Accounting Analyst Supervisor - Two Positions

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

Apply by: Dec. 5, 2022


CLOSES: 12/05/2022


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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.




  • 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.

No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto—"Dirigo" or "I lead"—as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce's health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:


  • Work-Life Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays12 days of sick leave, and 3+ weeks of vacation leave Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave. 
  • Health Insurance Coverage– The State of Maine pays 85%-100%of employee-only premiums ($9,893.52-$11,057.52 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.  
  • Health Insurance Premium Credit– Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements
  • Dental Insurance– The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value). 
  • Retirement Plan– The State of Maine contributes at least 13.16% of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.  
  • Gym Membership Reimbursement– Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense. 
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts– Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses. 
  • Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness– The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office
  • Living Resources Program – Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program.
  • Parental leave is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child—including fathers and adoptive parents—receive four weeks of fully paid parental leave. Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act.  
  • Voluntary Deferred Compensation– Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions. 
  • Learn about additional wellness benefitsfor State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness



Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request