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ACCOUNT TECHNICIAN II - 0011600

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

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

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:  Jun 10, 2021
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62702-1813

Job Requisition ID:  2848

Agency:  Department of Agriculture  
Closing Date/Time:  06/24/2021 
Salary:  $3,544.00 - $5,001.00/Month 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
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.

 

Posting Identification #

  2848

Position Overview

Fiscal and Budget Services at the Department of Agriculture is seeking to hire an Account Technician II. The Bureau of Fiscal and Budget Services processes payments and receivables as well as payroll for an agency of over 300 employees. The candidate will assist in the expedient processing and delivery of financial records within and outside of the agency. The position has potential for considerable growth for the exceptional employee within the bureau in a friendly environment. We encourage interested applicants to apply to assist with the formidable efficiency standard our bureau has established.

Job Responsibilities

30%  1. Maintains a complex, complete set of general account books for various bureaus within the Department.

 

25%  2. Establishes encumbrances and obligations that involve purchase orders, requisitions, or other requests for expenditures in the Department’s accounting system (SAP).

 

20%  3. Audits accounts payable documents and monitors obligation balances.

 

10%  4. Processes Department receipts for deposit with financial institutions designated by the Illinois State Treasurer.

 

05%  5. Operates computers programmed with accounting software to record, store, and analyze fiscal data.

 

05%  6. Prepares accounting forms for processing with the Illinois Office of the Comptroller.

 

05%  7. Perform other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of two years of college and one year of technical accounting experience or four years of related clerical bookkeeping experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires working knowledge of accounting techniques.
  • Requires knowledge of office methods and procedures.
  • Requires working knowledge of state accounting procedures.
  • Requires working knowledge of principles and functions of standard office accounting machines and equipment.
  • Requires ability to supervise and train a small staff of subprofessionals in performance of specialized clerical and account-keeping tasks.
  • Requires ability to apply established accounting methods and techniques.

Conditions of Employment

  • Ability to successfully pass background check.
  • Ability to work occasional overtime.

 

Work Hours:  Mon-Fri. - 8:00am - 4:30pm  
Work Location: 801 E Sangamon Ave Springfield, IL 62702-1813  
Agency Contact:

Bureau of Human Resources

Email: Agr.HumanResources@illinois.gov

Phone #:217-785-5099

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 APPLY ONLINE.

Please submit application via email to: AGR.HumanResources@illinois.gov

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.