ASSISTANT FEDERAL AND STATE AID CLAIMS COORDINATOR 0256
Under general supervision, an employee in this class is responsible for overseeing delegated aspects of coordinating a municipal jurisdiction's receipt of revenues from the Federal and State governments. The employee assists departments receiving grants in the maintenance, accounting and receipt of intergovernmental claims. The employee does not get involved with the non-fiscal processes of applying for and procuring Federal and State aid funds. Supervision is maintained over a staff of technical and clerical employees. General supervision is received from the Federal and State Aid Claims Coordinator from which the class of Assistant Claims Coordinator differs by virtue of its more limited scope and level of supervisor responsibilities. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Researches all appropriate materials and literature related to the financial management of all Federal and State aided programs;
Supervises the preparation of claims for reimbursement;
Conducts independent investigations to maximize Federal and State aid revenues;
Organizes and maintains records of all Federal and State aid funds received by the county;
Establishes liaison between County and Federal and State aid offices;
Establishes liaison between County aided departments and the Federal and State Aid Claims Unit;
Prepares budget revenue estimates for Federal and State Aid.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Thorough knowledge of the fiscal interrelationship of the State, County, town, local district, special district, and Federal governments; thorough knowledge of accounting and auditing principles and practices and their application to the development, installation and maintenance of governmental accounting systems; good knowledge of fiscal laws, rules and regulations relating to Federal and State aid programs; good knowledge of budgeting, data processing, Federal and State aid, and local government law as they pertain to fiscal policy and the interaction of all functions; ability to analyze and interpret accounting data; ability to formulate audit procedures and techniques; ability to devise specialized and general accounting systems; ability to prepare complete and accurate fiscal reports; ability to supervise effectively; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisory accounting personnel and government officials.
a) Graduation from a New York State or regionally accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or Accounting, and three years of experience in municipal financial management and/or municipal accounting; or,
b) Graduation from a New York State or regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree and four years of experience in municipal financial management and/or municipal accounting; or,
c) An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (a) and (b).