(804) 225-3038

Virginia Department of Accounts

Financial Accountability. Reporting Excellence.

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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

Financial Reporting Analyst (#00004)

Open to the General Public
Hiring Range: $43,892 - $60,000
Pay Band: 5
Position: #00004

The Department of Accounts (DOA) seeks multiple financial professionals to work in the Financial 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 ensures the accurate and complete compilation and analysis of complex financial data for inclusion in the Preliminary Report, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR), Monthly Revenue Report, Monthly Cash and Investment Report (MCI), and annual Comptroller's Financial Statement Directives. Compiles and analyzes financial data; adjusts data so it conforms with Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP); develops financial statements; prepares working papers to support statements; updates assigned program areas and ensures that data agrees; meets stringent timeframes with high accuracy; updates and tests financial reporting directives for state agencies; reviews and interprets Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) and other accounting pronouncements to determine impact on assignments and the Commonwealth; prepares various monthly reports; and reviews, evaluates, and resolves issues with state agency financial statements.

Minimum requirements include: Considerable knowledge of automated financial accounting systems; generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP); Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) and other accounting pronouncements; and financial reporting. Strong oral and written communication; financial analysis; Microsoft Office (especially Excel); organizational; time management; teamwork; and interpersonal skills. Ability to collect data; perform complex analysis/reconciliations of a variety of financial data; prepare written documentation to support findings; research and resolve financial issues; analyze financial transactions and reports; develop financial reports; work independently and as part of a team; understand, develop, and apply policies and procedures; research and interpret regulatory guidelines; conduct business with integrity and respect; communicate effectively with internal/external staff; make recommendations and report findings; and professionally correspond with and maintain a positive working relationship with coworkers and external organizations. Experience in accounting or finance; and completing complex financial reconciliations.

Preferred requirements include: Knowledge of GAAP as they relate to governmental entities; and financial reporting in a government environment. Experience with working in governmental accounting; financial statement preparation or audit; Oracle PeopleSoft Financials applications; and developing financial guidance. Degree in accounting or related field. CPA license or other professional accounting certification.

State applications for this position will only be accepted online through the State website at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/135929. Position is Open Until Filled. The first review of applications will occur on February 4, 2019.

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Payroll/Benefits Analyst Senior (#00018)

Open to the General Public
Hiring Range: $43,892 - $70,000
Pay Band: 5
Position: #00018

The Department of Accounts (DOA) is seeking highly motivated professionals interested in furthering their accounting/financial careers. DOA’s Payroll Service Bureau (PSB) provides centralized payroll, leave, and benefits services for a variety of state agencies. We are hiring for multiple positions to follow strict operating standards necessary to perform quality assurance reviews and provide excellent customer service.

This position independently performs the processing, analysis, and reconciliation responsibilities associated with the administration of the payroll and benefits accounting functions for assigned agencies and reviews the work of analysts per required documents. Ensures that payroll, leave, and benefit information is processed promptly and in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations; provides processing support as needed to cover operational workload requirements; provides input to Assistant Directors regarding performance of other staff; processes complex payroll, benefits, and leave transactions for multiple salaried and wage payroll certifications each month; reviews reports to correct errors and make necessary updates; handles court-ordered withholdings, direct deposits, and voluntary deductions; balances and processes time and attendance data; prepares payments for distribution to assigned agencies and third parties; pursues collection of overpayments; audits and processes leave payouts; analyzes and resolves exceptions; performs monthly reconciliations; produces reports for agency monitor responsibilities; administers non-Virginia taxes; assists with the preparation of the fiscal year leave liability analysis for CIPPS Leave agencies; files associated documents; and provides and assures excellent customer service for assigned agencies.

Minimum requirements include: Considerable knowledge of generally accepted payroll and accounting principles and practices; and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel). Strong oral and written communication; mathematical; customer service; accurate data entry; multitasking; teamwork; time management; and analytical skills.

Ability to review the work of others and provide feedback; serve as a subject matter expert; independently review and apply established policies, procedures, standards, and regulations; work independently within existing guidelines and policies in a fast-paced environment; analyze a wide variety of data and determine appropriate handling; adapt to changes in policies, procedures, and priorities proficiently; work independently; handle multiple work assignments of varying complexity simultaneously and inform management of the status of work completion; manage details with few errors; interpret instructional materials and execute business processes accordingly; analyze problems of varied and considerable difficulty and determine appropriate resolutions; read and analyze reconciliation reports of varied and considerable difficulty; prepare certifications and reconciliations proficiently; interact with various levels of participating agencies’ management; maintain a strong level of professionalism in all interactions; and display emotional maturity necessary for this position. Experience working in payroll operations.

Preferred requirements include: Knowledge of CIPPS Payroll and Leave Accounting Systems and database; Payroll and Leave Accounting CAPP topics; Benefits Eligibility System (BES); Personnel Management Information System (PMIS); Metaviewer; Payline/PAT; and state human resource policies governing compensation and benefits programs. Degree in accounting or related field. Experience working with state payroll and benefits; providing quality assurance reviews of payroll and benefits activity; processing high volumes of payroll; and working with benefits processing and/or leave accounting preferred; related experience in high-volume environments strongly preferred.

State applications for this position will only be accepted online through the State website at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/132001. Position closes February 20, 2019.

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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.

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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