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Senior Accountant

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No.: OC-64157 Name: Senior Accountant
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 01/18/18 05:00PM
Exam Date: 03/17/18 08:30AM Price: $15.00
Salary: Varies with other agencies

Description of Duties

This is a senior level professional accounting position responsible for design, modification and/or implementation of new
or existing accounting procedures and business office systems. Duties include performing the more complex accounting
operations of a unit. This position is distinguished from Associate Accountant in that planning and developing accounting
procedures and supervising a functional unit are not performed. The employee reports directly to and works under the
general supervision of an Associate Accountant or other higher-level staff member with latitude allowed in the exercise of
independent judgment. General supervision may be exercised over Accountants, Junior Accountants and clerical
employees.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma PLUS either:

(A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Master's or
Bachelor's degree in Accounting PLUS two (2) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent** professional*
experience in auditing or accounting; OR,

(B) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's
degree in Economics, Finance or Business Administration that includes a minimum of fifteen (15) semester credit
hours in accounting, PLUS three (3) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent** professional* experience as
defined in (A) above; OR,

(C) An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.

*Professional experience in auditing or accounting, for the purposes of these minimum qualifications, does not include
account keeping, bookkeeping, or other clerical financial or record keeping activities.

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