Claims Auditor I

Recruitment #210217-UNCE-65

Introduction

Claims Auditor I

The Oklahoma State Treasurer is seeking a detail-oriented and hard-working individual to join our Unclaimed Property Division. The purpose of the unclaimed property program is to return unclaimed property to rightful owners. Unclaimed property includes everything from jewelry, stock certificates, coin collections and cash.
                                                              
Position Summary
Performs office audits of claims and other business records and documents to determine or verify compliance with laws and regulations. Advises claimants concerning the interpretation and application of the statutes and regulations pertaining to unclaimed property, and depending on the complexity, consults with supervisor or lead staff member on proper action to be taken.

Essential Functions:
The functions within this job family will vary by level, but may include the following:
• Communicate professionally with internal and external stakeholders in person, on the telephone and in writing.
• Initiate and maintain cooperative relationships with co-workers, managers and supervisors, claimants, and members of the public.
• Performs increasingly difficult office audits of claims and other business records and documents to determine or verify compliance with laws and regulations.
• Advises claimants concerning the interpretation and application of the statutes and regulations pertaining to unclaimed property, and depending on the complexity, consults with supervisor or lead staff member on proper action to be taken.
• Maintains records and submits oral and written reports concerning cases and activities.
• Confers with attorneys, accountants and other professionals in administering the unclaimed property laws of the State.
• Performs related work as required and assigned.

Minimum Requirements
Completion of a bachelor’s degree, and one year of qualifying experience in business, accounting, finance or public administration. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of accounting/bookkeeping principles and practices;
• Knowledge of the principles and practices of business organization and management; of business communications;
• Knowledge of state unclaimed property law and regulations and their applications;
• Skill in determining unclaimed property reporting duties based upon review of records; and in expressing ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;
• Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees, and the general public.

Benefits:
Employment with the OST offers benefits which include medical, dental, life, disability and vision insurance, medical and health care reimbursement programs, retirement savings plan, paid holidays, and longevity payments.  Employees are provided a benefit allowance to spend towards their benefits.  Employees earn three weeks annual and three weeks paid sick leave in the first year of employment.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Work is typically performed in an office setting with a climate-controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to communicate, move about inside the office, and reach with hands and arms.  This position requires long periods of remaining in a stationary position and daily use of computer and phone.

REQUIREMENTS:
If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation
with application.

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

The Office of the State Treasurer is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
www.ok.gov/treasurer

Adopted July 2020  Job Code: 0755

Conclusion

Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.