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ACCOUNTANT(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

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

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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:  Jun 16, 2022
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62702-5056

Job Requisition ID:  16785

Agency:  Department of Public Health  

Office: Disease Control 

Division: Deputy Director's Office

Posting ID: 80-22-0337 & 80-22-0338

Posted: 6/17/22-7/1/22
Salary:  $4,006 - $5,755/month 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  2 
Plan/BU:  RC062 

 

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 E-mail listed below.

 

Posting Identification #

80-22-0337 & 80-22-0338

Position Overview

Under general supervision of the Accountant Supervisor, performs professional accounting work in maintaining a complex, complete set of general account ledgers, by program and funding source for assigned funds and federal projects, procures goods and services as requested by program staff; prepares vouchers for payments to vendors; prepares contract obligation documents (CODs) for grants and contracts; maintains ledgers; and prepares financial reports.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Prepares, audits, and processes vendor invoices for payment through the Accounting Information System (AIS).
  2. Establishes and maintains ledgers for assigned state funds and federal projects.
  3. Prepares and enters contract obligation documents (CODs) through the Accounting Information System (AIS).
  4. Reviews program requests for travel and procurement of goods and services
  5. Assists other staff as necessary to ensure timely processing of fiscal documents and to ensure cross training of fiscal activities.
  6. Prepares detailed reports and responses to satisfy routine and special requests including, but not limited to, GAAP, audit request, legislative requests, and Court of Claims.
  7. Maintains fiscal files including obligations, vouchers, grand awards, correspondence and other documents to provide adequate audit trail and documentation for assigned state funds and federal projects.
  8. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college, with courses in business administration and accounting or four years of technical accounting experience.
  • Requires elementary knowledge of professional accounting and auditing theory, principles, methods and procedures.
  • Requires elementary knowledge of the laws, rules and regulations relating to state or non-state accounting or auditing procedures.
  • Requires ability to perform detailed work involving written or numerical data.

Agency Marketing Statement

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is tasked with the oversight of communities within Illinois to achieve and maintain optimal health and safety.  With an annual budget of over $600 million in state and federal funds, 7 regional offices, 3 laboratories and over 1,100 employees, IDPH is equipped to fulfill its mission of protecting the health and wellness of the people of Illinois through the prevention, health promotion, regulation and control of disease and injury.

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:30-5:00  
Work Location: 525 W Jefferson St Springfield, IL 62702-5056

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: DPH.HRApplications@illinois.gov

 

Include Posting ID #: 80-22-0337 & 80-22-0338 and applicant's name in the subject line when applying

 

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 E-mail 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 E-mail 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 E-mail 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 E-mail 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 E-mail 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.

 

** DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

You MUST send a paper application to the Agency E-Mail listed above.