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NYS Housing Trust Fund Corporation Senior Accountant (NY HELPS) in Syracuse, New York

Senior Accountant would act as a Fiscal monitor of WAP funds distributed to subgrantees. This includes:

• Conduct periodic on-site monitoring visits in accordance with program management plans and as assigned by supervisor, to review subgrantee books and records for verification of reported program expenditures and to examine overall fiscal operations for compliance with contract requirements and generally accepted accounting principles. Identify and report on subgrantees that have major fiscal deficiencies.

• Prepare written monitoring summaries on

results of each on-site visit setting forth purpose of visit, findings, corrective actions instituted, conclusions and recommendations for supervisor's consideration.

• Provide fiscal training and technical assistance to subgrantee as assigned by supervisor or as warranted by the findings resulting from monitoring visits and the Comprehensive Annual Fiscal Evaluations.

• Review subgrantee audits and unaudited financial statements and provide analysis and recommendations to supervisor regarding the accuracy and acceptability of the documents.

• Serve as DHCR representative at meetings with agency boards, executive directors, fiscal officers and auditors with respect to pertinent areas of fiscal responsibility.

• Assist DHCR staff in the formulation and revision of policies and procedures relevant to the administration of grants and contracts.

• Submit and update itineraries and all other required documents and periodically contact supervisor in accordance with established procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS: This title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide Program (NY HELPS). For the duration of the NY HELPS Program, this title maybe filled via a non-competitive appointment, which means no examination is required but all candidates must meet the minimum qualifications of the title for which they apply. At this time, agencies may recruit and hire employees by making competitive temporary appointments. In June 2024, if a temporary NY HELPS employee is satisfactorily performing in the position, the appointment will be changed from temporary pending Civil Service Commission Action to permanent non-competitive and the official probationary period will begin. At a future date (within one year of permanent appointment), it is expected employees hired under NY HELPS will have their non-competitive employment status converted back to competitive status, without having to compete in an examination. Employees will then be afforded with all of the same rights and privileges of competitive class employees of New York State. While serving permanently in a NY HELPS title, employees may take part in any promotion examination for which they are qualified.

NON-COMPETITIVE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

To be considered for appointment to a Senior Accountant, you must have either:

1) A bachelor's degree in accounting, auditing, or taxation or a bachelor's degree with 24 semester credit hours in accounting, auditing, or taxation courses* and two years of professional experience in accounting/auditing or financial internal or field auditing, where you were responsible for the full range of activities in the design and/or review, analysis and management of accounting systems, resulting in the preparation of, or recommendations on, financial statements in accord with generally accepted accounting principles+ OR

2) A master's degree in accounting, auditing, or taxation and one year of professional experience in accounting/auditing or financial internal or field auditing, where you were responsible for the full range of activities in the design and/or review, analysis and management of accounting systems, resulting in the preparation of, or recommendations on, financial statements in accord with generally accepted accounting principles+ OR

3) A currently valid Certified Public Accountant license and registration issued by New York State.

*Note that courses such as business law, economics, statistics, and most finance courses, although taken as part of an accounting curriculum, cannot be counted toward the 24 semester credit hours.

+Experience NOT considered qualifying are activities restricted to teaching, bookkeeping, maintaining/auditing payroll records or accounts receivable/accounts payable, or preparing tax returns.

COMPETITIVE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be reachable on the New York State Civil Service eligible list.

70.1 TRANSFER QUALIFICATIONS:

One year of permanent or contingent permanent in an eligible title for transfer determined to be similar by Civil Service. For transfers, a list of approved titles is available through Civil Service GOT-IT at https://careermobilityoffice.cs.ny.gov/cmo/gotit/. The GOT-IT site will inform you if your title is transferrable.

It is essential that candidates clearly and concisely indicate exactly how they meet the above minimum qualifications in their resume/email submission. Failure to show how you meet the minimum qualifications above may result in disqualification and removal from consideration.

Please provide a current resume; AND you must also include a copy of a diploma, transcript, or CPA license, as outlined in the non-competitive minimum qualifications above, in order to be considered for this position. Please note the vacancy ID in the subject line of your email when applying. If you are applying from Indeed, please indicate the location of the position and paste the job duties into your reply.

It is essential that candidates clearly and concisely indicate exactly how they meet the above minimum qualifications in their resume/email submission. Failure to show how you meet the minimum qualifications above may result in disqualification and removal from consideration.

**PLEASE NOTE: If you are brand new to state service, you will start at the hiring rate of this position which is $65,001.

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