Accountant III

Agri-Services and OCI Accounting, Oklahoma City

Recruitment #220118-D14C-04

Introduction

Agri-Services and OCI Accounting

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

Salary:  $2,612.43 monthly – Level I
              $2,838.97 monthly – Level II
              $3,170.96 monthly – Level III

This position may be filled at the alternate level of the JFD depending upon the qualifications of the applicant.

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.

Typical Functions:
The functions performed in this job family will vary by level, unit and organization, but may include the following:

•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.
•Determines payroll requirements; maintains payroll data; prepares and processes monthly payrolls.

Level Descriptor:
Levels are distinguished based on the complexity of assigned duties, the level of expertise required for completion of work assignments, and the responsibility assigned for the supervision of others.

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.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and theories; of financial statements and reports; of accounting ledgers and journals; of computer technology related to accounting systems; of payroll systems; of budget preparation; and of governmental accounting standards. Ability is required to prepare basic financial statements and reports; to review and analyze financial information; to maintain routine accounting data in appropriate ledgers and journals; to review revenue and cost data for the preparation of budget work programs; to perform highly independent work; to make independent decisions; and to resolve complex accounting and financial problems.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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