Accountant III

Recruitment #211013-D14C-14

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.

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 III:   
This is the specialist level of this job family where employees are routinely assigned responsibilities for advanced level professional accounting work involving the management of highly diversified accounts with a high degree of activity, management of investment portfolios, or similar activities requiring the application of a broad range of knowledge of both accounting principles and financial operations.  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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level III:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance or a closely related field and three years 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

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 the supplemental questionnaire.

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