Description of Duties/Essential Functions Benefits Supplemental Questions
Under general supervision, performs a variety of professional accounting duties; establishes and maintains Accounts Payable entries for the agencies serviced by Public Safety Shared Services; makes daily entries into Accounting Information Systems (AIS) and Comptroller systems reports; makes daily entries into Accounts Payable systems; reconciles Comptroller Cash Balance with Cash Book.
Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college, with courses in business administration and accounting or four years of technical accounting experience; requires elementary knowledge of professional accounting and auditing theory, principles, methods and procedures; requires elementary knowledge of the laws, rules, and regulations relating to state or non-state accounting or auditing procedures; requires elementary knowledge of office methods, procedures, standard office accounting machines and equipment; requires elementary knowledge of Excel and AIS computer systems.
Conditions of Employment: Requires the ability to pass the IDOC/IDJJ background check.
On January 1, 2020, the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act will make it legal for residents over the age of 21 to produce, consume and sell cannabis in Illinois. Please note that although the law has changed, the Department will continue to enforce the Department's zero tolerance Drug Testing policy.
The use of unauthorized drugs, including cannabis, by an employee, regardless of the position held is prohibited.
Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact: Anticipated Starting Salary: $3,727/month; $44,724/year
Current bargaining unit employees - Contractual language applies
Full bargaining unit range: $44,724/year - $67,968/year
If this position requires an automated/skills test, candidates must take this test by the close of the posting period in order to receive a grade.
WORK HOURS: 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with Saturday / Sunday off.
AGENCY/LOCATION: Illinois Department of Corrections 1301 Concordia Ct., Springfield, IL.
Apply via Email (include BID ID in Subject line), USPS or Concordia Drop Box:
IDOC/ Public Safety Shared Services
Lisa Devert, HR Specialist
1301 Concordia Ct
Springfield, IL 62794-9277
Lisa.Devert@Illinois.gov (Emails should include BID ID number in Subject Line)
How to Apply: PLEASE SEE NEW CMS GRADING PROCESS BELOW
CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM AND/OR APPLICATION FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY.
Bids/applications must be received by the agency contact by the closing date of the posting; late applications will be considered ineligible.
APPLICATION - BIDDING PROCEDURES:
PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITY (applying for a grade OR currently hold a grade):Effective November 1, 2019 CMS Examining no longer accepts CMS 100B applications. Current employees interested in this position must submit a bid form and completed promotional application CMS100B, (REV. 07/2019 or newer) to the Agency Contact; this must be done within the bid/posting period and contain the posting ID number on all the forms.
ALL OTHER INTERESTED CANDIDATES (Voluntary Reduction, Job Assignments & Transfer):Applications must submit a bid form, transfer request form (if applicable), and a completed employment application CMS 100, (Rev. 07/2019 or newer) to the Agency Contact; this must be done within the posting period and contain the bid/posting ID on all the forms.
NON-STATE APPLICANTS/GENERAL PUBLIC: A written examination is needed for this position.
The examination must be completed at a CMS test site. You will need to take a CMS 100 Application to the test site along with a copy of this posting before the 5th day after the close of this posting period. You must also submit the CMS 100 (Rev. 07/2019 or newer) to the Agency Contact in order to be eligible.
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This position may require a current grade from Central Management Services (CMS), Division of Examining and Counseling, to be deemed qualified and available for employment consideration. For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select 'Application Procedures'. Additional information may also be obtained from the Agency Contact listed above or by contacting CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling at Work4Illinois@Illinois.gov or (217) 782-7100, (217) 785-3979 (TDD/TTY), (800) 526-0844 (TTY Only).
Additional Documentation for Accountant:
Additional Title and Exam Information
Test Information Guide
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NOTE: Salary amounts shown are only to be used as a guide; actual salary will be determined at the time of hire based on current salary plans and/or collective bargaining agreements, if applicable.
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