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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/12/18

Applications Due09/27/18

Vacancy ID58902

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 Budget Management

52 Washington Street

City Rensselaer


Zip Code12144

Minimum Qualifications Eligible for 70.1 transfer with one year of permanent competitive service as an Associate Accountant.

Duties Description Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:

Implement the Raise the Age (RTA) rate methodology, supervising one or more accountants to review and update existing procedures and other guidance, including the Standards of Payment Manual.

Coordinate the calculation of OCFS RTA rates to bill local districts for care and maintenance of juveniles in the custody of the OCFS Commissioner, including the collection of fiscal data for facilities and characteristics of youth served in RTA facilities

Assign and schedule desk reviews of fiscal reports collected from RTA voluntary agency providers, including financial analysis of certified financial statements;

Oversee the review and submission of Medicaid cost report data to the Department of Health and review medical assistance per diems or other medical rates to compile and promulgate RTA and other foster care rates. Apply relevant statutes and administrative guidelines to determine allowable costs for rates that will become the basis for Federal and State reimbursement;

Meet with officials of local social services districts, other governmental entities, voluntary agency providers, advocate groups, legal representatives, and others to introduce, clarify and define rate-setting audit procedures and policies. Provide training and technical assistance to voluntary agency and local department of social services staff;

Assist in the development and/or refinement of standards used in either desk audits or rate setting models related to allowable costs, allocation procedures, and/or program efficiencies.

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 #18-682 MMP

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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