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Accounting Specialist 2

Company: State of Louisiana
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Supplemental InformationThis vacancy resides in the University's Administrative Services DepartmentNo Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. For further information about this vacancy contact:Taronsler Faye CormierHuman Resources AnalystUniversity of Louisiana at Lafayette, Human Resources DepartmentP.O. Box 40196, Lafayette, LA 70504337-482-6242QualificationsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Two years of experience in bookkeeping, accounting, payroll, or numerical computation.SUBSTITUTIONS:College training will substitute for the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.An Associate Degree in Accounting, Accounting Technology, or Business from an accredited college or university will substitute for the required experience.Training in a vocational-technical school or military school in Accounting, Accounting Technology, or Business will substitute for up to one year of required experience on the basis of one month of training for one month of experience.NOTE:Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.Job ConceptsFunction of Work:To provide limited support of accounting functions.Level of Work:Experienced.Supervision Received:Generally from higher-level fiscal or administrative positions.Supervision Exercised:None.Location of Work:May be used by all state agencies.Job Distinctions:Differs from Accounting Technician by lack of responsibility for preparation of basic-level financial reports.Differs from Accounting Specialist 1 in that the duties are more complex in nature.Examples of WorkServes as the first level of review and approval of financial transactions relative to collections, refunds, funds disbursement, cost accounting, expenditure control, budgeting, grants management, program analysis, accounts payable, and accounts receivable to ensure accuracy and completeness of calculations, legitimacy of transactions, and proper authorization.Responsible for posting and journalizing for complex accounts (e.g., grants, contracts and revenue), large or sensitive accounts, and/or a greater variety of accounts.Confers with the general public, patients, vendors, and employees to obtain information and answer questions on more complex matters.Verifies calculations to balance receipts and to determine taxes, discounts, deductions, and additional charges.Makes bank deposits, writes checks, and reconciles bank statement/accounts.

Keywords: State of Louisiana, Lafayette , Accounting Specialist 2, Other , Lafayette, Louisiana

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