Overview

Supplemental Information
The Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement is posting this vacancy.

Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement receives federal grants that are distributed to all aspects of Law Enforcement throughout the State.

This position would be handling accounts payable for the agency.

Travel is required.

This vacancy may be filled by new hire or by promotion of a current permanent status classified employee. A permanent status employee may be required to serve a new probationary period in lieu of promotion.

As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as an Accounting Specialist 1 or Accounting Specialist 2 depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant. The maximum salary for an Accounting Specialist 2 is $47,549. Please refer to the “Job Specifications” tab located at the top of the LA Careers “Current Job Opportunities” page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.

No Civil Service test score 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.*

For further information about this posting, please contact:

Hope Davis Russo
HR Director
LCLE/Office of Human Resources
email: hope.davis@lcle.la.gov

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
One year of experience in bookkeeping, accounting, payroll, or numerical computation.

SUBSTITUTIONS:
College training will substitute for the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.

An Associate Degree in Accounting, Accounting Technology, or Business from an accredited college or university will substitute for the required experience.

Training in a vocational-technical school or military school in Accounting, Accounting Technology, or Business will substitute for up to one year of required experience on the basis of one month of training for one month of experience.

NOTE:
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Job Concepts
Function of Work:
To provide limited support of accounting functions.

Level of Work:
Entry.

Supervision Received:
Generally from higher-level fiscal or administrative positions.

Supervision Exercised:
None.

Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Accounting Specialist 2 in that the duties are less complex.

Examples of Work
Serves as the first level of review and approval of financial transactions relative to collections, refunds, funds disbursement, cost accounting, expenditure control, budgeting, grants management, program analysis, accounts payable, and accounts receivable to ensure accuracy and completeness of calculations, legitimacy of transactions, and proper authorization.

Responsible for posting and journalizing a variety of small accounts or one or more large accounts of limited complexity.

Confers with the general public, patients, vendors, and employees to obtain information and answer questions on a wide variety of matters.

Verifies calculations to balance receipts and to determine taxes, discounts, deductions, and additional charges.

Locates and corrects journalizing and posting errors.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $1,763.00 – $3,460.00 per month