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State of Montana Accountant - Financial Contact 21065 in Helena, Montana

To be considered for this position, please attach the following two documents.

1) Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable)

2) A cover letter that describes your knowledge and experience related to governmental fund accounting, budgeting grant management, and financial statement preparation. Include a brief description of the various financial systems you have experienced and utilized. (Limit answer to 2 pages)

This position is the General Operations Financial Contact at MDT. This position ensures accounting treatment is recorded in accordance with GAAP, maintain accurate and reliable financial statements, establish and maintain internal controls, conduct financial monitoring to ensure cost efficiency and compliance within the Department’s accounting, budgeting and fiscal bureaus. Ensures state compliance with complex federal regulations and establishes goals, objectives and priorities for all accounting functions. Provides technical assistance to division financial contacts, budget analysts, and project management to ensure consistent application of policies and procedures. This position is part of a career ladder which provides opportunities for advancement.

Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor’s Degree in in Accounting or a related field. 2 years of related accounting experience. Governmental Accounting experience is preferred. Alternate combinations of related experience and education may be considered.

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate will be required to sign a release form, which authorizes the department to conduct a name-based background check.

If you would like a copy of the job description, please contact Alycia Gereg, HR Generalist. All required additional materials must be submitted by closing date. If you need assistance in completing the online application, please contact your local job service. If you need an accommodation with the application process, please contact the HR office.

This position is being posted in accordance with the bargaining unit agreement. Non-bargaining unit employees or employees of another bargaining unit may apply. If the position is not filled with a bargaining unit applicant, the non-bargaining unit applicants may be considered. However, bargaining unit applicants will have preference.

Relocation assistance may be offered to the successful candidate at the time of offer.

The Montana Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply. People with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call the Human Resources and Occupational Safety Division, at 406.444.6054.

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is committed to continuous improvement of our employee safety program, our safety and health processes, and to achieving an injury-free workplace.

Job: *Accounting/Finance

Title: Accountant - Financial Contact 21065

Location: Helena

Requisition ID: 20142952