Deputy Director of Imprest Accounting

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The NYC Department of Homeless Services (DHS) seeks an Associate Staff Analyst, for the Finance Unit of the Fiscal & Procurement Operations Division. The selected candidate will report to the Director of Imprest Accounting; assist in supervision of the Imprest Unit; ensure staff is productively employed at all times; prepare quarterly and year-end evaluations. S/he will confirm daily activities/transactions are processed timely and accurately; verify that records are maintained accurately and updated daily; enforce adherence to Comptroller's policies, PPB rules and agency internal control procedures in compliance with all acceptable procedures, directives, rules and regulations. S/he will review and approve vouchers processed through FMS; sustain adequate account balances; maintain Homeless Trust Fund balance/report; reconcile cash receipts; provide a monthly accountability incorporating journal entries related to fiscal close to allow for timely review; prepare annual accountability; furnish and develop required imprest/sub-imprest reports; and provide training with staff/facility personnel on application of Comptroller's Office directives. Additionally, s/he will perform special projects; evaluate petty cash procedures to identify weakness in internal controls or inefficiencies; solve problems; develop and recommend to the Director new procedures and systems, as needed, to improve effectiveness and efficiency of work flow, records management, utilization of resources, accuracy and timeliness of output, and to strengthen internal controls.


Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A master’s degree from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in economics, finance, accounting, business or public administration, human resources management, management science, operations research, organizational behavior, industrial psychology, statistics, personnel administration, labor relations, psychology, sociology, human resources development, political science, urban studies or a closely related field, and one year of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following: working with the budget of a large public or private concern in budget administration, accounting, economic or financial administration, or fiscal or economic research; or in management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluation; or in personnel or public administration, recruitment, position classification, personnel relations, labor relations, employee
benefits, staff development, employment program planning/administration, labor market research, economic planning, social services program planning/evaluation, or fiscal management; or in a related area; or
2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and three years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in the areas described in “1" above.

Preferred Skills

Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Access, and Word. Strong analytical and organizational skills. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of the NYC Comptroller's Policy and Procedures, Procurement Policy Board (PPB) rules and NYC Financial Management System (FMS). Supervisory experience.

To Apply

For City Employees, please go to Employee Self Service (ESS), click on Recruiting Activities/Careers and Search for Job ID # 122758.

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Mon.-Fri. 9AM-5PM

Work Location

33 Beaver St, New York NY

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.




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