TITLE:  Manager – Accounting


DIVISION:  Eastern Region, Health Services Group

DEPARTMENT:  State of New York, New York Medicaid CHOICE Program

POSITION REPORTS TO:  Project Director – Project / Program (Admin)

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:  Minimum education required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business or accounting. Equivalent years of experience will be considered in lieu of a college degree, in which case at least a high school diploma or equivalency is required; three-to-five years of experience in general ledger, financial analysis/budgeting, forecasting, invoicing, accounting, and financial systems maintenance; ability to work independently and interact successfully with project staff and subcontractors; ability to communicate financial data effectively; excellent organizational, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills; ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment; ability to successfully execute many complex tasks simultaneously; and knowledge of Microsoft Access and spreadsheet software.  Knowledge of and/or experience working with governmental accounting, project scheduling and management methods, and contract compliance processes preferred.


  1. Prepares financial forecasts, updated monthly with actual results and new project forecasts.
  2. Analyzes variances from forecast.
  3. Logs all approved invoices into project accounting system log.
  4. Prepares management summary reports.
  5. Prepares all invoices and organizes all audits for NYSDOH.
  6. Forecasts billings and performs all activities associated with accounts payable.
  7. Analyzes specific project accounts for overruns and resource allocation.
  8. Produces a monthly-automated year-to-date profit and loss statement.
  9. Audits all invoices related to the project to assure that all goods and services have been received and are satisfactory, and ensures appropriate approvals.




  1. Tracks status of project task (critical task list and the like) and reports the status to the Project Manager.
  2. Develops and maintains database of contract compliance requirements and the status of the requirements.
  3. Functions as primary liaison for internal and external financial audits.
  4. Prepares Contract Information Forms (CIFs) and Project Abstracts.Revises as needed.
  5. Meets all standards established for this position as outlined in the corresponding annual performance criteria and bonus template for this position.
  6. 15. Performs other duties as may be assigned by management.

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