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JOB TITLE:

Accounting Technician

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Faribault Minnesota United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Come help the Department of Corrections transform lives for a safer Minnesota! Each day when you come to work for the Department of Corrections, you have the opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of those under our care and for those in communities throughout Minnesota.

Job Details


Working Title: Accounting Technician
Job Class: Accounting Technician
Agency: Corrections Dept

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 02/03/2024
  • Closing Date: 02/09/2024
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Corrections Dept / Corrections-Faribault-AFSCME
  • Division/Unit: Minn Corr Facl - Faribault / FRB Accounting Manager's Staff
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
  • Days of Work: Monday - Friday
  • Travel Required: No
  • Salary Range: $21.
    60 - $30.
    52 / hourly; $45,100 - $63,725 / annually
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 207 - Technical/AFSCME
  • FLSA Status: Nonexempt
  • Telework Eligible: No
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work youll do is more than just a job.
Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

Job Summary


The Department of Corrections is looking to fill an Accounting Technician at the Faribault facility.
This position exists to perform various technical accounting services necessary for successful Department of Corrections (DOC) financial operations, including but not limited to incarcerated individuals financial transactions, incarcerated individuals payroll, accounts payable, special purpose accounts, cashier, and other duties.
This position will effectively control, analyze, audit, and prepare appropriate accounting records and reports on a daily and monthly basis.

They will maintain the Incarcerated Individuals Trust Financial System (iTag) on a consistent basis ensuring all incarcerated individuals financial transactions are properly accounted for in an accurate and timely manner.
They will also prepare, process, audit, and authorize the payment of invoices so that obligations are approved and payments are issued that ensures effective compliance, in addition to supporting appropriate record retention on behalf of the agency.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

To be qualified for and considered for this position, ensure that your resume contains descriptions of your work experiences sufficient for comparison against the requirements stated below and indicate the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) sufficient to analyze, interpret, and prepare financial information, records and reports; locate errors; and recommend solutions to procedural or other fiscal problems.
  • Knowledge of SWIFT, iTag, or other private or governmental accounting system, sufficient to query and compile records and reports, including financial status reports.
  • Working knowledge of electronic spreadsheets, word processing software, computers and other office equipment such as calculators.
  • Mathematics skills sufficient to calculate, review and reconcile data and balance accounts.
  • Ability to design, interpret and explain work procedures and operations and provide advice on fiscal policies and procedures.
  • Ability to read and write a variety of materials in English.

Preferred Qualifications

The following qualifications are strongly desired of applicants seeking consideration for this position:

  • Associate's degree or higher in Business, Accounting or an Accounting related field.
  • Experience with SWIFT accounting systems.
  • Experience with the iTag incarcerated individual accounting system.
  • Two or more years of experience processing Accounts Payable for a large (e.
    g.
    150 or more vendors) governmental agency or large business organization.
  • Attention to detail and high degree of accuracy in working with numbers and crucial recordkeeping on a daily basis.
  • Organizational and multi-tasking abilities.

Physical Requirements

The selected finalist is required to review and sign a Physical Demands Analysis (PDA) for this position and may be required to complete a tuberculosis screening prior to hire.
For a copy of the PDA, please email Ali Baumgart at alicia.
baumgart@state.
mn.
us

Additional Requirements

The selection process may include screening the top candidate(s) on their criminal history, predatory offender registration, offender associations and/or other applicable background information in accordance with Department of Corrections policy.
Top candidate(s) must pass a criminal history check which includes successful completion of all sentencing and/or restitution requirements of law enforcement jurisdictions, including probation.

Employment history/reference checks, including incidents of sexual harassment, will also be conducted on the top candidate(s) in accordance with Department of Corrections policy.
This may include a review of job performance and discipline records.

New employees will be fingerprinted within the first 30 days of employment.

Application Details

How to Apply

Select Apply for Job at the top of this page.
If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.
mn.
us.
For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.
mn.
gov/careers.

If you have questions about the position, contact Alicia Baumgart at alicia.
baumgart@state.
mn.
us or 651-361-7307.

To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Alicia Baumgart at alicia.
baumgart@state.
mn.
us.

About Corrections Dept

Go from a job to a meaningful career with the Minnesota Department of Corrections where we work to transform lives for a safer Minnesota! We hold people responsible for the offenses they commit while giving them the tools they need to succeed as they transition back to our communities.
These people may be incarcerated in our correctional facilities or be under our supervision in the community.
No matter a persons custody status, our mindset is the same: a persons path to rejoining the community starts on the day they begin serving their sentence.
Become part of this mindset by joining our team! With the DOC you will find many promotional opportunities, great State of Minnesota benefits, competitive pay, free parking, and workout facilities at most locations.

Why Work for Us

Diverse Workforce

We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve.
The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.

A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:

  • 95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agencys mission
  • 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs
  • 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job
  • 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule

Comprehensive Benefits

Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony.
As an employee, your benefits may include:

  • Public pension plan
  • Training and professional development
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • 11 paid holidays each year
  • Paid parental leave
  • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Wellness programs and resources
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Health care spending and savings accounts
  • Dependent care spending account
  • Tax-deferred compensation
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers.
The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities.
If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.
mn.
us and indicate what assistance is needed.

