Accounting Analyst Supervisor - 0011

Augusta, Maine, United States Full-time

Application closes: Dec. 9, 2019

ACCOUNTING ANALYST SUPERVISOR

Closes: Until Filled

Opening Date:

11/22/19

Closing Date:

12/09/19

         Location:

Augusta

Position #:

01740-0011

Position Type:

Full Time

Class Code:

0946

 

 Grade/Salary:

26     $49,233.60 - $67,412.80

 

           

 

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:  Make a difference in your career.  If you’re an accounting professional with strong critical thinking skills looking for a rewarding opportunity, the Natural Resources Service Center could have your next career. As an Accounting Analyst Supervisor, you will be a critical member of the team managing the financial resources of the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF).  DACF performs a wide range of duties from protecting the food we eat, preventing and stopping forest fires, mapping the ocean floor, keeping our parks and public lands pristine and accessible, planning wise land utilization, and helping beginning farmers.

 

In this role, 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;
  • Help DACF agency staff with the development and maintenance of federal and other grant award budgets as well as be an integral part in the application process to obtain financial resources that support DACF’s mission and goals;
  • Analyze and verify the accuracy of various financial and statistical reports submitted by and to the Departments and consult with DACF senior managers to identify business needs, compliance issues, and reporting requirements;
  • Supervise and provide leadership and technical guidance to subordinate professional accounting staff and other paraprofessional staff.

 

Successful candidates will be knowledgeable of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and skilled in the use of standard desktop technology, particularly spreadsheets.  Candidates who have 4 or more years of supervisory experience of professional or paraprofessional employees and those who have demonstrated experience in the preparation and monitoring of federal grant budgets and preparing federal financial reports will be given preference.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  

 

  • A 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).

A strong desire to work closely with and be part of the team of dedicated professional staff who deliver critical services to the citizens of the State of Maine!

Please submit a detailed resume and cover letter along with an online State of Maine application @ https://www.maine.gov/bhr/state-jobs

 

It is important that you submit copies of transcripts to document courses completed and successful attainment of a degree.  If claiming accounting education, copy of transcript(s) with accounting courses highlighted will need to be provided.

APPLICATION MATERIAL MUST BE RECEIVED BY: 

5:00 pm, December 9, 2019

 

BENEFITS: 
Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement: 14.47% of pay, Employee Pays: 7.65% of pay
Value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $14.31 biweekly

Value of State-paid Health Insurance*:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution = $461.75 biweekly (employee pays nothing)
Level 2:  95% State Contribution = $438.66 biweekly (Employee pays: 5%)

Level 3:  90% State Contribution = $415.58 biweekly (Employee pays: 10%)
Level 4:  85% State Contribution = $392.49 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.