Senior Accountant

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No.: OC-68650 Name: Senior Accountant
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 10/19/21 05:00PM
Exam Date: 12/11/21 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.
NOTE:  Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications under (B) must submit at the time of application a student or official copy of a college transcript or itemized list of course work and credits received.  


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