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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/22/23

Applications Due12/07/23

Vacancy ID144709

AgencyState Comptroller, Office of the

TitleSenior Accountant, SG-18, Accountant Trainee 2, (Equated to SG-16), Accountant Trainee 1, (Equated to SG-14), Item #08003

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $50678 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


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Office of the New York State Comptroller

110 State Street

City Albany


Zip Code12236

Minimum Qualifications You must be currently reachable on the appropriate eligible list for this title, eligible under the 55 b/c program, or eligible to transfer to this title under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

70.1 Transfer:
For a 70.1 transfer to a Senior Accountant, SG-18, you must have one year of permanent competitive service in an approved 70.1 title allocated to a salary grade 16 or higher.

70.1 Transfer to a trainee 2:
For a 70.1 transfer to an Accountant Trainee 1, you must have one year of permanent competitive service in an approved 70.1 title allocated to a salary grade 14 or higher.

70.1 Transfer to a trainee 1:
For a 70.1 transfer to an Accountant Trainee 1, you must have one year of permanent competitive service in an approved 70.1 title allocated to a salary grade 12 or higher.

Depending on qualifications, you may be required to serve a 1 or 2-year traineeship that leads to the full level grade 18 position.
To determine if your current Civil Service title is eligible for transfer to this title, visit the Career Mobility GOT-IT website: Career Mobility Office » GOT-IT (

Appointments via transfer must not result in a second, consecutive transfer with an advancement of more than two S-grades or one M-grade.

55-b/c program:
This position may be designated 55 b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility.

For a 55 b/c appointment, you must:
• Possess the minimum qualifications for the selected title as established by the Department of Civil Service and listed on the most recent exam announcement. Professional Career Opportunities (
• Meet the applicable minimal mental and/or physical requirements for the job (with a reasonable accommodation, if necessary)
• Have a current Eligibility Letter from the NYS Department of Civil Service,, and be able to provide it to the Human Resources Office upon request.

*If you are currently 55b/c eligible and possess a bachelor’s degree, we encourage you to apply for this position.

Duties Description Reconcile international equity manager accounts to master custodian records.
• Reconcile holdings - shares, cost, and market value. Reconcile all income actions, foreign currency purchase and sales, and US and foreign cash balances. Review tax withholding and reclaims.

Research corporate action activities including dividends, splits, mergers, and reorganization.
• Research corporate actions using various sources available. Ensure that the events are properly recorded by the Custodian bank, and in a consistent and timely manner on the CRF investment accounting system as well.

Record trade related transactions.
• Record equity trade transactions per manager trade blotters. Research and resolve any trade variances or issues.

Communicate variances to Associate Accountant and master custodian.
• Update Associate Accountant of unresolved variances. Prepare and send email communication to custodian and follow-up on disposition of issues.

Update and maintain Investment Accounting System
• Update appropriate InvestOne accounts to reflect monthly activity. Review and update daily foreign currency exchange rates. Inform Associate Accountant as to when accounts are closed for monthly journal entry preparation.

Additional Comments Desired Competencies
• Attentive to detail.
• Ability to work independently.
• Knowledge of investment accounting.

The Office of the New York State Comptroller (OSC) supports telecommuting where it is reasonable to do so based upon the agency’s mission and operational needs. Generally, employees new to OSC will be restricted from telecommuting for at least 8 calendar weeks. After the initial 8 calendar week restriction, if an employee’s duties and work performance are aligned with telecommuting they may be allowed to do so. Upon approval to telecommute, OSC employees may telecommute up to 5 days per pay period.

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

Name Mary Smart

Telephone (518) 474-1924

Fax (518) 486-6723

Email Address


Street Office of Human Resources

110 State Street, 12th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12236


Notes on ApplyingSubmit a clear, concise cover letter and resume stating how you meet the above minimum qualifications to, no later than December 7, 20223. Reference Item #08003-OER-MLS in the subject line and on the cover letter for proper routing.
If you have questions about this vacancy, please contact this Division representative:
Division contact: Mandi Lenzi,

When responding, please include the reference number from this section only. The StateJobsNY website Vacancy ID # should not be included.

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