New York State Civil Service Senior Budgeting Analyst/Budgeting Analyst Trainee, two positions; Central Office; in Albany, New York

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must be employed by New York State to be eligible to apply for this position.

Candidates must have permanent status as a Senior Budgeting Analyst, Grade 18, and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible to transfer via Section 70.1 or 52.6 of the Civil Service Law. ## Duties Description The Office of Financial Management, Bureau of Community Budget and Financial Management Group is recruiting to fill two Senior Budgeting Analyst/Budgeting Analyst Trainee, positions. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Budget development and execution activities for residential programs/funding sources including preparing base level budget estimates for the budget request, analyzing policy changes and savings proposals for the Executive Budget, and developing fiscal estimates for legislation or program initiatives.

  • Administering all budget implementation and spending plan activities for residential programs/funding assignments including spending plan updates to the OMH Aid to Localities Financial System (ALFS) by program, at the county/provider level of detail, and reviewing for consistency with the Enacted Budget.

  • Conducting fiscal and policy analysis for special projects and budget initiatives including budget savings initiatives for residential programs and changes to existing fiscal and program policies.

  • Monitoring and updating cash spending projections for residential programs including budget development (e.g. Budget Request and Executive Budget) and execution (e.g. Medicaid State share transfers to DOH).

  • Updating OMH's spending plan guidelines which include the rules/control points and fiscal reporting requirements for counties and providers.

  • Conducting training sessions for staff from providers, county mental health departments, and OMH field offices on various fiscal procedures and policies.

  • Conducting periodic reviews of regulations and rules to determine if any technical changes, or changes required by any budget or legislative initiatives are required.

  • Participating in workgroups which are established to develop and evaluate changes in methodologies for financing the provision of mental health services.

  • Coordinating journal vouchers for Medicaid transfers including tracking and supporting documentation.

  • Conducting periodic internal control updates and testing.

  • Responding to telephone calls and e-mails from counties and providers regarding a wide range of fiscal related questions relating to non-residential programs.

  • Assisting in the fiscal review and approval of Central Office and legislative member item contracts for compliance with OMH's State aid allocations, fiscal contracting guidelines, and spending plan guidelines.

  • Analyzing and approving property cost estimates for community residence programs.

  • Monitoring not-for-profit agencies who are financially distressed. ## Notes on Applying To be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #51522 in the subject line of your email when applying.

You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.

Date Posted: 04/17/18

Applications Due: 05/02/18

Vacancy ID: 51522

Agency: Mental Health, Office of

Title: Senior Budgeting Analyst/Budgeting Analyst Trainee, two positions; Central Office;

Occupational Category: Financial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade: 18

Bargaining Unit: PS&T; - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary Range: From $55494 to $70566 Annually

Employment Type: Full-Time

Appointment Type: Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class: Competitive Class

Travel Percentage: 5%

Workweek: Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week: 37.5

From: 8 AM

To: 5 PM

Flextime allowed?: No

Mandatory overtime?: No

Compressed workweek allowed?: No

Telecommuting allowed?: No

County: Albany

City: Albany

State: NY

Zip Code: 12229

Name: Kimberly Chapman

Fax: (518) 486-3897

Email Address: OMHHRM@OMH.NY.GOV

Street Address: NYS Office of Mental Health 44 Holland Avenue

Street: NYS Office of Mental Health 44 Holland Avenue