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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/12/23

Applications Due02/01/24

Vacancy ID132666

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleSenior Accountant, Accountant Trainee 1, (Two Positions), Box CFO-589/00816, CFO-595/00466

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $63108 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent 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 Office of the Chief Financial Officer

Rate Setting Unit

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as a Senior Accountant.

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates who are reachable on the New York State Education Department’s Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) Select Titles eligible list may be considered for appointment. If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for this title, you may receive a canvass letter. You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter. For a description of the minimum qualifications that candidates must possess to be appointed from the PCO Select Senior Accountant eligible list, please visit https://www.cs.ny.gov/pco/pco-title-details/title-info.cfm?jobcode=0403300&type=Select. For PCO Select eligible list minimum qualifications for appointment to Accountant Trainee 1, please visit https://www.cs.ny.gov/pco/pco-title-details/title-info.cfm?jobcode=0403001&type=Select .

Section 70.1 Transfer to Senior Accountant: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title salary grade 16 or above deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. Candidates must also possess a bachelor's or higher degree with 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, or taxation courses to qualify for transfer.

Section 70.1 Transfer to Accountant Trainee 1: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title salary grade 13 or above deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. Candidates must also possess a bachelor's or higher degree with 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, or taxation courses to qualify for transfer.

Section 70.4 Transfer to Accountant Trainee 1: Candidates may be eligible for nomination for transfer under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to Accountant Trainee 1 if they are a current NYS employee with one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title salary grade 13 or higher AND have standing on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) Select Titles eligible list AND possess a bachelor's or higher degree with 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, or taxation courses.

Section 70.4 Transfer to Senior Accountant: Candidates may be eligible for nomination for transfer under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to Senior Accountant if they are a current NYS employee with one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title salary grade 16 or higher AND have standing on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) Select Titles eligible list AND possess a bachelor's or higher degree with 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, or taxation courses.

For information regarding the transfer options of your current title, please visit the Civil Service Career Mobility Office Website. https://careermobilityoffice.cs.ny.gov/cmo/gotit/title-search/index.cfm

55b/c Appointment: This position is eligible for 55b/c designation and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications and a current 55b/c eligibility letter.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of the Chief Financial Officer is seeking candidates for two Senior Accountant positions in the Rate Setting Unit. The Rate Setting Unit is responsible for developing reimbursement rates for approved providers of special education programs to serve preschool and school age students in accordance with Part 200 of the Commissioner’s Regulations. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Calculate and process accurate and timely tuition rates for assigned providers in accordance with applicable statutory and regulatory provisions, the Consolidated Fiscal Reporting and Claiming Manual, the Reimbursable Cost Manual, the approved tuition rate setting methodology, and Unit protocols;
• Prepare correspondence to providers regarding information requests and tuition rate notification, as required;
• Respond to tuition rate appeals and waivers from methodology requests submitted by school age and pre-school providers for supervisor approval;
• Provide technical assistance to the field regarding rate setting, including details of schools’ rate calculations; and
• Perform data analysis, prepare reports, and complete special assignments as required.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: These will be contingent permanent appointments. For 55b/c appointment, candidates must possess the minimum qualifications, a current 55b/c eligibility letter and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of transcripts and/or work experience will be required at the time of interview for all candidates.

These positions may be filled as a traineeship. The starting salaries for these positions are outlined below. For current New York State employees, salary is based on the candidate’s salary at the time of hire. Candidates appointed at the trainee level will be required to successfully complete the traineeship to advance to the full performance level title and salary.

• $47,925 (Trainee 1- NS equated to SG-13)
• $50,678 (Trainee 2- NS equated to SG-14)
• $63,108 (Full Performance level SG-18)

This position leads to a maximum salary of $80,248 based on annual performance advances and traineeship advances.

APPLICATION: Recruitment will continue until the positions are filled. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to OMSJOBS@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for these positions. You must include the Box number (CFO-589/00816, CFO-595/00466) of the positions in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Links to application materials will not be accepted (i.e., Google Docs). Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

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

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address omsjobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Recruitment will continue until the positions are filled. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to OMSJOBS@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for these positions. You must include the Box number (CFO-589/00816, CFO-595/00466) of the positions in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Links to application materials will not be accepted (i.e., Google Docs). Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

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