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Accountant 3

Company Name:
Louisiana Department of State Civil Service
Job Title: ACCOUNTANT 3
Agency: Lallie Kemp Regional Medical Center
Opening Date: Thu. 05/22/14
Closing Date/Time: Thu. 05/29/14 11:59 PM Central Time
State Salary Range: $15.23 - $32.06 hourly
$1,218.46 - $2,564.77 biweekly
$2,640.00 - $5,557.00 monthly
$31,680.00 - $66,684.00 annually
Agency Hiring Range: Min: Max:
Job Type: Classified
Location: Independence, Louisiana
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QualificationsBenefitsSupplemental Questions
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A baccalaureate degree with twenty-four semester hours in accounting plus two years of professional level experience in accounting or financial auditing.
SUBSTITUTIONS:
A certified public accountant (CPA) certificate will substitute for the baccalaureate degree with twenty-four semester hours in accounting plus one year of experience.
A master''s degree in accounting, business administration, finance, management, economics, quantitative methods, or public administration will substitute for one year of the required experience.
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 to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
NOTE: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.
Supplemental Information:
TheAccountant 3position is located in our Fiscal Accounting Department.
No Civil Service test scoreis required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
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 Status Message
What it Means
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.
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 cancelled
The agency has decided not to fill the position.
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Lori Arceneaux Burns, RN
Human Resources Specialist
Lallie Kemp Medical Center
Job Concepts:
Function of Work:
To provide advanced level professional accounting services.
Level of Work:
Advanced.
Supervision Received:
Generally from higher-level fiscal or administrative supervisor. See allocation criteria memo.
Supervision Exercised:
May supervise one lower-level professional or paraprofessional accounting position.
Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.
Job Distinctions:
Differs from Accountant 2 by primary responsibility for preparation of advanced-level financial reports such as complex appropriations; budget; capital outlay; or cost allocation reports, projections, and analyses.
Differs from Accountant 4 by the absence of serving as a technical specialist over assigned programs.
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.

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