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accounting government business
8/21/13 9:00 AM
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Job Location:
Jefferson City

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Salary Range:
$1,879.50 – $2,731.50 semi-monthly

Position receives State benefits including health care, retirement, and vacation

To Apply
Send Resume To:
Gina Martin
301 W. High Street
Harry S Truman Bldg, Room 430
Jefferson City, MO 65101
United States

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
The Office of Administration is accepting applications to fill the position of Accounting Specialist III. This is an exciting opportunity for professional work in the area of statewide fund accounting within the state budget office. Primary duties include providing fund analysis and reporting; preparing constitutional and statutory fund calculations; estimating and tracking the cost of pending and enacted legislation; tracking and analyzing information on general revenue and other state fund transfers and collections; and working with budget staff and state agencies on issues related to cash, revenue, receivables, appropriated and non-appropriated transfers, and interagency billings.
Work hours are Monday thru Friday 8:00a.m. -5:00p.m. with overtime.

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
This position requires frequent communication, both verbal and written, with management, other government employees, and elected officials’ staff. This position requires independent, responsible professional accounting work and analytical skills in reviewing state agency accounting records. Experience in governmental accounting, the statewide accounting system and the data warehouse is required. The position requires proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel and Access.

• Comprehensive knowledge of GAAP and methods, and the ability to apply and adapt established methods to varied accounting problems.
• Comprehensive knowledge of theoretical and applied governmental accounting.
• Comprehensive knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing the expenditure and reporting of state and federal funds.
• Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and application of data processing systems in accounting and fiscal operations.
• Comprehensive knowledge of GAAS and GAGAS.
• Ability to prepare and maintain accurate and detailed financial records and reports.
• Ability to identify and recommend improvement in financial processes.
• Ability to evaluate federal and state legislation to determine overall impact on fiscal activities and determine effective courses of action.
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