Accounting Specialist ***REPOST***

This Position is EXEMPT from the State of Delaware Merit System

Recruitment #072122-J65507-21700

Summary Statement

This position provides technically advanced support of complex fiscal, financial, and auditing functions within the Administrative Office of the Courts. The Specialist level is distinguished from the Technician level by work assignments that are broad in functional scope and/or requiring advanced technical knowledge, both of which require application of complex state or federal program laws, rules, and regulations. 

Preferred Qualification

Applicants possessing at least one year of experience with the State of Delaware First State Financials (FSF) will be given preference for consideration provided they also meet the job requirements listed below.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for the full range of support activities related to fiscal, financial, and auditing functions. Assignments fall within established and known systems, processes, and operations. Problem solving requires choice of solutions from a range of known options. 
  • Broad functional scope typically involves rotational work assignments throughout multiple functional areas. 
  • Advance technical depth typically involves responsibility for cost/salary/revenue projection; ledger reconciliation/consolidation requiring application of state or federal program laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. 
  • May assign/oversee the work of subordinate levels. 

Job Requirements

  • Possession of an Associate’s Degree or higher in Accounting or related field.


  • Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Business Management, Computer Information Systems, or related field.



1. Experience in accounting support which includes performing financial transactions such as classifying, computing, verifying, recording/posting, reconciling, audit/examination, summarizing financial data, and compiling reports.

2. Experience in data collection which includes collecting, compiling, and maintaining data from multiple sources such as files, records, databases, customers, staff, or others.

3. Experience in applying laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.

4. Experience in record keeping which includes maintaining records, logs, and filing systems.

5. Experience in using an automated information system to enter, update, modify, delete, retrieve/inquire, and report on data. 

6. Ability to communicate courteously and effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Conditions of Hire

  • A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire. 
  • Direct deposit of paychecks is required as a condition of hire.  


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Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.

The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.