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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/12/18

Applications Due09/27/18

Vacancy ID58898

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleAssociate Accountant

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $73284 to $92693 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

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? No

County Rensselaer

Street Address Capital View Office Park-Bureau of Financial Operations

52 Washington Street

City Rensselaer


Zip Code12144

Minimum Qualifications One year of permanent competitive service in this title or in a title eligible for a 70.1 transfer.

Duties Description The Federal Reporting and Grants Management Unit prepares and files approximately 200 Federal Financial Reports on a quarterly, semi-annual or annual basis with the appropriate governmental agencies in order for the State to receive Federal funding for its programs. The unit reconciles all Federal grant awards and monitors the receipt of those Federal funds and tracks expenditures to ensure that sufficient funding is available for making payments. The unit is responsible for identifying the sources of Federal revenue and the interaction with the OCFS Bureau of Budget Management and the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) to ensure that these monies are deposited appropriately and timely. The draw is monitored carefully to ensure that the target reimbursement goals are met by the end of the State fiscal year.

In addition, the Unit is responsible for reporting expenditures and/or obligations incurred for several major Federal programs, and for coordinating activities and providing required documentation for the Annual Single State Audit, including the required Internal Control Overview Documents.

Responsibilities include performing reconciliations of Federal grant awards and monitoring the receipt of Federal funds, including tracking expenditures and the submission of required Federal Financial Reports with the appropriate Federal Agency.

Responding to internal and outside auditor requests for information and responding to audit findings and preparing claiming documentation backup for audits relating to Federal Grants and their respective Federal Financial reports.

Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

Additional Comments Free parking available at the Rensselaer location.

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

Name New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Telephone 518-473-7936

Fax 518-474-0017

Email Address


Street Bureau of Personnel, EOA #18-680 JLR

52 Washington Street, 231 North

City Rensselaer

State NY

Zip Code 12144


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter giving the Title, Location, and EOA Number of the position being applied for. Please provide your email address and your work, home and cell phone numbers. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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