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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/11/18

Applications Due05/24/18

Vacancy ID53273

AgencyState Comptroller, Office of the

TitlePayroll Specialist 1 - Item #02035

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade11

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $38464 to $49417 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 110 State Street

City Albany


Zip Code12236

Minimum Qualifications Interested candidates must be eligible to transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law or reachable on the Payroll Specialist 1 eligible list.
70.1 transfer
To be eligible for a 70.1 transfer, candidate must have one year or permanent service in a qualifying title allocated to salary grade 9 or above.

Duties Description Process and review payroll transactions.
• Process and review payroll transactions submitted by all NYS agencies and determine appropriate action based on various laws, regulations, collective bargaining agreements, business rules and procedures.
• Enter and correct payroll information in PayServ and notifies agencies of changes.

Provide Payroll information to customers.
• Provide all NYS agencies with appropriate payroll information.
• Research and analyze payroll history records.
• Verify employee payroll information to prospective employers who call and inquire.
• Determine appropriate courses of action and answers in relation to e-mails received in Earnings mailboxes.

Additional Comments • Analytical and organization skills
• Oral and written communication skills
• Detail orientated, and produces an accurate and timely work product
• Works well independently and in a team environment
• Ability to respond to written inquiries and telephone calls from NYS employees and NYS agencies
• Ability to prepare timely, accurate, thoughtful deduction related research
• Ability to communicate and document unusual circumstances

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

Name Jackie Carter

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 ApplyingNotes on Applying: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to no later than May 24, 2018. Please reference Item #02035- GOER –JDC when responding.
When responding, please include the reference number and letters listed in this section. The VACANCY ID # should not be included.

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