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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/15/23

Applications Due09/29/23

Vacancy ID139445

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleAssociate Accountant - 46057

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $81705 to $103350 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Bureau of Adult Care Facility and Assisted Living Licensure

875 Central Ave

City Albany


Zip Code12206

Minimum Qualifications "Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Associate Accountant.

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates must be reachable on the Civil Service eligible list for this title. If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for this title, you may receive a canvass letter. You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter.

Section 70.1 Transfer to Associate Accountant: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-23 or above deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. Transfer candidates must possess 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, or taxation courses.

For information regarding the transfer options of your current title, please visit the Civil Service Career Mobility Office Website."

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with financial statement analysis and reporting, including familiarity with State Finance Law and OSC and DOH policies; Experience working with Department of Health Facilities, esp. Long-Term Care Facilities; Excellent organizational, written, interpersonal, and communication (both written and verbal) skills and strong attention to detail; Experience working on a team, and with providing financial review technical assistance to both internal and external stakeholders; and supervision of staff, including training and performance evaluations

Duties Description This position will serve as the Associate Accountant for the Adult Care Facility and Assisted Living Licensure Bureau at the Center for Long-Term Care Licensure, Planning, and Finance. Duties may include, but are not limited to: Perform accounting and audit functions in support of Bureau operations, including leading the development of financial reports as needed; Provide technical assistance to applicants, consultant representatives, and DOH staff, as applicable, on financial matters; Conduct or review financial reviews of projects and make recommendations; Supervise accountant staff, including training and performance evaluations; Represent the Bureau in the Associate Accountant role with upper-level management, other state partners, and stakeholders when needed; Develop/Revise Bureau accounting/auditing processes, and tools as needed; Collaborate and Coordinate with other DOH Bureaus, Centers/Divisions, and Offices, and other State Agencies, as applicable; May serve as subject matter expert in meetings, work groups, and conferences; and other duties as assigned

Additional Comments "We offer a work-life balance and a generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:

• Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Pension from New York State Employees’ Retirement System
• Shift & Geographic pay differentials
• Affordable Health Care options
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
• NYS Deferred Compensation plan
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, and U.S. Savings Bonds
• And many more..."

"For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.

The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:"

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Name Human Resources Management Group, SM/AssocAccont/46057

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax (518)473-3395

Email Address


Street Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on Applying Please submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference SM/Assoc Accnt/46057 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, SM/AssocAccont/46057, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position.

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