Assoc Accountant - Grade 23

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Positions

This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 269 positions statewide.


*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series.

Salary Information for Accountant Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Accountant Trainee 1 14 $52,198 $66,634
Accountant Trainee 2 16 $58,247 $74,135
Senr Accountant 18 $65,001 $82,656
Assoc Accountant 23 $84,156 $106,454
Supvg Accountant 25 $93,530 $117,875
Prin Accountant 27 $103,784 $127,830
Assnt Chief Accountant 29 $114,976 $140,815
Chief Accountant 31 $127,433 $155,130
Accounting Program Dir 66 $152,191 $191,427

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

This title may exist in more than one negotiating unit. This salary schedule represents the most typical salary for this title. Click here to view additional salary information regarding the various bargaining units.

An individual's final salary is determined by the Office of the State Comptroller. This salary schedule does not reflect any Special Salary Treatments

Job Duties

As an Associate Accountant, you would supervise a staff of professional accountants and clerical support personnel in a large accounting or audit operation with the number supervised varying with the nature of the program, or independently perform accounting and/or auditing work requiring a high degree of independent judgment and advanced accounting knowledge.

View the classification standard for this title which illustrates the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.

Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

On or before the date of the examination, you must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as:

Either A. a Senior Accountant, Accountant Trainee 1, or Accountant Trainee 2;

Or B. Abandoned Property Accounts Auditor Trainee 1, Abandoned Property Accounts Auditor Trainee 2, Auditor 1, Auditor Trainee 1, Auditor Trainee 2, Auditor 1 (Abandoned Property), Auditor Trainee 1 (Abandoned Property), Auditor Trainee 2 (Abandoned Property), Auditor 1 (Municipal), Auditor Trainee 1 (Municipal), Auditor Trainee 2 (Municipal), Examiner of Municipal Affairs Trainee 1, Examiner of Municipal Affairs Trainee 2, Senior Abandoned Property Accounts Auditor, Senior Auditor, Senior Examiner Municipal Affairs, State Program Examiner 1 (Fiscal), State Program Examiner Trainee 1 (Fiscal), State Program Examiner Trainee 2 (Fiscal), Auditor 1 (Fiscal Systems), Auditor Trainee 1 (Fiscal Systems), Auditor Trainee 2 (Fiscal Systems), Auditor 1 (Insurance Premium), Auditor Trainee 1 (Insurance Premium), Auditor Trainee 2 (Insurance Premium), Auditor 1 (Tax), Auditor Trainee 1 (Tax), Auditor Trainee 2 (Tax), Data Processing Fiscal Systems Auditor 1, Data Processing Fiscal Systems Auditor Trainee 1, Data Processing Fiscal Systems Auditor Trainee 2, Financial Analyst 1, Financial Analyst 1 (Workers' Compensation), Financial Analyst Trainee 1 (Workers' Compensation), Financial Analyst Trainee 2 (Workers' Compensation), Financial Services Examiner 1, Financial Services Examiner Trainee 1, Financial Services Examiner Trainee 2, Health Care Fiscal Analyst Trainee 1, Health Care Fiscal Analyst Trainee 2, Insurance Examiner, Insurance Examiner Trainee 1, Insurance Examiner Trainee 2, Internal Auditor 1, Internal Auditor Trainee 1, Internal Auditor Trainee 2, Management Specialist 1, Management Specialist Trainee 1, Management Specialist Trainee 2, Senior Health Care Fiscal Analyst, Senior Internal Auditor, State Program Examiner 1, State Program Examiner Trainee 1, State Program Examiner Trainee 2, Tax Auditor 1, Tax Auditor Trainee 1, or Tax Auditor Trainee 2.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.

38-958

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. Job postings on StateJobsNY will contain the most up-to-date qualifications.

How to Apply

When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for email notification so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

You can also visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists.

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