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Accountant Advanced

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 13, 2022
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62704-2617

Job Requisition ID:  15988

Agency:  Department of Veterans' Affairs  
Posting Date: 6/13/22

Date/Time:  06/28/2022 
Salary:  $4,353 - $6,370 
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.

 

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.

 

Accountant Advanced, Central Office

Posting Identification # 34-101-22-04 15988

The Accountant Advanced position is located at our Central Office at 833 S. Spring Street, Springfield IL 62704. This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer in the Fiscal Department. Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four years college, with courses in business administration and accounting. Requires two years of professional experience in accounting, external auditing, budgetary planning and control, or public accounting. This unique opportunity offers an exceptional benefit package to include health insurance, including eye care and dental, deferred compensation, life insurance, and retirement. If you desire to become a valued member of a hard-working and respected team and up for a challenge or a change in your career, please take this opportunity to apply for this rewarding and gratifying position.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Independently performs complex accounting and auditing work involving the maintenance of a variety of general departmental funds of grants accounts and preparation, summarization, and examination of related financial reports and statements for state and federal usage
  2. Independently performs professional accounting work in maintaining and examining complex departmental budgetary reports and statements for departmentally usage.
  3. Establishes and audits accounting and fiscal reports in accordance with state federal regulations.
  4. Records and monitors incumbrances/obligations against allotments assuring that significant funds are available and alert Business Administrator or Agency Procurement Officer when potential deficits exist or when cancellations or advisable.
  5. Serves as designated lead worker.
  6. Independently performs internal auditing work of a complex or advanced nature in examining and verifying accurately a wide variety of accounting books, reports, records, documents, statements, and other fiscal and financial related information, operations, and procedures.
  7. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of these numerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

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

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires extensive knowledge of accounting and auditing theory, principles, methods and procedures.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of laws, rules and regulations relating to state or non-state accounting or auditing procedures.
  • Requires working knowledge of office methods, procedures, standard office accounting machines and equipment.
  • Requires ability to prepare comprehensive accounting reports.
  • Requires ability to determine violations and noncompliance with the law and to detect and explain significant irregularities.
  • Requires ability to review detailed work including written or numerical data and to make calculations rapidly and accurately.
  • Requires skill and ability to evaluate more difficult accounting problems and to analyze and interpret more complex accounting records.
  • Requires ability to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships and to deal tactfully with controversial problems.

 

Conditions of Employment

  • Overtime is a condition of employment and you may be required/mandated to work overtime including scheduled, unscheduled, or last-minute overtime
  • Requires the ability to pass a background check

Work Hours:  8:30AM-5:00PM Mon-Fri  
Work Location: 833 S Spring St Springfield, IL 62704-2617  
Agency Contact: 
Sonia Gove

                                      sonia.gove@illinois.gov  Do not send applications here, see below on where to submit

 

Job Family:  Fiscal/Finance/Business  

 

Revolving Door:

Certain provisions of the revolving door restrictions contained in 5 ILCS 430/5-45 apply to this
position.  As a result, the employee should be aware that if offered non-State employment during 
State employment or within one year immediately after ending State employment, the employee shall, 
prior to accepting any such non-State employment offer, notify the Office of the Executive 
Inspector General for the Agencies of the Illinois Governor (“OEIG”) or may be subject to a fine.

 

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: IDVA.HR.Applicants@illinois.gov  (Only applications emailed to this email will be processed.)

Email Applications to: IDVA.HR.Applicants@illinois.gov
Submit 
one attachment/file (PDF) name the file "Type of application," LastName, and Job Requisti on ID = "CSM100 Last name 15988"
Your file should include the following informati on in this order:
1. Bid Form (if applicable-those who are or have worked for thestate-explained below)
2. Application -- CMS100 or 100B (see below which applies to you)
3. Transcripts -- If you have them
4. Military forms (if applicable)

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION AND BID FORM (as applicable) FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

THE TYPE OF APPLICATION 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE THRU THIS WEBSITE.

Please submit application via email to: IDVA.HR.Applicants@illinois.gov  (Only applications emailed to this email will be processed.)

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 IDVA.HR.Applicants@illinois.gov.
    • 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 IDVA.HR.Applicants@illinois.gov
    • 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 IDVA.HR.Applicants@illinois.gov
    • 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 IDVA.HR.Applicants@illinois.gov
    • 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 IDVA.HR.Applicants@illinois.gov
    • 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.

 

 

 

The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs is a State agency designed to empower veterans and their families to thrive.  We do this by assisting them in navigating the system of federal, state, and local resources and benefits; providing long-term health care for eligible veterans in our Veterans’ Homes and partnering with other agencies and non-profits to help veterans address education, mental health, housing, employment, and other challenges.  A career with the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs provides a rewarding and challenging opportunity for individuals. Working together, we create partnerships and experiences that engage and inspire our fellow co-workers and the veterans and their family members that we serve every day.