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Bank Reconciliation Accountant Administrator

Company: State of Oklahoma
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Submit cover letter and resume to:

applicants@tax.ok.gov

  • Indicate which particular position you are applying for in the subject line of the email
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Bank Reconciliation Accountant Administrator - Bank Operations Division

Annual Salary: $70,021.24

  • Only candidates who provide a T-format cover letter will be considered.*

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Bank Reconciliation Account Administrator is responsible for ensuring the cash amounts in the agency's accounting ledgers reconcile with the State's accounting system and the Oklahoma State Treasurer's bank balances. In this role, the Bank Reconciliation Accountant Administrator will also perform tasks involving the reconciliation of complex accounting transactions with cash accounts, which are the agency special accounts. The work is generally performed with a high degree of technical and administrative freedom to plan, develop, and organize all phases of the work necessary for completion within broad program guidelines. As an Administrator, this position will lead a small team of accountants in the reconciliation section within the Business Operations division.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS

The functions performed by employees in this job family will vary, but may include the following:

  • Process the agency special accounts reconciliations and resolve discrepancies;
  • Reconcile a diverse set of general ledger balance sheet accounts;
  • Continuously follow-up on all reconciling items and provide regular updates to direct leadership;
  • Manage of a set of complex bank account transactions with large volumes of small quantities and outgoing payments;
  • Supervises through subordinate personnel and develops controls to assure accountability for program operation, policy implementation, and the maintenance of standards of efficiency in various units;
  • Maintain documentation for the purpose of supporting files, reports, and data;
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliation reports for the State and the agency by the required deadlines;
  • File all prepared accounts in a well-organized manner;
  • Assist both internal and external auditors by providing requested documents in an organized state in a timely manner;
  • Support efforts to modernize the agency by providing recommendations on policies and/or procedures;
  • Perform all other related duties and/or projects assigned to meet the needs of the agency.

COMPLEXITY OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of

o General accounting principles and workings of the banking systems

o Modern office methods and procedures, including computer technology related to accounting systems.

o Financial statements and reports;

o Accounting ledgers and journals;

o Computer technology related to accounting systems;

o Principles and practices of financial record keeping, audits, and accounting functions.

  • Ability is required to

o Display problem-solving skill under stressful conditions and deadlines;

o Communicate professionally with others bother verbally and in writing;

o Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;

o Manage own time and work in a fast-paced environment.

o Prepare basic financial statements and reports;

o Review and analyze financial information;

o Maintain routine accounting data in appropriate ledgers and journals;

o Apply accounting practices including computation, reconciliation, and other processes to complete work assignments;

o Prioritize, meet deadlines, and work on multiple assignments simultaneously;

o Work independently as well as part of a team;

o Develop a system of organization;

o Maintain confidential information.

  • Skills in

o Exceptional attention to detail;

o Solid time management, problem solving and research skills

o Strong mathematical and computer skills;

o Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, with an emphasis on Excel;

o Commonly utilized accounting software and tools including Excel and databases;

o Technical fluency in commonly used software, applications, programs, and other resources and the ability to acquire new technical skills quickly.

PREFERRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of:

  • A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business or public administration, or related field; PLUS five (5) years of professional administrative or managerial experience in accounting, finance, business or public administration;
  • OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

PREFERENCE STATEMENT

Preference may be given to candidates who:

  • Are proficient in Microsoft Office, with an emphasis on Excel;
  • Have a strong banking background;
  • Are experienced in fund accounting;
  • Have completed a CPA or CIA certification.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Telework may be required based on the needs of the agency, division, and section. If applicable, applicant must be willing and able to BOTH work on-site and telework at an off-site location, generally in the applicant's home. Applicant must have a secure internet connection and a dedicated telephone (landline) or smart phone device during scheduled working hours.

Employment with the Oklahoma Tax Commission offers benefits, which include medical, dental, life, disability and vision insurance, medical and health care reimbursement programs, retirement plan, deferred compensation plan, paid holidays, and longevity payments. Employees are provided a benefit allowance to spend toward their benefits. Employees earn three weeks annual and three weeks paid sick leave in the first year of employment.

The Oklahoma Tax Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.

All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.

Conclusion

Veteran's preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.

Keywords: State of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City , Bank Reconciliation Accountant Administrator, Other , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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