Assnt Chief Accountant - Grade 29

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This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 11 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

An Accountant, performs accounting or auditing work requiring a professional knowledge and application of accounting principles and procedures and agency guidelines or a body of laws or regulations in the performance or supervision of work involved in the planning and carrying out of audit activities, the maintenance of accounting records, the preparation and analysis of financial and accounting reports.  Positions in this class design new or revise existing accounting systems including systems utilizing electronic data processing capabilities within broad administrative policy limitations and accepted accounting or auditing methods and procedures.

The level of the titles within this title series vary based on the level of supervision, complexity of duties involved, degree of independent judgment, etc.

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

There is currently no Min Qual details available for this title.

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

This title is filled via promotion by the agency or agencies which have this title. Candidates must have had appropriate service in the promotional field for this title to be eligible for consideration. Applicants must apply directly to the agency or agencies that have this title.

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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