Accountant II

Finance Accountant

Recruitment #220301-D14B-I04

Introduction

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

This position has a possible underfill to: Account Level I

ODOT Annual Salary:
Level II: $56,000.00
Level I;  $ 50,900.00

Job Duties:
• Manage and ensure data integrity related to project assignments and sequences within the project funding system,
• Assign, review, report, track and measure active and inactive federal and state projects, programs and significant cost areas within the agency and to federal and state agencies,
• Assign, modify and release federal and state budget to the fullest availability, efficiently and effectiveness through the life of all projects, programs and significant cost areas,
• Provide continuous capital budget projections for federal, state available funding and funding sources throughout the fiscal year.
• Reconcile capital expenditure with federal and state funding throughout the life of the project or program.

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.

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.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include those identified in Level I plus knowledge of payroll systems and budget preparation.  Ability is required to review revenue and cost data for the preparation of budget work programs.

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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.

Level II:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level I plus one year of professional accounting experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

NOTES

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