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Department of Accounts - Job Openings

Human Resources
Voice: (804) 225-3038

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

Current Job Openings

Financial Reporting Analyst (#106)

Open to General Public
Hiring Range: $42,614 - $75,000
Pay Band: 5
Position: #106

The Department of Accounts (DOA) is seeking a highly motivated accounting/financial reporting professional to work in the Financial Reporting Unit. The Financial Reporting Unit is responsible for preparing monthly and annual financial reports and oversight of the Commonwealth's reporting policies and procedures. Primary duties include analyzing statewide data to assist in preparing the Commonwealth's financial statements and other reports; maintaining familiarity with current accounting and reporting pronouncements; participating in developing annual reporting guidance; and completing special projects as assigned.

Required qualifications include strong analytical skills; effective written and oral communication skills; ability to work collaboratively with management, staff, and agency personnel; and working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

Comprehensive knowledge of governmental accounting; ability to apply GAAP; strong working knowledge of automated financial/accounting systems; BS in accounting; and CPA or CPA candidate are preferred.

State applications for this position will only be accepted online through the State website at
Online applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM, January   27, 2017.

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Payroll/Benefits Accounting Supervisor (#00083)

Open to General Public
Hiring Range: $42,614 - $75,000
Pay Band 5
Position: #00083

DOA seeks a Financial Services Specialist II to serve as Benefits Accounting Supervisor. Tasks include supervising a staff of three accountants to ensure all payroll, tax and fringe benefit expenditures are properly recorded in the financial system and reconciled to the State Treasury within established timeframes; error identification and resolution are made promptly; and employer tax returns, to include Forms 941 and W2-Cs are properly prepared and submitted for all CIPPS agencies by prescribed IRS deadlines. Incumbent is also responsible for ensuring that all employee deductions are properly posted and forwarded to the appropriate benefit provider and all benefit accounts are reconciled monthly; administers security for the Commonwealth Integrated Payroll and Personnel System (CIPPS), ensuring that sound internal controls are maintained at all times; and provides technical assistance to line agencies using CIPPS.

Qualifications include, but are not limited to, knowledge of capabilities and utilization of complex automated systems for processing and auditing payrolls and employee benefits, demonstrated ability to apply advanced payroll and accounting principles and procedures to account reconciliations, demonstrated ability to supervise professional staff, and demonstrated skill in use of spreadsheet applications and other Microsoft Office applications.

Experience with payroll processing is required. Knowledge of the tax treatment of the State's benefit plans, experience with the state's financial system (Cardinal), preparation and resolution of employer tax issues with the IRS and Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field or college level course work in accounting are desired. CPP or CPA preferred.

State applications for this position will only be accepted online through the State website at
Online applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM, January  26, 2017.

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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.