Job Announcement Code(s): 12-01236
Are you a talented Accountant interested in growing with a State agency? If so, The Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) is seeking an Accountant-Senior to work in Madison.
This is a permanent position with an outstanding State of Wisconsin fringe benefits package. To learn more about the fringe benefits go to the website http://wisc.jobs/public/links_summary_page.asp?catid=2 or http://etf.wi.gov/
OCI regulates the business of insurance in Wisconsin. The office has a staff of 135 and is responsible for examining industry financial practices and market conduct, licensing agents, reviewing policy forms for compliance with state legislation, investigating consumer complaints and providing consumer information. In addition to its regulatory duties, the agency administers the State Life Insurance Fund, Local Government Property Insurance Fund and the Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund. To learn more about OCI, please visit http://oci.wi.gov/oci_home.htm
This position will serve as the agency’s Accountant ensuring compliance with federal and state accounting and financial reporting rules, regulations, and laws. This position will advise staff on all matters supporting fiscal management operations, purchasing, travel and general administrative service functions to include accounts payable and accounts receivable functions. This position will independently prepare all agency financial reports using accounting, auditing, and financial reporting techniques to maintain a sound financial management program. In addition, this position will assist in budget development including the development and preparation of the biennial budget. This position will maintain various complex automated financial tracking systems for internal and external audits and general recordkeeping in order to analyze, create, update, implement and maintain internal operating procedures and official fiscal agency policies. This position with comply with reporting requirements and communicate issues with management. This position will act as liaison on fiscal management issues in the administrator’s absence.
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Employment will require a background check.
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Well qualified candidates will have the following; extensive knowledge and application of professional accounting and auditing theories, principles and standards, such as GAAP and GAAS, extensive knowledge of the relationship of program initiatives and budget requirements and the impact of their application, extensive knowledge of budget development and monitoring theories, extensive knowledge and demonstrated skillful analysis of statutory, administrative rules, and budgetary compliance. Candidates must possess strong communication skills in summarizing and presenting complex accounting and financial information verbally and in writing to groups with varying levels of accounting knowledge. And, candidates should possess strong personal computer skills including the ability to work with intermediate to advanced level worksheets in MS Excel, and develop queries and reports in MS Access. Well qualified candidates will have a degree from a four-year institution; majoring in accounting, finance, investment and banking, or related field and significant work experience.
How To Apply:
You must apply online to be considered for this position. Application materials will not be accepted if received in an email, as a hard copy or a fax. If you have not already done so, you will need to create an account. After you are logged in and are viewing the announcement, click "Apply Now." You will be asked to provide your personal information, attach a resume, and then complete the exam. If you have questions regarding the application process, contact email@example.com.
The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate further in the selection process. Required materials must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM on Wednesday, April 18, 2012.