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Senior Accountant

Recruitment #111912-MABB02-20800

Opening Date:11/20/2012
Closing Date:11/26/2012 11:59:00 PM
Type of Recruitment: Open Competitive
Salary:Yearly: $33,638.00/Min - $42,047.00/Mid
Pay Grade: 11
Shift Hours:8:30 - 4:30 pm
Employment Type: Actual Vacancy
Employment Term: Regular
Agency:Family Court
Location(s): New Castle County Courthouse: (500 N. King Street, Wilmington, DE, 19801)
Contact Name:Family Court Human Resource Department
Contact Phone:302-255-0070

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SUMMARY STATEMENT

This level is responsible for complex analysis, development of financial reports and recommendations and other assignments requiring a comprehensive, broad knowledge of accounting theories, principles, practices and procedures. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
  • Analyzes, reconciles and consolidates vouchers, records, journals, ledgers and statements.
     
  • Monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with budgetary recommendations.

  • Reviews financial transactions and codes for conformance to standard procedures and accounts.
     
  • Compiles, analyzes and prepares a variety of statements and reports for state, special, private or federal funded programs for use in financial, budget and personnel planning. 
     
  • Develops cost projections based on past records and anticipated activities and makes fiscally sound recommendations.
     
  • Applies standardized accounting principles and practices.
     
  • Reviews internal accounting policies and procedures and makes recommendations for revisions.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Senior Accountant
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Six months experience in accounting using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  2. Six montbs experience in compiling, analyzing and interpreting financial data to ensure effective and efficient accounting of funds or to make projections for financial planning.
  3. Six months experience in creating financial reports which includes combining and presenting financial data from multiple sources in an organized format.
  4. Six months experience in interpreting laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
  5. Six months experience in using an automated information system to enter, update, modify, delete, retrieve/inquire and report on data.
  6. Knowledge of staff supervision which includes planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others.

 

BENEFITS

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at http://ben.omb.delaware.gov/

SELECTION PROCESS

The application is evaluated based upon a rating of training and experience.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

 
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