Overview

ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN

FINANCIAL SERVICES BUREAU

HELENA, MT

The Finanacial Services Bureau is a component of the Directors Office within the Department of Corrections. The Financial Services Bureau performs all accounting, collection, and payroll functions for the department. The duties of this positions would include, but it’s not limited to:

  • Perform Accounts payable and receivable duties.
  • Update, maintain, and correct vendor information on State’s accounting system in accordance with IRS guidelines and state policies.
  • Manage credit card charges including receipt reconciliation and review, coding and processing transations on the State’s accounting system;
  • Collect, code, and maintain the department’s motor pool charges;
  • Research and provide customer service to department personnel regarding general financial and specific account questions.

Applicants should have a knowledge of accounting and internal control policies, as well as Microsoft office (word/excel). They should have the ability to interpret and research accounting policies, communicate effectively both in writing and verbally with other staff members, agencies and members of public. They should hold the ability to resolve problems using critical thinking skills, adapt of changing condition and work responsibility and organize/prioritize the workload to meet continual deadlines.

QUALIFICATIONS – Two-year job-related college or vocational training in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance and at least 3 to 4 years job-related work experience. Other combinations of education and experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS – Cover Letter, Resume, State of Montana Application

Applications submitted without required materials may not be considered

Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process

If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.

Background screens which may include criminal records check, child/patient/offender abuse registries, and reference checks will be conducted for this position.

BENEFITS – Health, dental, vision & prescription coverage for self or dependents available from date of hire, 15 paid vacation days, 12 sick days & 10-11 paid holidays annually, and membership in Retirement system with state contribution (vesting applies). Employment with the state may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under PSLF.

To apply or for full position details visit https://mtstatejobs.taleo.net/careersection/200/jobdetail.ftl?job=23140022&tz=GMT-07%3A00&tzname=America%2FDenver

Questions? Call or text 406-589-9815

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $19.60 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Physical setting:

  • Office

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Accounting: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location