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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Accounting Technician 2 in Ankeny, Iowa

Accounting Technician 2

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Accounting Technician 2

Salary

$37,148.80 - $54,392.00 Annually

Location

Ankeny - 50021 - Polk County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

645 Iowa Department of Transportation

Job Number

21-00913

Closing

10/28/2020 11:59 PM Central

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#LI-POST

Point of Contact

Angel Robinson- Angel.Robinson@iowadot.us

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Job Description

The Iowa Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Division is looking for a new member to join its team! As an Accounting Technician 2, you’ll serve as the day-to-day support for all financial and accounting matters within the Motor Vehicle Division. The Accounting Technician 2 will:

Ensure proper accounting practices, laws, and DOT procedures are being followed for financial transactions under the subject matter of the Motor Vehicle Division

  • Reconcile, deposit, and report on Motor Vehicle Division financial transactions to DOT Finance, DOT Management, other State agencies, counties, and international organizations

  • Oversee and ensure that all 99 County Treasurers and their 800 plus staff members are compliant with required and best accounting practices and procedures and laws related to DOT financial matters

We care deeply about providing exceptional service to Iowans. Join us on our journey to become the role model for public service nationwide.

Our Core Values

  • Customer experience above all else

  • Integrity without exception

  • Reliability

  • Contributing to a healthy work environment

What You Bring to Us:

  • A cooperative, supportive, teamwork mentality

  • An interest in developing new skills

  • Attention to detail

  • A commitment to excellence in customer service

  • A professional background in finance

  • Experience in auditing complex financial data across multiple financial software systems

  • Analytical expertise to review, research, financial transactions and financial inconstancies

  • Experience with researching, reviewing, and pulling financial data from different software

  • Comfort in cash handling and processing

Hours and Additional Information:

This position allows for flexible hours between 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

The Team:

Our newest member will be joining the Vehicle & Motor Carrier Services Team of nearly 50 staff located in the Motor Vehicle Division Headquarters building in Ankeny. You will also work directly with internal work units, external businesses, associations, other agencies, county treasurer offices, and the Motor Vehicle Division’s Legal compliance officer to strategically meet approach policy matters affecting state and federal compliance.

Applicants may attach a resume and cover letter when completing the application.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalency and four years of clerical accounting experience which involved the compilation, tabulation, examination, verification or recording of financial, statistical or related fiscal programs using elementary bookkeeping principles and practices;

OR

the successful completion of a post-high school vocational/technical, business college, or area community college curriculum in accounting which included concentrated course work equivalent to twenty semester hours (or more) in accounting;

OR

an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of employment in clerical office work for each year of the required education;

OR

substituting the successful completion of thirty semester hours or the academic equivalent in a post high school Business, Accounting or closely related curriculum for each year of the required experience;

OR

any equivalent combination of qualifying education or experience;

OR

one year of experience as an Accounting Technician 1 in the State of Iowa classified service will be considered as qualifying;

OR

one year of work experience as an Accounting Clerk 3 in the State of Iowa classified service will be considered as qualifying.

For additional information, please click on thislink to view the job description.

Join Us!

Whether it's caring for those in need, making highways safer, or improving agriculture production, the work that we do matters to the people of Iowa.

We take our responsibilities and the public trust very seriously. We are committed to delivering the services that matter most to the people of Iowa. If you have the skills, the commitment and the desire to make a difference, then we invite you to explore the career opportunities available with the State of Iowa.

CareerChoices

State government is one of the largest employers in Iowa, and also one of the most diverse. From state trooper to nurse to engineer, the state offers a wide variety of career opportunities.

Benefits

The state offers paid vacation, sick time and holidays, a defined benefit retirement plan, health, dental, vision, and long-term disability insurance along with flexible spending accounts. For more information, please visit the executive branch employee benefits website.

The State of Iowa is committed to providing an outstanding employment experience. Check out thisBenefits Beyond the Paycheck brochure.

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Do you understand that the answers to all of the following questions must be truthful, honest, and accurate to the best of your ability?

Please read all questions and answers thoroughly and make sure you understand them completely.Ensure the answers to your questions match the information filled out on your application and the attachments you have uploaded. If the answers to your questions are inconsistent with your application information or uploaded attachments, you will be given zero points for the question.Knowingly misrepresenting the facts when submitting any information related to an application, examination, certification, appeal, or any other facet of the selection process will result in your disqualification from this application and future employment with the state of Iowa.

  • Yes - I understand and agree.

  • No

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Have you filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq?

  • No - I have NOT filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

  • Yes - I HAVE filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

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Have you graduated from high school or have a G.E.D. equivalency? IF YES - How many years do you have of clerical accounting experience which involved the compilation, tabulation, examination, verification or recording of financial, statistical or related fiscal programs using elementary bookkeeping principles and practices?

  • I have not graduated from high school or have a G.E.D. equivalency

  • Less than two years of the identified experience

  • Two to less than three years of the identified experience

  • Three years to less than four years of the identified experieince

  • Four years or more of the identified experience

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Have you successfully completed a post-high school vocational/technical, business college, or area community college curriculum in accounting which included concentrated course work equivalent to twenty semester hours (or more) in accounting?

  • Yes

  • No

05

Are you a current State of Iowa employee - executive branch? IF YES - How many months do you have of full time experience in the classification of Accounting Technician 1 or Accounting Clerk 3 for the State of Iowa?

  • I am not a current State of Iowa employee

  • I do not have any experience in the classification of Accounting Technician 1 or Accounting Clerk 3 for the State of Iowa

  • Less than 12 months of experience in the classification of Accounting Technician 1 or Accounting Clerk 3 for the State of Iowa

  • 12 months or more of experience in the classification of Accounting Technician 1 or Accounting Clerk 3 for the State of Iowa

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If you have not GRADUATED from high School/G.E.D. AND you have four years of clerical accounting experience which involved the compilation, tabulation, examination, verification or recording of financial, statistical or related fiscal programs using elementary bookkeeping principles and practices - How many years do you have of combined high school/G.E.D. education AND/OR employment in clerical office work? One year of employment in clerical office work may substitute for each year of education.

  • I have graduated from high school/G.E.D OR do NOT have the four years of identified experience

  • Less than four years of the combined education and/or experience

  • Four years or more of the combined education and/or experience

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How many years do you have of combined post high school education in Business, Accounting or closely related curriculum AND/OR clerical accounting experience

which involved the compilation, tabulation, examination, verification or recording of financial, statistical or related fiscal programs using elementary bookkeeping principles and practices? 30 semester hours equals one year of experience.

  • I do not have any of the combined education and/or experience

  • Less than four years of the combined education and/or experience

  • Four years or more of the combined education and/or experience

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Agency

State of Iowa

Agency

645 Iowa Department of Transportation

Address

800 Lincoln WayAmes, Iowa, 50010

Website

https://iowadot.gov/careers/

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