Driving, travel and overtime will be required as deemed necessary by the supervisor.
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A baccalaureate degree with twenty-four hours in accounting plus five years of professional level experience in accounting or financial auditing.
A certified public accountant (CPA) certificate will substitute for the baccalaureate degree with twenty-four semester hours in accounting plus one year of the 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.
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 Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Function of Work:
To plan, organize, and manage accounting programs.
Level of Work:
Generally from a higher-level fiscal manager or administrator.
Typically over at least two Accountant Managers 1 or one Accountant Manager 2. Agency hierarchy and reporting relationships will also be considered when making allocations at this level.
Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.
Differs from other Accountant Managers by level of Accountant Administrator served; relationship to Accountant Administrator; number of accounting functions managed; scope and complexity of programs managed; and size and composition of subordinate staff.
Differs from Accountant Administrator by subordinate relationship.
See allocation criteria memo for details.
Examples of Work
Oversees the preparation of complex financial reports in the areas of budget development, cost reporting, and revenue forecasting.
Develops goals and measurable performance standards for subordinate fiscal units and subordinate fiscal supervisors.
Establishes productivity reporting criteria and procedures for these units and monitors supervisors' performance in meeting goals.
Ensures that supervisors are trained to counsel employees, develop employees' skills, and lead employees to achieve performance objectives.
Provides periodic reports of unit performance to higher level Accountant Manager or Accountant Administrator.