Accountant II

Recruitment #211013-D14B-I09

Introduction

This vacancy is located in the Accounting Unit (Support Services Division) at OSBI Headquarters in Oklahoma City, OK.

MAJOR WORK DUTIES:
1. Maintains the Accounts Receivable system, which includes producing monthly billing, posting receipts to accounts, and following-up on delinquent accounts.
2. Processes Accounts Payable vouchers for facility and equipment maintenance contracts, validates invoiced amounts, verifies receipt of ordered services, classifies per account code structure, and posts to the PeopleSoft accounting system.
3. Serves as backup for travel accounting and travel coordinator responsibilities, which may include purchasing airline tickets, processing travel reimbursement claims, and providing guidance and assistance to agency employees on travel matters.
4. Reviews court assessment fee collections, posts receipts to the database, and coordinates with Court Clerks on discrepancies.

Successful applicants must be willing to submit to a drug screen, polygraph examination, psychological evaluation (commissioned positions only), and a thorough background investigation. Certain events automatically disqualify an applicant, such as, felony conviction; admission of an undetected crime that, if known, would have been a felony charge; failure to pay federal or state income tax; positive confirmed drug urine test; illegal use of a controlled substance within certain time frames.

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 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 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.

NOTES

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