OSCI- Financial Specialist Advanced position provides highly complex levels of accounting, auditing and bookkeeping oversight for multiple programs and funding sources. This position audits and reviews financial transactions including cost allocation patterns for general institution operations, inmate accounts, stores operations, federal grants, gifts, donations, inmate accounts including inmate legal and general loans, revenue generating therapy programs, stores and canteen operations.
This position is responsible for payment of all canteen invoices for OSCI and will assist in the management of the store inventory. This position functions as lead worker coordinating workflow and training for Financial Specialists and Senior Financial Specialist.
DCC- Financial Specialist Advanced position independently performs accounting and reconciliation functions related to the receipt and disbursement of court ordered obligations, and restitution using several complex automated systems; monitors and reconciles accounts across multiple funding sources. This position is also responsible for assisting with preparation of reports for various agencies and the court system; responsible for providing technical assistance, training and coordinating system upgrades and testing; ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations, Department of Administration and Department of Corrections accounting system rules, internal control, policies and procedures; communicating and resolving discrepancies arising from processing of financial transactions; and monitoring of the systems to ensure the integrity of the financial data.
Special Notes: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without DOC sponsorship) at the time of application. The Department of Corrections will conduct criminal background checks on applicants prior to selection.
Upon hire, all new DOC employees are subject to fingerprinting. The Department of Corrections may conduct pre-employment drug screens. Any applicant who is offered employment in a position which requires a pre-employment drug screen must pass the screen as a contingency to employment.
Minimally qualified applicants will have experience and/or training in the following:
Auditing and reviewing complex financial transactions (e.g. Accounts with multiple funding sources, various appropriations between various financial systems; accounts payable and/or accounts receivable that have multiple diverse and / or unique rules and regulations; reconciliation of reimbursements from external entity or agency; determining disbursement of special funds eligibility according to policies and procedures.)
Experience in a leadership role such as supervisor, Lead worker or mentor (e.g. advising, providing and developing training on financial procedures and systems, record keeping and modern business practices; analyzing, creating and revising financial instructions and processes; making recommendations related to financial programs.)
Performing modern accounting and auditing duties (e.g. creating reports, examining records, reports, documentation and verifying accuracy; completing audit paperwork, ensuring compliance with internal control procedures.)
Performing financial functions in financial programs/software e.g. PeopleSoft, Quick books, WICS, etc..
State Of Wisconsin