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About the Indiana Department of Correction:
We promote public safety by providing meaningful, effective opportunities for successful re-entry. As the model of best correctional practices, we strive to return productive citizens to our communities and inspire a culture of accountability, integrity and professionalism.
This role starts at a base salary of $25,766.
About the Job:
As an Account Clerk, you will be responsible for a variety of important and complex clerical functions, and will hold responsibility for large sums of money and other valuables.
A Day in the Life:
The essential functions of this role are as follows:
Maintain official agency financial records and certify their accuracy.
Exercise limited purchasing and inventory control.
Assist in preparation and control of agency budget.
Receive, deposit, distribute, and account for monies, securities, or other valuables.
Authorize payment of vouchers or prepare voucher for director's signature.
Write checks, transmit payments, audit transactions, post and process encumbrances and expenditures, and perform transactions utilizing the correct department forms and records as needed.
Check requisitions for quality, quantity, and price per Quantity Purchase Award contract.
Figure monthly profit-loss statement or make other computations and calculations on agency records.
Prepare monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial reports.
Negotiate settlement of accounts.
Operate all types of office equipment and order equipment and repairs.
Let and re-let leases and arrange auctions, sales, and receipt of bids.
The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.
What We're Looking For:
Working knowledge of bookkeeping, auditing, contracts and contracting procedures.
Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Aptitude for business mathematics and public relations.
What You'll Need for Success:
Working knowledge of department functions and office procedures.
Ability to learn the operation of all kinds of office equipment.
Ability for solving different problems, some of which may not have been previously encountered.
Ability to work under pressure and to practice diplomacy, tact and courtesy.
Ability to accurately handle money and other items of value and eligible to be bonded.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.
Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:
The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:
Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan)
Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
Group life insurance
Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
New Parent Leave
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Equal Employment Opportunity:
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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