Job Title: Accountant I Open Date: 12/29/2018
Salary Group/Class No. 1012/B14 Close Date: Until Filled
Current Status: Open Posting Number: 466-2019-005
Number of Positions: 1 WorkinTexas.com No. 8694908
Monthly Salary: Commensurate w/Experience Part-Time: No
Work Location: Austin Position Type: External
Travel Required: N/A FLSA Eligible: Exempt

Applications Accepted By:

Mail:

Texas Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner

Human Resources 2601 N. Lamar Blvd

Austin, TX 78705

Fax or E-mail:
(512)936-7610 or
Personnel@occc.texas.gov
Attention: Human Resources
Job Description

Performs entry-level accounting work specifically in the processing, auditing, and reconciliation of revenue.  Works under close supervision, with minimal supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement.

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Essential Job Functions

Prepares, audits, and reconciles revenue received with supporting documentation for all revenue reimbursements needing processing; ensures compliance with state and agency revenue policy and procedures.

Generates, reviews, and reconciles periodic accounting reports for assigned areas of responsibility; resolves discrepancies and exceptions appropriately.

Processes accounting transactions in support of assigned areas of responsibility to ensure timely and accurate payments and reimbursements.

Reviews accounting and financial documents for accuracy and compliance with agency policies and procedures and with state statutes.

Assist in preparation of financial statements, reports, schedules, and exhibits.

Classifies, codes, posts, and balances financial and accounting documents and records; prepares or processes general entries.

Reconciles accounts, bank statements, or appropriations balances and reports findings as appropriated/directed.

Provides support as required data entry, cash receipt, deposit preparation and cash control records.

Analyze agency accounting records, fund, appropriation, and revenue collection records.

Provides agency staff with technical knowledge and functional support using comprehensive knowledge of assigned areas of responsibility,

Communicate with others to provide with others to provide, exchange, or verify information addresses issues or resolves concerns.

Communicates year-end cut-offs, closing dates, or relevant information to assigned areas of responsibility.

Performs related work as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, or a related field is generally preferred.  Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in accounting work for a Texas state agency

Experience with cash handling

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures affecting maintenance of accounting records and of automated accounting systems.

Working knowledge of accounting software.

Skill in using a personal computer with Microsoft applications to include Access, Excel, and Word.

Skill in using office equipment such as copiers, printers, and fax machines.

Ability to work accurate with numerical detail.

Ability to analyze, consolidates, and interprets accounting data.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with a variety of individuals and groups.

Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines.

Ability to maintain confidential information.

General

All information obtained regarding the status of regulated financial service providers is subject to strict confidentiality. Employees are restricted from having certain loans or financial connections with licensed lenders, may not hold a substantial ownership interest in any licensee, and may not be related to any officer, employee, or consultant of any financial trade association. Employees must manage their personal finances in a manner to avoid conflicts of interest with the agency’s regulated industries. Employees must file an annual ethics disclosure statement with the agency. Must have reliable transportation. Applicants will be required to sign a release authorizing the agency to obtain information regarding the applicant's credit history, police and criminal history information, and educational information.

Males born on or after January 1, 1960, will be required to present proof of Selective Service registration on the first day of employment or proof of exemption from Selective Service registration requirement.  All offers of employment are contingent on the candidate having legal authorization to work in the United States.  Failure to present such authorization within the time specified by the U. S. Department of Labor will result in the offer being rescinded.

How to Apply

Submit a State of Texas application via mail or in person to: Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner, Human Resources, 2601 N. Lamar Blvd, Austin TX 78705; or via fax to 512.936.7610. Applications MUST include a complete work history. Applications may be downloaded from www.occc.texas.gov. Résumés submitted without a State of Texas application will not be considered.

State of Texas Employment Application: Word or .pdf 

For directions click here or to request physical accommodation, contact Human Resources at 512.936.7666 or personnel@occc.texas.gov.

Interviews will be conducted by appointment following pre-screen of applications. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of their selection or non-selection.  The Office of the Consumer Credit Commissioner is an equal opportunity employer.