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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/31/18

Applications Due06/17/18

Vacancy ID53810

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleSenior Budgeting Analyst/Budgeting Analyst Trainee, Central Office;

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $55494 to $70566 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

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? No

County Albany

Street Address NYS Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12229

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be employed by New York State to be eligible to apply for this position.

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 or 52.6 of the Civil Service Law.

Duties Description The Office of Financial Management, Bureau of Community Budget and Financial Management Group is recruiting to fill aSenior Budgeting Analyst/Budgeting Analyst Trainee, position. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

- Budget development and execution activities for residential programs/funding sources including preparing base level budget estimates for the budget request, analyzing policy changes and savings proposals for the Executive Budget, and developing fiscal estimates for legislation or program initiatives.

- Administering all budget implementation and spending plan activities for residential programs/funding assignments including spending plan updates to the OMH Aid to Localities Financial System (ALFS) by program, at the county/provider level of detail, and reviewing for consistency with the Enacted Budget.

- Conducting fiscal and policy analysis for special projects and budget initiatives including budget savings initiatives for residential programs and changes to existing fiscal and program policies.

- Monitoring and updating cash spending projections for residential programs including budget development (e.g. Budget Request and Executive Budget) and execution (e.g. Medicaid State share transfers to DOH).

- Updating OMH's spending plan guidelines which include the rules/control points and fiscal reporting requirements for counties and providers.

- Conducting training sessions for staff from providers, county mental health departments, and OMH field offices on various fiscal procedures and policies.

- Conducting periodic reviews of regulations and rules to determine if any technical changes, or changes required by any budget or legislative initiatives are required.

- Participating in workgroups which are established to develop and evaluate changes in methodologies for financing the provision of mental health services.

- Coordinating journal vouchers for Medicaid transfers including tracking and supporting documentation.

- Conducting periodic internal control updates and testing.

- Responding to telephone calls and e-mails from counties and providers regarding a wide range of fiscal related questions relating to non-residential programs.

- Assisting in the fiscal review and approval of Central Office and legislative member item contracts for compliance with OMH's State aid allocations, fiscal contracting guidelines, and spending plan guidelines.

- Analyzing and approving property cost estimates for community residence programs.

- Monitoring not-for-profit agencies who are financially distressed.

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

Name Kimberly Chapman


Fax (518) 486-3897



Street NYS Office of Mental Health

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 #XXXXX 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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