In this position you will provide professional accounting support to financial and underwriting operations of the Risk Management Division of the Department of Administration. This work will include quarterly premium and loss reporting, internal auditing, and annual report and underwriting. The position develops, generates, and reconciles management reports; designs and produces reports from the states accounting system SWIFT; is responsible for data quality and completeness; and works with Division staff to produce necessary data elements that support the mission of the Risk Management Division.
This is a temporary position anticipated to last up to one year in duration.
Bachelors degree in accounting, finance, or closely related discipline or (2) two years of professional accounting experience
Experience preparing basic and complex financial documents and/or statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and other applicable statutes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures
Experience working with the states accounting system SWIFT or similar system
Working knowledge of Minnesota Workers Compensation laws sufficient to understand impact on workers compensation payments to calculate complex indemnity benefits, and to complete the annual supplementary reimbursement request forms.
Expertise in Excel spreadsheet software sufficient to create and run reports
Problem solving and organizational/planning skills necessary to independently complete assignments in accordance with established time frames
Professional accounting experience in state government
Knowledge in using the states Information Warehouse for reporting purposes.
Experience in State fiscal systems such as SWIFT, SEMA4 or other comparable systems
Strong attention to detail and high degree of accuracy working with numbers and crucial recordkeeping on a daily basis
Ability to interpret and explain accounting and workers compensation policies, procedures, and practices to customers
Successful applicant must pass employment reference checks and a criminal background check through American databank
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE
! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
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Job Title: Accounting Officer Inter
Location:* St. Paul
Job ID:* 26706
Full/Part Time:* Full-Time
Who May Apply:* Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted:* 9/13/2018
Closing Date: 10/3/2018
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Department of Administration
Hiring Agency:* Department of Administration
Division/Unit:* Risk Management Division
Work Shift:* Day Shift
Work Hours:* Day Shift
Work Shift/Work Hours:* Day Shift
Days of Work:* Monday - Friday
Travel Required:* No
Salary Range:* $20.83 - $ 30.25/hourly; $43,493 - $63,162 /annually
Classified Status:* Classified
Connect 700 Program Eligible:* No
Job Class:* Accounting Officer Intermediate
State Of Minnesota