Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 07/28/22
Applications Due: 08/12/22
Vacancy ID: 109416

Position Information

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleSenior Budgeting Analyst/Budgeting Analyst Trainee, Central Office;

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $61270 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 30%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes


County New York

Street Address NYS Office of Mental Health

330 Fifth Avenue, 9th Floor

City New York


Zip Code10001

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must have permanent status as a Senior Budgeting Analyst, Grade 18, and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible to transfer via Section 70.1 or 52.6 of the Civil Service Law into the Senior Budgeting Analyst title; OR be eligible to transfer via Section 70.1 or 52.6 of the Civil Service Law into the trainee level (Budgeting Analyst Trainee 1 or 2).

Individuals certified eligible for the 55b/c program under the Governor’s Program to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities pursuant to Section 55b/c of the Civil Service Law that possess a Bachelor’s degree will also be considered. Please provide a copy of your eligibility letter with your response.

Preferred candidates will possess: Strong math skills; Excellent interpersonal skills; Experience related to governmental/fund accounting; A positive attitude toward meeting goals and deadlines; The ability to maintain positive working relationships with colleagues, consumers, and supervisors; The ability to multi-task and manage changing priorities and projects; Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and Data base environments.

Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill one Senior Budgeting Analyst / Budgeting Analyst Trainee position in the New York City Field Office (NYCFO). The incumbent will assist in providing technical budget and fiscal assistance to County Departments of Mental Health and to the not-for-profit community who receive State Aid for community-based mental health programs. Specific duties to be performed may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Assist in the review and approval of agency and county budget documentation.

Assist in the review and approval of direct contracts between OMH and community providers in the New York City Region.

Monitor the development of new OMH initiatives to assure adherence to established program and financial deliverables.

Evaluate available data to determine the fiscal impact of OMH initiatives.

Provide technical assistance for counties and providers related to fiscal issues and contracting requirements.

Assist in the coordination of Field Office administrative operations including but not limited to budget implementation and the preparation of the Field Office’s annual spending plan.

Assist in reviewing budgets to determine fiscal viability for PAR applications from community licensed program providers.

Assist in reviewing provider requests in OMH Mental Health Provider Database.

Conduct special projects as assigned.

Additional Comments Specific scheduled hours and telecommuting availability for this position will be discussed during the interview process. Please note, employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to operational needs and Agency Telecommuting Program Guidelines.

Based on federal and/or state regulations, this position requires vaccination against COVID-19. Upon appointment, the selected candidate must be fully vaccinated, or willing to become fully vaccinated, against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Candidates who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the time of interview may not start working until two weeks after their final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. OMH is deeply committed to supporting underserved individuals, organizations and communities. To this end, OMH is focused on implementing activities and initiatives to reduce disparities in access, quality, and treatment outcomes for underserved populations. A critical component of these efforts is ensuring OMH is a diverse and inclusive workplace where the unique attributes and skills of all employees are valued and utilized to support the mission of the Agency. OMH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Sarah Mahar


Fax (518) 486-3897

Email Address


Street NYS Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #109416 in the subject line of your email when applying.

You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.