Accounting Technician
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Wake County, NC

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This position is responsible for auditing, analyzing, processing and managing the disbursement of funds for the Department of Public Safety.

This position directly supervises the daily activities of three Accounting Clerk positions and must have a thorough knowledge of their job duties. These duties include auditing, processing and managing the disbursement of funds for travel expenses and advances for the Department and conference expenses, processing motor fleet management and gasoline invoices for departmental vehicles, processing Academic Program Refunds, educational reimbursement claims, postage and extradition reimbursements, tort reimbursement claims and employee moving expenses. This supervisor is accountable for processing these payments in a timely and accurate manner.

This position is also responsible for any special projects assigned to him/her by the supervisor, accounting director, assistant controller, controller or agency management. These projects will be assigned on an as-needed basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:

This position should have extensive knowledge of accounting policies and procedures and the ability to interpret and apply these policies and procedures to the disbursement of funds for the Department. The position must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with all levels of Departmental staff and respond to staff or vendor concerns. The position must be able to work independently with limited supervisory input, recognize and solve problems on a proactive basis and think analytically.

This position should have a thorough knowledge of the North Carolina Accounting System (NCAS) accounts payable and general ledger and purchasing modules and NC E-Procurement.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalency and one year of experience in accounting work; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Optional guidelines: *contributing: High school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience in accounting work. *journey: High school diploma or equivalency and three years of experience in accounting work; or associate's degree in business administration or accounting. *advanced: bachelor's degree in business administration or accounting; or associate's degree in business administration or accounting and one year of experience.

Supplemental and Contact Information:

The N.C. Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified men and women to apply. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.

Online applications are only accepted through http://www.osp.state.nc.us/jobs/

To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application.

Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or
Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.

During the online application process if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process.

Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

If applying for a position certified through the North Carolina Department of Justice-Criminal Justice Standards Division, refer to http://www.ncdoj.gov/About-DOJ/Law-Enforcement-Training-and-Standards/Criminal-Justice-Education-and-Training-Standards/Officer-Certification-Programs.aspx for specific certification requirements.

Contact information: Tracey Clarke (919) 716-3800

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