Accounting Analyst Supervisor -0011

Augusta, Maine, United States Full-time

ACCOUNTING ANALYST SUPERVISOR

Opening Date:

October 18, 2018

Closing Date:

November 16, 2018

         Location:

Augusta

Position #:

01740-0011

Position Type:

Full Time

Class Code:

0946

 

 Grade/Salary:

26     $46,404.80 - $63,544.00

 

           

Closes: November 16, 2018

The Department of Administrative & Financial Services is an innovative organization that coordinates a number of central services for agencies within Maine State Government. The Natural Resources Service Center provides financial and budgetary management services as well as human resource and employee relations services to the four natural resource agencies in the State.

 

JOB DUTIES:  The incumbent will be a critical member of the team aiding in management of the financial resources for the Department of Environmental Protection and other natural resource agencies.  You will administer and maintain accounting records in accordance with federal and State requirements and ensure compliance with laws, policies and procedures of assigned program budgets and accounts are met.  You will aide natural resource agency staff with the development and maintenance of federal and external grant award budgets as well as be an integral part in the application process in order to obtain these financial resources.  You will analyze and verify the accuracy of various financial and statistical reports submitted by and to the Departments and consult with Department senior management in order to identify business needs, compliance issues, and reporting requirements. You will provide leadership and technical guidance to subordinate professional accounting staff and other paraprofessional staff.  Successful candidates will be knowledgeable of GAAP and GASB and skilled in the use of standard desktop technology, particularly spreadsheets.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Master’s Degree in Accounting from an accredited educational institution that includes at least 18 semester hours in accounting coursework OR a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from an accredited educational institution that includes at least 18 semester hours in accounting coursework and 2 years of practical work experience providing complex technical accounting support in a professional accounting environment OR an Associate’s Degree in Accounting from an accredited educational institution and 5 years of practical work experience providing complex technical accounting support in a professional accounting environment OR 8 years of practical work experience providing complex technical accounting support in a professional accounting environment.  Accounting coursework must include successful completion of basic, intermediate, and advanced accounting principles. Experience must demonstrate a comprehension of accounting principles and standards established by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).

 

Supplemental Questions:  The cover letter you submit should address how your background demonstrates the following competencies:

  1. A thorough and mature comprehension of Maine state laws, rules, regulations, policies and other directives from central control agencies that directly impact program operations and management at the agency level.
  2. A proven ability to effectively communicate with diverse group dynamics, as well as fostering positive teamwork in a collaborative spirit to resolve difficult matters.
  3. A proven and demonstrated ability to recognize potential issues and proactively work to address concerns and take appropriate action.

An understanding of the federal grant application process and a proven background of setting up and monitoring budgets..

APPLICATION MATERIAL MUST BE RECEIVED BY: 

5:00 pm, November 16, 2018

 

BENEFITS: 
Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement: 15.37% of pay, Employee Pays: 7.65% of pay
Value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $13.13 biweekly

Value of State-paid Health Insurance*:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution = $444.68 biweekly (employee pays nothing)
Level 2:  95% State Contribution = $422.45 biweekly (Employee pays: 5%)

Level 3:  90% State Contribution = $400.21 biweekly (Employee pays: 10%)
Level 4:  85% State Contribution = $377.98 biweekly (Employee pays: 15%)
*The level of actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program.

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