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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/28/22

Applications Due08/11/22

Vacancy ID109415

AgencyState Comptroller, Office of the

TitleAssociate Accountant - Item #07993

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $79325 to $100342 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 110 State Street

City Albany


Zip Code12236

Minimum Qualifications Interested candidates must be reachable on the Associate Accountant, SG-23, Civil Service eligible list OR must be eligible to transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.
70.1 Transfer:
Individual must have one year of permanent competitive service in a qualifying title allocated to a grade 21 or higher.

Duties Description Review staff reconciliations and GL transaction activity.
• Assist staff with the most difficult accounting tasks relating to general ledger. Ensure reconciliations are performed accurately and timely and that necessary communications/follow-up with business partners is documented.

Supervise and provide technical support to staff.
• Responsible for developing functional procedures and reporting guidelines, including reconciliation procedures between transactions, PeopleSoft, and the general ledger. Preparation of worksheets, checklists and other documentation to demonstrate overall internal control compliance.

Mentor and train staff.
• Prepare regular comprehensive staff evaluations and provide clear expectations. Facilitate training opportunities for staff to develop skills that will contribute to their success. Encourage behavior that demonstrates genuine effort and acknowledge team achievements.

Provide GL data to internal and external business partners.
Export GL data from MicroSoft Dynamics in Excel. Analyze and organize the data based on request. Export transaction data from PeopleSoft via queries to Excel. Analyze and organize the data based on request. GL and transaction data is needed for fiscal year end audit requests. It is needed for monthly reconciliations by investment staff and operational bureaus or by Office of Internal Audit or Department of Financial Services as part of their audits of the System.

Additional Comments Desired Competencies
• High level of accuracy and attention to detail
• Ability to multi-task and work with many business partners
• Responsive, professional, able to work in a fast paced environment
• Ability to meet deadlines
• Excellent time and attendance
• Excellent organizational skills
• Extensive experience with Excel, as well as familiarity with data analysis and research techniques
• Strong written and verbal communication skills

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

Name Jennifer Brantigan

Telephone (518) 474-1924

Fax (518) 486-6723

Email Address


Street Office of the State Comptroller

110 State Street, 12th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12236


Notes on ApplyingInterested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to no later than August 11, 2022. Please reference Item #07993– OER-JMB in the subject line of the email and in the cover letter when responding.
When responding, please include the reference number and letters listed in this section. The OER Vacancy # should not be included.

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