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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Accountant
Department Controller’s Office
Position Category Staff – Classified
Job Summary GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: To perform professional accounting work of a relatively complex nature; to be responsible for the maintenance of all accounting records in a small agency or to assist in such activities in a large state department; and to do related work as required.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of a superior who reviews work for conformance to well- established procedures and regulations.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: As required, may plan, supervise, and/or review the work of subordinates.

Duties and Responsibilities -To be responsible for performing professional accounting work of a relatively complex nature including such duties as: classifying accounts, preparing general journal entries, adjusting entries, closing entries, and reversing entries; posting to accounts, subsidiary accounts, voucher registers, and cash books; preparing work sheets and drawing up financial statements and supporting schedules; reconciling accounts and inventory records; and other accounting duties.

-To be responsible for the maintenance of all accounting records for a small state agency; or to assist in the maintenance of accounting records at a large department or agency.

-As required and in addition to the performance of all accounting duties, to be responsible for the work of a staff engaged in: maintenance of inventory records, employee time records, etc.; the completion of payroll vouchers; the preparation of purchase requisitions, invoice vouchers, budgetary requests, etc.; and other types of records and forms in accordance with state financial procedures.

-To audit and certify relief expenditures made by cities and towns within a given area of the State, which are reimbursable by the State, and to make periodic reports thereon.

-To act as the custodian of funds for a large numbers of patients, and to maintain a complete set of accounts on the operations of a canteen, a farm, or vending stand.

-To do related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications KNOWLEDGESSKILLS AND CAPACITIES: A working knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting; the ability to maintain a set of records and accounts on a double entry basis; the ability to analyze and interpret accounting systems and procedures; the ability to prepare financial statements; the ability to plan, supervise, and review the work of a small group of employees engaged in bookkeeping or office routines; and related capacities and abilities.

Education: Such as may have been gained through: graduation from a college of recognized standing with specialization in accounting or business administration; and

Experience: Such as may have been gained through: considerable employment in a position in a public agency or in private industry involving advanced professional accounting.

Or, any combination of education and experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the above education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Reports To Interim Controller
Campus Location All Campuses – Initially the Warwick Campus
Work Schedule Calendar
Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information Primarily Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm; Hours and campus may vary based on department needs.
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time
Permanent/Limited Position Permanent
Benefits Yes
Name of Bargaining Unit Union ESPA
Pay Grade 320 A
Salary Range $40,895 – $45,747
Additional Salary Information
Civil Service List position No
Licenses, Tools and Equipment
Environmental Conditions
Desired Start Date 02/18/2018
Position End Date (if temporary or grant)

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1
Application Open Date 01/03/2018
Application Close Date (includes the grace period) 01/12/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants SUBJECT TO CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION

The closing date to apply for this position is 01/12/2018. This date includes a three-day grace period. Application materials will not be accepted after 11:59pm EST on 01/12/2018.

To apply for this position, complete CCRI’s online application by the closing date.

If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311. TTY: 401-825-2313.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required DocumentsOptional Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Other Document