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FINANCIAL SPECIALIST, SR

Posting Begin Date: 2024/06/07
Posting End Date: 2024/06/23
Category: Accounting and Finance
Work Type: Full Time
Remote: Flexible Hybrid
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 28.00
Maximum Salary: 34.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Description

The Idaho Commission on Aging’s mission is to support older and vulnerable Idahoans to safely age in place in the community.

 

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date.

The Idaho Commission on Aging is seeking a Financial Specialist, Sr to help track and analyze data, to promote efficiency and effectiveness in our programs and services and provide fiscal support to our agency.

Review our latest annual report to understand our scope and services and analyze your personal fit with our agency.  https://aging.idaho.gov/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/ICOA_AnnualReport_SFY23-Final.pdf


General Information

  • Incumbent uses their professional background to develop and maintain accounting systems, prepare complex financial documents, plan and review financial operations.
  • Incumbent will analyze technical financial problems and provide professional assistance and advice concerning their solutions.
  • This position requires a strong background in analyzing, researching, and maintaining financial data, developing financial documents, resolving system problems, and handling day-to-day accounting issues.
  • The agency has a flexible work week and telecommuting policies for staff who demonstrate an appropriate level of independence and accountability.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reviewing and approving financial transactions.
  • Reconciling revenues between various accounting systems.
  • Preparing fiscal reports and analysis for federal and state submission.
  • Reviewing financial processes and procedures and recommending improvements.
  • Preparing and disseminating ad hoc financial reports and spreadsheets for leadership and staff. 
  • Advising leadership of budgetary concerns, needs, regulations, and appropriate allocation of funds based on prior history and/or present fiscal conditions.
  • Determining compliance with accounting principles and standards, laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Resource to agency staff for grant related budgets, revenue/expense, projections, fund balance, and cash balance data.
  • Contributing to documentation and standardization efforts for financial processes and procedure.
  • Lead research efforts related to financial policy, procedures, and/or reporting standards.
  • Developing the Commissions Budget.
  • Conducting desk reviews to determine sub-recipient compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines.
  • Technical assistance, including webinars or presentations, to sub-recipients including Area Agencies on Aging.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Good knowledge of:

  • Accounting principles and practices.

Experience:

  • Developing and preparing financial documents.
  • Using a personal computer to develop, analyze, and report on financial data.
  • Analyzing financial activities and recommending management action. 

Benefits

The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit https://dhr.idaho.gov/StateEmployees/Benefits.html.*

EEO/ADA/Veteran

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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