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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/07/18

Applications Due06/21/18

Vacancy ID54043

AgencyState Comptroller, Office of the

TitleSenior Abandoned Property Accounts Auditor (2 Items)

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $45455 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 50%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address 59 Maiden Lane, 23rd Floor

City New York

StateNY

Zip Code10038

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable on the Decentralized list for Senior Abandoned Property Accounts Auditor, exam #20-777 or reachable on the Abandoned Property Accounts Auditor Trainee 1 list, exam #20-724 or be a current NYS employee eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 or 70.4 of the Civil Service Law.

To be eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 to the Senior Abandoned Property Accounts Auditor, candidates must have one year of permanent competitive service in a title allocated to grade 16 or higher and have 24 credit hours in accounting and/or auditing.

To be eligible for transfer under Section 70.4 to the Senior Abandoned Property Accounts Auditor, a candidate must:
1. Have one year of permanent competitive service allocated to grade 16 or higher.
2. Meet the open competitive minimum qualifications of the position, and
3. Have standing on the open competitive decentralized exam list #20-777

To be eligible to transfer under Section 70.4 to Abandoned Property Accounts Auditor Trainee 1, a candidate must:
1. Have one year of permanent competitive service allocated to grade 12 or higher,
2. Meet the open competitive minimum qualifications of the position, and
3. Have standing on the open competitive decentralized exam list #20-724.

Duties Description Performs audits and reviews in accordance with applicable standards to ensure that holders are in compliance with the New York Abandoned Property Law.
• Reviews the holder’s accounting and internal control policies and practices to evaluate the manner in which they report abandoned property
• Audits the financial records as they pertain to unclaimed dividends, securities, bond interest, outstanding checks and others
• Compares the holder’s reports of abandoned property with the results of the audit to determine whether or not all amounts have been reported and whether the amount due to the State has been properly computed and paid

Communicate with holders regarding audits and the Abandoned Property Law.
• Makes the initial arrangements for the audit participates in exit and entrance conferences
• Discusses the scope of the audit with appropriate officials from the business establishment discusses with the appropriate officer of the entity any questions relative to individual items being audited or as to the holder’s accounting practices
• Provides verbal and written information to the entity concerning the application and interpretation of the Abandoned Property Law.

Prepares appropriate working papers and findings to document facts regarding audits conducted.
• Draws conclusions and makes recommendations regarding the audit
• Prepares schedules of audit findings and submits a copy to officers of the entity for their further review and research
Prepares draft reports on the audit findings for review by the supervisor

Additional Comments DESIRED COMPETENCIES:
• Familiarity with accounting and auditing practices
• experience using computers and software programs
• Ability to compile data and produce reports based upon findings
• Good understanding of professional protocols
• Ability to work well in team environment

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

Name Jackie Carter

Telephone (518) 474-1924

Fax (518) 486-6723

Email Address recruit@osc.ny.gov

Address

Street Office of Human Resources

110 State Street, 12th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12236

 

Notes on ApplyingNotes on Applying: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to recruit@osc.ny.gov no later than June 21, 2018.
Please reference Item # 05947 & 05951– GOER-JDC

When responding, please include the reference number and letters listed in this section. The VACANCY ID # should not be included.

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