Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 09/17/21
Applications Due: 09/27/21
Vacancy ID: 91380

Position Information

AgencyState Comptroller, Office of the

TitlePayroll Specialist 1 - Item #02031

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade11

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $41953 to $51410 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 7:30 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes


County Albany

Street Address 110 State Street

City Albany


Zip Code12236

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Interested candidates must be eligible to transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law or reachable on the Payroll Specialist 1 eligible list.

70.1 transfer

To be eligible for a 70.1 transfer, candidate must have one year or permanent service in a qualifying title allocated to salary grade 9 or above.

Duties Description · Provide payroll information to State agencies and vendors.

· Respond to NYS agencies and vendors with retirement related information via telephone and email.

· Research and analyze retirement and savings plan records.

· Coordinate responses to letters, email and telephone calls from vendors, employees and agencies.

· Reviews payroll transactions for accuracy.

· Analyze data, resolve problems and escalate complex problems to next level supervisor.

· Provide assistance to other Deductions staff and customers and recommend corrective action for audit problems.

· Assist with audits and business documentation.

· Run queries and distribute query results.

· Perform post audit review of transactions.

· Document business processes as they apply to assigned activities.

Additional Comments · Excellent analytical and organization skills.

· Excellent oral and written communication skills.

· Detail orientated and produces an accurate and timely work product.

· Works well independently and in a team environment.

· Ability to appropriately respond to written, verbal and email inquiries from NYS employees, NYS agencies and vendors

· Ability to assess multiple competing priorities.

· Ability to analyze data and recommend solutions to auditing problems.

· Ability to analyze and review query results.

· Ability to locate, research, communicate and document any discrepancies or unusual circumstances.

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

Contact Information

Name Daniel Gibbs

Telephone (518) 474-1924

Fax (518) 486-6723

Email Address


Street Office of Human Resources

110 State Street, 12th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12236


Notes on ApplyingInterested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to no later than September 27, 20201. Please reference Item #02031-GOER-DG when responding.

When responding, please include the reference number and letters listed in this section. The GOER ID # should not be included.