Alfred E. Smith Building
Minimum Qualifications Permanent service in this title or one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/c service in a title SG-16 or higher and otherwise eligible for transfer under Civil Service Law. For appointment as a Budgeting Analyst Trainee, candidates must have one year of permanent service as a SG-11 or higher and be otherwise eligible for transfer under Civil Service Law.
Preferred Qualifications: Ability to work independently and as a team member with strong attention to detail and accuracy along with strong mathematical skills; good verbal and written communication skills; familiarity with Oracle Financial Management System and the Statewide Financial Systems (SFS) is preferred.
Duties Description The Local Assistance Grants Unit is responsible for contract and payment processing of local assistance funds, as well as financial management of approximately $200 million of federal and state funding. The Grants Unit processes approximately 2,000 contract transactions per year, and audits and pays approximately 5,000 grantee claims per year. Additionally, the Grants Unit must manage grantee payments within various local assistance cash ceilings and comply with all federal grant guidelines and restrictions.
This position will be responsible for reviewing and processing state and federal local assistance vouchers for payment as part of the office’s overall fiscal administration of local assistance grant funding. This position will also include cash flow responsibilities for state funded local assistance, particularly focused around federal grant and appropriation closeout.
The incumbent of this position may rotate throughout the Finance Office units including the Budget Unit, Local Assistance Grant Unit, Accounting Operations Unit and Business Office. Initially, the incumbent will report to the Local Assistance Grants Unit.
Additional Comments REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify Kimberly Carr, Equal Opportunity Specialist at (518) 457-2409.
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Alfred E. Smith Building
Notes on ApplyingPlease send a cover letter and resume to the email address above and place the posting # 91205 on your cover letter.
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