AOPC - Accountant 2 (18-11)

Posted

July 9, 2018

Department

Finance

Category

Professional

Location

Harrisburg

Status

Full-Time Hire

Schedule

M-F

Starting Salary

$52,612 - $62,373

Description

This is professional accounting work assisting the Financial Reporting Manager and Finance management in reaching goals of proper and timely processing, recording and reporting of court bills for payment, collection of court revenues, and all financial transactions. The selected candidate will work independently under the direction of the Financial Reporting Manager.

Primary Duties

  • Responsible for preparation of month-end and fiscal year-end financial statements and reconciliations.
  • Prepares financial information for reporting to the Governor’s Budget Office related to the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).
  • Responsible for federal grant accounting and reporting activities.
  • Coordinates work and prepares information necessary for independent audit.
  • Prepares federal and state tax filings.
  • Assists in enhancement of financial reporting systems.
  • Assists in developing and maintaining accounting policies, procedures and internal controls.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university including or supplemented by fifteen credits in accounting, AND two years of professional accounting experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education, experience, and / or training may be considered.

Additional Requirements/Preferences

  • CPA preferred.
  • At least three years of progressively responsible accounting experience preferred.
  • Two years of federal grant accounting and reporting experience preferred.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and Access) required.
  • Strong organizational, planning, administrative, and communication skills required.
  • Satisfactory criminal background check required.

Unified Judicial System Hiring Policy

The Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania recruits, employs, and promotes the most qualified applicants without regard to their political affiliation, race, color, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, or other non-merit facts or considerations. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to applicants with disabilities as may be necessary to ensure that all applicants are given a fair and equal opportunity to compete for all employment positions. Applicants who need accommodation for an interview should request so in advance. All hiring policies and procedures are intended to conform to all provisions of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and all other state and federal statutes governing fair and non-discriminatory hiring practices.

Applicants requiring accommodation, for any part of the application and/or interview process, should contact Human Resources at (717) 231-3309.