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Job Opening Information Accountant / Senior Accountant 2019-20

Job Number
Accountant / Senior Accountant 2019-20
Application Deadline
Position Start Date

Position Title
Accountant / Senior Accountant 2019-20
Required Application Type
School Related Personnel
Salary/Pay Scale
$18.00 - $21.00 Per Hour
Job Description


  • Designs new or modifies existing accounting procedures and systems to provide record of financial transactions;
  • Assures that all accounting procedures and records meet Federal, State and local requirements;
  • Posting of accounting data to general ledger accounts from subsidiary records and account work papers;
  • Maintenance of revenue and expenditure control accounts and prepares reports relating to the status of such accounts;
  • Prepares specialized or standard financial statements and reports;
  • Audits contracts and vouchers to approve claims for payment;
  • Assists in the preparation of government grant applications and in auditing existing grants;
  • Participates in the planning and management of cash flow and prepares related records and reports;
  • Integrates manual records with automated accounting systems;
  • Develops computer-based programs on personal computer (PC) utilizing user oriented program languages to help meet accounting needs;
  • Assists other departments in accounting matters as required and under direction of supervisor.
Civil Service Title
Accountant / Senior Accountant 2019-20
Job Qualifications

Civil Service title of Accountant or Senior Accountant or eligible for Accountant or Senior Accountant highly preferred


(A)       Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered four year college or university with a Master's or Bachelor's degree in Accounting, plus two (2) years of full‑time professional level experience or its part‑time equivalent in the field of accounting and/or auditing; OR,

 (B)       Graduation from a regionally accredited New York State registered four‑year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance or Business Administration with a minimum of eighteen (18)* credit hours in Accounting, plus three (3) years of experience as defined in (A) above.








Application Procedure

Please complete and online application along with uploading a cover letter, and resume.

Job Category
Job Location
Central Administration Office

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