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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/21/21

Applications Due10/31/21

Vacancy ID93197

AgencyTemporary and Disability Assistance, Office of

TitleSenior Accountant or Accountant Trainee 1 or Trainee 2

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $60069 to $76387 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 40 North Pearl Street

City Albany


Zip Code12243

Minimum Qualifications Senior Accountant (SG-18):
Eligible for a lateral transfer or eligible for a 70.1 transfer by having one year of permanent competitive service in an appropriate title; OR

Accountant Trainee 1 (NS=SG-14) Salary Grade $48,237:
Eligible for a lateral transfer or eligible for a 70.1 transfer by having one year of permanent competitive service in an appropriate title; OR

Accountant Trainee 2 (NS=SG-16) Salary Grade: $53,826:
Eligible for a lateral transfer or eligible for a 70.1 transfer by having one year of permanent competitive service in an appropriate title; OR

Reachable on the appropriate eligible list in Albany.

Duties Description Within the Expenditures Unit of the Bureau of Financial Services the incumbent will perform the following duties under the general direction of an Associate Accountant:

Performance of activities related to all phases of settlements of Local Social Services Districts claims for reimbursement including:

• Preparation of the claims settlements on a monthly and/or quarterly basis;

• Settlement of the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) claims and preparation of related documentation;

• Preparation and/or review of policy directives;

• Participate in requirements and testing of new Settlement System project;

• Participate in any testing of updates to existing Settlement System;

• Participate in design and testing of reports created from claiming database for use by local districts and state staff;

• Monitor ceiling reports for necessary claiming adjustments;

• Preparation and submission of Federal Funding and Accountability Transparency Act (FFATA) reporting;

• Prepare quarterly report of liabilities to Office of the State Comptroller;

• Other duties as determined necessary by supervisor and unit manager.

Additional Comments A full-time, permanent appointment will be made. If certified by Civil Service, mandatory reemployment list candidates must be considered first for appointment to this title.

Candidates should reference posting 21-145 when submitting your application. Please do NOT reference the Vacancy ID number.

If submitting electronically, please reference posting 21-145 as part of your subject line.

Veteran’s may be entitled to additional compensation if this position is filled via a traineeship. Applicants should identify themselves as a Veteran if this applies to you.

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

Name Recruitment Unit

Telephone (518) 474-6822

Fax (518) 474-9374

Email Address


Street 40 North Pearl Street, 12B

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12243


Notes on ApplyingTo apply, please send a cover letter and resume. Include a current, Civil Service title and grade level and clearly state how you meet the minimum qualifications.

You may be required to provide acceptable proof of education, experience, credential and/or license to demonstrate that you meet the minimum qualifications for appointment to this position.

Applicants will be required to prove their eligibility for employment based upon acceptance of a position in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

In accordance with state law, Governor’s Executive Order No. 6 and Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance does not discriminate against disabled individuals. If you are disabled and require reasonable accommodation at the time of the interview, please contact OTDA's designee for reasonable accommodation at (518) 473-6364.

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