ACCOUNTANT

Exam type: 
Notice of Vacancy
Department: 
Erie County DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
Posting Dates: 
October 9, 2018 - October 18, 2018
Description: 

COUNTY OF ERIE

NOTICE OF VACANCY

DEPARTMENT:                               SOCIAL SERVICES

TITLE OF POSITION:                      ACCOUNTANT* (TEMPORARY/PROVISIONAL*)

JOB GROUP & SALARY SCALE:         $41,034 - $53,100 Annually (CSEA 9)

*Please note that this position is a competitive civil service title and requires that you take a civil service examination in the future.  After the exam, selection for permanent appointment(s) will be made from reachable candidate(s) on the eligible list according to the NYS Civil Service Rule of Three. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

 Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered four (4) year college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field, including or supplemented by twenty-four (24) semester credit hours in accounting and one (1) year of accounting** and/or auditing*** experience.

**ACCOUNTING-Recording, classifying, verifying, reporting and analysis of financial data.

***AUDITING-Confirmation and documenting the veracity of data.

NOTE 1: Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered four (4) year college or university with a Master’s Degree in Business or Public Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or other closely related field may be substituted for the required (1) year of accounting* or auditing** experience.

NOTE 2: Examples of acceptable accounting experience would be junior accountant, full-charge bookkeeper***and similar positions. Examples of unacceptable experience are: account-clerical experience and experience limited to posting, maintaining, examining or preparing one or more of the following: voucher register, sales register, cashbook, insurance register, accounts receivable ledger, accounts payable ledger, any other special journal or subsidiary ledger, or experience preparing income tax returns. 

If interested and meet the above minimum qualifications, please send a detailed resume to:

Mr. Charles.Gardinier, Erie County Dept. of Social Services, 95 Franklin St., Room 1280, Buffalo, NY 14202.

 

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Contact

Phone: (716) 858-8484
Erie County Civil Service Exam Line: (716) 858-8729

Edward A. Rath County Office Building
95 Franklin Street, 6th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14202