Public Service, Department of
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Current New York State Employees
Current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, competitive service or 55b/c service as a Senior Budgeting Analyst, Grade 18; OR current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, competitive service or 55b/c service in a qualifying title and eligible for transfer** under section 52.6, 70.1, or 70.4 of the Civil Service Law.
Candidates who are currently 55b/c eligible and possess a bachelor’s degree or higher are encouraged to apply. If interested in this position and applying using your 55b/c status, please provide a copy of your current 55b/c eligibility letter.
Public Administration Traineeship Transition (PATT) List:
Candidates on the Public Administration Traineeship Transition (PATT) eligible list have been canvassed and do not need to apply to this posting.
Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) List:
On the General portion of the PCO list, currently only candidates with a score of 100 or above are reachable. These candidates have been canvassed and do not need to apply to this posting.
NOTE: if you are a current New York State employee on the PCO eligible list and not reachable, you may be eligible for transfer.**
Successful completion of the two-year traineeship leads to appointment as a Senior Budgeting Analyst, Grade 18.
**Candidates are encouraged to access GOT-IT on the Civil Service website (www.cs.ny.gov) to determine transfer eligibility.
The Senior Budgeting Analyst, Grade 18, will work in the Finance and Budget (F&B) Section of the Office of Administration (OA), and under general supervision, will perform duties related to F&B’s accounts payable, local grant administration, and diversity purchasing programs. Specific duties may include, but are not limited to:
Working within the Department’s Accounts Payable Unit in F&B, including performing tasks related to payment processing, revenue accounting, data analysis and related research and reporting, and entering and approving transactions in the Statewide Financial System (SFS).
Assisting in the preparation of the Agency’s budget requests based on knowledge of Division of Budget (DOB) guidelines, the State Finance Law, relevant agency programs and policies, previous budget requests, and applicable federal policies and rules.
Preparing various reports and correspondence related to expenditures and budget activities and advising staff on matters involving interpretation and application of fiscal rules and regulations of State and federal agencies.
Utilizing SFS to conduct a variety of budgetary-related transactions and generate reports.
Performing budgeting tasks relating to federal funds, contracts, and grants.
Participating in utility revenue collection activities, including but not limited to utility company assessment calculation and billing, revenue collection, and depositing.
Collecting and depositing miscellaneous fees and fines, in accordance with State Comptroller guidelines.
Assisting with Department Internal Control activities, including certifying internal controls over the payment process and compliance with DOB internal control requirements.
Assisting with preparing, reviewing, and submitting spending requests for DOB approval.
The ideal candidate will have:
Proficiency using SFS.
Familiarity with invoice, requisition, voucher, and contract activities in SFS.
The primary mission of the New York State Department of Public Service (DPS) is to ensure affordable, safe, secure, and reliable access to electric, gas, steam, telecommunications, and water services for New York State’s residential and business consumers, while protecting the natural environment. The Department also seeks to stimulate effective competitive markets for clean, renewable, and distributed energy resources that benefit New York consumers, as well as product and service innovations.
The Department of Public Service is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by contacting the Designee for Reasonable Accommodations (DRA) and Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator which can be found under the Accessibility Link on the Department’s webpage at www.dps.ny.gov.
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