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Voice: (804) 225-3038

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

Current Job Openings

Payroll Support Accountant-FSSI (#77)

State Payroll Operations
Open to General Public
Hiring Range - $31,979 - $70,801
Pay Band: 4
Position: #77

DOA seeks a Financial Services Specialist I to perform support activities for DOA's State Payroll Operations (SPO) unit. As a team member performing project work related to financial analysis the incumbent will ensure system updates are tested and implemented in an efficient and timely manner. 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. The incumbent will provide excellent customer service support to users of CIPPS and Payline. The incumbent must have an understanding of database structures and an ability to use data mining to extract relevant information using MS Office applications.

The successful candidate will have: a proven understanding of processing payroll on CIPPS; demonstrated ability to quickly learn new processes; ability to produce understandable and complete end-user and other system documentation; advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office 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.

Incumbent will also support the Benefits Accounting subunit ensuring that all employee deductions are properly posted and forwarded to the appropriate benefit provider and all benefit accounts are reconciled monthly; ensuring that sound internal controls are maintained at all times. Incumbent should have a demonstrated ability to apply payroll and accounting principles and document accounting procedures, internal controls, and reconciliation processes.

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

State applications for this position will only be accepted online through the State website at http://jobs.virginia.gov. Online applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM, April 13, 2015. EOE/AA

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Quality Assurance Analyst (#274)

Finance and Administration Unit
Open to General Public
Hiring Range - $41,778 - $75,000
Pay Band: 5
Position: #274

The Department of Accounts is seeking a highly motivated entry/mid-level accounting professional to perform quality assurance reviews of financial reporting data and general ledger reconciliations; evaluate internal controls; analyze statewide financial data; and participate in fiscal operations. The incumbent will also participate in special projects as assigned.

Applicants should be knowledgeable of accounting principles; GAAP reporting requirements; Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook); and have a basic working knowledge of automated financial/accounting systems. The successful candidate should have the ability to analyze complex financial information and have strong oral and written communication skills; ability to work collaboratively with management, staff and agency personnel. Bachelor's degree in accounting or an equivalent amount of relevant work experience preferred.

State applications for this position will only be accepted online through the State website at http://jobs.virginia.gov. Position is open until 5:00 PM, April 14, 2015. EOE/AA

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Financial Services Specialist II (#301)

Cardinal Financial Business Analyst
Open to General Public
Hiring Range - $41,778 - $75,000
Pay Band: 5
Position: #301

The Department of Accounts seeks a financial professional to participate in the implementation and on-going support of the COV Cardinal system and provide support to its users by analyzing financial business process and system issues and identifying the cause and effect of any problems and provide necessary corrective actions.

Primary duties include the analysis of accounting/financial business requirements and financial data/information requests; participation in System Development Life Cycle processes; system testing of process flow; recommendation of solutions to accounting/financial business issues based on information gathered; creation/compilation of documentation to assist with the implementation; Ad Hoc analysis of business situations, issues and problems to support daily operations; development/documentation of procedures; and design and review of training materials and train-the-trainer sessions.

Strong working knowledge of GAAP and strong analytical and problem solving skills desired. Applicants should have experience working with financial management systems (preferably Oracle's PeopleSoft Financial Application), and General Ledger, A/P and A/R areas. Applicants must have strong communication skills in order to understand end user requirements and have the ability to document requirements so system programmers can understand and translate information into programming logic. Must be able to analyze problems, develop strong system testing procedures and provide viable solutions.

A BS or BA degree in accounting, finance, information systems or a combination of experience and training is preferred.

State applications for this position will only be accepted online through the State website at http://jobs.virginia.gov. Position is open until 5:00 PM, April 14, 2015. EOE/AA

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Commonwealth Vendor Group (CVG) Analyst (#321)

Finance and Administration Unit
Open to General Public
Hiring Range - $41,778 - $75,000
Pay Band: 5
Position: #321

The Department of Accounts (DOA) seeks a financial professional to work in the Commonwealth Vendor Group (CVG) Unit. The CVG unit is responsible for vendor data collection and maintenance. The unit also creates and communicates CVG policies, procedures and job aids to affected parties. The incumbents will assist with creating training materials and system/procedure development and analysis. The successful candidates will provide excellent customer service support to internal and external customers and establish and maintain strong working relationships with these parties.

Required qualifications include knowledge in data collection and analysis, effective oral and written communication skills; excellent organizational and time management skills; and knowledge and/or experience with Microsoft Office applications, with an emphasis on Excel.

Preferred qualifications include Oracle's PeopleSoft Financials applications; knowledge of vendor database maintenance; knowledge of government purchasing policies and procedures and financial management principles and practices; experience with the Commonwealth's eVA procurement system; experience with ERP systems; and experience in a shared services/internal service delivery role. Bachelor's degree in Business Management or Accounting preferred.

State applications for this position will only be accepted online through the State website at http://jobs.virginia.gov. Position is open until 5:00 PM, April 14, 2015. EOE/AA

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