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ACCOUNTANT ADVANCED - 0013300

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:  Apr 6, 2021
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62703-2925

Job Requisition ID:  1469

Agency:  Department of Human Services  

Requisition ID: 10-04-1469-27875
Closing Date/Time:  04/19/2021 
Salary:  $4164-$6128/Monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC062 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this posting:

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*****

Follow the application instructions below to apply to this position.

Job Responsibilities

Under direction, conducts technical desk reviews and analyses of the audited financial statements and Consolidated Yearend Financial Reports (CYEFR 's), submitted by the Department's grantees and other funded services providers, ensuring compliance with applicable Federal, State and Departmental independent audit requirements. Assists in the coordination of advanced-level on-site reviews of downstate community services providers' fiscal and administrative records and procedures for compliance with contractual requirements; prepares reports, presents findings and recommendations, performs necessary follow-up functions.

 

SPECIFICALLY:

 

40% - Analyzes audited financial statements and Consolidated Yearend Financial Reports (CYEFR's), including Federal single audit reports and other year-end financial reports submitted by the Department's downstate grantees and other funded community services provides. Reviews each report for general propriety and compliance with requirements. Determines potential lapsed funds for recovery actions in accord with the Illinois Grant Funds Recovery Act.

 

25% - Assists in the coordination of advanced-level on-site reviews of IDHS services providers' fiscal and administrative records and procedures for compliance with contractual requirements. Prepares draft reports, presents and explains findings and recommended corrective actions, documents procedures and determinations in working papers, conducts follow-up reviews to determine status of corrective actions.

 

(Job Responsibilities continued)

 

20% - Identifies the types of contracts entered with each Department-funded services provider, including specific programs and dollar amounts, and the audit requirements applicable to each such entity. Maintains control logs and monitors the submission of required reports and related materials. Follows-up with providers by telephone and correspondence as necessary to resolve issues and provide information. Advises supervisor of the need to initiate sanctions required by administrative rule for noncompliance with the Department's requirements.

 

10% - Develops and distributes explanatory material concerning the Department's annual financial reporting requirements. Responds by telephone and correspondence to requests for information and materials.

 

5% - Performs 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 four years college with coursework in business administration and accounting.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Requires two years of professional experience in accounting, external auditing, budgetary planning and control or public accounting.

 

Work Hours:  8:30 am - 5:00 pm Monday-Friday  
Work Location: Contract Administration

600 E Ash St Springfield, IL 62703-2925  
Agency Contact:  DHS.HiringUnit@illinois.gov
Job Function:  Fiscal/Finance/Business  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. PLEASE USE THE REQUISITION ID FOR THE BID # ON THE APPROPRIATE APPLICATION FORM.

 

DHS Mission Statement -  IDHS’ serves families in need all across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services, supports, programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 

TO APPLY:  SEND BID FORM AND CMS100/B TO DHS.HiringUnit@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/Bid 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/Bid 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.
    • 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 an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.