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ACCOUNTANT SUPERVISOR - 0013500

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

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Date:  Nov 22, 2022
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62702

Job Requisition ID:  21420

Agency :  Department of Natural Resources 
Closing Date/Time: 12/08/2022
 
Salary:   $4,982 to $7,369 per month  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Sangamon  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC062  

 

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

 

All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the illinois.jobs2web.com website.

State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

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

 

Posting Identification Number  12-05-21420

Position Overview

This position serves in the Office of Fiscal Management in fiscal operations for the Financial Reporting Division to organize, plan, execute, control, and supervise staff in the Central Deposit Section.  Receives, records, deposits, reconciles, and reports all revenue and cash receipts for all Department funds.  

Job Responsibilities

1.    Organizes, plans, controls and evaluates the security, processing and depositing of checks, cash and money orders into the Department's revenue funds:

  • Serves as liaison to the Office of the Comptroller and the Treasurer's Office regarding the deposits of income into the State Treasury.
  • Analyzes and evaluates accounting systems for effectiveness.
  • Reviews all remittances.

 

2.    Serves as working supervisor:

  • Assigns and reviews work
  • Provides guidance and training to assigned staff
  • Counsels staff regarding work performance
  • Reassigns staff to meet day-to-day operating needs
  • Establishes annual goals and objectives
  • Approves time off
  • Prepares and signs performance evaluations

 

3.    Maintains ledgers of revenues, cash and cash equivalents transmitted to the IL Treasurer's clearing account by fund type and category:

  • Maintains ledgers of direct federal deposits to Treasurer.
  • Reconciles revenues and receipts by fund.
  • Reconciles drafts received from the Treasurer.
  • Prepares transmittals to the IL Comptroller for the order of money into the proper fund and account number.

 

4.    Organizes, plans, controls and evaluates the Revenue Accounting/Tracking system which tracks revenues and cash receipts:

  • Prepares and submits reports and reconciles to the Comptroller's monthly revenue status.
  • Provides guidance and directs the development, modification and application to the Revenue Accounting/Tracking System.
  • Processes all deposits and establishes all revenue codes in SAP accounting system.
  • Tracks and reconciles all revenues, cash receipts, and accounts receivables for the Agency.

 

5.    Reviews and approves subordinates staff pre-audit of deposit documentation:

  • Determines, investigates and reports any irregularities.
  • Plans for and assists in internal/external audits on revenue/deposit functions.
  • Conducts on-site evaluations of revenue and cash receipt procedures to correct any deficiencies in internal controls for revenues and receivables.

 

6.    Tracks returned checks by the IL Treasurer to assure all attempts are made to collect:

  • Implements the State Debt Collection Act for the Department.
  • Maintains source documentation.
  • Coordinates submission of forms and documentation to the IL Comptroller for involuntary withholding transactions.
  • Processes offset claim checks and serves as liaison to the Comptroller, Debt Collection Board and private collection agencies.

 

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

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four years college, with courses in business administration and accounting.
  2. Requires two years of professional experience in accounting, external auditing, budgetary planning and control or public accounting.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Two (2) years of extensive knowledge of accounting and auditing theory, principles, methods, and procedures.
  2. Two (2) years of extensive knowledge of laws, rules, and regulations relating to state or non-state accounting or auditing procedures.
  3. One (1) year of experience determining violations and noncompliance with the law and to detect and explain significant irregularities.
  4. One (1) year of experience supervising a staff of subordinates engaged in general accounting, budgeting, or external auditing activities.

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: Department of Natural Resources, One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702-1813  
Agency Contact:
 

Vicky Fowler

IDNR HR Department

Email: vicky.fowler@illinois.gov

Phone #:  217-785-5387

Job Family:  Fiscal/Finance/Business  

 

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

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Use the “Apply” button at the top right or bottom right of this posting to begin the application process.

If you are not already signed in, you will be prompted to do so. 

State employees should sign in to the career portal for State of Illinois employees – a link is available at the top left of the Illinois.jobs2web.com homepage in the blue ribbon. 

Non-State employees should log in on the using the “View Profile” link in the top right of the Illinois.jobs2web.com homepage in the blue ribbon.  If you have never before signed in, you will be prompted to create an account.

If you have questions about how to apply, please see the following resources:

State employees: Log in to the career portal for State employees and review the Internal Candidate Application Job Aid

Non-State employees: on Illinois.jobs2web.com – click “Application Procedures” in the footer of every page of the website.

 

The main form of communication will be through email. Please check your “junk mail”, “spam”, or “other” folder for communication(s) regarding any submitted application(s). You may receive emails from the following addresses:

  • donotreply@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com
  • systems@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com

 


Nearest Major Market: Springfield