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ASSISTANT FINANCE OFFICER (Grants)
Position Close Date: 02/08/2013
Location: Oklahoma City
Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Job Summary: The Oklahoma Office of Attorney General is seeking an Assistant Finance Officer who will be responsible for budgeting, accounting, reporting, reconciliation, and all other aspects of fiscal management. He/She will be responsible for grants administered and received by the Oklahoma Office of Attorney General. Job duties and responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) the following: prepare and submit progress reports, financial status reports (SF269A), closeout procedures, and single audit compliance; assist in the preparation and submission of gran requests; prepare quarterly expenditure reports; maintain ledgers, and other information concerning financial requirements for federal grant programs; prepare purchase orders, change orders, and contracts for vendors, as needed; receive, review, and process monthly request for funds from grant recipients; request drawdown of funds from the federal and/or state granting agency for each grant; review and process expense vouchers, invoices, and other fiscal documents for payment; reconcile various financial reports and other data concerning fiscal operations; analyze budget requirements, payroll data, allocation of funds to various accounts or functions; and other duties, as assigned.
Qualifications: A minimum of a Bachelorís degree in accounting, finance, or closely-related field, or an equivalent combination of education and government accounting experience and training is required. Applicants must have knowledge of accounting principles and theories and must have the ability to prepare financial statements and reports; to review and analyze financial information; and to maintain routine accounting data in appropriate ledgers and journals. Strong preference will be given to applicants with knowledge and utilization of the PeopleSoft (Oracle) Financial system and state government accounting procedures. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word is required.