The Office of the Secretary provides leadership, overall policy guidance, and central administrative services to support the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC).
This position is responsible for all accounting functions, fiscal recordkeeping and supervision. The primary responsibilities include fiscal document approval, evaluate spending trends and monitor daily spending. The Fiscal Advisor V will oversee Division’s Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable staff. It will perform auditing functions of documents, assist in yearly audits, and prepare the annual GAAP package. It will analyze budgets and expenses to prepare monthly budget reports and balances to Division. It will reconcile systems to ensure accurate data transfers.
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 for Fiscal Advisor V
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
- Four years’ experience in compiling, analyzing and reporting on financial data to ensure effective and efficient accounting of funds or to make projections for financial planning.
- Two years’ experience in analyzing financial problems, developing alternatives, recommending and advising management on solutions.
- Coursework, training and/or work experience in budget management and control such as managing a budget for the purpose of keeping expenditures within the limitations of available appropriations and available revenue and maintaining, monitoring, projecting and controlling a budget within set policies and procedures.
- Coursework, training and/or work experience in staff supervision which may include performing as a lead worker overseeing the work of others.
Conditions of Hire
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires 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.
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. DNREC does not provide sponsorship for holders of H-1 B Visas.
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 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.