Financial Reporting Specialist 1

Texas Education Agency in Ridgeley, WV

  • Industry: Financial Services - Insurance - Others
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $74,340.00 - 185,600.00 / Year*
Nature of Work

Continuous Recruitment, Select Locations: The DOP anticipates several vacancies in the near future for this classification. This recruitment is not for a specific vacancy but to generate a pool of interested applicants. All positions are located inKanawhaCounty and the employee may work for one of several state agencies.

Under general supervision, performs professional accounting work at the full-performance level. Reviews books from state agencies for conformance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) system. Acts as a consultant to agency personnel preparing entries. Performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Characteristics:
Work at this level involves the performance of consultant/ liaison duties with state agencies. Work assignments are reviewed and approved by a Financial Reporting Specialist 2 through meetings and project discussions. The incumbent trains and assists agency personnel in the implementation and maintenance of GAAP and the West Virginia Financial Information Management System (WVFIMS).

Click The APPLY Link Above To Apply Online. Do not use a paper application unless you cannot apply online. If you must use a paper application due to disability or other valid reason, please call our office (681) ###-####(8:30am-4:30pm) for special instructions.

IMPORTANT: Your eligible score will be based on information provided in your application; therefore, make sure your application is detailed and complete. You may attach a resume and other documents; however, you should NEVER enter "See Resume" on the application. You MUST complete ALL parts of the application, including the Work Experience section. NOTE: Jobs on your application that do not have a salary amount will be considered volunteer and will NOT be counted as qualifying. Estimate salary if necessary.

Eligibility Length: This posting is for a Continuous recruitment because of an expected need for applicants. Applicants will be placed on a database of eligible applicants for 1 year. You will only be eligible for vacancies in counties you select. After 1 year applicants who remain interested in this job title MUST re-apply to be considered. The Division of Personnel cannot say with any certainty the location or number of future vacancies, only that the agency has expressed an anticipated hiring need. If an applicant wishes more specific information about future hiring plans please contact the hiring agency directly.

Job Interest Card: You may complete an online Job Interest Card at our main jobs page to receive an email notice anytime jobs not currently available for application are posted. Note: ONLYrecruitmentsnot currently open will appear on Job Interest Card notifications so please check the current listings thoroughly to avoid missing an opportunity.

As a condition of employment, an inquiry into job-related information will be completed which may include, but not limited to, criminal records, abuse registry records, driving records, employment history, and education and training. Failing to cooperate with this process, providing false and incomplete information, or discovery of disqualifying information will result in denial of or dismissal from employment or denial of transfer irrespective of when discovered.

Examples of Work
  • Reviews closing book information to ensure that agency financial data is correctly formatted and follows GAAP standards; edits and summarizes data for entry into WVFIMS.
  • Contacts agency personnel to gather data and review for completion of data.
  • Makes adjustments to closing books using GAAP guidelines; writes footnotes and required disclosures for comprehensive annual reports.
  • Coordinates and conducts meetings to train agency personnel in GAAP and WVFIMS policy and procedures.
  • Assists contracted CPA's performing audits of GAAP state financial statements.
  • Uses a variety of software on a personal computer to compile information on database, spreadsheet and word-processing programs.

  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of state government organization.
  • Ability to use applicable PC software.
  • Ability to write concise reports.
  • Ability to compile and manipulate financial data.
  • Ability to interpret rules and regulations for professionals and lay people.
  • Ability to speak before small groups.
  • Minimum Qualifications

    Training: Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university with at least 24 hours in accounting. Preference may be given to applicants with CPA certification, a Master of Professional Accountancy or a Master of Business Administration.

    Experience: One year of full-time or equivalent part-time paid experience in preparing or auditing GAAP based audited financial statements or maintaining accounting systems which support the preparation of GAAP based audited financial statements which included substantial experience with applicable PC software.

    Substitution: Successful completion of graduate study in the above areas may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
    Minimum Qualifications for the Division of Finance:
    Training: Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university, and may require 24 hours in accounting. Preference may be given to applicants with CPA certification, a Master of Professional Accountancy or a Master of Business Administration.

    Experience: One year of full-time or equivalent part-time paid experience in preparing or auditing GAAP based audited financial statements or maintaining accounting systems which support the preparation of GAAP based audited financial statements which included substantial experience with applicable PC software. Substitution: Successful completion of graduate study in the above areas may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
    NOTICE: If you are claiming college or other post-high school education or license, you MUST attach or provide by mail a legible copy of your OFFICIAL education transcript, license or training record. YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT UNTIL THIS VERIFICATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED. To avoid missing a job opportunity, it is important that you provide this verification as soon as possible. You only have to provide this verification one time. It is not required with every application. Attach documents to the online application, or via email to:...@wv.gov, FAX: 304-###-####, or mail to: Division of Personnel, Building 3, Suite 500, 1900KanawhaBlvd. E., Charleston, WV 25305.

    * Estimated salary


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