Title: Senior Financial Reporting Analyst - AF069
Hiring Range: $75,000 - $90,000
Agency: Department of General Services
Location: Washington Building
Agency Website: https://dgs.virginia.gov
Recruitment Type: General Public - G
The Department of General Services is seeking a qualified Senior Accountant to provide financial analysis and accounting support in the Fiscal Division for capital outlay, lease accounting and general accounting. This position will be responsible for budget analysis and execution related to capital outlay, monitoring and analyzing all DGS capital outlay projects and expenditures, and ensuring capital outlay expenditures are capitalized in accordance with State and DGS policy. This position will be responsible for supporting month-end and year-end processes, which include preparation of journal entries, reports and year-end attachments. This position will be responsible for performing work of varied and considerable difficulty requiring analysis, forecasting, compiling data and writing reports.
This position is eligible for teleworking.
Experience independently establishing, maintaining, evaluating, and improving financial processes, systems and internal controls.
Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word).
Considerable knowledge and experience applying principles of GAAP, fund and governmental accounting, governmental financial management, budget development, analysis of complex financial data and transactions, and financial reporting in a government environment.
Considerable working knowledge and experience formulating and implementing fiscal policies and procedures for accounting, reporting and budgeting.
Experience working with Capital Outlay expenditures.
Demonstrated ability to independently establish, maintain, evaluate, and improve financial processes, systems and internal controls.
Strong ability to effectively reason in the abstract, conduct complete and thorough analyses, determine the impact of actions or plan and make effective recommendations to resolve complex issues and support agency plans and decisions.
Ability to work independently, multi-task, work well under deadlines, and high attention to detail; ability to understand, develop, and explain and apply policy and procedures. Ability to prioritize and organize work effectively.
Strong working knowledge of automated spreadsheet applications and the ability to effectively use automated applications in accomplishing work and developing/improving processes.
Ability to work effectively with agency management, employees, state agencies, auditors, and other individuals.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing to diverse audiences.
Extensive knowledge of automated financial systems.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration/management, finance or closely related curriculum; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Prefer considerable working knowledge of Commonwealth's fiscal policies and procedures for accounting, reporting and budgeting.
Experience with Commonwealth of Virginia fiscal policies and procedures for accounting, reporting and budgeting.
Experience utilizing the Commonwealth of Virginia accounting system (Cardinal) and PeopleSoft is highly preferred.
Experience working with data for ASC842, GASB No. 87 or GASB No. 96 preferred.
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Notice: DGS will record information from each new employee’s Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) into the Federal E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.
Fax, e-mail or mail applications will not be accepted. The online state application must contain all required information and fully respond to questions to be considered for this job opportunity. For assistance or computer access, please visit your local Virginia Employment Office or contact our office firstname.lastname@example.org or 804-786-3910.
Applications will be accepted until a suitable pool of candidates is received. After 5 business days, this position may be closed at any time.
The Virginia Department of General Services is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, individuals with disabilities, Veterans, and individuals with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service experience are encouraged to apply.
Applicants in need of accommodation during the application and/or interview process may contact DGS at 804-786-3910 for assistance.
Commonwealth’s Alternate Hiring Process: In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, call DARS at 800-552-5019 or use this link: https://www.vadars.org/drs/cpid/PWContact.aspx.
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In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.
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