Accountant I

Classification Number: 1012

Starting Wage: $1,666.66/Month
Opening Date: 7/31/2019
Closing Date: Until filled

Agency: STATE SECURITIES BOARD
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 13167, Austin, Texas 78711-3167
Work Location Address: 208 E. 10th Street, Austin, TX 78701

Number of Openings: 1
Duration: Regular/Part-time
Hours/Week: 20

FLSA Exempt: Yes
Travel Required: No
 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The primary function of this position will be to perform accounting tasks related to Agency payments and expenditures.  This position will receive, process, and manage invoices and the payments related to the invoices.  In addition, this position will maintain accounting logs used for various accounting reports that are related to the payments.  Maintaining knowledge of payment and expenditure rules will be required.  Various other duties may be assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from an accredited college or university is preferred but not required if applicant has considerable work experience related to the duties described above.  Excellent organizational skills that provide the applicant with the ability to properly classify, code, and manage payment information and related accounting logs.  Capable of working accurately with numerical detail.  Able to use Microsoft Excel proficiently.  The ability to maintain a professional demeanor that facilitates healthy and cooperative teamwork.  The capacity to communicate in a respectful manner.  A work or school history that demonstrates a strong work ethic, dedication, and self-motivation.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Work experience in a government related field that applies to the job description above.  Knowledge of general concepts, principles, and rules regarding Texas’ state accounting and financial operations.  Experience using CAPPS.  Advanced skill using Microsoft Excel.

REMARKS (Application procedure, Special requirements):

To be considered for this position, you must submit (1) a completed standard state application, (2) and a State Securities Board “Supplement To Application For Employment”.  Applications and supplement may be downloaded from website at https://www.ssb.texas.gov.  Completed applications, along with the supplement, should be sent to Human Resources, State Securities Board, P.O. Box 13167, Austin, Texas 78711-3167; faxed to 512-305-8327; emailed to human.resources@ssb.texas.gov, or submitted using the TWC Work in Texas website. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a standard state application.  Applicants to be interviewed will be contacted by the Agency. Applications accepted for this position only. EOE.

Veterans, Reservist, or Guardsmen with an MOS or additional duties pertaining to the minimum experience requirements may meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Military Crosswalk information can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_AccountingAuditingandFinance.pdf.