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ACCOUNT TECHNICIAN I (UPWARD MOBILITY)

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

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In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Sep 10, 2021
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60634-1417

Job Requisition ID:  6763

Account Technician I

Posting Identification # 34-127-22-19   [[id]] 

 

Agency:  Department of Veterans' Affairs  
Closing Date/Time:  10/07/2021 
Salary:  $3,443.00 - $4,742.00 / Monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC014 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

 

Job Responsibilities

 

Under general supervision of the Accountant Supervisor, performs technical accounting work in maintaining the books for the Chicago Veterans' Home.  Verifies a variety of complex financial documents and processes payment from appropriate funding sources.  

  1. Performs technical accounting work in maintaining the books for the Chicago Veterans' Home. 
  2. Records all stores receiving reports and issues to general ledger accounts, with subsidiary ledgers of the associated store and verifies they balance with controlling accounts each month. 
  3. Prepares financial statements and reports for income and expenses, and equipment purchased, monthly including: reports on total balance of general ledger, and reports on appropriation for encumbrances against state appropriation funds..
  4. Maintains cash balance on Home Funds and prepares reports of same as required or assigned.
  5. Assists home fiscal staff in maintaining a complex accounting system and preparing financial reports and statements with data utilizing a computerized accounting system involving statewide funds or grants.
  6. Periodically assists with inventory counting in stores and forward areas.
  7. Performs other duties as required or assigned with the realm of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Requirements

 

  • Requires working knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of two years of college and completion of an approved training course or three years of related clerical bookkeeping experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

  • Requires working knowledge of accounting techniques.
  • Requires working knowledge of state accounting procedures.
  • Requires working knowledge of office methods and procedures.
  • Requires working knowledge of principles and functions of standard office accounting machines and experience.
  • Requires ability to apply established accounting techniques.
  • Prefers one year of experience with ERP/SAP accounting systems. 

 

Work Hours:  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM  
Work Location: 4250 N Oak Park Ave Chicago, IL 60634-1417  
Agency Contact:

Lynette Adams-Williams

Email: IDVA.HRCHGO.Applicants@illinois.gov

Job Function:  Fiscal/Finance/Business  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT HIT THE BLUE APPLY BUTTON ONLINE.

Please submit application via

Email to: IDVA.HRCHGO.Applicants@illinois.gov;

MAIL or Hand Deliver (Monday - Friday 9AM - 1PM) to

IDVA Chicago - HR Department, 4250 N Oak Park Ave., Chicago, IL 60643

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.