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Accountant V- Downtown, Oahu

State of Hawaii
Hawaii, USA


Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number 23-0034

The immediate vacancy is with the Department of Accounting & General Services.


Salary: $5,713 to $6,949 per month (SR-24, Step D to I)

Note: Hiring rates will be based on availability of funds, the applicant's qualifications, and other relevant factors.

As a condition of employment with the State of Hawaii, some positions may require that all qualified external candidates who have been given a conditional offer of employment to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and shall be fully vaccinated by his/her/their employment start date. A reasonable accommodation will be provided if requested by a candidate and it is determined through an interactive process that pregnancy, a qualifying disability, or a sincerely held religious belief prevents the candidate from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.

Duties Summary

The immediate position is located in the Systems Accounting Branch, Accounting Division of the Department of Accounting and General Services.  The position is responsible for conducting analyses and participation in the development, implementation, improvement, maintenance and control of the statewide central accounting system consistent with fiscal control, recordkeeping and reporting needs of individual departments and the central accounting agency.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:

Education: A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university with at least twelve semester credit hours in accounting and/or auditing subjects.

Professional Accounting Experience: Three and one-half years of progressively responsible professional accounting or auditing experience which may have included teaching accounting at the university level.

Systems Accounting Experience: Two years of systems accounting work experience in one or a combination of the following areas:
A. Experience as a member of a project team for the development and/or implementation of a major, integrated accounting system or experience as a member of a project team concerned with the major analysis of existing accounting procedures, operations and subsystems and developing and/or implementing changes to establish a major integrated system; or
B. Experience which involved responsibility for or participation in, the maintenance and control of the accounting system for a large business entity through the analysis and resolution of accounting problems through systems improvements and changes, provision of advice to operations or fund control accountants regarding the system or in the establishment of subsystems; or
C. Other professional accounting or auditing experience which involved responsibility for identifying accounting problems and recommending changes and improvements requiring the modification of an organization-wide accounting system.

Supervisory Aptitude: Demonstration of aptitude or potential for the performance of supervisory duties through successful completion of regular or special assignments which involve some supervisory responsibilities or aspects of supervision, e.g., by serving as a group or team leader, by the completion of training courses in supervision accompanied by application of supervisory skills in work assignments; and/or by favorable appraisals by a supervisor indicating the possession of supervisory potential.

Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements may apply.

The information provided above represents a summary of the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements (MQRs). To view the MQRs in their entirety, please .