Accountant Auditor

Exam type: 
Notice of Vacancy
95 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
Posting Dates: 
May 9, 2018 - May 30, 2018



Accountant Auditor*

 Starting  Annual Salary: $41,034

*Please note that this position is a competitive civil service title and will require 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.

The work involves responsibility for performing independent audits of accounts and records in County Departments and agencies. The incumbent prepares financial statements to reflect audit findings. Work is performed under the general supervision of a higher ranking employee who assigns and reviews work. Supervision may be exercised over a small number of accounting employees. Does related work as required.

Audits the financial records and accounts of county departments charged with any duty relating to county funds for which the county is responsible;
Reviews financial transactions, accounts and reports for compliance with applicable laws and regulations;
Prepares audit plans, detailed work papers and audit reports for submittal to appropriate county departments;
Prepares financial reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles to provide full and informative disclosure about financial operations of the department, agency, activity or program audited;
Establishes grants under the uniform system of accounts as prescribed by the New York State Comptrollers Office;
Audits the claims of all grants;
Makes recommendations for actions to affect improvements in operations.

Graduation from a regionally accredited or N.Y. State registered four (4) year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field including or supplemented by a minimum of twenty-four (24) semester credit hours in accounting.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should complete the Erie County Application for Examination or Employment at and send that signed application along with a letter of interest, resume, and transcripts to:

Office of Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw
Attn: Bryan Fiume, Associate Deputy Comptroller
95 Franklin Street -11th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14202

Or, electronically at:

Erie County is an equal opportunity employer.

Frequently Requested Information


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