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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/11/22

Applications Due05/21/22

Vacancy ID104618

AgencyCriminal Justice Services, Division of

TitleSenior Accountant /Trainee 1

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $45617 to $76387 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 80 South Swan Street

Alfred E. Smith Building

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12210

Minimum Qualifications Senior Accountant, SG-18: Permanent service in this title or one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/c service in a title SG-16 or higher and otherwise eligible for transfer under Civil Service Law, A bachelor's degree in accounting, auditing, or taxation; AND two years of professional experience in accounting/auditing or financial internal or field auditing, where you were responsible for the full range of activities in the design and/or review, analysis and management of accounting systems, resulting in the preparation of, or recommendations on, financial statements in accord with generally accepted accounting principles OR A bachelor's or higher degree including or supplemented by 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, or taxation courses; AND two years professional experience in accounting/auditing or financial internal or field auditing, where you were responsible for the full range of activities in the design and/or review, analysis and management of accounting systems, resulting in the preparation of, or recommendations on, financial statements in accord with generally accepted accounting principles OR A master's or higher degree in accounting, auditing, or taxation; AND one year of professional experience in accounting/auditing or financial internal or field auditing, where you were responsible for the full range of activities in the design and/or review, analysis and management of accounting systems, resulting in the preparation of, or recommendations on, financial statements in accord with generally accepted accounting principles OR A currently valid Certified Public Accountant license and registration issued by New York State.

Note: Courses such as business law, economics, statistics, and most finance courses, although taken as part of an accounting curriculum, cannot be counted toward the 24 semester credit hours.

Experience NOT considered qualifying are activities restricted to teaching, bookkeeping, maintaining/auditing payroll records or accounts receivable/accounts payable, or preparing tax returns.

Accountant Trainee, NS: Permanent service in this title or one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-11 or higher and otherwise eligible for transfer under Civil Service Law. To qualify for transfer under Section 70.4 of Civil Service Law, you must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title allocated to SG-11 or higher, a bachelor's or higher degree in accounting, auditing, or taxation OR a bachelor's or higher degree with 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, or taxation courses *, AND a passing score on a current or previous PCO exam. For questions on eligibility for transfer, please contact Human Resources.

Note: Courses such as business law, economics, statistics, and most finance courses, although taken as part of an accounting curriculum, cannot be counted toward the 24 semester credit hours.

Duties Description Reporting directly to the Associate Accountant, the incumbent will oversee and manage the entire revenue program in the Finance office. Duties will include, but are not limited to:

• Maintain accurate and timely revenue deposits and distribution of earned revenue, timely and complete accurate reconciliations;
• Utilize reports and analytical tools to monitor various aspects of revenue and identify and take appropriate action as needed;
• Provide appropriate customer service, address contributor questions or concerns, compliance with escrow agreements;
• Identify and resolve all differences between fingerprint system (Finance Client) and Financial Management Systems (Oracle FMS and SFS);
• Address monitoring concerns related to compliance with escrow Agreements;
• Develop a thorough understanding of OSC guidance related to revenue and sole custody account policies and procedures and to utilize this understanding to modify and/or develop and implement policies and procedures related to revenue and reconciliations and to work directly with OSC as needed;
• Train staff in key revenue functions; and,
• Perform backup for key functions within the Finance Office.

Additional Comments Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. DCJS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify Kimberly Carr, Equal Opportunity Specialist at (518) 457-2409.

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

Name Justine Fritts

Telephone 518-485-7696

Fax 518-457-4000

Email Address DCJSJobs@dcjs.ny.gov

Address

Street 80 South Swan Street

Alfred E. Smith Building

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12210

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease send a cover letter and resume to the email address above. Please reference posting # 104618 on your cover letter.

DCJS was named to the Times Union’s list of Top Workplaces from 2017 through 2021 as voted on by our employees, and received special recognition for fostering new ideas, communication, and training.

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