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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/03/21

Applications Due09/20/21

Vacancy ID90834

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleSenior Accountant/Accountant Trainee 1/2 - Albany

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $45455 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address New York State Department of Labor

State Office Campus, Building 12

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12240

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates reachable on the Civil Service Eligible list(s) will be canvassed. However, you may also apply if you are eligible for appointment by one of the following qualifications:

70.1 TRANSFER QUALIFICATIONS:

NOTE: A comprehensive list of titles approved for 70.1 transfer to Senior Accountant, Accountant Trainee 1, and Accountant Trainee 2 is available through Civil Service GOT-IT at https://careermobilityoffice.cs.ny.gov/cmo/gotit/. The GOT-IT site will inform you if your title requires special qualifications (SPL) for 70.1 transfer as detailed below.

Accountant Trainee 1 – One year of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55 b/c service in a title allocated to a Grade 12 or higher determined to be similar by Civil Service.*

*Certain titles may require that you also meet the following additional special qualifications:

Bachelor's or higher degree in Accounting, Auditing, or Taxation;
OR
Bachelor's or higher degree with 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, or taxation courses. Note that courses such as business law, economics, statistics, and most finance courses, although taken as part of an accounting curriculum, cannot be counted toward the 24 semester credit hours.

Accountant Trainee 2 – One year of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55 b/c service in a title allocated to a Grade 14 or higher determined to be similar by Civil Service. You must possess, beyond the minimum qualifications of an Accountant Trainee 1 (indicated above) with either:

A master’s or higher degree in Accounting, Auditing, or Taxation;
OR
One year of professional experience in accounting/auditing or financial internal or field auditing, where you were responsible for the full range of activities in the design and/or review, analysis and management of accounting systems, resulting in the preparation of, or recommendations on, financial statements in accord with generally accepted accounting principles.

Experience NOT considered qualifying are activities restricted to teaching, bookkeeping, maintaining/auditing payroll records or accounts receivable/accounts payable, or preparing tax returns.

Senior Accountant – One year of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55 b/c service in a title allocated to a Grade 16 or higher determined to be similar by Civil Service.

*Certain titles may require that you also meet the following additional special qualifications:

A bachelor's degree in accounting, auditing, or taxation; AND two years of professional experience in accounting/auditing or financial internal or field auditing, where you were responsible for the full range of activities in the design and/or review, analysis and management of accounting systems, resulting in the preparation of, or recommendations on, financial statements in accord with generally accepted accounting principles;

OR

A bachelor's or higher degree including or supplemented by 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, or taxation courses; AND two years professional experience in accounting/auditing or financial internal or field auditing, where you were responsible for the full range of activities in the design and/or review, analysis and management of accounting systems, resulting in the preparation of, or recommendations on, financial statements in accord with generally accepted accounting principles;

OR

A master's or higher degree in accounting, auditing, or taxation; AND one year of professional experience in accounting/auditing or financial internal or field auditing, where you were responsible for the full range of activities in the design and/or review, analysis and management of accounting systems, resulting in the preparation of, or recommendations on, financial statements in accord with generally accepted accounting principles;

OR

A currently valid Certified Public Accountant license and registration issued by New York State.

Experience NOT considered qualifying are activities restricted to teaching, bookkeeping, maintaining/auditing payroll records or accounts receivable/accounts payable, or preparing tax returns.

70.4 TRANSFER QUALIFICATIONS: You may be eligible for Section 70.4 transfer if you have: (1) one year of permanent competitive service as a grade 12 or higher; and (2) a bachelor’s degree***, including or supplemented by 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, and/or taxation coursework; and (3) passed the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) exam.
Note: Candidates must NOT have failed the most recent examination for this title. Appointments are made at the Trainee 1 level.

***Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education. If your degree was awarded by an educational institution outside the United States and its territories, you must provide independent verification of equivalency.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Ability to initiate and maintain relationships across a diverse set of stakeholders.
• Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook).
• Experience with Statewide Financial System (SFS).


Duties Description STANDARD DUTIES:

As a Senior Accountant/ Accountant Trainee1/2 the incumbent will perform the following duties, not limited to:
• Fiscal monitoring of federal programs and federally funded divisions.
• Quarterly reporting and processing of federal grant applications.
• Review of state and federal legislation.
• Fiscal review and processing of federally funded program agreements and/or contracts.

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

Name Kristen Symonds

Telephone 5184571020

Fax EFax: 5184742871@fax.ny.gov

Email Address labor.sm.personnel.jva@labor.ny.gov

Address

Street Building 12 W. Averell Harriman State Office Campus

Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12240

 

Notes on ApplyingCandidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Department of Labor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Department of Labor is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity.

To be considered for this position, interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to labor.sm.personnel.jva@labor.ny.gov. Please include the title, location and vacancy ID# 90834 you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail. Failure to do so may result in the delay of processing your application. In order to qualify you for the position, when you have current or prior New York State Employment, you may be contacted by the NYSDOL Personnel Bureau for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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