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Posting Begin Date: 2024/04/01
Posting End Date: 2024/04/15
Category: Accounting and Finance
Sub Category: Management
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 27.00
Maximum Salary: 30.03
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Opportunity

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

The Idaho Department of Labor connects job seekers with employment opportunities, supports workers through career and life transitions, and administers state labor laws.

The Accounting Bureau at the Idaho Department of Labor has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Financial Specialist, Senior. This position is located in our central office in Boise Idaho. Duties for this position include direct supervision of financial technicians and financial technician seniors. The ideal candidate has strong financial skills, and analytical approach to problem solving, excellent communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to work independently and on a team.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Simon So ([email protected]) or Carrie Peterman ([email protected]).

The applicant who is selected for this position will be required to pass a background check.

To learn more about the Department of Labor, please visit our website at: 

Previous applications for this position will not be considered for this vacancy.

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee the agency’s cashiering unit, ensuring that all deposits are timely and accurately coded.
  • Oversee entry of employer reports into iUS, the department’s Unemployment Insurance programmatic system.
  • Oversee entry of receipts into BOISE, the department’s Benefit Overpayment system.
  • Oversee the payment of unemployment insurance benefits, ensuring benefit payments are issued timely and accurately, including the processing of offline checks.
  • Ensure adequate internal controls are in place for all functions related to the unit.
  • Ensure that all processes related to the unit are properly documented, procedures are available and easy to follow, and that all staff are properly trained in their duties.
  • Ensure that sufficient back-up exists for every function in the unit.
  • Staff development and performance management.

You must possess all the minimum qualifications below to pass the exam for this position. Please make sure your resume or work history supports your meeting the minimum qualifications for this position. Failure to do this may disqualify you from being considered for this position.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Good knowledge of accounting principles and practices. Must have at least four years of professional work experience as an accountant, or equivalent, applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) OR an Associate's degree in accounting AND at least two years of professional work experience as an accountant or equivalent.
  • Experience developing and preparing financial documents. Must have one year of full-time work experience.
  • Experience using a personal computer to develop, analyze and report on financial data. Must have one year of work experience using a personal computer to develop, analyze and report on financial data as a regularly assigned job duty. (Experience tracking personal finances and using home financial software would not qualify.)
  • Experience analyzing financial activities and recommending management action. Must have one year of full-time work experience.


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*


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.