Accounting Analyst Supervisor - 2 Positions

Augusta, Maine, United States | Accounting & Finance | Full-time | Partially remote

Apply by: Oct. 14, 2022
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ACCOUNTING ANALYST SUPERVISOR 

CLOSES: 10/14/2022

 

Opening Date:
9/22/2022
  Closing Date:
10/14/2022
Location:
Augusta
  Position #:
01740-0011
01810-0903
Position Type:
Full Time
  Class Code:
0946
 
Grade/Salary:
26     $54,683.20 - $74,380.80
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

The Department of Administrative & Financial Services is an innovative organization that coordinates a number of central services for agencies within Maine State Government. The Natural Resources Service Center provides financial and budgetary management services as well as human resource and employee relations services to the four natural resource agencies in the State.

 

If you have a strong desire to work closely with and be part of the team of dedicated professionals who deliver critical services to the citizens of the State of Maine, we have an opportunity for you!

 

JOB DUTIES:  Make a difference in your career.  If you’re an accounting professional with strong critical thinking and managerial skills looking for a rewarding opportunity, the Natural Resources Service Center could have your next career. As an Accounting Analyst Supervisor, you will be a critical member of the team managing the financial resources of the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF).  DACF performs a wide range of duties from protecting the food we eat, preventing and stopping forest fires, mapping the ocean floor, keeping our parks and public lands pristine and accessible, planning wise land utilization, and helping beginning farmers.

 

In this role, you will:

  • Provide strong management, leadership and guidance to subordinate professional staff and other paraprofessional staff;
  • Help DACF agency staff with the development and maintenance of federal and other grant award budgets as well as be an integral part in the application process to obtain financial resources that support DACF’s mission and goals;
  • Analyze and verify the accuracy of various financial and statistical reports submitted by and to the Departments and consult with DACF senior managers to identify business needs, compliance issues, and reporting requirements;

 

Successful candidates will be knowledgeable of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and skilled in the use of standard desktop technology, particularly spreadsheets.  While the position work location is in Augusta, there may be opportunity for occasional remote work within a structured work plan.

 

Strong preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate extensive supervisory experience of professional or paraprofessional employees.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  

 

  • 8 years of practical work experience providing complex technical accounting support in a professional accounting environment; OR
  • An Associates Degree in Accounting from an accredited educational institution and 5 years of practical work experience providing complex technical accounting support in a professional accounting environment; OR
  • Any Bachelors Degree from an accredited educational institution that includes at least 18 semester hours in accounting coursework and 2 years of practical work experience providing complex technical accounting support in a professional accounting environment; OR
  • A Masters Degree from an accredited educational institution that includes at least 18 semester hours in accounting coursework.

 

Accounting coursework must include successful completion of basic, intermediate, and advanced accounting principles. Experience must demonstrate a comprehension of accounting principles and standards established by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).

 

Significant supervisory experience in leading and directing professional staff is strongly preferred.