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Accounting Specialist | Obligations

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Accounting Specialist | Obligations   

JOB TITLE:

Accounting Specialist | Obligations

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Springfield Illinois United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Agency : Illinois Office of Comptroller
Closing Date/Time: 02/15/2024
Salary: $52,050.
60-$80,980.
45/year
Job Type: Salaried Full Time
County: Sangamon
Number of Vacancies: 1
Plan/BU: NR916 - Protech Teamsters

****************A RESUME IS REQUIRED FOR THIS JOB POSTING****************

Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application.
You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document that is not a Resume or CV.


This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.

All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the illinois.
jobs2web.
com
website.
State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the
SuccessFactors employee career portal.

Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.

Posting Identification Number 35550

Position Overview

COME JOIN A TRANSFORMATIVE TEAM, with a record of proven, positive impact to the State of Illinois.

The Illinois Office of Comptroller is seeking applicants for the position of Accounting Specialist for Obligations.


The Comptroller is the chief fiscal control officer for Illinois government, charged by the Constitution with maintaining the states central fiscal accounts and ordering payments into and out of the appropriate funds.
The office processes more than 16 million transactions annually and serves as a fiscal watchdog to ensure that all state payments meet the requirements of the law.
The Comptrollers office provides meaningful and timely fiscal information to help state policymakers adopt effective policies.
The office continually seeks new ways to improve how it serves the public.
The Comptroller has updated and streamlined the Comptrollers website and has led the process of updating the states payroll and accounting systems.
Comptroller Mendoza is committed to running the Office of Comptroller as a financial watchdog for the interest of Illinois citizens and to installing the most modern and transparent systems to make the states financial information available to all.


MAJOR FUNCTION: Under general supervision of the Public Service Administrator of the Obligations Unit, pre-audits contract/lease documents as well as amendments to these obligations to ensure conformity to statutory requirements and Comptroller's rules and regulations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Pre-audits purchase orders (POs) from agency on-line entry by examining the legal portion of the PO document to determine conformity with statutory requirements and Comptrollers rules and regulations.
  • Processes POs on State Accounting System; approves and runs POs from State Accounting System which have passed legal pre-audit; holds documents which have not passed pre-audit, lists reasons for hold; deletes the PO if corrective action is not taken and returns original PO to agency.
  • Responds to telephone inquiries; researches and assists the supervisor and agencies in the resolution of PO problems.
  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of duties defined above and to ensure maximum compliance within the Obligations Unit.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to the completion of two (2) years of college and one (1) year of technical accounting experience or four (4) years of related clerical bookkeeping experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prefers a minimum two (2) years working knowledge of accounting techniques and procedures.
  • Prefers two (2) years of experience analyzing routine accounting records and documents.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires extensive knowledge of office methods and procedures.
  • Requires ability to use mainframe and microcomputer-based programs.
  • Requires ability to apply established accounting methods and procedures.
  • Requires ability to operate commonly used manual and automated office equipment and perform routine maintenance.
  • Requires ability to use analytical and fact-finding techniques.
  • Requires ability to follow written and oral instruction of moderate complexity.
  • Requires good written and oral communication skills.
  • Requires ability to maintain satisfactory working relationships with other employees and general public.
  • Requires ability to sit for extended periods and complete tasks requiring repetitive hand movement and long periods of screen time.

Benefits

This position is eligible to be a member of the State of Illinois Group Insurance program which includes health, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage options.
Additionally, this position will annually accrue 12 paid sick days, a minimum of 12 paid vacation days, 4 paid personal days, and be afforded up to 14 paid state holidays, prorated based on start date.

Equal Employment and Commitment to Diversity

The Illinois Office of Comptroller provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex or gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, genetic information, service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.
Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

The Illinois Office of Comptroller is committed to the fair and equal employment of individuals with disabilities under the ADA.
It is the Illinois Office of Comptroller's policy to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the company.
The Illinois Office of Comptroller prohibits any harassment of, or discriminatory treatment of, employees or applicants based on a disability or because an employee has requested a reasonable accommodation.

The Illinois Office of Comptroller is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the agency and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives.
This commitment is embodied in agency policy and organizational culture.


NOTE: This position does not require a current grade from Central Management Services.

Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 7.
5 hours/day
Work Location: 325 W Adams St Springfield, IL 62704-1884
Agency Contact: Kammy Ferrigno

Human Resources for Illinois Office of Comptroller

325 West Adams Street, Room 102

Springfield, Illinois 62704

217-785-1102

Incoming@illinoiscomptroller.
gov


Job Family:
Fiscal, Finance & Procurement; Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Use the Apply button at the top right or bottom right of this posting to begin the application process.

If you are not already signed in, you will be prompted to do so.

State employees should sign in to the career portal for State of Illinois employees a link is available at the top left of the Illinois.
jobs2web.
com homepage in the blue ribbon.

Non-State employees should log in on the using the View Profile link in the top right of the Illinois.
jobs2web.
com homepage in the blue ribbon.
If you have never before signed in, you will be prompted to create an account.

If you have questions about how to apply, please see the following resources:

State employees: Log in to the career portal for State employees and review the Internal Candidate Application Job Aid

Non-State employees: on Illinois.
jobs2web.
com click Application Procedures in the footer of every page of the website.


