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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/11/22

Applications Due08/21/22

Vacancy ID110356

AgencyState Comptroller, Office of the

TitlePayroll Specialist 2 - Item #02187

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade14

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $49703 to $60371 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 an employee of the Office of the State Comptroller and eligible for appointment from the appropriate Civil Service eligible list.


70.1 transfer

To be eligible for a 70.1 transfer, candidate must have one year or permanent service in a qualifying title allocated to salary grade 12 or above.

Duties Description Review and process Direct Deposit Returns, Reversals, Deletes, and Reissues
• Review and process incoming direct deposit returns.
• Receive and process incoming direct deposit deletes and reversals.
• Provide notification to payroll officers of direct deposit returns and the status of requested deletes and reversals. 4) Provide direct deposit assistance to agencies.
• Scan and file daily direct deposit documents.
• Receive and process incoming reissuance requests for direct deposit returns.
• Assist with completing journal transactions in SFS and preparing bulk load files as appropriate.
Review and process incoming AC-3340 Stop and Reissue forms for payroll checks
• Review and approve incoming Stop Payment requests.
• Provide notification to payroll officers on the status of the stop and reissued paychecks.
• Provide assistance to agencies completing these requests.
• Query and upload data to database repositories as appropriate.
Assists with the State’s annual payroll check outreach and escheatment process
• Process and key returned outreach form information into PayServ.
• Contact agencies and/or employees for additional documentation when necessary.
• Track all escheatment forms and transactions.

Assist other sections within Deductions as necessary
• Provide support with data entry, analysis, running/processing queries, written documentation, inquiries from various stakeholders and research as needed.

Additional Comments Desired Competencies
• Excellent analytical and organization skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Detail orientated, and produces an accurate and timely work product
• Works well independently and in a team environment
• Ability to respond to written inquiries and telephone calls from NYS employees, NYS agencies and vendors
• Ability to analyze and review weekly deduction query results
• Ability to prepare timely, accurate, thoughtful deduction related research
• Ability to locate, research, communicate and document any discrepancies or unusual circumstances
• Ability to reconcile complex business reports and identify discrepancies
• Ability to provide training and guidance to employees
• Ability to assess multiple competing priorities

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

Name Daniel Gibbs

Telephone (518) 474-1924

Fax (518) 486-6723

Email Address


Street Office of Human Resources

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 21, 2022. Please reference Item #02187 -OER-DG when responding.
When responding, please include the reference number and letters listed in this section. The OER ID # should not be included.

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