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Louisiana Department of State Civil Service Accountant 1 in New Orleans, Louisiana

Accountant 1

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Accountant 1

Salary

$2,784.00 - $5,460.00 Monthly

Location

New Orleans, LA

Job Type

Classified

Job Number

LSRC005132024

Department

GOV-LA State Racing Commission

Opening Date

05/15/2024

Closing Date

6/2/2024 11:59 PM Central

  • Description

  • Benefits

  • Questions

Supplemental Information

No Civil Service test score or assessment is required to be considered for this vacancy.

The actual starting salary depends on the education and experience of the selected applicant.

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:

Alisha M. Crowell

504-483-3361

acrowell@lrc.state.la.us

Minimum Qualifications

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A baccalaureate degree with twenty-four semester hours in accounting.

SUBSTITUTIONS FOR DEGREE AND TWENTY-FOUR HOURS IN ACCOUNTING:

A certified public accountant (CPA) certificate will substitute for the baccalaureate degree with twenty-four semester hours in accounting.

SUBSTITUTIONS FOR DEGREE ONLY:

Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree (not the 24 hours in accounting).

Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree (not the 24 hours in accounting) as follows:

A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

NOTE: Any college hours or degree must be from an accredited college or university.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To provide professional accounting services.

Level of Work:

Entry.

Supervision Received:

Generally from higher-level fiscal or administrative supervisor.

Supervision Exercised:

None.

Location of Work:

May be used by all state agencies.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Accountant Technician by presence of professional level accounting duties.

Differs from Accountant 2 in that the duties are less complex. See allocation criteria memo for details.

Examples of Work

Prepares required financial statements and fiscal reports which include the compilation and analysis of data for monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.

Communicates with public and private accountants; state, federal, and independent auditors; banks; brokerage firms; program or management personnel; and vendors for the purpose of providing information and technical assistance needed to resolve problems.

Maintains cash management records, including funds drawn and received, funds disbursed by sources, deposits of funds, issuance of refunds, and classifies revenue as to sources of funding and expenditures as to their nature.

Prepares, monitors, reconciles, audits, and forecasts revenues, expenditures, and budgets.

Reviews and approves purchases and contracts.

Participates in the development of new accounting techniques in the design and implementation of accounting subsystems, compilation of manuals for accounting and computer application, and preparing managerial reports.

Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity tomake a differencethrough public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career.

As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits, and have access to a great professional development program:

Insurance Coverage More information can be found at https://info.groupbenefits.org/

Parental Leave– Up to six weeks paid parental leave

More information can be found athttps://www.civilservice.louisiana.gov/Parental-Leave/Default.aspx

Holidays and Leave – State employees receive the following paid holidays each year:

  • New Year's Day

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day,

  • Mardi Gras,

  • Good Friday,

  • Memorial Day,

  • Independence Day,

  • Labor Day,

  • Veteran's Day,

  • Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

* Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor

State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.

Retirement – State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to):

  • Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (www.lasersonline.org). LASERS has provided this video (https://lasersonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Your_Retirement_System.mp4) to give you more detailed information about their system

  • Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (www.trsl.org),

  • Louisiana School Employees Retirement System (www.lsers.net), among others

    01

    Do you possess 24 semester hours in accounting from a regionally accredited college?

  • Yes

  • No

    02

    If you answered 'yes' to the previous question, please type each course name, semester hours earned, and the accredited university. If you answered 'no,' type N/A. Example: ACCT 2001 - Introductory Financial Accounting - 3 hrs – LSU

    03

    Do you have a current certified public accountant (CPA) certificate?

  • Yes

  • No

    04

    If you answered yes to the previous question, please list your certification number, issue date, and expiration date. If no, please type N/A.

    Required Question

Agency

State of Louisiana

Address

For agency contact information, please refer to

the supplemental information above.

Louisiana State Civil Service, Louisiana, 70802

Phone

(866) 783-5462

Website

http://agency.governmentjobs.com/louisiana/default.cfm

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