Position Details

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EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

30.52 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

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LOCATION:

Minnesota United States

CITY:

Faribault

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Come help the Department of Corrections transform lives for a safer Minnesota! Each day when you come to work for the Department of Corrections, you have the opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of those under our care and for those in communities throughout Minnesota.

Job Details


Working Title: Accounting Technician
Job Class: Accounting Technician
Agency: Corrections Dept

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 02/03/2024
  • Closing Date: 02/09/2024
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Corrections Dept / Corrections-Faribault-AFSCME
  • Division/Unit: Minn Corr Facl - Faribault / FRB Accounting Manager's Staff
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
  • Days of Work: Monday - Friday
  • Travel Required: No
  • Salary Range: $21.60 - $30.52 / hourly; $45,100 - $63,725 / annually
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 207 - Technical/AFSCME
  • FLSA Status: Nonexempt
  • Telework Eligible: No
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work youll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

Job Summary


The Department of Corrections is looking to fill an Accounting Technician at the Faribault facility. This position exists to perform various technical accounting services necessary for successful Department of Corrections (DOC) financial operations, including but not limited to incarcerated individuals financial transactions, incarcerated individuals payroll, accounts payable, special purpose accounts, cashier, and other duties. This position will effectively control, analyze, audit, and prepare appropriate accounting records and reports on a daily and monthly basis.

They will maintain the Incarcerated Individuals Trust Financial System (iTag) on a consistent basis ensuring all incarcerated individuals financial transactions are properly accounted for in an accurate and timely manner. They will also prepare, process, audit, and authorize the payment of invoices so that obligations are approved and payments are issued that ensures effective compliance, in addition to supporting appropriate record retention on behalf of the agency.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

To be qualified for and considered for this position, ensure that your resume contains descriptions of your work experiences sufficient for comparison against the requirements stated below and indicate the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) sufficient to analyze, interpret, and prepare financial information, records and reports; locate errors; and recommend solutions to procedural or other fiscal problems.
  • Knowledge of SWIFT, iTag, or other private or governmental accounting system, sufficient to query and compile records and reports, including financial status reports.
  • Working knowledge of electronic spreadsheets, word processing software, computers and other office equipment such as calculators.
  • Mathematics skills sufficient to calculate, review and reconcile data and balance accounts.
  • Ability to design, interpret and explain work procedures and operations and provide advice on fiscal policies and procedures.
  • Ability to read and write a variety of materials in English.

Preferred Qualifications

The following qualifications are strongly desired of applicants seeking consideration for this position:

  • Associate's degree or higher in Business, Accounting or an Accounting related field.
  • Experience with SWIFT accounting systems.
  • Experience with the iTag incarcerated individual accounting system.
  • Two or more years of experience processing Accounts Payable for a large (e.g. 150 or more vendors) governmental agency or large business organization.
  • Attention to detail and high degree of accuracy in working with numbers and crucial recordkeeping on a daily basis.
  • Organizational and multi-tasking abilities.

Physical Requirements

The selected finalist is required to review and sign a Physical Demands Analysis (PDA) for this position and may be required to complete a tuberculosis screening prior to hire. For a copy of the PDA, please email Ali Baumgart at alicia.baumgart@state.mn.us

Additional Requirements

The selection process may include screening the top candidate(s) on their criminal history, predatory offender registration, offender associations and/or other applicable background information in accordance with Department of Corrections policy. Top candidate(s) must pass a criminal history check which includes successful completion of all sentencing and/or restitution requirements of law enforcement jurisdictions, including probation.

Employment history/reference checks, including incidents of sexual harassment, will also be conducted on the top candidate(s) in accordance with Department of Corrections policy. This may include a review of job performance and discipline records.

New employees will be fingerprinted within the first 30 days of employment.

Application Details

How to Apply

Select Apply for Job at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.

If you have questions about the position, contact Alicia Baumgart at alicia.baumgart@state.mn.us or 651-361-7307.

To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Alicia Baumgart at alicia.baumgart@state.mn.us.

About Corrections Dept

Go from a job to a meaningful career with the Minnesota Department of Corrections where we work to transform lives for a safer Minnesota! We hold people responsible for the offenses they commit while giving them the tools they need to succeed as they transition back to our communities. These people may be incarcerated in our correctional facilities or be under our supervision in the community. No matter a persons custody status, our mindset is the same: a persons path to rejoining the community starts on the day they begin serving their sentence. Become part of this mindset by joining our team! With the DOC you will find many promotional opportunities, great State of Minnesota benefits, competitive pay, free parking, and workout facilities at most locations.

Why Work for Us

Diverse Workforce

We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.

A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:

  • 95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agencys mission
  • 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs
  • 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job
  • 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule

Comprehensive Benefits

Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:

  • Public pension plan
  • Training and professional development
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • 11 paid holidays each year
  • Paid parental leave
  • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Wellness programs and resources
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Health care spending and savings accounts
  • Dependent care spending account
  • Tax-deferred compensation
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us and indicate what assistance is needed.

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