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Accounting and Receivables Support Manager (PSA Opt 1)

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:  Sep 13, 2022
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62703-2925

Job Requisition ID:  18182

Agency:  Department of Human Services 

Posting ID: 10-07-18182

Opening Date:  09/14/22
Closing Date/Time:  09/27/2022 
Salary:  Anticipated Salary: $4,700 - $8,715 per month 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  Gubernatorial Exclusion 063 

 

****A RESUME IS REQUIRED FOR THIS JOB POSTING****

Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), a copy of your transcripts or diploma for all degrees earned, and a copy of any applicable professional licensures to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application. Please note that the Department of Human Services must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) before any offer can be extended.  You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document in lieu of a Resume or CV.

Position Overview

The Office of Fiscal Services is seeking to hire a manager in the Bureau of Collection Services Center located in Springfield, Illinois. The incumbent will plan, organize, and direct through subordinate staff the Accounting and Receivables Support functions. This position manages and directs the completion of Agency financial reports via the Consolidated Accounting and Reporting System (CARS), Enterprise Solution Planning Program (ERP), the Accounts Receivable System (ARS) and/or the Integrated Eligibility System (IES), including the quarterly reports to be submitted to the State Comptroller; supervises subordinate staff in the management and processing of referrals for Non-IV-D accounts in order to resolve questioned collection activities through Microsoft Office Suite or similar word processing/spreadsheet/database software; and develops, maintains, and directs the implementation and preparation of monthly and special activity reports extracted from various accounts receivable systems and/or ad hoc reporting systems for the Bureau of Collection for management review.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Serves as the Accounting and Receivables Support Manager.
  2. Serves as full-line supervisor.
  3. Manages and directs the completion of Agency financial reports via the Consolidated Accounting and Reporting System (CARS), Enterprise Solution Planning Program (ERP), the Accounts Receivable System (ARS) and/or the Integrated Eligibility System (IES), including the quarterly reports to be submitted to the State Comptroller.
  4. Supervises subordinate staff in the management and processing of referrals for Non-IV-D accounts in order to resolve questioned collection activities through Microsoft Office Suite or similar word processing/spreadsheet/database software. 
  5. Develops, maintains, and directs the implementation and preparation of monthly and special activity reports extracted from various accounts receivable systems and/or ad hoc reporting systems for the Bureau of Collection for management review.
  6. Performs other duties as assigned or required 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 (4) years of college, preferably with courses in business or public administration.
  2. Requires prior experience equivalent to three (3) years of progressively responsible administrative experience in a public or business organization.

Preferred Qualifications (in priority order)

  1. Three (3) years of professional experience directing Accounting and Receivables Support functions for a public or private organization.
  2. Three (3) years of professional supervisory experience assigning work, providing guidance to subordinates, recommending counseling and/or discipline following collective bargaining agreements, training staff, approving time off, and preparing and signing performance evaluations.
  3. Two (2) years of professional experience managing the completion of financial reports utilizing accounting reporting systems, such as the Consolidated Accounting and Reporting System (CARS), Enterprise Solution Planning Program (ERP), the Accounts Receivable System (ARS) and/or the Integrated Eligibility System (IES), for a public or private organization.
  4. Two (2) years of professional experience managing and processing accounts in order to resolve questions account activities utilizing Microsoft Office Suite or similar word processing/spreadsheet/database software. 
  5. Two (2) years of professional experience developing, maintaining, and directing the implementation and preparation of monthly and special activity reports extracted from various accounts receivable systems and/or ad hoc reporting systems for a public or private organization
  6. Two (2) years of professional experience meeting deadlines with strong attention to detail and the ability to utilize critical thinking skills while multi-tasking multiple projects.

Work Hours:  Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 5:00pm 
Work Location: 600 E Ash St Springfield, IL 62703-2925 

Office of Fiscal Services

Bureau of Collection Services

Revenue Managmeent - Receivables
Agency Contact: DHS.HiringUnit@Illinois.gov
Job Family: Administration/Management; Fiscal/Finance/Business 

 

About the Agency

The Illinois Department of Human Services serves families in need 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.

 

As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a robust benefit package that includes the following:

  • A Pension Program
  • Competitive Group Insurance Benefits including Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 3 Paid Personal Business Days annually
  • 12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)
  • 13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years
  • Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)
  • 10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually - (10 days in year one of employment)
  • 10 Weeks Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Deferred Compensation Program - A supplemental retirement plan
  • Optional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program and Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligibility
  • 5% Salary Differential for Bilingual Positions
  • Commuter Savings Program (Chicago only)

For more information about our benefits please follow this link: https://www2.illinois.gov/cms/benefits/Pages/default.asp

 

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