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Date:  Nov 22, 2022

Springfield, IL, US, 62702

Job Requisition ID:  20669

Agency :  Department of Natural Resources 
Closing Date/Time: 12/08/2022
Salary:   $3,856 to $5,404 per month  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Sangamon  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC014  


This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.


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Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.


Posting Identification Number  12-05-20669

Position Overview

The Account Technician II for the Office of Fiscal Management, will perform complex accounting duties, under direction, associated with A/R, A/P, procurement, budgeting, reporting, spending allocations, etc. for the assigned unit of the Office of Oil & Gas Resource Management.  

Job Responsibilities

1.    Under direction, independently performs complex accounting duties associated with the obligation, procurement, expenditures processing and with the budgeting for future operations and the compiling and analyzing of current financial expenditure data:

  • Audits and verifies purchasing and voucher information for completeness and accuracy.
  • Reviews for propriety of purchase and compliance with State regulations.
  • Verifies appropriateness and adequate funding level to process expenditures.
  • Posts vouchers to ledger, closes ledger books and balances ledger monthly.
  • Provides liaison activities with agency, regional, divisional and administrative personnel or vendors to resolve discrepancies.
  • Posts expenditures to automated accounting system and assists with programmatic timesheet maintenance.
  • Confers with inter and intra agency personnel to secure necessary telecommunications equipment purchase approval.
  • Maintains payment logs and reconciles billings and payments according to fine terms.


2.    Compiles and analyzes the personal services transactions for Office of Oil & Gas Resource Management appropriations by updating proposed hires, step, merits and merit compensation increases for ten payrolls: 

  • Projects surplus/deficit conditions.
  • Establishes financial parameters for seasonal help hires and analyzes current and past history results for anticipated hiring lag and turnover savings.
  • Analyzes and reconciles actual and proposed expenditures and prepares surplus/deficit summaries for upper- level management review. 


3.    Establishes and controls spending allocations for selected capital accounts and for statewide printing, equipment, and lump sum appropriations. 

  • Provides monthly status reports of financial condition.
  • Verifies request for revenue refunds.


4.    Collects Office of Oil & Gas Resource Management appropriation budgetary information:

  • Assists in the preparation of budgetary summaries and forms for submission to the GOMB.
  • Compiling and reviewing legislative data.


5.    Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Requirements

  1. 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. One (1) year of extensive knowledge of accounting procedures.
  2. One (1) year of extensive knowledge of office methods and procedures.
  3. One (1) year of working knowledge of state or non-state accounting procedures.
  4. One(1) year of working knowledge of principles and functions of standard office accounting machines and equipment.
  5. One (1) year of experience applying established accounting methods and techniques.

Employment Conditions

All applicants must be able to meet the following Conditions of Employment, with or without reasonable accommodation, to be considered for this position:

  1. Ability to pass background check.

Agency Statement

Charged with preserving, protecting, and promoting Illinois’ natural resources, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) employees oversee water, wildlife, wetlands and oil wells, parks, historic sites – and everything in between. Employment opportunities vary greatly, often providing employees the chance to work indoors and out in a dynamic yet relaxed environment. Working for the State of Illinois, IDNR employees receive excellent benefits, including health, vision and dental insurance; a retirement plan and deferred compensation options; state holidays and other time off; as well as pre-tax benefit programs.


The Office of Fiscal Management develops budgets, processes payroll, administers workers compensation, manages audits, collects and records cash and receivables, tracks inventory and assets, processes vouchers, and conducts procurements, and holds responsibility for monitoring much of the Department’s operational procedures, to include the review of fiscally related procedures to ensure compliance with all rules, regulations and accounting standard.

Work Hours:  Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, 1 hr. lunch  
Work Location: One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702-1813  
Agency Contact:

Vicky Fowler


Phone #:  217-785-5387

Job Family:  Fiscal/Finance/Business  


This position DOES NOT contain “Specialized Skills” (as that term is used in CBAs).



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