Occ. Code 0244700
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR ACCOUNTING OPERATIONS, M-3
DIRECTOR ACCOUNTING OPERATIONS, M-5
New York State Department of Civil Service
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASS SERIES
The Assistant Director and Director Accounting Operations oversee the New York State Insurance Funds (SIF) Accounting Operations Department. These positions are found only at SIF.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR ACCOUNTING OPERATIONS: competitive, one- position class; assists the Director Accounting Operations in establishing policies and directing the daily activities of the Accounting Operations Department.
DIRECTOR ACCOUNTING OPERATIONS: non-competitive, one-position class; directs the Accounting Operations Department.
Assistant Directors Financial Administration assist in planning, directing and coordinating agency budgeting, expenditure control, finance and business administration activities to ensure that financial resources under the jurisdiction of the agency are managed properly and in accordance with various laws and regulations.
Directors Financial Administration plan, direct and coordinate agency budgeting, expenditure control, finance and business administration activities to ensure that financial resources under the jurisdiction of the agency are managed properly and in accordance with various laws and regulations.
The Director Internal Control NYSIF directs the control management program at SIF.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR ACCOUNTING OPERATIONS: reporting to the Director Accounting Operations, assists in establishing policies and directing the daily activities of the Department; ensures that departmental policies and procedures are followed; recommends changes to policies and procedures to increase efficiency; supervises the section heads of the units within Accounting
Operations; directs efforts to resolve overdue accounts; coordinates with the Director of Accounting Operations and Director Internal Control NYSIF the establishment and maintenance of the general ledger, bookkeeping, accounting and budgetary internal controls; assists in the preparation of the Annual Statement for Workers Compensation Fund and Disability Benefit Fund Report to the New York State Insurance Department and the SIF Annual Report to the Board of Commissioners; coordinates training for staff; and coordinates SIFs audit and review process with the Office of the State Comptrollers audit staff that audit samples of payments processed by Accounting Operations.
DIRECTOR ACCOUNTING OPERATIONS: reporting to the Chief Fiscal Officer, directs the Accounting Operations Department; establishes and implements policies and procedures; reviews and recommends enhancements to procedures for collection and deposit of SIF premiums, Workers Compensation Board reimbursements, third party settlements, claimants refunds, and other miscellaneous trust funds; ensures the accuracy and validity of the financial reporting systems; advises the Chief Fiscal Officer on all financial policy proposals; and analyzes the quarterly computation of loss reserves and makes rate recommendations.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR ACCOUNTING OPERATIONS
Promotion: One year of permanent competitive service as a Principal Accountant, or a Principal Auditor.
DIRECTOR ACCOUNTING OPERATIONS
Non-competitive: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration and seven years of experience in insurance accounting, collections, cash management or auditing. Two years of the experience must have been at a supervisory level. Certification as a CPA or possession of an MBA may substitute for two years of the general experience.
NOTE: Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe. Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class. The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written. Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.