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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/07/23

Applications Due12/22/23

Vacancy ID145608

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleSenior Budgeting Analyst/Budgeting Analyst Trainee 1 - Central Office;

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $61270 to $77912 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 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address NYS Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12229

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must have permanent status as a Senior Budgeting Analyst, Grade 18 and be eligible for lateral transfer OR be eligible to transfer via Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Individuals certified eligible for the 55b/c program under the Governor’s Program to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities pursuant to Section 55b/c of the Civil Service Law that possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Auditing, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Healthcare Administration, Hospital Administration, or Public Administration with 18 semester credit hours in statistics, economics, accounting and/or auditing (12 of which must be in accounting and/or auditing) will also be considered. Please provide a copy of your 55b/c eligibility letter and your unofficial college transcript with your response.

Individuals with the score of 100 or higher on the current 2022 holding of the PCO eligible list who are interested in this vacancy, but did not receive a canvass letter, are encouraged to apply. Please note this in your cover letter.

Duties Description The Office of Financial Management, Bureau of Strategic Financial Direction is recruiting to fill a Senior Budget Analyst/Budget Analyst Trainee position. The incumbent will perform duties that include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Act as Strategic Financial Direction point-of-contact for a portfolio of OMH programs in the areas of rehabilitation services, residential services and children’s services.

• Participate in the development and implementation of reimbursement models and rates for existing and potential OMH programs.

• Create and maintain rate Medicaid rate transmittals for programs under purview.

• Assist in developing information for and in providing technical assistance to local governments and providers concerning billing guidance and compliance in Medicaid-reimbursed programs. identified in Agency planning documents, including program and financial model specifications, pilot demonstration projects, guidelines, draft regulations, Medicaid State Plan documents.

• Analyze provider cost data and evaluate financial viability for OMH licensed programs, providing revenue management support and other policy guidance.

• Complete ad-hoc assignments and analyses as necessary and provide information and guidance to senior agency staff.

• Query and analyze data from fiscal and programmatic databases of varying complexity.

• Collect and analyze data on behavioral health policy issues and regulatory and financial practices to compare new and innovative approaches to transforming and improving the operations and outcomes of behavioral health programs.

• Assist in the implementation of activities to redesign program reimbursement structures and methodologies in accordance with OMH strategic initiatives, State Budget appropriations and similar with the goal of solidifying provider fiscal health while allowing the service system to adjust to changing recipient demographics and acuity.

• Continue to develop professional knowledge through actions such as learning procedural programming logic (e.g. - SQL, PL/SQL), and learn to perform data analysis on very large databases using Business Intelligence, Data Retrieval, and Data Analysis tools (e.g. - Hyperion, Business Objects, Cognos, OBIEE, TOAD, SQL Developer, Excel, MS Access).

• Learn new computer skills and data-access languages as OMH’s data-environment evolves.

Additional Comments The salary listed applies to candidates appointed to Senior Budgeting Analyst, SG-18. The salary for candidates appointed to Budgeting Analyst Trainee 1 starts at $46,529 and, for current New York State employees, is based on the candidate’s salary at the time of hire.

Specific scheduled hours and telecommuting availability for this position will be discussed during the interview process. Please note, employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to operational needs and Agency Telecommuting Program Guidelines.

The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. OMH is deeply committed to supporting underserved individuals, organizations, and communities. To this end, OMH is focused on implementing activities and initiatives to reduce disparities in access, quality, and treatment outcomes for underserved populations. A critical component of these efforts is ensuring OMH is a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees' unique attributes and skills are valued and utilized to support the mission of the Agency. OMH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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Name Aurora Korotchen


Fax (518) 486-3897



Street 44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #145608 in the subject line of your email when applying.

You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.

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