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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/15/22

Applications Due08/30/22

Vacancy ID110551

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleSenior Budgeting Analyst/Budgeting Analyst Trainee, Central Office;

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $61270 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 30%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Suffolk

Street Address NYS Office of Mental Health, Long Island Field Office

998 Crooked Hill Road, Building 45, 3rd Floor

City West Brentwood


Zip Code11717

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must have permanent status as a Senior Budgeting Analyst, Grade 18, and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible to transfer via Section 70.1 or 52.6 of the Civil Service Law into the Senior Budgeting Analyst title; OR be eligible to transfer via Section 70.1 or 52.6 of the Civil Service Law into the trainee level (Budgeting Analyst Trainee 1 or 2).

Individuals certified eligible for the 55b/c program under the Governor’s Program to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities pursuant to Section 55b/c of the Civil Service Law that possess a Bachelor’s degree will also be considered. Please provide a copy of your eligibility letter with your response.

Preferred candidates will possess: Strong math skills; Excellent interpersonal skills; Experience related to governmental/fund accounting; A positive attitude toward meeting goals and deadlines; The ability to maintain positive working relationships with colleagues, consumers, and supervisors; The ability to multi-task and manage changing priorities and projects; Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and Data base environments.

Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill one Senior Budgeting Analyst / Budgeting Analyst Trainee position in the Long Island Field Office (LIFO). The incumbent will assist in providing technical budget and fiscal assistance to County Departments of Mental Health and to the not-for-profit community who receive State Aid for community-based mental health programs in Nausau and Suffolk counties. Specific duties to be performed may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Assist in the review and approval of agency and county budget documentation.

Assist in the review and approval of direct contracts between OMH and community providers in the Long Island Region.

Monitor the development of new OMH initiatives to assure adherence to established program and financial deliverables.

Evaluate available data to determine the fiscal impact of OMH initiatives.

Provide technical assistance for counties and providers related to fiscal issues and contracting requirements.

Assist in the coordination of Field Office administrative operations including budget implementation and the preparation of the Field Office’s annual spending plan.

Draft memos and other written materials for review by supervisor and Field Office staff on budgetary issues.

Participate in monitoring visits for contract compliance under the Medicaid Managed Care Plans as well as for direct contracts and selected licensed mental health programs.

Review local and regional fiscal data on service use and service availability.

Identify regional fiscal training needs for Managed Care.

Conduct special projects as assigned.

Additional Comments Specific scheduled hours and telecommuting availability for this position will be discussed during the interview process. Please note, employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to operational needs and Agency Telecommuting Program Guidelines.

Based on federal and/or state regulations, this position requires vaccination against COVID-19. Upon appointment, the selected candidate must be fully vaccinated, or willing to become fully vaccinated, against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Candidates who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the time of interview may not start working until two weeks after their final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a particular focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. The Office of Mental Health embraces diversity and promotes a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, and respected. The New York State Office of Mental Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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

Name Janelle Zamierowski


Fax (518) 486-3897



Street NYS Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #110551 in the subject line of your email when applying.

You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.

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