NYS Education Department Building

Senior Accountant, SG-18 (PEF)
Accountant Trainee, SG-NS

LOCATION: Albany
SALARY: $55,494*

The New York State Education Department’s Office of Financial Administration is seeking candidates for a Senior Accountant position.  Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assist with the review and preparation of documents required for federal and State reporting;
  • Track and analyze spending from federal and State sources;
  • Assist with the review and preparation of Indirect Cost Plans;
  • Monitor and track the Time and Effort Allocation System;
  • Assist with the review and preparation of Information Technology Chargeback Plans; and
  • Perform miscellaneous fiscal, budget, and administrative tasks.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Reassignment: One year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as a Senior Accountant.

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates who are reachable on the Accountant Trainee 1, Professional Career Opportunities Select Job Titles, Professional Careers in Accounting and Auditing, or Senior Accountant eligible lists may be considered for appointment.   

§70.1 Transfer to Accountant Trainee 1: One year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-13 or above deemed eligible for transfer under §70.1 of the Civil Service Law AND possess 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, or taxation courses.

§70.1 Transfer to Senior Accountant: One year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-18 or above deemed eligible for transfer under §70.1 of the Civil Service Law AND possess 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, or taxation courses.

§70.4 Transfer to Accountant Trainee 1: One year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-12 or above AND have standing on the eligible list AND possess a bachelor’s degree and 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, or taxation courses.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:  This will be a permanent appointment.  Promotions and transfers may change appointee’s negotiating unit.  Applicants should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits.  Verification of degree and/or transcripts will be required for all candidates at the time of interview.

The salary above applies to candidates appointed to Senior Accountant, SG-18.  The hiring rate for candidates appointed to Accountant Trainee 1 starts at $44,564, and for current NYS employees, is based on the candidate’s salary at the time of hire.  Transfers to Accountant Trainee 1 and appointments from the Accountant Trainee 1, Professional Career Opportunities Select Job Titles, or Professional Careers in Accounting and Auditing eligible lists require successful completion of a two-year traineeship which leads to the title of Senior Accountant, SG-18.

NOTE:  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.

*Leads to a maximum salary of $70,566 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by July 28, 2017 to omsjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions preferred).  You must include the Box number (CFO-278/00463) of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.


Office of Human Resources Management
Box CFO-278/00463
NYS Education Department
89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB
Albany, NY 12234
Fax (518) 486-5631
E-mail: omsjobs@nysed.gov

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Last Updated: July 11, 2017