NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Grants Management Coordinator, Healthy Homes Progam in New York, New York

Job Description

Under general supervision, with wide latitude for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative, the Grants Management Coordinator will participate in the review, analysis and interpretation of accounting data, budgets, financial statements and reports; execute responsible accounting assignments following Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and NYC Fiscal Rules and Regulations. Specific duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinate all fiscal management activities for the Bureau of Environmental Disease and Injury Prevention (EDIP).

  • Participate in and review the processing of fiscal documents, financial statements and accounting procedures that revolve around the administration of grants.

  • Examine, analyze, reconcile, adjust and prepare reports and correspondence affecting various accounts.

  • Perform work using information available in various phases of the accounting systems, account relationships and established techniques for computing and verifying accounting data.

  • Provide fiscal expertise and work closely with the Assistant Commissioner and Program Directors in preparing budgets, spenddown plans and reviewing claims for grant funded projects.

  • Review employee miscellaneous expenses and MetroCard reimbursement for accuracy, and submit to Environmental Health Administration for processing.

  • Interpret rules and regulations, methods and procedures for subordinates.

  • Supervise personnel and subordinate staff performing work with less scope of responsibility.

  • Process transactions submitted in the Payment Request System (PAYRS) in a timely manner.

  • Review Other Than Personnel Services (OTPS) budgets and monitor spending in the Budget Management System (BMS).

  • Prepare expense worksheets for all Grants and submit monthly reports to Assistant Commissioner and Grants Managers for review.

  • Meet regularly with Environmental Health Administration Directors for Budget & Fiscal Management, Grants & Contracts, and OTPS to reconcile budget spending.

  • Collaborate with Environmental Health Leadership and peers on special projects as needed.

Minimum Qual Requirements

  1. 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 by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), including or supplemented by 24 semester credits in accounting, including one course each in advanced accounting and auditing; or
  2. A valid New York State Certified Public Accountant license. To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level II individuals must have, in addition to meeting the minimum requirements, at least one year of experience as an Accountant - Assignment Level I or at least two years of satisfactory full-time professional accounting or auditing experience.

Preferred Skills

Strong knowledge base and professional experience in the performance of fiscal management and grants administration and the utilization of generally accepted accounting principles. Excellent interpersonal and writing skills.

Additional Information


Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:

  • A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.

  • Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.

  • Current Resume

  • Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)

Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.

If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.


The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.

Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:

To Apply

Apply online with a cover letter to

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We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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.

Job ID: 298402

# of Positions: 1

Business Title: Grants Management Coordinator, Healthy Homes Progam

Civil Service Title: ACCOUNTANT

Title Classification: Competitive

Job Category: Finance, Accounting, & Procurement, Health

Career Level: Experienced (non-manager)

Work Location: 125 Worth Street, Nyc

Division/Work Unit: Healthy Homes Progam

Title Code No: 4051002

Level: 02

Proposed Salary Range: $ 52,143.00 - $ 70,000.00 (Annual)

POSTING DATE: 08/09/2017

POST UNTIL: 12/06/2017