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Account Technician I

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:  Jun 17, 2022
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62701-1035

Job Requisition ID:  16708

Agency:  Illinois Prisoner Review Board  
Closing Date/Time:  07/02/2022 
Salary:  $3,443 - $4,742 - Anticipated Starting Salary for Non-State Employees - $3,443/monthly. 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC014 

 

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 contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification #

16708

About the Agency

The Illinois Prisoner Review Board's mission is to function under statutory authority as a quasi-judicial body with a primary focus on public safety.  It further acts as a checks and balances on other state and local institutions.  The Board imposes release conditions for incarcerated individuals who are exiting penal facilities, revokes and restores good conduct credits from inmates and conducts hearings to determine whether parolees have violated conditions of parole.  The Board also notifies victims and their families when an inmate is about to be released from custody.  Finally, the Board makes confidential recommendations to the Governor relative to clemency petitions.  To learn more about our agency Click Here.

Job Responsibilities

1. Performs technical accounting work in maintaining established general account books:

  • Confirms accuracy and compliance with the agency procedures and state regulations.
  • Verifies availability of funds and updates obligation documents.

2. Post vouchers to the appropriate voucher ledgers:

  • Maintains the Board's filing system of vouchers for Cross Check Verification.
  • Posts financial information to journals and the GAS/AIS system

3. Assembles and prepares invoice and travel vouchers and schedules:

  • Verifies per diem rates and hotel rates are reported accurately and prepares agency invoice and travel vouchers in the AIS Accounting system.
  • Prepares monthly reports from travel logs and maintains current files and documentation of agency rules and travel guidelines.

4. Provides support in preparation of the annual budget, gathers and compiles statistics for Senior Management:

  • Provides support to supervisor in maintaining complex accounting systems and preparing difficult financial reports and statements.

5. Prepares the employee tentative payroll on a semi-monthly basis and enters data into the Central Payroll system and timekeeping system.

6. Establishes and maintains obligations and amendments for contracts and documents in the GAS/AIS Accounting System.

7. Maintains property control ledger/spreadsheets and processes property control reports - monthly and annually:

  • Prepares and keyboards fixed assets reports quarterly
  • Keyboards physical property control reports

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

Minimum Qualifications

1. Knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of two (2) years college and completion of an approved training course or three (3) years of related clerical bookkeeping experience. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of accounting techniques.
  • Working knowledge of state and non-state accounting procedures.
  • Working knowledge of principles and functions of standard office accounting machines and equipment.
  • Ability to apply established accounting techniques.
  • Ability to use computer-based applications, including spreadsheets and word processing, databases, email and internet.
  • Working knowledge of office methods and procedures.
  • Ability to follow oral and/or written instructions.

Conditions of Employment

1. Ability to successfully pass Department of Corrections, Illinois State Police and county jail background checks as necessary to enter required correctional facilities throughout Illinois.

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday; 8:30am - 5:00pm  
Work Location: 319 E Madison St Springfield, IL 62701-1035  
Agency Contact:

Lindsey Conder

Email: lindsey.conder@illinois.gov

Phone #:217-782-7273, Option 6

Job Family:  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: lindsey.conder@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 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 Contact 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 Contact 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 Contact 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.