Accounting Analyst Supervisor

Augusta, Maine, United States | Accounting & Finance | Full-time

Apply by: June 21, 2021
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Department of Administrative and Financial Services 

Opening Date: June 6, 2021

Closing Date: June 21, 2021

Job Class Code: 0945
Grade: 26
Salary: $51,542 - $70,116
Location: Augusta, ME

The Maine Department of Administrative and Financial Services - Division of Financial and Personnel Services - Security and Employment Service Center

 

ACCOUNTING ANALYST SUPERVISOR

The Department of Administrative & Financial Services is an innovative organization that coordinates a number of central services for agencies within Maine State Government. The Employment and Security Service Center provides financial and budgetary management services as well as human resource and employee relations services to the departments of Labor; Public Safety; Professional and Financial Regulation; and Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management.

 

JOB DUTIES:   As an Accounting Analyst Supervisor, you will be a critical member of the team managing the financial resources of our departments.

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 agency staff with the development and maintenance of federal and other grant award budgets;
  • Analyze and verify the accuracy of various financial and statistical reports submitted by and to the Departments and consult with managers to identify business needs, compliance issues, and reporting requirements;
  • Become the subject matter expert for the invoice processing application.

Successful candidates will be knowledgeable of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and skilled in the use of standard desktop technology, particularly spreadsheets.  Candidates who have four or more years of supervisory experience of other 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!

 

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 Instructions:

Interested applicants need to apply online by selecting the "Apply for this opening" button along with uploading a cover letter, current resume, and copies of any transcripts or certifications you wish to have considered while evaluating your application.  In order for us to properly determine if you meet the minimum qualificiations for any posting, you must be sure your resume includes month and year for any experience listed along with the duties and responsibilites associated with each particular time period. 

If you require a paper application, please contact Human Resources at (207) 623-6700. 

Contact Information: Director, Marilyn Leimbach (Marilyn.Leimbach@maine.gov)

 

Why work for the State of Maine?

Benefits: 

The bi-weekly dollar values of some State-paid benefits include:

  • 14.11% of pay to retirement for bargaining unit positions
  • The value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $14.60 biweekly.
  • At least 85% of the health insurance premium for the employee (up to $400.34).  Participating in the Health Premium Credit Program can increase the state-paid amount by 5%.  The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee's wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium payment.  To explore the detailed cost of coverage for specific situations, please consult these tables.

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.