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About the Job:
The Department team focuses on adherence of policies and regulations of various Department contract types including, but not limited to the following:
• Residential Treatment Services Provider
• Child Placement Agency
• Child Welfare Services Provider Professional Services (Community Based Services)
• Community Mental Health Center Professional Services
• Family Preservation Services
Contract compliance, service standard compliance, and service validation are ensured through extensive compliance reviews conducted throughout the state. The Field Auditor works in conjunction with various departments to achieve positive outcomes for the children and families served by the Department
A Day in the Life:
• Assure contracts meet established quality levels and conform to requirements set out by DCS and other review agencies by conducting contract compliance reviews and audits.
• Develop contract clause and assurance checklists for use with all contract grantees to confirm compliance with all contract requirements.
• Develop service-specific compliance checklists that include elements of the service standard for use with all grantees that have a contract for that specific service.
• Conduct random sample audits of placement and service program cases to ensure compliance with Service Standards and to determine whether appropriate documentation exists to support the claim for service.
• Gathers and analyzes data, prepares data summaries, reports findings, interprets results and/or makes recommendations regarding contract compliance/performance reviews.
• Reviews audit results with management to determine actions needed.
• Writes or drafts correspondence, reports, documents, and/or other written materials.
• Monitors completed audits for completion of audit findings, including payment of monies due to the state.
• This position requires extensive statewide travel weekly, with optional overnight stays during the week.
What We're Looking For:
• Previous experience in financial backgrounds or auditing preferred.
What You'll Need for Success:
• Broad knowledge of an entire program area
• Excellent skills with Excel worksheets
• Extensive knowledge of all source materials and references including federal and state laws governing the programs
• Working knowledge of the organization of the agency and of state and federal agencies dealing with the programs
• Working knowledge of accounting and budget principles
• Ability to comprehend, analyze, interpret, and correlate very technical material
• Ability to develop and implement new principles and policies and discern any far-reaching implications
• Ability to communicate orally and in writing
• Ability to maintain effective working relationships with federal and state agencies.
Type: Contract | Location: Indianapolis, Indiana


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