Accountant Supervisor

State of Louisiana
120 or more semester per week $3,904 - $7,658 Per month LA Louisiana Secretary of State, 3851 Essen Ln, Baton Rouge, LA 70809, United States Apply before 5/18/2024 11:59
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Overview

Supplemental Information

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is responsible for managing and protecting the state’s renewable natural resources, including all wildlife and aquatic life.  

LDWF supports a strong work ethic in its employees and incorporates the use of good science, accurate information and technology.  The Office of Management and Finance exists to be a trusted resource that provides value through exceptional customer service. 

This position is responsible for supervisory duties related to Accounts Payable including approving purchase order and contractor payments, approving employee travel disbursements, imprest account management, and supervision of the accounting for purchasing cards and fueltrac cards.  This position will also supervise three Accountants and one student.
 
 VACANCY INFORMATION:
 This position may be filled as a:
 

  • Probational Appointment
  • Promotion (open to all statewide classified and agency wide permanent status employees)
       
Current permanent status classified state employees may be required to accept a Probational appointment if selected.
  
 This position is located in Baton Rouge, LA.
  
 A criminal background check will be required of all selected applicants.  
  
 Applications will be rejected if the applicant fails to meet the minimum qualifications, submits an incomplete application or fails to apply by the closing date of the announcement.  
 Applicants qualifying based on college training or receipt of a baccalaureate degree will be required to submit an official college transcript to verify credentials claimed prior to appointment.  Please make every effort to attach a copy of your transcript to your application if possible.  
 
 If you are applying for a position which requires a baccalaureate and/or master’s degree you may apply 90 days prior to receipt of your degree, however, the effective date of the appointment cannot be prior to your graduation date.  
  
 IDEAL CANDIDATE:
 
  • Knowledge or training in the following areas is a requirement for performance of the duties of this position: statewide financial and accounting system LaGov, SAP, PCARD Works, Fueltrac System and Quickbooks, department organizational structure, expenditure chart of accounts, LaGov reporting tool, purchasing and travel regulations and general accounting principles. 
  • Strong communication, organizational, time management and customer service skills are essential
  • Keen attention to detail as well as the ability to take initiative and follow-through in a timely manner
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
 
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
 
  • Approves vendor payments and employee disbursements
  • Imprest Account Management
  • Processing of Purchasing Card Statements 
  • Processing of Fueltrac Card Statements
  • LaGov Vendor Payment Management 
  • LaGov SAP Program Management.
 
*This isn’t an exhaustive list of duties.  Incumbent will be expected to perform other duties as assigned.
 
  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. *     

Minimum Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A baccalaureate degree with twenty-four semester hours in accounting plus three years of professional level experience in accounting or financial auditing.

SUBSTITUTIONS:

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

A master's degree in accounting, business administration, finance, management, economics, quantitative methods, or public administration will substitute for one year of the required experience.

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.

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