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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/23/23

Applications Due08/23/23

Vacancy ID131447

AgencyEmpire State Development, NYS

TitleAssistant Accounting Manager

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $80000 to $85000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County New York

Street Address 633 Third Avenue

City New York


Zip Code10017

Minimum Qualifications Education level required: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance.

Experience required: 5-10 years of public/private experience in debt and general accounting; Government experience a plus.

Knowledge Required: Understanding of accounting principles, skilled in Microsoft Office products, especially Excel, detail-oriented, excellent analytical and organizational skills, PeopleSoft experience a plus.

Duties Description BASIC FUNCTION:
Responsible for the accounting of ESD’s $13.6 billion bond portfolio. Also responsible for tracking, recording, and understanding all the financial activities of several of ESD’s subsidiaries and its administratively consolidated affiliate, New York Job Development Authority. Direct responsibilities, include, but are not limited to, the preparation of journal entries, bank reconciliations, account analyses, audit schedules and year-end financial statements.

• Record all transactions relating to the issuance and retirement of bonds.
• Prepare defeasance gain/loss worksheet when bonds are refunded.
• Reconcile bank statements for assigned subsidiaries.
• Review general ledger coding and sign-off on all payments and contracts for assigned subsidiaries.
• Oversee and record financial activity, prepare financial statements and assist in the audit for ESD’s subsidiary, Empire State New Market Corporation and its related entities.
• Prepare and record monthly journal entries.
• Prepare quarterly and annual financial statements and related P&L variance analyses.
• Update monthly grant disbursement position report and report bond proceeds balances to the NYS Division of the Budget.
• Prepare audit schedules and interact with external auditors.
• Assist in the Trustee cash and investment quarterly analysis.
• Assist the Assistant Controller with quarterly reporting.
• Perform special projects, analyses and assignments as required.

Additional Comments Position expected to work onsite and/or remote consistent with NYS and ESD guidelines and needs.

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

Name Jane Martinez, Talent and Acquisition Specialist – Human Resources Dept.

Telephone N/A

Fax N/A

Email Address


Street 633 Third Avenue

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10017


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