The Department of Accounts (DOA) seeks a financial professional to work in the Compliance Oversight and Federal Reporting unit. DOA’s mission is to provide a uniform system of accounting, financial reporting, and internal control adequate to protect and account for the Commonwealth’s financial resources, while supporting and enhancing the recognition of Virginia as the best managed state in the union.
This position conducts Quality Assurance Reviews (QARs) of state agencies’ Comptroller’s Directive submissions and provides guidance to agencies regarding compliance with Commonwealth Accounting Policies and Procedures (CAPP) Manual Topics related to expenditure processing, financial reporting, and internal control standards. As a member of a QAR team, analyzes and evaluates financial data to ensure the agency has adequate support and is reasonable and materially accurate; examines and assesses system reconciliations and other data to ensure reasonableness of information recorded in accounting system; surveys risk management and internal control documentation for compliance with minimum requirements; ensures a sufficient understanding of various documentation and directives to allow for efficient and effective QARs; compiles and organizes working papers in a logical manner; drafts thorough, well-documented written communications detailing QAR results; and provides guidance to state agencies.
Minimum requirements include: Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, especially as they relate to governmental accounting; automated financial accounting systems; internal controls; and data processing systems. Strong interpersonal; writing; analytical; and Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) skills. Demonstrated ability to analyze fiscal processes and related internal controls; analyze financial transactions and reports; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; work independently and be self-motivated; work in a team environment; understand, develop and apply policies and procedures; identify alternatives and propose changes that improve quality and efficiency; adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities; and conduct business with integrity and respect. Experience working in accounting or fiscal services. Valid driver’s license required. Local travel required. Work is performed on site at state agencies and at DOA offices.
Preferred requirements include: Knowledge of financial reporting in a government environment; government auditing process; Agency Risk Management and Internal Control (ARMICS) Standards; Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) Standards; and GASB reporting requirements. Degree in accounting or related field. Professional accounting or auditing certification (e.g. CPA, CGFM, CFE, CIA).
State applications for this position will only be accepted online through the state website at http://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/155392. Position is Open Until Filled. The first review of applications will occur on July 31, 2019.[Back to Top]
Department of Accounts is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is certified as a Virginia Values Veterans employer. Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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