The Department of Accounts (DOA) seeks a Financial Services Specialist II to perform development, testing, documentation and other support activities for DOA's automated payroll information systems. 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 are designed, developed, and implemented in an efficient and timely manner. The incumbent will provide excellent customer service support to users of the automated payroll information systems and continuously evaluate the systems for enhancements. 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. Experience with project management techniques 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, Wednesday, December 11, 2013. EOE/AA[Back to Top]
The Department of Accounts (DOA) seeks a financial professional to work in the General Accounting Operations Unit. The Operations Unit is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Commonwealth's Accounting System and oversight of the general ledger functions and policies and procedures. Primary duties will include analyzing, reviewing and correcting agency accounting records; assisting State agency personnel in the utilization of the Commonwealth's new Accounting System - Cardinal; draft and recommend policies and procedures; recommend process modifications to enhance internal controls and the efficiency and effectiveness of Cardinal.
Strong written and oral communication skills, ability to work collaboratively with management, staff and agency personnel and working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook) required.
Strong working knowledge of automated financial/accounting systems, comprehensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and financial management (governmental accounting), and BS in 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, December 17, 2013. EOE/AA[Back to Top]