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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/21/24

Applications Due01/06/25

Vacancy ID151676


AgencyState Comptroller, Office of the

TitleSenior Municipal Financial Analyst (NY HELPS), Item#151676

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

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 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


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 New York State Comptroller

110 State Street

City Albany


Zip Code12236

Minimum Qualifications Do you want a career with a purpose that provides work/life balance? Apply today to join the Office of the New York State Comptroller.

No exam required under the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide (NY HELPS) Program:

Non-Competitive Qualifications for appointment under NY HELPS Program:
A bachelor's degree AND two years of professional experience in public policy analysis, public financial analysis or economic analysis; OR
A master's or higher degree in economics, public administration, public policy, or finance; AND one year of professional experience in public policy analysis, public financial analysis or economic analysis.

Competitive Minimum Qualifications:
You must be currently reachable on the appropriate eligible list for this title, eligible under the 55 b/c program (see below), or eligible to transfer to this title under Section 70.1 or Section 52.6 of the Civil
Service Law.

To determine if you your current Civil Service titles 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.

Depending on qualifications, you may be required to serve a 1 or 2-year traineeship that leads to the full level grade 18 position.

Duties Description Assist in analyzing and monitoring New York City's and New York State's fiscal and management performance. In this capacity, you would compile data for statistical and analytical reports; compile and assist in the analysis of statistical data pertaining to revenue, expenditure, and economic trends and their impact on New York City's and New York State's fiscal operations; assist in the review of proposed legislation which may impact New York City's or New York State's financial condition; draft and edit reports, informal briefings, correspondence, and other communications; summarize findings of research and analysis; and prepare detailed reports.

Additional Comments Preferred Qualifications:
• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word, as well as PowerPoint and Microsoft Access, is desired.
• Experience in data analysis, financial modeling, statistical or other data analysis techniques is desired.
• Ability to learn and work successfully with financial data and concepts.
• Ability to learn and develop a solid understanding of the municipal bond markets and public finance concepts is desired.
• Ability to learn research and legal analysis skills is desired.
• Some familiarity with New York State and local budgetary, fiscal, economic and policy issues.
• A demonstrated attention to details, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines, work in a team environment, and possession of strong quantitative, analytical, organizational, data management, interpersonal and communication skills.

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.

Reasonable Accommodation:
The NYS Office of the State Comptroller provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Division of Human Resources at (518) 474-1924.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Office of the State Comptroller is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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

Name Jennifer Brantigan

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 to no later than January 06, 2025. To access the job vacancy, copy the link above and paste it into your web browser. Documents must be sent as unlocked and accessible attachments.
Be sure to submit an unofficial copy of any transcripts you may have with your cover letter, resume as there are educational requirements for this position.

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