Banking Operations Analyst

Banking Operations Division

Recruitment #210406-UNCD-78

Introduction



APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Submit cover letter and resume to: applicants@tax.ok.gov

*Indicate which particular position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

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COVER LETTER REQUIRED.

Banking Operations Analyst - Banking Operations Division
Annual Salary
: $45,600.00

GENERAL FUNCTION
The Banking Operations Analyst will be assigned responsibilities involving professional-level work where employees are responsible for working closely with the Banking Manager and other agency personnel to ensure that the payments received are properly recorded in the agency’s systems. In this role, the banking analyst will perform tasks using internal and external reports to ensure payments are proper posted and variances detected, assist taxpayers and agency personnel with payment related questions, and issue and prepare letters for various types of inventory. The work is generally performed with a high degree of technical and administrative freedom to plan, develop, and organize all phases of the work necessary for completion within broad program guidelines.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS
The functions performed by employees in this job family will vary, but may include the following
:
• Balances all payments to the agency’s systems and researches and resolves discrepancies;
• Collaborates with bank and agency personnel to resolve payment discrepancies;
• Reviews and processes interagency payments;
• Assists taxpayers and other division personnel via phone, email, and/or web notices;
• Provides taxpayers with EFT addenda information and wire instructions;
• Applies suspended payments;
• Processes invoices, orders, and returns for various types of inventory;
• Reviews and approves invoices;
• Serves as backup for daily cash verification, daily deposit processing, and the processing of bank corrections and payment reversals:
• Writes and updates reconciliation and other division procedures;
• Performs all other related duties and/or projects assigned to meet the needs of the agency.

COMPLEXITY OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
• Knowledge of
o General accounting principles and workings of the banking systems;
o Modern office methods and procedures, including computer technology related to accounting systems; 
o Financial statements and reports;
o Accounting ledgers and journals;
o Computer technology related to accounting systems;
o Principles and practices of financial record keeping, audits, and accounting functions.

• Ability is required to
o Display problem-solving skill under stressful conditions and deadlines;
o Communicate professionally with others bother verbally and in writing;
o Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;
o Manage own time and work in a fast-paced environment to meet daily deadlines;
o Review and analyze financial information;
o Maintain routine accounting data in appropriate ledgers and journals;
o Apply accounting practices including computation, reconciliation, and other processes to complete work assignments;
o Prioritize, meet deadlines, and work on multiple assignments simultaneously;
o Work independently as well as part of a team;
o Develop a system of organization;
o Maintain confidential information.

• Skills in
o Exceptional attention to detail;
o Solid time management, problem solving and research skills
o Strong mathematical and computer skills;
o Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, with an emphasis on Excel;
o Commonly utilized accounting software and tools including Excel and databases;
o Technical fluency in commonly used software, applications, programs, and other resources and the ability to acquire new technical skills quickly.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of:
• A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or public administration, or related field;
• PLUS one (1) year of qualifying experience in professional auditing, accounting, or related field;
• OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

PREFERENCE STATEMENT
Preference may be given to candidates who have a strong banking background.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Telework opportunity for this position is limited. 

If the need for telework does become required based on the needs of the agency, division and/or section, the applicant must be willing and able to BOTH work on-site and telework at an off-site location, generally in the applicant’s home.  Applicant must have a secure internet connection and a dedicated telephone (landline) or smart phone device during scheduled working hours.

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

The Oklahoma Tax Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.

All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.

Conclusion

Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.