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State of Montana Accountant in Helena, Montana

* *Position Title: *Accountant TheMontana Department of Transportation (MDT)is recruiting for an Accountant. This position ensures accounting treatment is recorded in accordance with GAAP; maintains accurate and reliable financial statements; establishes and maintains internal controls; conducts 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/district financial contacts, budget analysts, and project management to ensure consistent application of policies and procedures. Reports to the Accounting Treatment Section Supervisor. This position is part of a career ladder which provides opportunities for advancement.The first review of applications will occur on Monday, November 20, 2023.* For a full job description, please contact Alycia Benefits of working for MDT and the State of Montana include: · Culture of public service and a commitment to work/life balance · Potential hybrid remote work arrangement available · Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance · Access to Montana Health Centers, low-cost clinics for state employees and their families · State Retirement plan and additional savings opportunities (deferred compensation) · Employees in this position receive overtime compensation or compensatory time for all time in a pay status over 40 hours in a workweek · Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays · Eligibility forPublic Service Student Loan Forgiveness · Benefits apply on first day of employment · Relocation assistance may be offered to the successful candidate at the time of offer For information on the Montana Department of Transportation’s mission, vision, and values, please visit our website: _Required Education and Experience:__ · Bachelor’s degree in in accounting or a related field. · 1 year of accounting or related experience. · Alternative combinations of related experience or education may be considered. Such as an associate’s degree in accounting or a related field and 3 years of related experience; OR 5 years of related experience. This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire. * * *Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:* · Analytical and logical thinking · Independent decision making · Perform research and analysis · Identification and reconciliation between the state’s official accounting system (SABHRS) *Required Application Materials:* · A resume detailing your qualifications and work history. · A cover letter of no more than two pages addressing your qualifications for the position. Your online application and all required materials must be submitted before midnight on the closing date. Ensure all materials submitted are selected as “Relevant.” If you need an accommodation with the application process, please contact the HR representative listed below. *Other Information_* The successful candidate must pass a name-based background investigation as a condition of employment. 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. 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 and our safety and health processes, and to achieving an injury-free workplace. *Title: *Accountant Location: Helena Requisition ID: 23143184