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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/07/18

Applications Due08/22/18

Vacancy ID57847

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleSenior Accountant/Trainee 1/2

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address NYS Department of Transportation, Policy and Planning Division

50 Wolf Road, POD 5-2

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12232

Minimum Qualifications In order to be considered for permanent appointment, candidates must be reachable on the current Civil Service eligible list or be eligible for reassignment or transfer in accordance with Civil Service Law.

Duties Description The incumbent will be responsible for fulfilling duties within the Grants Unit in the billing of grants for the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Coordinate with NYSDOT’s Rail Group to obtain Payment Summary Report for Submission to FRA;
• Maintain “FRA Master Book” spreadsheet for Grants;
• Compile supporting documentation for FRA drawdowns, including FRA Master Book printouts, AC-909, and Office of State Comptroller (OSC) cash receipt confirmation on the Revenue Journal;
• Coordinate with NYSDOT’s Aviation Group to review and process FAA drawdowns;
• Maintain backup for FAA drawdowns, including Aviation submitted backup, E-invoicing system confirmation, AC-909 and OSC cash receipt confirmation on the Revenue Journal;
• Print and review M171 Contract Payments Report for each contract from NYSDOT’s Financial Warehouse to verify payments to contractors;
• Ensure final drawdown calculation doesn’t result in overruns (i.e. exceed the individual PIN budgets);
• Maintain list of PINs, cost centers, and other coding as necessary;
• Assist with grant close-out analysis. Prepare necessary journal entries, final drawdowns and close-out reports as required;
• Analyze administration and collection PIN expenditures and prepare journal entries and drawdown calculations;
• Enter drawdown requests into the Federal System for FTA, FRA and FAA grants;
• Process direct entry in NYSDOT’s WIPPER system, prepare and submit Revenue Receipts (AC-909) to Treasury and Department of Taxation;
• Participate in the State Management Reviews, OSC-related and other training as directed;
• Other miscellaneous tasks as assigned.

Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.

Additional Comments Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

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

Name Milton Kissoon

Telephone 518-457-5085

Fax

Email Address Milton.Kissoon@dot.ny.gov

Address

Street NYS Department of Transportation

50 Wolf Road

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12232

 

Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume no later than 08/22/2018.

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