City of Syracuse Office of Personnel & Labor Relations- Department of Audit, Auditor III

Qualified City employees are invited to apply for the following job vacancy. Application and/or resume should be submitted to Stephanie Agnew at sagnew@syrgov.net, no later than February 5, 2021.

Department of Audit
Auditor III
Grade: 15
Salary:  $57,928 – $65,395 

***EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER – Women and Minority Applicants are encouraged to Apply***

THIS IS A COMPETITIVE CIVIL SERVICE POSITION. APPOINTMENT WILL BE MADE ON A PROVISIONAL BASIS UNTIL THE EXAM RESULTS ARE POSTED. YOU MUST BE REACHABLE FOR PERMANENT APPOINTMENT

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Promotion:

Two (2) years of permanent competitive class status in the title of Auditor II or Accountant II; or four (4) years of permanent competitive class status as an Auditor I.

Open-Competitive:

  1. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a baccalaureate degree in accounting or a baccalaureate degree including or supplemented by 24 semester credit hours, or its equivalent, in accounting plus four (4) years of work experience, or its part time equivalent, in professional accounting or financial auditing, or a closely related field, which must have involved as the major job function the application of accounting principles to the installation and operational maintenance of a general or specialized accounting system, the design or modification of an accounting system, final authority and responsibility for a system or major portion thereof, and the exercise of supervision over accounting activities; or,
  2. Eight (8) years of work experience, or its part time equivalent in accounting, financial auditing or full charge bookkeeping which is defined as experience which must have involved the accumulation of financial and statistical data into general and subsidiary ledgers and journals and the compilation of this material into financial reports and studies of which four (4) of the eight (8) years must have been work experience in professional accounting, or financial auditing, or a closely related field, which must have involved as the major job function the application of accounting principles to the installation and operational maintenance of a general or specialized accounting system, the design or modification of an accounting system, final authority and responsibility for a system or major portion thereof, and the exercise of supervision over accounting activities; or,
  3. An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B).

NOTE:

Successful completion of graduate semester hours in Accounting or a closely related field from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university may be substituted for work experience as follows: Thirty (30) graduate semester hours is equivalent to one (1) year of work experience; Sixty (60) graduate semester hours is equivalent to two (2) years of work experience. Degrees in Finance, Economics and related field will not be considered as qualifying.

The Affirmative Action Policy of the City of Syracuse is to provide equal employment opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, creed, age (18 and over), marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity or gender expression, sexual or affectional preference or orientation, or any other classified group within the protected class.  The City also complies with 31 CFR part 51.  If you have a disability for which you wish special accommodation to be made, contact the Department of Personnel at City Hall, Rm 312 at 448-8780.

The City of Syracuse may conduct a criminal background check with regard to the employment sought.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER