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Accounting Assistant

  • ... Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 58211 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 05, 2024       Expires on: Mar 21, 2024

Accounting Assistant   

JOB TITLE:

Accounting Assistant

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Dauphin County Pennsylvania United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

THE POSITION

Are you a motivated professional who enjoys working with numbers? The Department of State is seeking an Accounting Assistant to join our talented team of professionals.
This position will give you the opportunity to processes invoices for payment once approval has been obtained.
Duties include tracking of invoices, researching issues, and corresponding with internal and external customers to ensure timely payments.
Take this next step in your career, apply with us today!

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

The Accounting Assistant processes approved invoices for payment in accordance with Bureau policy and procedures.
Additional duties include preparing and maintaining various tracking logs, researching issues with invoices and vendors to determine appropriate corrective action, processing funds commitments and purchase order change orders, tracking invoices to ensure timely processing and payment, and recording payment information on electronic files.


Additional details regarding the duties of this position may be found in the position description.


Work Schedule and Additional Information:
  • Full-time employment.
  • Work hours are 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday, with 60-minute lunch.
  • Telework: You will have the opportunity to work from home (telework) part-time, after completion of a month-long training period on-site at the headquarters office in Harrisburg.
    After the initial on-site training, you will be required to come into the office once a week and as needed for ongoing projects.
    In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed Internet connection.
    If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Harrisburg.
  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email.
    Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY

QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:
  • Two years of experience performing bookkeeping or clerical accounting work; or
  • An Associate Degree in accounting or business administration including or supplemented by six credits of accounting.

Additional Requirements:
  • Adhere to the values and ethics of the Department of State.
  • Demonstrate professionalism and discretion in your work.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills.
  • Show initiative and problem-solving skills.
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

How to Apply:
  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position.
    Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.
    e.
    , relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements.
    Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date.
    Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.

Veterans:
  • Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.
    C.
    S.
    §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.
    To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.
    employment.
    pa.
    gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.
    aspx and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.
    gov.

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):
  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce.
The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania.
The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law.
All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.


Learn more about our Total Rewards by watching this short video!

Health & Wellness

We offer multiple health plans so our employees can choose what works best for themselves and their families.
Our comprehensive benefits package includes health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.
*


Compensation & Financial Planning
We invest in our employees by providing competitive wages and encouraging financial wellness by offering multiple ways to save money and ensure peace of mind including multiple retirement and investment plan options.


Work/Life Balance
We know there’s more to life than just work! Our generous paid leave benefits include paid vacation, paid sick leave, six weeks of paid parental leave, military leave, and paid time off for most major U.
S.
holidays, as well as flexible work schedules and work-from-home opportunities.
*

Values and Culture
We believe in the work we do and provide continual opportunities for our employees to grow and contribute to the greater good.
As one of the largest employers in the state, we provide opportunities for internal mobility, professional development, and the opportunity to give back by participating in workplace charitable giving.


Employee Perks
Sometimes, it is the little “extras” that make a big difference.
Our employees receive special employee-only discounts and rates on a variety of services and memberships.


For more information on all of these Total Rewards benefits, please visit www.
employment.
pa.
gov and click on the benefits box.


  • Eligibility rules apply.

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 05, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

58211 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707478080-99f047ea5bf005945075132f41a368d3

LOCATION:

Pennsylvania United States

CITY:

Dauphin County

Job Origin:

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THE POSITION

Are you a motivated professional who enjoys working with numbers? The Department of State is seeking an Accounting Assistant to join our talented team of professionals. This position will give you the opportunity to processes invoices for payment once approval has been obtained. Duties include tracking of invoices, researching issues, and corresponding with internal and external customers to ensure timely payments. Take this next step in your career, apply with us today!

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

The Accounting Assistant processes approved invoices for payment in accordance with Bureau policy and procedures. Additional duties include preparing and maintaining various tracking logs, researching issues with invoices and vendors to determine appropriate corrective action, processing funds commitments and purchase order change orders, tracking invoices to ensure timely processing and payment, and recording payment information on electronic files.

Additional details regarding the duties of this position may be found in the position description.


Work Schedule and Additional Information:
  • Full-time employment.
  • Work hours are 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday, with 60-minute lunch.
  • Telework: You will have the opportunity to work from home (telework) part-time, after completion of a month-long training period on-site at the headquarters office in Harrisburg. After the initial on-site training, you will be required to come into the office once a week and as needed for ongoing projects. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed Internet connection. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Harrisburg.
  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY

QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:
  • Two years of experience performing bookkeeping or clerical accounting work; or
  • An Associate Degree in accounting or business administration including or supplemented by six credits of accounting.

Additional Requirements:
  • Adhere to the values and ethics of the Department of State.
  • Demonstrate professionalism and discretion in your work.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills.
  • Show initiative and problem-solving skills.
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

How to Apply:
  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.

Veterans:
  • Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):
  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.


Learn more about our Total Rewards by watching this short video!

Health & Wellness

We offer multiple health plans so our employees can choose what works best for themselves and their families. Our comprehensive benefits package includes health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.*


Compensation & Financial Planning
We invest in our employees by providing competitive wages and encouraging financial wellness by offering multiple ways to save money and ensure peace of mind including multiple retirement and investment plan options.

Work/Life Balance
We know there’s more to life than just work! Our generous paid leave benefits include paid vacation, paid sick leave, six weeks of paid parental leave, military leave, and paid time off for most major U.S. holidays, as well as flexible work schedules and work-from-home opportunities.*

Values and Culture
We believe in the work we do and provide continual opportunities for our employees to grow and contribute to the greater good. As one of the largest employers in the state, we provide opportunities for internal mobility, professional development, and the opportunity to give back by participating in workplace charitable giving.

Employee Perks
Sometimes, it is the little “extras” that make a big difference. Our employees receive special employee-only discounts and rates on a variety of services and memberships.

For more information on all of these Total Rewards benefits, please visit www.employment.pa.gov and click on the benefits box.

  • Eligibility rules apply.

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