Senior Accountant

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General summary

This is an advanced professional position accountable for performing advanced professional accounting work that is wide in scope and complexity. Employees at this level apply advanced accounting and financial theory to develop and implement statewide accounting policies, procedures, and systems. Senior Accountants ensure integrity, accuracy, and control of data and fund expenditures. Work at this level requires working under the guidance of statewide accounting policies and includes uniquely complex issues with many unknowns, and significant risk to the State.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Knowledge of multiple processes, systems, and practices. Skill in interpreting and applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 4-6 years of relevant experience and/or appropriate certification. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

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