Louisiana Department of State Civil Service ACCOUNTANT 1, 2 or 3 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
ACCOUNTANT 1, 2 or 3
Depends on Qualifications
Depends on Qualifications
Baton Rouge, LA
Baton Rouge, LA
10/21/2016 11:59 PM Central
Louisiana Department of
Public Safety & Corrections –
DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS - HEADQUARTERS
Baton Rouge, LA
THIS POSITION WILL BE FILLED BY NEW HIRE,
or PROMOTION OF A PERMANENT CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE OF
LOUISIANA STATE GOVERNMENT (State Employee).
This position has a Special Entrance Rate at each level
Accountant 1 has an SER of $2,749.93 per month.
* Accountant 2 has an SER of $2,942.33 per month.*
* Accountant 3 has an SER of $3,369.17 per month.*
As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as an Accountant 1, Accountant 2, or Accountant 3 depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s). The maximum salary for the Accountant 3 is $66,685.00. 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.
Applicants are required to attach or fax a transcript to provide verification of accounting hours. If a CPA certificate is being used to substitute for the baccalaureate degree, it must also be faxed or attached. Failure to do so will result in your application being disqualified for this posting. (225) 342-3727 (FAX)
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.
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*REVIEW YOUR APPLICATION TO MAKE SURE IT IS CURRENT. Failure to provide your qualifying work experience may result in your application not being considered.*
Any degree, certificate, special license, or DD-214 must be verified by official documentation prior to hire.
This Agency is a Drug Free Workplace.
Candidate Display Status:
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 can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the 'Application Status' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.
Application received - Your application has been submitted successfully.
Checking for required test score - We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test.
Evaluating experience - Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Eligible for consideration - You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.
Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review - Only candidates meeting the supplemental qualification will be eligible for referral.
Referred to hiring manager for review - Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview.
Position filled - Someone has been selected for the position.
Position canceled - The agency has decided not to fill the position.
There is no guarantee that everyone who applies to this posting will be interviewed. The hiring supervisor/manager has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make a hiring decision. Specific information about this job will be provided to you in the interview process, should you be selected.
For information about this job posting contact:
Department of Corrections
P.O. Box 94304
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9304
A baccalaureate degree with twenty-four semester hours in accounting.
SUBSTITUTIONS FOR DEGREE AND TWENTY-FOUR HOURS IN ACCOUNTING:
A certified public accountant (CPA) certificate will substitute for the baccalaureate degree with twenty-four semester hours in accounting.
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 tosubstitute for the baccalaureate degree.
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 Association of Schools and Colleges; the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Function of Work:
To provide professional accounting services.
Level of Work:
Generally from higher-level fiscal or administrative supervisor. See allocation criteria memo.
Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.
Differs from Accountant Technician by presence of professional level accounting duties.
Differs from Accountant 2 in that the duties are less complex. See allocation criteria memo for details.
Examples of Work
Prepares required financial statements and fiscal reports which include the compilation and analysis of data for monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
Communicates with public and private accountants; state, federal, and independent auditors; banks; brokerage firms; program or management personnel; and vendors for the purpose of providing information and technical assistance needed to resolve problems.
Maintains cash management records, including funds drawn and received, funds disbursed by sources, deposits of funds, issuance of refunds, and classifies revenue as to sources of funding and expenditures as to their nature.
Prepares, monitors, reconciles, audits, and forecasts revenues, expenditures, and budgets.
Reviews and approves purchases and contracts.
Participates in the development of new accounting techniques in the design and implementation of accounting subsystems, compilation of manuals for accounting and computer application, and preparing managerial reports.