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Student Assistant-Fiscal Reporting & Data Analysis (ID: 105673) for Fall 2017


Office for OPWDD People W Dev Disab

44 Holland Avenue
Albany , NY 12229

Division/Unit: Fiscal Reporting & Data Analysis


Web Site: http://www.opwdd.ny.gov(New Window)


Proposal Information


The Bureau of Fiscal Reporting and Data Analysis is comprised of 4 Units all with distinctively fiscal functions. The Self- Direction Unit plays a major role in moving individual budgets forward to ultimate implementation. The student assistant will assist in the approval of budgets for individuals who are electing programs through the self-direction process. After Regional Office staff assists individuals at the local level in constructing their budgets, they are submitted to Central Office. The student assistant will verify that the Regional Office has allocated funds to cover each individual's budget by accessing in-house software. The student assistant will review the budget and confirm that the budget components comply with the allowable expenses in terms of function and cost. The student assistant will address deviations with Unit staff. The student assistant will move approved budgets from the receiving folder in the file share to the accepted folder in the file share which allows Regional Office staff to access the approved budget.



Analytical skills


Internship Areas: Accounting/Auditing

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 10 - 19

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Sophomore

Minimum Standing: Sophomore

Degree Concentrations: Business Administration, Financial Studies