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(USA-MN-Willmar) Accounts Receivable Officer – Accounting Officer

Milan, MN | Posted 4 weeks ago

**Working Title: Accounts Receivable Officer** **Job Class: Accounting Officer** **Agency: Department of Employment and Economic Development** + **Job ID** : 76769 + **Location** : Statewide + **Telework Eligible** : Yes, may be eligible to telework up to five (5) days per week. + **Full/Part Time** : Full-Time + **Regular/Temporary** : Unlimited + **Who May Apply** : This vacancy is open for bids and for all qualified job seekers simultaneously. Bidders will be considered through 06/03/2024. + **Date Posted** : 05/25/2024 + **Closing Date** : 06/17/2024 + **Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit** : Employ & Econ Development Dept / Employ & Economic Dev-MAPE + **Division/Unit** : Employee Payroll / CO Fiscal Management + **Work Shift/Work Hours** : Day Shift, 8am to 4:30pm + **Days of Work** : Monday - Friday + **Travel Required** : No + **Salary Range:** $22.61 - $32.71 / hourly; $47,209 - $68,298 / annually + **Classified Status** : Classified + **Bargaining Unit/Union** : 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE + **FLSA Status** : Nonexempt + Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes **The work you'll do is more than just a job.** At the State of Minnesota, employees play a critical role in developing policies, providing essential services, and working to improve the well-being and quality of life for all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota is committed to equity and inclusion, and invests in employees by providing benefits, support resources, and training and development opportunities. Under the direction of the Accounting Supervisor Principal – Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) Accounting and the Accounting Officer Sr, this high-level accounting position assists with the administration of the Administrative and Loan Accounts Receivables including State Services for the Blind Accounts Receivable, Loan Portfolio Management, and loan tracking. This position works closely with the Receipt Depositing staff by assisting with ensuring that Federal, State, and other funds used for invoices and payments are accurate, transactions processed are effectively and timely reconciled through SWIFT and problems with any accounts are resolved. This incumbent must have been exposed to accounting and technical system knowledge of complex systems including: SWIFT, SEMA4, and the fiscal IA and OBIEE warehouses to perform the functions of the position. This position assists in providing oversight of work activities within the Accounts Receivable and Loans Management unit of the Administrative & Financial Services (AFS) Division. This includes, but is not limited to, assisting in the coordination of the various phases of Accounts Receivable and Loan Management, including maintaining the loan portfolio and related financial transactions, as well as developing procedures and policies for the work of Accounts Receivable and Loan Management making over 4,000 transactions annually. This posting may be used to fill multiple positions. **Minimum Qualifications** **To receive credit for your education and experience, your resume should clearly describe how you meet each minimum and/or preferred qualification listed, including dates of employment.** One (1) year* of experience in accounting, financial management, or grant management. *Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business, or related social service or other closely related field as determined by the agency may substitute one (1) year of experience; master's degree substitutes for eighteen (18) months of experience; PhD substitutes for twenty-four (24) months of experience. Applicants that meet the above minimum qualification will be further evaluated on the following; Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases to prepare and present complex financial records and reports. Experience applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and practices sufficient in creation of various financial statements and reports. Experience in working closely with internal and external auditors. Ability to analyze and interpret complex fiscal reports and records for adherence and conformance to federal laws, state statutes, and department policies. Experience using Microsoft Office products such as Word and Excel, including use of pivot tables and advanced formulas such as VLOOKUP or similar functions. Communication skills that demonstrate the ability for clear and persuasive presentations. **Preferred Qualifications** Experience working with financial statements and auditors in the government sector. Experience with the statewide accounting systems (SWIFT) or similar software. Skill in organization to manage workload, competing priorities and still meet strict deadlines. Experience with interpreting, analyzing, explaining, and training others on accounting policies and procedures. Our employees are dedicated to ensuring cultural responsiveness. Preferred candidates will have a variety of experiences working effectively with others from different backgrounds and cultures. **Additional Requirements** This position requires successful completion of the following: Resumes of all applicants to this posting will be evaluated against the Minimum Qualifications stated above. If your skills match the required skills for this position, the department may contact you. Employee reference checks will be conducted on all finalists. This may include a review of documentation related to job performance and education. It includes contact with the applicant's current and/or former employers. A Criminal Background Check will be conducted on all finalists for this position. A criminal conviction will not automatically remove you from consideration for employment. When the position requires travel and the applicant drives a state owned or leased vehicle, a driver's license record check will be conducted. Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status). AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email [email protected] . Please indicate what assistance is needed.

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