52 Washington Street, South Building
One year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in this title or in a title eligible for 70.1 transfer.
This position may be designated 55 b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility.
Duties Description Under the direct supervision of a professional accountant or auditor, you would adjust accounting entries to correctly charge funds, verify accounting records for accuracy and compile financial information for reporting purposes. You would assist in analyzing and evaluating financial reports, and review federal grant terms and conditions, and apply those terms to financial reporting. You would assist in writing Memorandums of Understanding (MOU’s) that relate to federal grants between various state agencies. You would prepare financial reports and track funding for various federal grants. You would compile materials needed for performance of audits; perform routine data gathering and analysis; prepare reports for audit purposes. You would run SFS reports and accurately identify catalog of federal domestic assistance numbers, program codes and activity codes. You would reconcile SFS reports to claims as well as verify that payments were correctly coded and grant fund balances are accurate. You would review and analyze settlement vouchers to correctly identify claim payments. Recording and reporting accounting information must follow general accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Experience with grant reporting is highly recommended as well as an understanding of federal entitlement programs such as Title IV-E and other federal categorical grants.
Additional duties will be discussed in detail at the interview.
Additional Comments You must have six semester credit hours of accounting, auditing, or taxation courses in order to complete the traineeship.
Background Investigation Requirements:
1) All prospective employees will be investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information and may be required to pay any necessary fees.
2) All prospective employees will be screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees.
3) For Division of Juvenile Justice and Opportunities for Youth (DJJOY) prospective appointees will be checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. OCFS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. OCFS is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity. It is the policy of OCFS to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying or for which they are employed. OCFS does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.
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52 Washington Street, 231 North
Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should e-mail their resume and letter of interest to email@example.com You MUST include the Vacancy number of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of 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 OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.