Financial Reporting Analyst - #00246
The Department of Accounts (DOA) seeks a financial professional to work in the Financial Reporting unit. DOA's mission is to provide a uniform system of accounting, financial reporting, and internal control adequate to protect and account for the Commonwealth's financial resources, while supporting and enhancing the recognition of Virginia as the best managed state in the union.
This position ensures the accurate and complete compilation and analysis of complex financial data for inclusion in the Preliminary Report, Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR), Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR), Monthly Revenue Report, Monthly Cash and Investments Report (MCI), and annual Comptroller’s Financial Statement Directives. Compiles and analyzes financial data; adjusts data so it conforms with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); develops financial statements; prepares working papers to support statements; updates assigned program areas and ensures that data agrees; meets stringent timeframes with high accuracy; updates and tests financial reporting directives for state agencies; reviews and interprets Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) and other accounting pronouncements to determine impact on assignments and the Commonwealth; prepares various monthly reports; and reviews, evaluates, and resolves issues with state agency financial submissions.
Minimum qualifications include: Considerable knowledge of automated financial accounting systems; generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP); Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) and other accounting pronouncements; and financial reporting. Strong oral and written communication; financial analysis; Microsoft Office (especially Excel); organizational; time management; teamwork; and interpersonal skills. Ability to collect data; perform complex analysis/reconciliations of a variety of financial data; prepare written documentation to support findings; research and resolve financial issues; analyze financial transactions and reports; develop financial reports; work independently and as part of a team; understand, develop, and apply policies and procedures; research and interpret regulatory guidelines; conduct business with integrity and respect; communicate effectively with internal/external staff; make recommendations and report findings; and professionally correspond with and maintain a positive working relationship with coworkers and external organizations. Experience in accounting or finance; and completing complex financial reconciliations.
Preferred qualifications include: Knowledge of GAAP as they relate to governmental entities; and financial reporting in a government environment. Degree in accounting or related field. Experience with working in governmental or nonprofit accounting; financial statement preparation or audit; Oracle PeopleSoft Financials applications; and developing financial guidance. CPA license or other professional accounting certification.
State applications for this position will only be accepted online through the State website at [Register to View] . Position is open until 11:59 PM on July 6, 2022.Department of Accounts is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is certified as a Virginia Values Veterans employer. Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.