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No.: OC-60229 Name: Accountant
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 01/23/19 05:00PM
Exam Date: 03/16/19 08:30AM Price: $15.00
Salary: Varies with other agencies

Description of Duties

This is a professional accounting position responsible for maintenance of accounting records and preparation of financial reports and analyses. Work is performed using an automated or manual accounting system. This title is distinguished from Senior Accountant in that design, modification or implementation of accounting systems is not performed. The employee reports directly to and works under the general supervision of a higher level staff member. General supervision may be exercised over a small number of clerical employees.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements on or before the date of the written exam:
EITHER:
 
(A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's or Master's degree in 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 included a minimum of fifteen (15) semester credit hours, in accounting, PLUS one (1) year paid full-time or its part-time equivalent** professional* experience in auditing or accounting; OR,
 
(C) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate's degree in Accounting, PLUS two (2) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent** professional* experience in auditing or accounting; OR,
 
(D) Any equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A), (B) and (C) above.
 
*Professional experience in auditing or accounting shall not include account keeping, bookkeeping, or other clerical financial or record keeping activities.
 
NOTE: Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications under (B) or (C) must submit a student copy of their transcript or itemized list of course work and credits received at the time of application.

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