Accountant 2

Commonwealth of PA

Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

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Date Posted May 13, 2022
Industry Accounting
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified

Description:

THE POSITION

Are you skilled at using computer software to extract and analyze data? Do you enjoy
analyzing data and identifying payment irregularities? If you want to put those skills to use
in a team-oriented environment focused on accuracy and reliability, Comptroller Operations
wants to talk to you!


DESCRIPTION OF WORK

This is a supervisory position that performs professional accounting work by examining,
analyzing, and reporting results on the review of financial transactions with a focus on
consistency and compliance at the enterprise level. Monitors SAP payment functions
including payroll, HR, and invoice processing to ensure accuracy, completeness, and
timeliness; promotes efficiency and/or mitigates risk in areas of responsibility and provide a
cost-effective uniform system of accounting and financial controls to ensure accountability
of government funds.

Additional details regarding the duties of this position may be found in the position description.

Work Hours and Additional Information:

  • Full-time employment - 37.5 hour work week
  • Work hours - 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday - Friday with a 30 minute lunch period
  • You will have the opportunity to work from home (telework) full-time. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Harrisburg.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Please check your email, including spam folders, for these notices.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Experience and Training Requirements - one year as an Accountant 1; OR two years of professional accounting experience, and graduation from a four-year college or university, including or supplemented by fifteen credits in accounting. Four years of bookkeeping experience and fifteen college credits in accounting may be substituted for college graduation. A Master's degree in Accounting or a related field may be substituted for one year of general work experience.
  • Must meet PA residency requirement – For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency
  • Do not submit resumes, cover letters, and similar documents. These documents will not be reviewed and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position or to determine your score. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • This posting requires submission of your college transcripts with your application. You may upload your documents as Attachments during the application process. You must still complete the application and answer the supplemental questions. All documents MUST be uploaded prior to the submission of your application. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions.
Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals)

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

EXAMINATION INFORMATION

  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
  • You must provide complete and accurate information or:
    • your score may be lower than deserved.
    • you may be disqualified.
  • You may only apply/test once for this posting.
  • Your results will be provided via email.


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Health & Wellness

We offer multiple health plans so our employees can choose what works best for themselves and their families. Our comprehensive benefits package includes health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.*


Compensation & Financial Planning
We invest in our employees by providing competitive wages and encouraging financial wellness by offering multiple ways to save money and ensure peace of mind including multiple retirement and investment plan options.

Work/Life Balance
We know there’s more to life than just work! Our generous paid leave benefits include paid vacation, paid sick leave, six weeks of paid parental leave, military leave, and paid time off for most major U.S. holidays, as well as flexible work schedules and work-from-home opportunities.*

Values and Culture
We believe in the work we do and provide continual opportunities for our employees to grow and contribute to the greater good. As one of the largest employers in the state, we provide opportunities for internal mobility, professional development, and the opportunity to give back by participating in workplace charitable giving.

Employee Perks
Sometimes, it is the little “extras” that make a big difference. Our employees receive special employee-only discounts and rates on a variety of services and memberships.

For more information on all of these Total Rewards benefits, please visit www.employment.pa.gov and click on the benefits box.

  • Eligibility rules apply.