Fiscal Advisor I

Recruitment #060524-MABR01-350500

Introduction

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Our mission at the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) is to improve the quality of life of Delaware citizens by promoting health and well-being, fostering self-sufficiency, and protecting vulnerable populations. We prioritize personal and family independence by assisting individuals and families in a variety of life areas.

We offer numerous career opportunities and are dedicated to attracting and retaining highly talented individuals who are ready to make a difference in their community today. DHSS is a great place to kick-start your profession.

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Summary Statement

This position is responsible for prepping, verifying eligibility, & coding all Clinic & Dental claims; entering submitted claims into the billing database; scanning and indexing claims according to retention rules and regulations and assisting with review and approval of FSF documents for the Division of Public Health.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental and core functions common to all positions in the class series. This is not an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, employees can complete job duties of a similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Reviews and analyzes financial transactions and records to determine accuracy and monitors adherence to agency budget, applicable agreements, grants, or contracts, as well as state or federal laws, rules, and regulations.

  • Analyzes, reconciles, and consolidates data to the general ledger from journals, records, and documents; takes trial balances and makes corrections, updates, and adjustments to bring funds into balance and maintains an audit trail.

  • Reviews financial transactions, classification and codes to ensure accuracy and recommends changes.

  • Maintains internal controls and applies accounting principles, practices, and standards.

  • Provides advice and technical guidance on matters in assigned fiscal function(s).

  • Compiles, analyzes and prepares a variety of statements and reports of financial health utilized in financial, budget, and personnel planning. 

  • Researches and provides data, reports and other documentation to state, federal and independent auditors and for other requests for financial information. 

  • Uses commercial and proprietary automated information systems and computer software to research, review, evaluate, and report on financial data.

  • Delivers excellent customer service to internal and external customers and the public in person, electronically, or by written communication.    

  • Communicates and interacts effectively with people across cultures, ranges of ability, genders, ethnicities, ages, and races. 

  • May be responsible for purchasing, disbursement, and inventory of equipment and supplies.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Fiscal Advisor I
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
  1. One year of experience in processing accounting, auditing or payroll transactions following applicable laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
OR

  1. Six months' experience in auditing, examining, preparing, analyzing or reconciling financial accounts and ensuring compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
  OR

  1. Possession of an Associate’s degree or higher in Accounting or related field. 

Additional Posting Information

This is a Casual/Seasonal position which is a non-pension eligible position without healthcare and/or other benefits.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our Job Seeker Resources.

DHSS does not provide employment-based sponsorship.

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at StateJobs.Delaware.gov.

Accommodations

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.