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Human Resources
Voice: (804) 225-3038

Online State applications may be obtained at Dept. of Human Resource Management or Virginia Jobs

Current Job Openings

Web Developer (#255)

Open to General Public
Hiring Range: $42,614 - $60,000
Pay Band: 5
Position: #255

The Department of Accounts, DOA, seeks an IT Specialist II to serve as a Web Developer in DOA's Systems and Programming Unit. The candidate will assist the Senior Web Developer in the development and maintenance of DOA's public web sites and web applications. Knowledge of SQL server, server technologies and database design including: HTML, JavaScript, Cold Fusion Studio, MS Office Suite, and Visual Basic preferred. Encryption, SSL and Certification Authority is also preferred. Oral and written communication must be clear, concise and effective at all levels. This candidate will have a minimum of two years of experience in the data processing field to include: database analysis, and web development. A degree in Computer Science preferred or a combination of job related experience and education.

State applications for this position will only be accepted online through the State website at
Online applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM, October 6, 2016.

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Payroll/Benefits Analyst (#297)

Open to General Public
Hiring Range - $32,619 - $52,000
Pay Band: 4
Position: #297

The Payroll Service Bureau is seeking a highly motivated and knowledgeable accounting professional to serve as a Payroll/Benefits Analyst. Primary duties include performing the payroll and benefits processing functions, including absence tracking, for agencies participating in the Bureau. Additional responsibilities include the preparation of payroll audit materials and monthly, quarterly and annual reconciliations and information returns in conformance with Federal and State guidelines and policies.

Required Qualifications: Candidate must possess a strong work ethic with a customer service orientation; must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to apply established policies and procedures; and must have effective organizational skills. Candidate must be team oriented and possess strong verbal and written communication skills. Candidate must have proficiency with Microsoft PC applications, including Excel and Word.

Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of policies and procedures associated with the payroll, benefits and leave accounting (paid time off) business processes is preferred. Knowledge of Payroll and Leave Accounting Systems is preferred. Practical knowledge of Human Resources policies and procedures governing the administration of employee compensation, benefits, and leave entitlements is preferred. Degree in accounting or related field preferred. Working knowledge of Accounting/Fiscal processes is desired.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, state application and resume. Your cover letter should provide an introduction and a description of how you are uniquely qualified for this position.

State applications for this position will only be accepted online through the State website at
Position is open until 11:59 PM, October 7, 2016. Substantiation must be provided for higher education degrees reflected on the application.

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Payroll Project Analyst (#338)

Open to General Public
Hiring Range: $42,614 - $78,294
Pay Band: 5
Position: #338

The Department of Accounts (DOA) seeks a Financial Services Specialist II to perform testing, documentation and other support activities for DOA's automated payroll information system, CIPPS. As a project team member performing project work related to financial system analysis for the State Payroll Operations (SPO) unit the incumbent will interact with information system personnel, other members of SPO to include management, line agency personnel and / or representatives of third party vendors; and ensure systems continue to run in an efficient and timely manner. The incumbent will provide excellent customer service support to users of the automated payroll information. The incumbent must have an understanding of database structures and an ability to write ad hoc reports to extract relevant information using MS Office 2007 applications.

The successful candidate will have: strong understanding of automated system testing concepts and techniques; experience creating design specifications; experience developing and executing unit test scripts; demonstrated ability to quickly learn new processes; ability to produce understandable and complete end-user and other system documentation; advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office 2007 products, such as Word, Excel and Access; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; work effectively and cooperatively with functional users and technical staff in a team environment; ability to prepare and present formal oral presentations to include detailed training programs; ability to function well in both an independent mode and in a project team setting.

Ideal position for a versatile applicant that prefers diverse assignments and challenges. Knowledge of and/or experience with Microsoft P.C. applications required and experience in payroll related activities highly desired. Incumbent will be required to demonstrate advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office 2007 products during the interview process through a hands-on exercise. Degree in Accounting, Business or related field preferred.

State applications for this position will only be accepted online through the State website at
Position is open until 11:59 PM, October 3, 2016.

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The Department of Accounts is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are afforded equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status or disability.

E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Effective June 1, 2011, agencies in the Commonwealth of Virginia's Executive Branch will use the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.