Accountant II/III -- Texas State Library & Archives Commission -- Austin, TX

Division: Administrative Services
Position Title: Accountant II/III Commensurate with Experience
Apply Now: https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=00024277&tz=G...
Work Location: 1201 Brazos - Austin, TX 78711
Working Hours: M-F 8-5
Salary Group: B-15, B-17
Classification No. 1014/Accountant II - 1016/Accountant III
Job Posting No. 00024777
Monthly Salary: $2748 - $4337.08/Month
Date Job Available: July 15, 2022

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Accountant II - $3200 - $3600
JOB SUMMARY
Performs routine journey-level accounting work. Work involves, but is not limited to, processing cash receipts for daily deposit into the State of Texas Treasury Department, processing agency invoices, receiving reports, encumbrances, payment vouchers, and other documents in preparation of payment for agency goods and services. Coordinates with internal purchasing staff, divisional purchasing liaisons, and external vendors to resolve disputed invoices. May also include working with Federal Fund requests and distribution. This position works under moderate supervision, using specific procedures and guidelines to complete work assignments, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Reconcile routine invoices, receiving reports and other related documents to purchase order; create and enter purchase vouchers into CAPPS.
  • Collects, processes, and records revenue for deposit; create and enter journal vouchers to correct defaulted deposits.
  • Process mail and other incoming documents daily.
  • Researches and resolves invoice discrepancies.
  • Reconcile cash box, and bill exchanger monthly.
  • Create expenditure transfer documents and enter data into CAPPS.
  • Perform encumbrance research and maintain encumbrance data in USAS.
  • Create and maintain vendor information in TINS and CAPPS.
  • May serve as records management liaison for the department.
  • Attend work regularly in accordance with agency leave and attendance policies.
  • Comply with all applicable agency policies and procedures including safety and standards of conduct.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Serves as backup to other department Accountants.

Accountant III - $3600 - $4000
JOB SUMMARY
Performs moderately complex journey-level accounting work. Work involves, but is not limited to, processing cash receipts for daily deposit into the State of Texas Treasury Department, processing agency invoices, receiving reports, encumbrances, payment vouchers, and other documents in preparation of payment for agency goods and services. Coordinates with internal purchasing staff, divisional purchasing liaisons, and external vendors to resolve disputed invoices. May also include working with Federal Fund requests and distribution. This position works under general supervision, using specific procedures and guidelines to complete work assignments, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. May serve as Lead for Accountant.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Reconcile complex invoices, receiving reports and other related documents to purchase order; create and enter purchase vouchers into CAPPS.
  • Collects, processes, and records revenue for deposit; create and enter journal vouchers to correct defaulted deposits.
  • Process mail and other incoming documents daily.
  • Researches and resolves invoice discrepancies.
  • Audits reconcile of cash box, and bill exchanger monthly.
  • Create expenditure transfer documents and enter data into CAPPS.
  • Perform encumbrance research and maintain encumbrance data in USAS.
  • Create and maintain vendor information in TINS and CAPPS.
  • Attend work regularly in accordance with agency leave and attendance policies.
  • Comply with all applicable agency policies and procedures including safety and standards of conduct.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Serves as backup to other department Accountants.
  • May assist with training new Accountants in processing purchase vouchers and preparing deposits

Accountant II - $3200 - $3600
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 15 hours college coursework in Accounting, Finance, or related field. OR Graduation from high school/GED with one year accounting work experience.

AND

  • One year accounting work experience reconciling and compiling deposits.
  • One year accounting work experience reconciling receipts and invoices.
  • One year experience processing vendor payments.
  • Experience using a personal computer, adding machine, and related office equipment.
  • Experience using spreadsheets on a personal computer, including using a 10-key for data entry.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Ability to work accurately with numerical data.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to plan and manage own work.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and security of information.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships and have a customer-service orientation.
  • Knowledge of State financial laws and processes.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • One year experience using Microsoft Office Suite software.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or related field.
  • State of Texas Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS) experience.
  • State of Texas Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel System (CAPPS) experience.
  • Experience with records retention.
  • State experience processing Federal Funds

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • College transcript required if claiming college credit (at time of application)
  • In-basket exercise will be given at the time of interview to determine mathematical, logistical and proofreading ability.
  • Criminal history check (if offered position)

SUPERVISION
Has no supervisory responsibility. Reports to the Accounting and Grants Manager.

Accountant III - $3600 - $4000
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 15 hours college coursework in Accounting, Finance, or related field. OR Graduation from high school/GED with two years accounting work experience.

AND

  • Two years accounting work experience reconciling and compiling deposits.
  • Two years accounting work experience reconciling receipts and invoices.
  • Experience using a personal computer, adding machine, and related office equipment.
  • Experience using spreadsheets on a personal computer, including using a 10-key for data entry.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Ability to work accurately with numerical data.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to plan and manage own work.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and security of information.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships and have a customer-service orientation.
  • Knowledge of State financial laws and processes.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite software.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or related field.
  • State of Texas Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS) experience.
  • State of Texas Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel System (CAPPS) experience.
  • Experience with records retention.
  • Experience with employee training.
  • State experience processing Federal Funds

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • College transcript required if claiming college credit (at time of application)
  • In-basket exercise will be given at the time of interview to determine mathematical, logistical and proofreading ability.
  • Criminal history check (if offered position)

SUPERVISION
Has no supervisory responsibility. Reports to the Accounting and Grants Manager.

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