Accounting Manager I
North Dakota State Government - Bismarck, ND

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A successful applicant for this position must have the following:
  • A bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting and five years of professional accounting experience, one of which must have included professional accounting in a supervisory capacity.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Knowledgeable in PeopleSoft or similar accounting software.
  • Experience with testing and trouble-shooting of accounting systems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, political subdivisions, other agency personnel, and legislators.
A successful candidate must also have the ability to multi-task and pay close attention to detail.

Application Procedures: Extended closing date to expand applicant pool. Previous applicants do not need to re-apply.
  • Complete a State of ND Application for Employment (SFN 10950) . Access application form at: or hard copy from any ND Job Service Office.
  • Provide details in the employment history sections of the application form on how your education, experience and skills will qualify you for this position. A cover letter, resume and references may be included.
  • All application material must be received on or before the closing date at the following address: Lynn Hart, SPHR
    ND Human Resource Management Services
    600 E. Boulevard Ave, Dept. 113
    Bismarck ND 58505-0120
    Telephone: 701-328-1016

ND Relay Number: 1-800-366-6888

Summary of Work: This is a newly authorized position responsible for fiscal team supervision, analysis and development of fiscal processes/programs and legislative proposal analyses.

The Office of State Treasurer is responsible for the cash management of the State of North Dakota which involves a systematic gathering of collections, disbursements, and balances and the use of that information to effectively manage and invest funds available. The office is also responsible for the distribution of tax dollars to political subdivisions, and the investing of several trust and agricultural funds.

Specifically, this position will perform the following tasks:
  • Implement legislative changes to tax distributions; develop and implement processes and reporting for all tax distributions
  • Responsible for the creation, updating, and maintenance of processes, procedure manuals and help screens in our Tax Distribution Outstanding Check System (TDOC).
  • Compile and analyze data to be used by the legislature, state agencies, political subdivisions, and the citizens we serve.
  • Develop, update, and continue to maintain fiscal processes which include cash reconciliation, cash management, and tax distribution processes.
  • Supervise the fiscal team, including training and evaluations.
  • Provide backup support for the Accounting/Budget Specialist II and Accounting/Budget Specialist III.
  • Assist the Deputy in the development and implementation of The Office of State Treasurer’s long range strategic goals and objectives.
  • Work in coordination with the Deputy on the biennial agency audit.
  • Fiscal analysis of historic trends/cash flow relating to state funds and political subdivisions.
  • Miscellaneous administrative duties. Review and approve account reconciliations, conduct time study during even numbered years, complete federal reports, maintain currency of various certifications from political subdivisions
The Office of the State Treasurer offers challenging work opportunities, a full range of employee benefits including a comprehensive employer-paid health plan, paid leave, a retirement plan, and more.

As employers, the State of North Dakota and political subdivisions prohibit smoking in all places of state and political subdivision employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.