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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/11/22

Applications Due05/25/22

Vacancy ID104706

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleSenior Accountant/Trainee 1/2 (Hourly) - Albany

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary GradeHourly

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

Salary RangeFrom $23.57 to $29.35 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

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? No

County Albany

Street Address Building 12 W. Averell Harriman State Office Campus

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12240

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Accountant Trainee 1: A bachelor's or higher degree in accounting, auditing, or taxation;
OR
A bachelor's or higher degree including or supplemented by 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, or taxation courses.


Accountant Trainee 2: A master’s or higher degree in accounting, auditing, or taxation;
OR
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.

Senior Accountant: 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.

Degree must be awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education. If your degree was awarded by an educational institution outside the United States or its territories, you must provide independent verification of equivalency.

Note: Candidates on the Professional Career Opportunities - Select (PCO Select) and Professional Career Opportunities - Select Diversity Management Option (PCO Select - DMO) Civil Service eligible lists are encouraged to apply.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Experience with Statewide Financial System (SFS)
• Ability to initiate and maintain relationships across a diverse set of stakeholders

Duties Description STANDARD DUTIES: Under the supervision of an Associate Accountant, the incumbent will perform accounting work requiring professional knowledge and application of accounting principles and procedures. Tasks assigned may include accounting transaction and revenue processing, federal grant processing and reporting, contract processing, cash management and reconciliations, fiscal monitoring of federal programs, and reviewing state and federal legislation. They will also be involved in researching problems as they arise in the accounting system and recommend/process journal vouchers and general ledger entries as needed. Duties may also include bank account and SFS fund reconciliations and responding to audit inquiries from both internal and external auditors. Assigned duties must be performed in a professional, timely and accurate manner. The Sr. Accountant may be assigned special projects from time to time and is expected to cross train with other accounting staff to provide office coverage.

Candidates must possess good organizational skills and be capable of managing multiple assignments and deadlines.

Additional Comments Pending Budget Approval.

IMPORTANT: All Department of Labor employees are required to be tested weekly for COVID-19 unless they are fully vaccinated. Employees who are vaccinated must provide proof of vaccine status through a secure online portal.

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

Name Teresita Beaudoin

Telephone (518) 457-1020

Fax EFax: 5184742871@fax.ny.gov

Email Address labor.sm.personnel.jva@labor.ny.gov

Address

Street Building 12 W. Averell Harriman State Office Campus

Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12240

 

Notes on ApplyingCandidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Department of Labor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Department of Labor is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity.

To be considered for this position, interested applicants should e-mail a resume, unofficial transcripts, and cover letter in Microsoft Word or PDF format to labor.sm.personnel.jva@labor.ny.gov. Please include the title, location and vacancy ID#104706 of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail. Failure to do so may result in the delay of processing your application.

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