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Accountanting Clerk

Company: State of Indiana
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Work for IndianaGrow 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 complete the application and interview process, as well as 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 Indiana Department of Correction (DOC):We promote public safety by providing meaningful, effective opportunities for successful re-entry. As the model of best correctional practices, we strive to return productive citizens to our communities and inspire a culture of accountability, integrity and professionalism.Salary:The salary for this position traditionally starts at $39,000.00 per year but may be commensurate with education and/or experience.About the Job:As the Accountant, you will be responsible for preparing, analyzing, and maintaining accounts or ledgers for a state agency. A Day in the Life:The essential functions of this role are as follows: Reconcile accounts and subsidiary ledgers with general ledger. Post transactions to cost summary journals. Prepare a variety of accounting and financial reports from the accounts maintained. Prepare, correct, and adjust entries prior to closing accounts. Analyze procurement activity and disbursal of funds and assist in the preparation of program area budget requests. Review accounts to ensure availability of funds before encumbrances and advises supervisor if account balance is not in agreement with State Auditor's Office. Ensure all contractual obligations are fulfilled prior to payment to vendors for services or purchases. Secure specifications and requisitions for purchases of equipment, furniture, and supplies. Monitor verification and editing of ledger input to computerized accounting system for the specific program area. Recommend changes in accounting policies and methods and assist in developing accounting procedures. The job profile is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. What You'll Need for Success:The essential functions of this role are as follows: Broad knowledge of theories, principles, and practices of public accounting. Broad knowledge of federal and state laws, policies and procedures pertaining to government accounting and bookkeeping. Broad knowledge of agency function and organization. Broad knowledge of automated accounting systems. Ability to solve standard accounting problems. Ability to evaluate and recommend modifications to existing accounting policy and procedures. Ability to prepare and interpret financial statements and reports. Ability to assist in budget preparation. Ability to accurately perform arithmetic calculations. Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing. Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:This role may serve as a team lead for an assigned work group.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 plansWellness Rewards Program: Complete wellness activities to earn gift card rewardsHealth savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contributionFlexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilitiesDeferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer matchTwo (2) fully-funded pension plan optionsA robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:150 hours of paid new parent leaveUp to 15 hours of paid community service leaveCombined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off12 paid holidays, 14 on election yearsEducation Reimbursement ProgramGroup life insuranceReferral Bonus programEmployee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visitsQualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness ProgramFree Parking for most positionsFree LinkedIn Learning accessEqual Employment Opportunity:The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruit, select, develop, and promote employees based on individual ability and job performance. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of employer-employee relations without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. We will comply with the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable state and federal laws. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, you can request assistance by contacting the Indiana State Personnel Department at [email protected]The State of Indiana has established a culture that welcomes equity, inclusion, and opportunity for all employees and applicants. We encourage you to apply if you feel you have the transferrable skills to be successful in this position and we look forward to reviewing your application.Current Employee? Click here to apply.

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