Accountant I

Classification Number: 1012

Starting Wage: $3,333.33/Month
Opening Date: 1/4/2018
Closing Date: When filled

Agency: STATE SECURITIES BOARD
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 13167, Austin, Texas 78711-3167
Work Location Address: 208 E. 10th Street, 5th Floor, Austin, Texas 78701

Number of Openings: 1
Duration: Full-time
Hours/Week: 40

FLSA Exempt: Yes
Travel Required: No

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The duties of this job involve a diverse array of accounting and reporting related responsibilities that include the following: accounting for checks received by the agency, sorting mail that does not include check payments, maintaining the Agency’s property accounting, reviewing payment vouchers, updating payment ledgers as payments are processed, preparing monthly expense and revenue reports, satisfying agency HUB reporting requirements, calculating quarterly encumbrance amounts, and entering accounting transactions into the state accounting program.  Candidate must be willing to accept other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications (License, Education, Experience):

Graduation from an accredited college or university is preferred but not required if applicant has considerable work experience related to the duties described above.  The ability to maintain a professional demeanor that facilitates healthy and cooperative team-work and the capacity to communicate in a respectful manner.  A work or school history that demonstrates a strong work ethic, dedication, and self-motivation.  Basic skill using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and a Windows based network/file structure.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Work experience in a government related field that applies to the job description above.  Experience using USAS, knowledge of state accounting processes, knowledge of state agency reporting requirements, and knowledge of state accounting, reporting, purchasing and travel rules.  Intermediate or advanced skill using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and a Windows based network structure.

REMARKS (Application procedure, Special requirements):

Applications may be downloaded from the Agency website at https://www.ssb.texas.gov/about-us/employment-opportunities.  A standard state application must be submitted.  Personal resumes submitted without a standard state application will not be accepted.  In addition to the application, a “Supplement to Application for Employment” must be signed and submitted. The completed application and supplement should be emailed to Human Resources at human.resources@ssb.texas.gov, mailed to State Securities Board, P.O. Box 13167, Austin, TX 78711-3167, or submitted using the TWC Work in Texas website. If application is submitted through Work in Texas, the Supplement to Application must be submitted separately. Applicants to be interviewed will be contacted by the Agency.  Applications accepted for this position only. EEO.

 

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