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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/20/24

Applications Due07/03/24

Vacancy ID159043


AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleAuditor/Accountant Internship - Hourly - Albany

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $16.85 to $24.37 Hourly

Employment Type Part-Time

Part-time Percent 40%

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class "Other" (generally Military Law positions)

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week TBD


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 1220 Washington Avenue

Bldg 12

City Albany


Zip Code12226

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

-Currently enrolled in an accredited accounting, auditing, or taxation program or pursuing a bachelor's degree that will result in having 24 credit hours in accounting, auditing, or taxation.
-A working knowledge of accounting/auditing procedures and techniques.
-Proficient in Microsoft Word & Excel.

Preferred candidate will have:
-Strong analytical/problem solving skills
-Excellent written/verbal communication
-Ability to work independently & as part of a team
-Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Degree Concentrations Requested:

Duties Description About the NYS Department of Labor Administrative Finance Bureau and Internal Audit Services Unit:

The Administrative Finance Bureau (AFB) is responsible for the budgeting, management, accounting and expenditure of all department funds. The AFB ensures that all resources are managed in a fiscally responsible and efficient manner and that all funds are expended in accordance with all appropriate state and federal rules and regulations. In addition, this bureau offers support operations services including payroll, travel and expense payment activities.

The Internal Audit Division's mission is to help the New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) and its management fulfill their responsibilities by providing independent and objective appraisals of NYSDOL's financial, operational, and control activities.

This internship offers a unique opportunity for a qualified candidate to gain valuable experience in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. You will work alongside experienced accountants and auditors on a variety of projects, including:

• Reviewing budgets for multiple programs within the Department of Labor
• Using technical, accounting, and auditing software to support accounting/auditing projects
• Under the guidance of an experienced accountant, initiate a more detailed review of program spending to determine the cause of over or under spending issues
• Under the guidance of an experienced accountant, perform a variety of accounting tasks; such as researching and analyzing financial data; preparing entries for input into the accounting system and preparing bank reconciliations.
• Under the guidance of an experience auditor, assist in establishing the scope of audit by analyzing and determining areas for audit and the time frame to be examined

Additional Comments Internship Areas: Criminal Justice/Corrections
Financial Administration

Benefits of an Internship:
• Gain valuable real-world experience in the field of accounting or auditing
• Learn the benefits of working for the State of NY
• Satisfy internship or Co-op requirements for graduation
• Learn from experience professionals in a supportive work environment
• Potential for future employment opportunities with the NYSDOL (upon graduation)

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

Name Olivia LaBay

Telephone 518-457-1020

Fax EFax:

Email Address


Street NYS Department of Labor

State Office Campus, Building 12, Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12226


Notes on ApplyingAll candidates must submit a written resume and a cover letter which clearly demonstrates how they meet the minimum qualifications for the position. These documents must be received by July 3, 2024 and submitted via email to or mailed to the NYS Department of Labor, Personnel Bureau, Building 12, Room 561, State Office Campus, Albany, NY 12226. You must include, Vacancy ID 159043, Auditor/Accountant Internship - Albany in the subject line of your email. Failure to do so may result in a delay of processing your application.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Department of Labor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity.

New York State (NYS) is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. NYS Law prohibits discrimination because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, domestic violence victim status, carrier status, gender identity or prior conviction records, or prior arrests, youthful offender adjudications or sealed records unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

If you are a person with a disability and wish to request that a reasonable accommodation be provided for you to participate in a job interview, please contact: Department of Labor, Attn: Director, Division of Equal Opportunity and Development (DEOD), Building 12, Albany, NY 12226 (Phone (518) 457-1984 and/or fax (518) 485-2575.

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