State of North CarolinaRaleigh 27603
Full Time +

Prepares budgetary control entries for deposit entered into the North Carolina Financial System and North Carolina Accounting System for various DHHS divisions;.

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Accounting Technician

State of North Carolina
Full Time, Permanent NC Department of Health and Human Services, 101 Blair Dr, Raleigh, NC 27603, United States Apply before 9/26/2023 5:00
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Overview

Description of Work

***This is a repost - previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to reapply***

The Office of Controller sets and interprets all accounting and financial reporting policies and procedures for the Department as authorized by the rules and regulations of the office of the State Controller and State statute; and executes all accounting transactions for DHHS. This position functions as an Accounting Technician within the Accounts Receivable Other Remittance and Processing Branch, supporting the daily depository, billing, and collection processes. Considerable judgement is required to ensure transactions are recorded in accordance with internal control processes, accounting and budgeting procedures, GAAP, GASB and statutory requirements. This position is responsible for the following duties (not all inclusive):

  • Prepares budgetary control entries for deposit entered into the North Carolina Financial System and North Carolina Accounting System for various DHHS divisions;
  • Maintains cash receipts logs; · Assists with preparing special reports; 
  • Works directly with DHHS Office of the Controller personnel, DHHS Division staff, Department of Revenue and various entities to ensure timely deposit, certification and General Ledger recording of NC DHHS receipts; 
  • Analyzes and reconciles payments received to ensure correct deposit information is given to the cashier daily;
  • Assists with month end balancing of the North Carolina Accounting System, North Carolina Financial System and Business Works; and
  • Maintains information pertaining to the type of money being received, account coding and contact names.
About NC Department of Health and Human Services: 
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) serves the needs of the most vulnerable of North Carolinians and to accomplish this, we hire only the most dedicated and caring individuals.  Finding qualified clinical professionals to treat and care for our clients is a continual challenge as demand for services grows and the availability of providers struggles to keep pace.  We are seeking a motivated individual who is up for this challenge and is dedicated to our mission of providing North Carolinians with the very best in clinical care.

About the DHHS Office of the Controller:The Office of the Controller sets and interprets all accounting and financial reporting policies and procedures for the Department as authorized by the rules and regulations of the Office of the State Controller and State Statute, and executes all accounting transactions for the Department of Health and Human Services.

Compensation & Benefits:
The State of North Carolina offers excellent comprehensive benefits.  Employees can participate in health insurance options, standard and supplemental retirement plans, and the NCFlex program (numerous high-quality, low-cost benefits on a pre-tax basis).  Employees also receive paid vacation, sick, and community service leave.  In addition, paid parental leave is available to eligible employees.  
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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form.  Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit.  Qualified applicants must document on the application that they possess all of the following:

  • A thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Government Accounting Standards, and the ability to interpret and apply accounting principles to complex financial transactions
  • Excel proficiency and the ability to quickly learn new automated systems and processes (i.e., NCAS Accounts Receivable, North Carolina Financial System)
  • Must have the ability to maintain effective working relationship with government employees, agency representatives and the public
  • Ability to communicate (oral or written) with the appropriate persons effectively to obtain information needed to perform duties
Management Preferences:

  • Three years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and experience with Accounts Receivable, collections work in governmental and/or private enterprise entity; the NCAS/NCFS or experience with a other online accounting systems
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, computer skills, MS Office (Excel, Word, etc.) 
  • Supervisory experience
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Some state job postings say you can qualify by an “equivalent combination of education and experience.” If that language appears below, then you may qualify through EITHER years of education OR years of directly related experience, OR a combination of both. See oshr.nc.gov/experience-guide for details.

Associate s degree in Accounting from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of experience in accounting
OR
High school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) diploma and four years of experience in accounting work
OR
An equivalent combination of education and experience.

Supplemental and Contact Information

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone.  To check the status of your application, please log in to your account.   You will either receive a call to schedule an interview or an email notifying when the job has been filled.
 
For technical issues with your applications, please call the NEOGOV Help Line at 855-524-5627. Applicants will be communicated with, via email only, for updates on the status of their application. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact HR at 919-855-3477.

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