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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:  May 4, 2021
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62702-4059

Job Requisition ID:  2883

Agency:  Environmental Protection Agency  
Closing Date/Time:  05/17/2021 
Salary:  $3544.00-$5001.00 Monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  2 
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 #

2883

Job Responsibilities

45% 1.            Independently reviews and recommends approving or rejecting cost reimbursement applications from LUST site owners/operators for the Leaking Underground Storage Tank (LUST) Financial, Bureau of Land (BOL);

•             Makes determinations if the charges are valid and/or reasonable, if the arithmetic is accurate, and if the supporting financial documentation is authentic and adequate;

•             Audits billings by reviewing and examining entries on various types of financial files, documents, records and reports involving delinquencies, deficiencies and discrepancies

•             Takes necessary action after adjusting entries and reconciling documents

•             Posts financial information on audit reports.

30% 2.            Independently audits invoices from contractors to determine if the charges are valid, eligible, and accurate;

•             Examines invoices to ensure supportive documentation is authentic, and adequate in the maintenance of contractor’s invoice tracking logs

•             Invoices received are audited and verified for processing

•             Invoices are then forwarded to appropriate Bureau Units after completion.

•             Reviews and prepares audit reports for the LUST Program files in BOL.

(Job Responsibilities continued)

10% 3.            Participates in meetings with LUST Program site owners/operators;

•             Initiates actions in the resolution of billing discrepancies, contracting, and procurement disputes that include other disagreements with contractors and/or LUST site owners/operators, and in the preparation of letters, memorandums, audit reports, and procedures germane to procurement, contracting, and other fiscal concerns.

•             Travels in performance of duties.

05% 4.            Participates in Agency meetings with contractors regarding reimbursement matters and provides explanations of the Section’s invoice processing policies to contractors, and LUST site owners/operators.

•             Meets or discusses by phone with owners and operators to resolve discrepancies.

05% 5.            Reproduces and maintains copies of all invoices, vouchers, and the applicable cost justification documentation in files by project, contractor, and/or LUST site owners/operators for historical and audit purposes and for use in the Section’s Cost Recovery System

05% 6.            Performs other duties as required or assigned, which are reasonably within the scope of 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

1. Requires extensive knowledge of accounting techniques.

2. Requires extensive knowledge of office methods and procedures.

3. Requires working knowledge of state or non-state accounting procedures.

4. Requires working knowledge of principles and functions of standard office accounting machines and equipment.

5. Requires ability to supervise and train a small staff of sub-professionals in performance of specialized clerical and 

    account-keeping tasks.

6. Requires ability to apply established accounting methods and techniques.

7. Requires the ability to utilize a personal computer with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Access and Excel software.

Conditions of Employment

1. Requires a valid driver’s license
2. Requires the ability to travel

Work Hours:  8:30-5 Mon-Fri  
Work Location: 1021 E North Grand Ave Springfield, IL 62702-4059  
Agency Contact:

Kathy Taylor

1021 North Grand Avenue East MC#37
 PO Box 19276
 Springfield, IL 62794-9276
 (217)785-1745
 Fax (217)524-6907

Submit via email to:
EPA.HR.JobApplications@Illinois.gov

Job Function:  Fiscal/Finance/Business  

 

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

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 

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 Requisiton 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 Requistion 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.

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