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Title:  Financial Administrator II

Application Deadline Date:  12/07/2020
Req ID:  10571
Department:  Education Agency
Location: 

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $23.67
Overview

The Agency of Education Business Office is looking for a skilled financial accounting person to be responsible for tracking State, Federal and Special funds, ensuring that the funds are spent appropriately and in accordance with State and Federal guidelines. There is a large focus on fiscal grants management, along with Federal financial reporting, monthly reconciliations and budget work. If you love numbers, pay attention to detail and want to work in a fun environment, we're looking for you!

Who May Apply

This position, Financial Administrator II (Job Requisition #10571), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact John Leu at john.leu@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.

Class Definition

Professional level accounting work in the maintenance, review and reconciliation of financial records to ensure compliance with accepted accounting principles and standards. May serve as an expert in a specific fiscal program, or perform highly specialized fiscal analysis or auditing. May supervise technical accounting personnel and performs professional work in the maintenance of accounting and financial records, or perform functional supervision over two or more complex accounting functions. Analyzes financial reports, programs, costs, payments and/or accounting processes. Duties are performed under the general supervision of an administrative supervisor.

Environmental Factors

Work is performed in a standard office setting.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent AND four (4) years or more of professional experience in accounting involving maintaining, reviewing, and analyzing accounting or financial data and records to ensure compliance with accepted accounting practices and standards.

OR

Two years of full-time college coursework OR an Associate's degree in accounting, business administration, office administration or a related field AND three (3) years or more of professional experience in accounting involving maintaining, reviewing, and analyzing accounting or financial data and records to ensure compliance with accepted accounting practices and standards.

OR

Bachelor's degree in accounting AND one (1) year or more of professional experience in accounting involving maintaining, reviewing, and analyzing accounting or financial data and records to ensure compliance with accepted accounting practices and standards.

OR

One (1) year or more as a Financial Administrator I with the State of Vermont.

OR

Certification as a CPA.

Preferred Qualifications

For some positions preference may be given to applicants with supervisory experience.

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