Accountant I

Budget Accountant

Recruitment #220301-D14A-09



This position is located in ODOT's Central Office in the Comptroller Division.

This position will be in the Budget Section of the Comptroller Division.

The responsibilities and duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
• Provide budget reporting support on a daily, monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
• Assist in gathering, preparing and reviewing data for the budget request, budget hearing process, budget work program and budget revisions.
• Maintain various budget ledgers and budget journals
• Participate in support of the daily update of the general ledger and vendor database
• Prepare monthly reconciliations of budgeted allotments and related reports.
• Working with agency prepare and publish a comprehensive annual budget book.

Actively participate in the Transportation Cabinet's Modernization Initiative. Provide feedback and collaborate to enhance processes, encourage efficiencies and develop better communication with management and peers.

Occasional travel as needed for work, training, meetings, etc.

Analytical skills computer skills and software capabilities are critical to this position.

Preference may be given to applicants knowing Excel, Oracle Apex, Oracle BI, GAAP, GASB and Governmental Accounting.

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.

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; and of computer technology related to accounting systems.  Ability is required to prepare basic financial statements and reports; to review and analyze financial information; and to maintain routine accounting data in appropriate ledgers and journals.

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) ensures that no person or groups of persons shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, retaliation or genetic information, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any and all programs, services, or activities including all employment practices. To request an accommodation, please contact the ADA/504/508 Coordinator at 405-521-4140 or the Oklahoma Relay Service at 1-800-722-0353.


Level I:
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 or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of bookkeeping for each year of the required degree.


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