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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/08/21

Applications Due09/23/21

Vacancy ID90966

AgencyMotor Vehicles, Department of

TitleSenior Accountant/ Accountant Trainee 1/2

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 Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 6 Empire State Plaza

Swan Street Building, Room 321

City Albany


Zip Code12228

Minimum Qualifications Appointments may be made using the following minimum qualifications:

1) Reachable on an appropriate Civil Service eligible list OR

2) Eligible for Transfer*

For appointment to a two-year traineeship leading to Senior Accountant, G-18:

1) Reachable on appropriate Civil Service eligible list OR

2) Eligible for Transfer.

In order to be appointed at the Trainee 1 level, equated to a G-14, the candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree and have satisfactorily completed 24 semester credit hours in accounting/auditing from an accredited institution.

*To see if your title is eligible to transfer, please visit the following website:

Duties Description • Supervise a staff of 8 employees
• Assigns work and reviews completed work for accuracy and completeness.
• Evaluates employee performance by reviewing work, observation, and by comparing performance to a standard acceptable performance level
• Resolves accounting problems and answers questions from staff
• Trains or assists with the training of staff in the details and objective of the work
• Assists a higher level accountants in accounting activities/operations
• Prepare annual bank reconciliations to submit to the Office on the State Comptroller
• Tracking of monthly revenue and costs
• Answer phone calls and emails from various parties
• Point of contact for field offices pertaining to deposits and how to handle discrepancies
• Prepare monthly revenue reports for nearly $2 billion in annual revenue that are reported to the Office of the State Comptroller and the Division of Budget
• Prepare reports for outside entities

Additional Comments This is a 2 year traineeship that starts at a Grade 14 and ends at a Grade 18. Over the 2 year period you will be trained on all aspects of the position. After the 2 year training period you will be expected to supervise a staff of 8 employees.

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

Name Lisa Anson

Telephone 518-474-2056


Email Address


Street 6 Empire State Plaza

Swan Street Building

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12228


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a cover letter (referencing the Vacancy ID noted at the top of this posting) indicating how you meet the qualifications for appointment, and a clear and concise resume to the contact name above. Candidates may be asked for their social security number to verify NYS employment history and transfer eligibility.

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