State Of Indiana Indianapolis , IN 46218
Posted 4 weeks ago
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Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana's communities every day.
At the State of Indiana, we don't just talk about diversity and inclusion - Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.
Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.
About the Department of Education (DOE):
We are dedicated to providing the highest quality of innovative support to Indiana's schools, teachers, students, and parents. We are proactively working with educators, policy makers, business leaders, and community-based organizations to achieve our mission of "Working Together for Student Success."
Salary will be commensurate with education and work experience.
About the Job:
The incumbent is responsible for financial monitoring of vendors and the internal audit of the Department. This is accomplished by collection and analysis of data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations and management policies. Testing of general ledger, financial statements, time & effort reports, cash management records, inventory, and/or other information reviewed will ensure compliance. Also provide assistance on finance team assignments as directed by supervisor.
A Day in the Life:
Assess compliance with financial regulations and controls by executing audit program steps; testing general ledger, account balances and related financial statements; examining and analyzing records, reports, operating practices and documentation.
Assess risks and internal controls by identifying areas of non-compliance; evaluating manual and automated financial processes; identifying process weaknesses and inefficiencies.
Create, maintain and conduct internal risk assessment to be conducted annually.
Verify inventory and assets by comparing and analyzing items with documentation.
Complete audit work papers documenting audit tests and findings.
Maintain up to date and accurate information in audit database with information from reviews.
Supports external auditors by coordinating information.
Provides financial control information by collecting, analyzing and summarizing data and trends.
Project work as directed by supervisor.
Review reimbursement requests for appropriate documentation regarding allowability per Federal programs as necessary.
Review corrective action as received by audited corporations as necessary
Review monthly invoices and appropriate backup documentation against contracts processed through IDOE.
Perform other duties as assigned.
What You'll Need for Success:
Bachelor's degree helpful, with experience in accounting or auditing preferred.
Advanced knowledge of the theories, principles and practices of public accounting, controls, auditing and asset management.
Extensive knowledge of PeopleSoft Financials and Microsoft Excel as they apply to agency functions.
Extensive knowledge of federal and state laws, policies and procedures as they pertain to accounting and budgeting.
Extensive knowledge of automated accounting systems.
Thorough knowledge of budgeting and implementation of policy changes.
Working knowledge of agency organization, function and purpose.
Ability to analyze and correlate technical materials.
Ability to handle sensitive information with the appropriate level of discretion.
Ability to interpret complicated financial statements and reports.
Ability to analyze and solve difficult accounting problems.
Ability to work collaboratively with program and fiscal staff.
Supervisory Responsibilities/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) as well as vision and dental plans
Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards)
Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
150 hours of paid new parent leave
Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
Education Reimbursement Program
Group life insurance
Referral Bonus program
Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Free Parking for most positions
Free LinkedIn Learning access
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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