Accountant II

Recruitment #210226-D14B-03

Introduction

Job Location: Finance Division/Oklahoma History Center, Oklahoma City, OK.

** Job may be underfilled as a Level 1 **

Successful candidate preferred to have state wide accounting experience.

The functions within this job family will vary by level, but may include the following:
• Reconcile agency clearing account
• Process federal grant invoices for payment
• Reviews, analyzes and presents financial data, including revenue projections and expenditure reports, to determine funding requirements.
• Prepares financial statements, reports of operations, expenditure reports, statistical data, and other information concerning financial requirements; assists in gathering and reviewing data for preparation of budget work programs.
• Maintains various ledgers, journals, registers and other fiscal records; allocates revenues to appropriate functions; classifies expenditures and posts to various accounts as required.
• Reviews and processes expense vouchers, invoices, and other fiscal documents for payment; reconciles various financial reports and other data concerning fiscal operations.
• Track and draw down federal funds
• Prepare end-of-year reports for federal grants
• Review and post accounting entries in internal accounting system and the statewide accounting system (Peoplesoft)
• Prepare sales tax remittance reports for the Tax Commission

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE “INTERNAL JOBS” LISTING HERE. DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT.

BASIC PURPOSE

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.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

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 I:
This is the basic level of the job family where employees are primarily responsible for performing routine entry level work in a training status to build their skills in maintaining, analyzing and reporting financial information and applying generally accepted accounting principles.  In this role they will perform tasks involving the maintenance of financial information, reviewing and processing routine vouchers and invoices for payment, preparation of routine or standardized accounting reports and financial statements and the reconciliation of simple accounting transactions.

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Level II:   
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level I plus one year of professional accounting experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan

Scores based on: 100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on a supplemental questionnaire.

***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.