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Accountant III

Recruitment #130107-D14C-01

Introduction

Position located at VS #33- Business Enterprise Program-OKC
Position recruitment runs 1/8/2013 to 1/22/2013
Essential Functions:  This position is responsible for reviewing, analyzing and presenting financial data including revenue projections and expenditure reports to determine funding requirements for the Business Enterprise Program (BEP). Duties include maintaining ledgers, registers and other fiscal records; reviewing and processing expense vouchers, invoices and other fiscal documents for payment; and for reconciling various financial reports and other data concerning the fiscal operations. Additional duties include performing quarterly audits of licensed managers as identified by the BEP Operations Coordinator. Applicant must be willing to perform all job related travel.  Probationary period (or trial period if applicable) is required.

Background Check:  Effective January 1, 2012, the successful candidates for positions at the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services will be required to pass an Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation criminal investigation and background check.

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

Background Check:  Effective January 1, 2012, the successful candidates for positions at the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services will be required to pass an Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation criminal investigation and background check.

Education and Experience Requirements:   Level I - 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 - requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level I plus one year of experience in performing professional accounting experience. Level III - requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level II plus two years of additional professional accounting experience.

Method of Application:  ALL SOURCES – Applicants, without previous classified state service, those that are in the unclassified status OR currently in probationary status, must apply through the Office of Personnel Management OKCAREERS on-line applicant system (www.ok.gov/opm/).  Current State of Oklahoma employees with permanent status in the classified service, or those having reinstatement rights; Submit one (1) complete set of all of the following application materials:  A cover letter that contains the Job Announcement Number, Job Title and Job Code of the position for which you are applying, a telephone number where you can be reached during office hours, your home mailing address, your e-mail address, your current classification and job code and a completed Office of Personnel Management Personal Data Summary Sheet (OPM-4B).  DRS’ requires applicants to provide copies of performance evaluations at the interview process.
    
Send OPM 4B and Cover letter to: 
     Department of Rehabilitation Services
     Attn:  Human Resources Unit
                   3535 NW 58th Street, Suite 500
                   Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73112
     Fax: (405) 951-3543

If you have any questions regarding this position or the application process, contact Calvin Small at (405) 951-3527.
                             An Equal Opportunity Employer

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving professional level work in the maintenance, analysis, interpretation and management of financial accounting data.  This includes the preparation and posting of various journals, ledgers and accounts, analysis and presentation of financial data, and preparation of financial statements and expenditure reports, review and approval of various vouchers and invoices for payment, analyzing budget requirements, preparing payroll data, allocation of funds to various accounts or functions, and other similar activities.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Accountant job family has four levels which are distinguished by the complexity of assignments, the level of expertise required to perform the duties assigned, and the responsibility for providing leadership to others.

Level III:   
This is the specialist level of this job family where employees are routinely assigned responsibilities for advanced level professional accounting work involving the management of highly diversified accounts with a high degree of activity, management of investment portfolios, or similar activities requiring the application of a broad range of knowledge of both accounting principles and financial operations.  The work is generally performed with a high degree of technical and administrative freedom to plan, develop and organize all phases of the work necessary for completion within broad program guidelines.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level III:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance or a closely related field PLUS three years of professional accounting experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of bookkeeping for each year of the required degree.

Selection Plan

Scores based on:  100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on a supplemental questionnaire

***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.



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