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Staff Accountant

Date Posted:  Dec 7, 2019
Requisition ID:  2297

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


This position's salary is commiserate based on education and/or work experience.

About The Job:

The Auditor of State seeks to hire a motivated and organized Staff Accountant to join the Accounting and Reporting Division. The position will provide support to state agencies in maintaining accurate financial records for state assets, audit and approve general ledger transactions, and perform ledger integrity and reconciliations of the state’s financial system.

A Day In The Life:
  • Provide support to state agencies in the maintenance and reconciliation of the statewide asset management system.
    • Provide primary agency support in maintaining the statewide asset database, including monitoring of transactions to ensure assets are reported in conformity with the State Board of Accounts Accounting and Uniform Complaisance Guidelines Manual and other applicable state policies and statutes
    • Provide statewide asset training to agency CFOs, fiscal staff, and asset managers
    • Assist in developing training guides and manuals for statewide asset reporting
    • Make recommendations for streamlining business process to address efficiencies within the financial system
    • Analyze and report on financial status of assets including the annual asset financial reports to be included in the state’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)
    • Data entry of capital lease assets into the financial system
    • Serve as a liaison between the Auditor of State and the technical support staff for asset reporting
  • Audit and approve general ledger journal transactions in accordance with state policies, statutes, and codes.
  • Complete regular reviews and reconciliations of accounting information in order to ensure accuracy. These include:
    • Weekly review of report of collection depositing entries, prior period adjustments, inter departmental billing journals, system generated journal masks, transfer accounts
    • Daily ledger integrity checks
  • Other duties may include but not limited to:
    • Processing Quasi Agency payroll billing
    • Providing backup support to the division for the preparation of monthly cash reconciliations
    • Perform related duties as assigned
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave

If this is an Intermittent position, the position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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