The main form of communication will be through email.
Please check your junk mail, spam, or other folder for communication(s) regarding any submitted application(s).
You may receive emails from the following addresses:

  • donotreply@SIL-P1.
    ns2cloud.
    com
  • systems@SIL-P1.
    ns2cloud.
    com

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

80980.45 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707248714-c46ab05adbedc1d2c076440eb414f131

LOCATION:

Illinois United States

CITY:

Springfield

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Agency : Illinois Office of Comptroller
Closing Date/Time: 02/15/2024
Salary: $52,050.60-$80,980.45/year
Job Type: Salaried Full Time
County: Sangamon
Number of Vacancies: 1
Plan/BU: NR916 - Protech Teamsters

****************A RESUME IS REQUIRED FOR THIS JOB POSTING****************

Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application. You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document that is not a Resume or CV.


This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.

All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the illinois.jobs2web.com website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.

Posting Identification Number 35550

Position Overview

COME JOIN A TRANSFORMATIVE TEAM, with a record of proven, positive impact to the State of Illinois.

The Illinois Office of Comptroller is seeking applicants for the position of Accounting Specialist for Obligations.


The Comptroller is the chief fiscal control officer for Illinois government, charged by the Constitution with maintaining the states central fiscal accounts and ordering payments into and out of the appropriate funds. The office processes more than 16 million transactions annually and serves as a fiscal watchdog to ensure that all state payments meet the requirements of the law. The Comptrollers office provides meaningful and timely fiscal information to help state policymakers adopt effective policies. The office continually seeks new ways to improve how it serves the public. The Comptroller has updated and streamlined the Comptrollers website and has led the process of updating the states payroll and accounting systems. Comptroller Mendoza is committed to running the Office of Comptroller as a financial watchdog for the interest of Illinois citizens and to installing the most modern and transparent systems to make the states financial information available to all.


MAJOR FUNCTION: Under general supervision of the Public Service Administrator of the Obligations Unit, pre-audits contract/lease documents as well as amendments to these obligations to ensure conformity to statutory requirements and Comptroller's rules and regulations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Pre-audits purchase orders (POs) from agency on-line entry by examining the legal portion of the PO document to determine conformity with statutory requirements and Comptrollers rules and regulations.
  • Processes POs on State Accounting System; approves and runs POs from State Accounting System which have passed legal pre-audit; holds documents which have not passed pre-audit, lists reasons for hold; deletes the PO if corrective action is not taken and returns original PO to agency.
  • Responds to telephone inquiries; researches and assists the supervisor and agencies in the resolution of PO problems.
  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of duties defined above and to ensure maximum compliance within the Obligations Unit.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to the completion of two (2) years of college and one (1) year of technical accounting experience or four (4) years of related clerical bookkeeping experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prefers a minimum two (2) years working knowledge of accounting techniques and procedures.
  • Prefers two (2) years of experience analyzing routine accounting records and documents.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires extensive knowledge of office methods and procedures.
  • Requires ability to use mainframe and microcomputer-based programs.
  • Requires ability to apply established accounting methods and procedures.
  • Requires ability to operate commonly used manual and automated office equipment and perform routine maintenance.
  • Requires ability to use analytical and fact-finding techniques.
  • Requires ability to follow written and oral instruction of moderate complexity.
  • Requires good written and oral communication skills.
  • Requires ability to maintain satisfactory working relationships with other employees and general public.
  • Requires ability to sit for extended periods and complete tasks requiring repetitive hand movement and long periods of screen time.

Benefits

This position is eligible to be a member of the State of Illinois Group Insurance program which includes health, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage options. Additionally, this position will annually accrue 12 paid sick days, a minimum of 12 paid vacation days, 4 paid personal days, and be afforded up to 14 paid state holidays, prorated based on start date.

Equal Employment and Commitment to Diversity

The Illinois Office of Comptroller provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex or gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, genetic information, service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

The Illinois Office of Comptroller is committed to the fair and equal employment of individuals with disabilities under the ADA. It is the Illinois Office of Comptroller's policy to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the company. The Illinois Office of Comptroller prohibits any harassment of, or discriminatory treatment of, employees or applicants based on a disability or because an employee has requested a reasonable accommodation.

The Illinois Office of Comptroller is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the agency and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives. This commitment is embodied in agency policy and organizational culture.


NOTE: This position does not require a current grade from Central Management Services.

Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 7.5 hours/day
Work Location: 325 W Adams St Springfield, IL 62704-1884
Agency Contact: Kammy Ferrigno

Human Resources for Illinois Office of Comptroller

325 West Adams Street, Room 102

Springfield, Illinois 62704

217-785-1102

Incoming@illinoiscomptroller.gov


Job Family:
Fiscal, Finance & Procurement; Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Use the Apply button at the top right or bottom right of this posting to begin the application process.

If you are not already signed in, you will be prompted to do so.

State employees should sign in to the career portal for State of Illinois employees a link is available at the top left of the Illinois.jobs2web.com homepage in the blue ribbon.

Non-State employees should log in on the using the View Profile link in the top right of the Illinois.jobs2web.com homepage in the blue ribbon. If you have never before signed in, you will be prompted to create an account.

If you have questions about how to apply, please see the following resources:

State employees: Log in to the career portal for State employees and review the Internal Candidate Application Job Aid

Non-State employees: on Illinois.jobs2web.com click Application Procedures in the footer of every page of the website.


The main form of communication will be through email. Please check your junk mail, spam, or other folder for communication(s) regarding any submitted application(s). You may receive emails from the following addresses:

  • donotreply@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com
  • systems@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com


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