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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/05/23

Applications Due12/26/23

Vacancy ID145395

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleAssociate Accountant (Open to current NYS Employees only), Box CFO-628/53106

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $81705 to $103350 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

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

Financial Administration Office

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates must be reachable on the Civil Service eligible list for this title. 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.

Section 70.1 Transfer: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-21 or above deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. Transfer candidates must possess 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

Provisional Appointment: In the absence of an eligible list with three or more candidates willing to accept a position, a temporary provisional appointment may be considered. For provisional appointment, candidates must be a current New York State Education Department employee in an eligible title AND have 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, or taxation courses. Provisional candidates must take the examination for Associate Accountant when it is next offered, and must be reachable on the resulting eligible list to maintain employment.

NOTE: The Civil Service examination for this title has been announced and is scheduled for December 2, 2023. In order to be considered for a provisional appointment, you must have applied and been approved to take the Associate Accountant examination. The deadline to apply for this examination is October 18, 2023. The Exam Announcement can found by visiting: https://www.cs.ny.gov/announarchive/announcements/38-958.cfm?live=false

Duties Description The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is seeking applicants to fill an Associate Accountant position in the Financial Administration Office. Duties of these positions include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Preparation of required Federal and State reports including the supporting documentation required;
• Track and analyze spending on other Federal and State programs;
• Assist with review and preparation of Federal Indirect Cost Plan;
• Prepare monthly reconciliation of SED bank accounts;
• Assist with the review and preparation of ITS Chargeback Plans and other Department Cost Allocation Plans;
• Assist with the monitoring and tracking of SED Time and Effort Allocation System;
• Assist with the processing of NYS InterAgency Payments and Billings;
• Assist with the review of annual Federal Single Audit responsibilities and annual Internal Control Certification responsibilities; and
• Represent State Education Department in meetings with NYS Statewide Financial System on changes/updates to accounting system.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This will be a contingent-permanent or provisional appointment. 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. Occasional in-state travel may be required for this position.

This position leads to a maximum salary of $103,350 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by December 26, 2023 to omsjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (CFO-628/53106) of the position 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.

New York State Education Department (NYSED) is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. NYS Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, domestic violence victim status, gender identity, prior conviction records, prior arrests, youthful offender adjudications, or sealed records.

Interested in a job with New York State, but don’t know where to start?

Visit these links for information on working for New York State:
• https://www.cs.ny.gov/jobseeker/
• https://www.cs.ny.gov/pio/publications/gettingajob.pdf

Generous benefits of working for New York State, including, but not limited to, the following:

Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually.
• Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave in year one, increasing to 20+ days with additional years of service.
• Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually.
• Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA and eight (8) days paid sick leave annually for M/C.
• Annual professional leave and educational leave opportunities for eligible staff.

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can choose from a variety of affordable and generous health insurance programs.
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost.

Additional Benefits
• Enrollment in the New York State pension system which has earned the distinction of being one of the best-managed and best-funded plans in the nation OR Optional Retirement Defined Contribution Plan with 8% salary match (eligibility requirements apply).
• NYS Deferred Compensation and an exclusive 403(b) Optional Retirement Savings Plan.
• Paid Parental Leave for all employees and Paid Family Leave (M/C Only).
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).
• Opportunities for telecommuting.
• Eligibility for various life insurance options.

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, OHRM, Room 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by December 26, 2023 to omsjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (CFO-628/53106) of the position 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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