs all tasks related to CFWB policies and procedures, ensures compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations that govern funding for CFWB programming and quality assures CFWB activities to proactively safeguard compliance and standards. Since 2014, CFWB Policy and Compliance has led the ACS Risk Assessment Work Group to address all child care subsidy fraud referrals made by a variety of internal and external sources. The unit issues, trains and ensures compliance on fraud referral procedures.

Reporting to the Assistant Commissioner of Policy and Compliance, the Fraud and Risk Assessment Coordinator, with latitude for independent initiative, judgment, and decision-making, would coordinate all activities of the ACS Child Care Risk Assessment Work Group, which includes representation from ACS Payment, OGC and Audit/Accountability. CFWB currently leads this work group. The Coordinator’s tasks and responsibilities would include:

  • Coordinate information and decision making on fraud prevention and detection activities among ACS divisions including Audit and Accountability, Child and Family Well-Being, Finance, General Counsel, and Payment in regards to deferring payment, investigations, closing cases, closing enrollments with a provider, disqualifying providers, internal and external reports on fraud prevention and detection activities, referrals, recoupment, cost savings, and cost avoidance
  • Develop template and identify situations for deferring payment
  • Identify locations and coordinate staff for unannounced site visits
  • Review cases identified through public referrals (311, hotline) and internal staff referrals to determine appropriate next steps including referrals for further investigation by ACS or another agency, deferring payment or recoupment.
  • Coordinate information on referrals and investigations with other city and state agencies including District Attorneys, NYC DoHMH, NYC DoE, NYC DoI, NYC HRA, NYS DoH CACFP, NYS OCFS and WHEDCo (NYC Legally Exempt Provider Enrollment Agency)
  • Review reports produced through the OCFS Child Care Program Integrity (CCPI) technical solution and identify cases for further investigation
  • Identify parameters for searches conducting using CCPI
  • Provide evidence to OCFS regional office for enforcement actions against non-compliant providers
  • Develop training materials ACS staff and external fraud investigative partners as needed
  • Supervise Fraud and Risk Assessment Specialist

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A master's degree from an accredited college in economics, finance, accounting, business or public administration, human resources management, management science, operations research, organizational behavior, industrial psychology, statistics, personnel administration, labor relations, psychology, sociology, human resources development, political science, urban studies or a closely related field, and two years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following: working with the budget of a large public or private concern in budget administration, accounting, economic or financial administration, or fiscal or economic research; in management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluation; in personnel or public administration, recruitment, position classification, personnel relations, employee benefits, staff development, employment program planning/administration, labor market research, economic planning, social services program planning/evaluation, or fiscal management; or in a related area. 18 months of this experience must have been in an executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory capacity. Supervision must have included supervising staff performing professional work in the areas described above; or

2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of professional experience in the areas described in "1" above, including the 18 months of executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory experience, as described in "1" above

Additional Information

Section 424-A of the New York Social Services Law requires an authorized agency to inquire whether a

candidate for employment with child-caring responsibilities has been the subject of a child abuse and

maltreatment report.

The City of New York and the Administration for Children’s Services are Equal Opportunity Employers

Committed to Diversity

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Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

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