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Financial Accountability. Reporting Exellence.

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Voice: (804) 225-3038

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Current Job Openings

Payroll/Benefits Analyst (#117)

Open to General Public
Hiring Range: $43,892 - $55,000
Pay Band: 5
Position: #117

The Department of Accounts is seeking a highly motivated and knowledgeable accounting professional to serve as a Payroll/Benefits Analyst in the Payroll Service Bureau. Candidate must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills and a strong work ethic. Candidate must be team oriented with strong communication skills, including proficiency and professionalism in written and verbal communications. Candidate must have the ability to adapt to changes in policies, procedures and priorities proficiently. Candidate must be willing to uphold and adhere to the standards for Bureau operations with an emphasis on customer service.

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.

Minimum qualifications include: Knowledge of generally accepted payroll practices; effective communication skills, including professionalism in written communications; strong analytical and effective problem resolution skills; ability to read, interpret and apply policy and procedures; and proficiency with Microsoft PC applications, including Excel and Word.

Preferred qualifications include: Knowledge of the policies and procedures associated with employee compensation, benefits, and absence management; knowledge of payroll, benefits and absence management systems; effective organizational and time management skills; demonstrated job stability; Bachelor of Science in accounting or related field from an accredited university or the equivalent of extensive experience in Accounting/Fiscal processes, and ability to work collaboratively with management, staff and agency personnel.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, state application and resume. Your cover letter should include an introduction, a description of how you are uniquely qualified for this position, address how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position and address the reason(s) this position appeals to you. State applications for this position will only be accepted online through the State website at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com.
Online applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM, November 24, 2017

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Director – Compliance Oversight and Federal Reporting(#350)

Open to General Public
Hiring Range: $74,913 - $130,000
Pay Band: 7
Position: #350

The Department of Accounts (DOA) seeks a financial professional to manage the Compliance Oversight and Federal Reporting Unit. The Compliance Oversight and Federal Reporting Unit is responsible for ensuring compliance with State and Federal laws and policies including the Commonwealth’s Agency Risk Management and Internal Control Standards (ARMICS), Commonwealth Accounting Policies and Procedures (CAPP), best practices surrounding governmental accounting and reporting including general ledger oversight and compliance with Financial Reporting Directives. The unit is also responsible for all Federal Reporting including the Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards (SEFA), Cash Management Improvement Act (CMIA), Statewide Indirect Cost Allocation Plan (SICAP) as well as coordination over reporting and resolution of audit findings. The Compliance Oversight and Federal Reporting Unit also manages the Commonwealth’s single vendor database including compliance with all applicable state and federal laws. Duties include overseeing daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual analyses and reconciliations; conducting quality assurance reviews, and the preparation of mission critical federal reports.

Minimum requirements include: Best practices surrounding governmental accounting and reporting; strong communication and organization skills; familiarity with spreadsheet/database applications including Excel/Access; and strong analytical skills.

Preferred requirements include: BS in Business or Accounting or equivalent work experience; a strong understanding of federal reporting and compliance requirements; exemplary leadership skills; experience with compliance oversight; supervisory experience; knowledge of the Commonwealth’s CAPP and ARMICS requirements.

State applications for this position will only be accepted online through the State website at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com.
Online applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM, November 16, 2017

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eCommerce Coordinator (#049)

Open to General Public
Hiring Range: $33,598 - $62,179
Pay Band: 4
Position: #049

The Department of Accounts (DOA) seeks an eCommerce Coordinator to provide support to General Accounting’s Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) unit. The Coordinator position will provide Customer Support to vendors, employees and constituents. This includes monitoring the EDI Hotline and email mailboxes, returning calls and responding to emails. This position’s work with the EDI program includes enrolling vendors and performing validation of the enrollment information received, entering enrollment data into the Commonwealth’s Accounting System, and working with EDI Coordinators at state agencies.

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) required.

Knowledge of the following systems and/or software programs is preferred: PeopleSoft, REDI Virginia, MS Office Suite (PowerPoint and Access). Associates degree in business/finance or equivalent experience preferred.

State applications for this position will only be accepted online through the State website at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com.
Online applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM, November 17, 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.

Contact Information

Phone Number:

Main: (804) 225-3038
Fax: (804) 371-8587

Street Address:

Department of Accounts
James Monroe Building
101 North 14th Street,
2nd Floor
Richmond VA 23219-3638

Mailing Address:

Department of Accounts
PO Box 1971
Richmond VA 23218-1971

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