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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

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:  Nov 24, 2021
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62702-5076

Job Requisition ID:  9683

Agency:  Department of Public Health  
Office: Health Care Regulation

Division: Finance & Administration Accounting Services

Posting ID: 40-22-0119

Posted: 11/24/21-12/9/21
Salary:  $4006-$5755/Monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
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.

 

Qualifying state employees in the Upward Mobility Program should follow the Upward Mobility Policy guidelines when applying for this title.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

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

 

Posting Identification #

40-22-0119

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.

Position Overview

Under general supervision, performs professional accounting work in maintaining a complex, complete set of general account books by fund (State and Federal Funding) for all programs administered within the Office of Health Care Regulation; prepares vouchers for payments to grantees and vendors; maintains a ledger account book; prepares financial reports for management and program staff.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Performs professional accounting work in maintaining a complex, complete set of general account books by fund (State and Federal Funding) for all programs administered within the Office of Health Care Regulation.
  2. Prepares obligation documents for grants and contracts; reviews monthly billing submissions and complete Accounting Information System (AIS) vouchers for payments to grantees and vendors.
  3. Establish Excel spreadsheets for each program funding source, record program allocation by fund and line item.
  4. Prepare detailed monthly financial reports and statements for fiscal manager, summarize obligations and expenditures by project and fund.
  5. Review program requests for procurement of goods and services; prepare appropriate obligations document to order goods and services through the Department of Central Management Services statewide procurement contracts.
  6. Analyze routine operation expenditures and determine if costs charged are accurate and are in compliance with state and federal expenditure guidelines.
  7. Analyze travel vouchers submitted by program staff, verify mileage claims, per diem, lodging rate and other claims, check additions and cross check totals, record each transaction in AIS and electronic spreadsheets.
  8. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Knowledge, Skills and 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 audit theory, principles, methods and procedures.
  • Requires elementary knowledge of law, rules and regulations relating to state and non-state accounting or auditing procedures.
  • Requires elementary knowledge of office methods, procedures, standard office accounting machines and equipment.

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:30 to 5:00  
Work Location: 535 W Jefferson St Springfield, IL 62702-5076

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.

Please submit application via email to: DPH.HRApplications@illinois.gov

Include Posting ID #:40-22-0119 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 email 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 email 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 email 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 email 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 email 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 email listed above.