Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) is a state agency that serves the people of Minnesota by providing the state with leadership and guidance to support efficient and effective government, a world class workforce, and responsible financial management.
Job Class: Accounting Officer Intermediate
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 12/30/2019
Closing Date: 01/21/2020
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Mn Management & Budget / Mn Mgmt & Budget - MAPE
Division/Unit: Accounting Services / General Accounting
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
Travel Required: No
Salary Range: $21.30 - $30.93/hourly; $44,474 - $64,581/annually
Classified Status: Classified
Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes
This position exists to prepare and manage the daily processing reports, to create sweeps of bank accounts, approve ACH transactions and to assist in the reconciling of 600 plus bank statements each month, some on a weekly and daily basis, to assure all agency banking transactions are properly recorded in statewide accounting system (SWIFT), to assure agency deposits are properly credited to State's bank accounts. Provide back up and support for the cash management division.
Two (2) years of professional experience in any of the following:
Reconciliation of accounts.
Managing or assisting in the reconciliation of investments in a large entity.
Managing or assisting in the reconciliation of bank accounts and knowledge of accounting terminology and procedures.
An Associate's degree in Accounting, Business or Finance, or related degree may substitute six (6) months of experience OR a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business or Finance, or related degree may substitute one (1) year of experience.
All applicants must also have experience in the following:
Proven skill in effective communication, specifically verbal and written.
Strong computer skills including knowledge of large complex spreadsheets and databases (Microsoft Office Suite).
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and with others.
Ability to perform accurate mathematical calculations sufficient to compare and verify data to locate errors.
Ability to interpret and analyze reports and banking records sufficient to resolve problems.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with management and other staff.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or a related field.
Two (2) years of experience in the reconciliation of investments in a large entity and bank accounts.
Experience developing and extracting data from an information warehouse or mainframe system.
Experience with E-pay solutions.
Knowledge of diverse state agency structure.
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, accounting terminology, and procedures.
Minnesota Management and Budget will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and a criminal background check prior to appointment.
Why Work For Us
The State of Minnesota also has over 100 state agencies, so the possibilities of serving our great state through a multitude of programs and roles are endless! The State of Minnesota also has our own Enterprise Talent Development department to keep your skills and knowledge sharp. You may also qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness, which forgives the remaining balance of your student loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments!
What's also great about this job is the competitive wage and comprehensive benefits package including low cost/high value medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, retirement plan, health care savings plan, generous vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, and numerous tax-deferred benefit options (e.g., 457B investment plan, long and short-term disability plans, etc.). Benefits offered are:
Medical and dental insurance
11 paid holidays per year
Affordable dependent care
Pension and retirement saving plan
Vacation and Sick leave
Long and short term disability insurance
How to Apply
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AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. 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 email@example.com. Please indicate what assistance you need.
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