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Title:  Financial Administrator I (Limited Service)

Application Deadline Date:  01/25/2021
Req ID:  11603
Department:  Labor

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $22.36


The Department of Labor's Unemployment Insurance (UI) Division is currently in need of an experienced accounting professional to join our team. This position will work directly with the UI Financial Manager to support the UI financial accounting for unemployment funds.

If you are up for the task of helping to administer a vital State program, have excellent communication and attention to detail, and can thrive in an environment that is governed by complex State & Federal regulations, this might be the right job for you!

Primary duties of the Unemployment Insurance Financial Administrator II will include:
•    Prepares and analyses' the daily financial reports for the UI Trust Fund
•    Calculates the daily drawdown
•    Review and Oversee ACH Collections
•    Prepare and analyze Federal and State tax withholding reports
•    Prepare annual Federal and State 1099 tax reports
•    Prepare and post daily journal entries into accounting software
•    Analysis and process of the daily direct deposition files
•    Daily maintenance of the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) benefit account
•    Void payments
•    PUA Benefit Account Check and Bank Reconciliations
•    Compile Financial Data

Who May Apply

This position, Financial Administrator I, (Job Requisition # 11603), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

It is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs. We anticipate the end date to be 12/31/2021.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact angela.rouelle@vermont.gov.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Work is performed in a standard office setting.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent AND three (3) years or more of accounting experience maintaining, reviewing and analyzing financial data and records.


Associate's degree in accounting, business/office administration AND two (2) years or more of accounting experience maintaining, reviewing and analyzing financial data and records.


Bachelor's degree in accounting, business/office administration.


One (1) year or more of experience as a Financial Specialist III with the State of Vermont.

NOTE: All levels of required accounting experience, unless otherwise noted, must have been performed to ensure compliance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and standards.

Special Requirements

For some positions experience working with the VISION system (VISION is the State of Vermont PeopleSoft financial management system) may be required.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier