Accountant II

Recruitment #210222-D14B-I01


For Permanent Classified DPS Employees Only.

This position is for one (1) vacancy with the Finance Division of the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety.  Only applicants from the Department of Public Safety will be considered.

All applicants currently employed with the Department of Public Safety will need to submit a resume and a copy of their two (2) most recent Performance Management Process (PMPs) with their  application.

This position does not allow for teleworking.


Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving professional level work in the maintenance, analysis, interpretation and management of financial accounting data.  This includes the preparation and posting of various journals, ledgers and accounts, analysis and presentation of financial data, and preparation of financial statements and expenditure reports, review and approval of various vouchers and invoices for payment, analyzing budget requirements, preparing payroll data, allocation of funds to various accounts or functions, and other similar activities.


The Accountant job family has four levels which are distinguished by the complexity of assignments, the level of expertise required to perform the duties assigned, and the responsibility for providing leadership to others.

Level II:    
This is the career level of the job family where employees are assigned duties and responsibilities at the full-performance level and perform a wide range of tasks involving the maintenance, analysis, interpretation and reporting of financial accounting data and the application of generally accepted accounting principles and theories in the management of financial  accounts and operations and other related activities.  This includes maintenance of highly diverse accounts, financial analysis and reporting, participating in the preparation of budget work programs, reconciliation of accounting data, reviewing and processing financial documents for payment, maintaining payroll data and processing monthly payrolls, and similar responsibilities.  At this level, guidance and training may be provided to technical or entry level employees performing accounting related duties.


Level II:  
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance or a closely related field plus one year of professional accounting experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting one year of bookkeeping for each year of the required degree.


Applicant must upload a copy of their resume and 2 most recent PMPs to their application submissionNo additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.