ESP, Corning Tower
Minimum Qualifications Current Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent competitive status as a Senior Accountant, G18 OR current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title at or above G18 and eligible to transfer to Senior Accountant, G18 under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law; OR current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in an accounting, auditing or fiscal traineeship at the G14 or G16 level and eligible to transfer to an Accountant Traineeship under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with navigating and transacting in the Statewide Financial System (SFS). Experience with the SFS AR module or revenue collection and processing in general. Knowledge of the Guide for Financial Operations and NYS procurement rules. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and intermediate skills in MS Suite, particularly Excel and Access.
Duties Description Within the Bureau of Accounts Management (BAM) Revenue Unit, the Senior Accountant will be responsible for ensuring DOH Collection efforts and Referred Accounts processes and procedures are carried out accurately and timely. This includes updating the Statewide Financial System (SFS); generating and sending customer invoices and collection letters; analyzing accounts receivable; researching deposits and records of receivables; submitting cases to oversight Agencies; communicating with DOH's various Programs, Division of Legal Affairs and outside oversight Agencies; generating reports to support Collection and Referral functionality and at management's requests; ensuring written procedures are kept up to date; and assisting management with other related fiscal tasks as necessary. Additionally, the Senior Accountant will supervise support staff in the performance of administrative and clerical duties; complete employee evaluations, time and attendance documents; coordinate employee tasks, duties and requests for leave; guide staff in the performance of their duties and ensure they are properly trained; and complete other tasks as assigned.
Additional Comments For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.
The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit: https://health.ny.gov/commissioner/index.htm
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Notes on Applying Please submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with Reference MVS/SA/00918 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, MVS/SA/00918, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position.