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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/11/22

Applications Due05/26/22

Vacancy ID104642

AgencyEnvironmental Facilities Corporation

TitleAccountant I

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $59038 to $73259 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Unclassified Service

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 625 Broadway

City Albany


Zip Code12207

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in accounting and one to three years’ experience of auditing or financial statement preparation. An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be considered, at the discretion of the Corporation.

Knowledge/skill/experience in the following areas is required:

• Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principals

• Financial Statement preparation

• Basic office procedures

• Reconciling of accounts

• Compiling and organizing data and information

• Performing multiple tasks

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and the ability to work with a database

• Ability to work with minimal supervision and a willingness to perform work independent of others

Duties Description The Accountant I is responsible for gathering, compiling and updating financial data and records to support accounting activities.

Essential Duties

• Prepare monthly financial statements by fund and by consolidated program area.

• Assist in the preparation of annual audited financial statements, including EFC’s Statement of Net Position, Statement of Revenues, Expenses and Changes in Net Position, and the Statement of Cashflows.

• Maintain monthly accounting workbook, trial balance, and underlying schedules.

• Review and supervise the recording of cash transactions coded to general ledger accounts and funds.

• Enter adjusting and complex journal entries into General Ledger.

• Evaluate bond payable/receivable schedules and corresponding journal entries for current month’s amortizations.

• Verify payments, disbursements, and transfers with accounting documents to ensure accuracy.

• Reconcile various accounts with bank statements and control ledgers and resolve discrepancies.

• Monitor recipients of federal funding for Single Audit compliance.

Working Conditions and Physical Abilities

Work is performed in an office setting, with prolonged periods of sitting and fine manipulation skills required for computer use.

Additional Comments The New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC), a public benefit corporation, aids local governments, communities, and other eligible applicants throughout New York State to undertake critical water quality infrastructure projects by providing access to low-cost financing capital, grants, and expert technical assistance. EFC provides financial assistance from both the Federal and State levels in the form of loans, grants and guarantees as well as tax-exempt and taxable bonds in pooled and stand-alone public bond sales.

Minorities, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+, veterans and women are encouraged to apply. EFC is committed to building and nurturing an inclusive workplace that strives for respect and promotes and values diversity. We believe that organizations that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, and perspective, or any other trait that makes an individual unique, are proven to be better organizations. Please consider joining our team as we work together to build a welcoming workplace where employees recognize that their unique characteristics, skills, and experiences are respected, valued, and celebrated.

Employees of EFC enjoy many benefits similar to those offered to New York State employees. Our total compensation package includes, but is not limited to, leave benefits (13 holidays and paid vacation, sick, and personal leave); a comprehensive health insurance program including medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision plans; tuition reimbursement; and membership in either the NYS and Local Retirement System, which is a defined retirement plan, or the Voluntary Defined Contribution Program. Additionally, employees may work remotely up to two days a week following six months of employment.

In compliance with Public Law 99-603, candidates selected for appointment must provide an original copy of documentation proving citizenship and/or legal right to work within three (3) days of effective date of appointment.

It is the policy of the State of New York and EFC to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, physical or mental ability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

It is the policy of EFC to provide qualified persons with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in and receive the benefits, services, programs and activities of EFC, and to provide such persons reasonable accommodations and reasonable modifications as are necessary, to enjoy such equal opportunity, including accommodations in the recruitment process. Further, it is the policy of EFC to provide reasonable accommodation for religious observers.

It is the policy of EFC to provide reasonable accommodation to ensure effective communication of information to individuals with disabilities. If you need an auxiliary aid or service to make this information available to you, please contact EFC’s Human Resources Office at (518) 486-9267.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide
their current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

All newly hired staff must upload vaccination documentation within the first week of employment or participate in weekly testing. Please contact the Human Resources Office for additional information regarding COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements.

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

Name Human Resources

Telephone 518-402-6924


Email Address


Street 625 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12207


Notes on ApplyingContinuous recruitment until position is filled. Please submit cover letter and resume to

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