Accountant- Delaware County Mh/id

State of Michigan
Full Time, Permanent 1.Work Schedule and Additional Information:Full-time employmentWork per week $54,181 Per year MI 700 W Prairie Ronde St, Dowagiac, MI 49047, United States Apply before 5/14/2024 11:59



Are you interested in a career working with fiscal budgeting, invoices, and tracking of expenses? If so, this is the perfect opportunity for you to start the next chapter in your career. The Delaware County Department of Human Services has an immediate opening for an Accountant 2, Our teamwork approach to working with various County and State departments are top notch. We offer a supportive work environment, an excellent benefit package, and opportunities for career advancement. Apply today and start your career off on the right foot!


The Human Services Accountant 2 is responsible for the fiscal management of the Mental Health program. General responsibilities include planning and administering budgets; accounting for program transactions; monitoring revenue and expenditures; preparing and distributing internal and external financial reports; maintaining contact with the state, county and provider personnel as required; and providing a financial support function to the program office. This position is responsible for supervision of two Fiscal Technicians and an Accountant 1.

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

  • Full-time employment
  • Work hours are 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday, with a 30-minute lunch.
  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.



Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

  • One year as an Accountant I; or
  • Two years of professional accounting experience, and graduation from a four year college or university, including or supplemented by 15 credits in accounting.
  • Four years of bookkeeping experience and 18 college credits in accounting may be substituted for college graduation.

Other Requirements:

  • You must meet the . For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the and click on Residency. 
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

Legal Requirements:

  • You must pass a background investigation.
  • This position falls under the provisions of the Child Protective Services Law.
    • Under the Law, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports including, but not limited to, PA State Police clearance, PA Child Abuse history clearance, and FBI Fingerprint clearance.

How to Apply:

  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing dateLate applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position. 


  • Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to  and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at .

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 

  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date. 

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.


  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions. 
  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
  • You must provide complete and accurate information or:
    • your score may be lower than deserved.
    • you may be disqualified.
  • You may only apply/test once for this posting.
  • Your results will be provided via email.