APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 34
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Accountants are responsible for preparing financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the standards of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).
This position is located in the Fiscal Services Unit of the Division of Health Care Financing and Policy in Carson City. The incumbent will be responsible for projecting, monitoring, reviewing, and reporting Medicaid related expenditures. Regular duties will include preparing annual and quarterly federal budgets and reporting actual expenditures for Medicaid related grants. Additional duties will include preparing draw requests for federal grants and related journal entries, reconciling grant activity and processing quarterly cost allocations. This position also interacts with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) representatives to ensure reporting processes meet current grant requirements and guidelines. The Division of Health Care Financing and Policy works in partnership with CMS to assist in providing quality medical care for eligible individuals and families with low incomes and limited resources. Services are provided through a combination of traditional fee-for-service provider networks and managed care. Travel up to 25% of the time may be required. Audit experience is preferred, but not required.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in accounting; OR a bachelor's degree in business administration, finance or a related field which included 18 units in accounting, and one year of experience preparing GAAP-based financial statements; periodic State, federal or private grant fiscal reports and/or fiscal ad hoc reports used by internal and external entities; OR four years of experience in the accounting field, two years of which were at the Accountant Technician II level in Nevada State service performing the duties described above and 18 college credits in accounting.
The required 18 college credits in accounting must include 6 credits of beginning accounting, 6 credits of intermediate accounting, and 6 credits of upper-division accounting courses.
For a listing of credit requirements and acceptable courses for the Accountant series please see the addendum on class specifications.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Appointment to this class requires successful completion of a written examination.
Transcripts of college credits are required.
Additional Position Experience
Experience in financial administration, accounting and reporting associated with federal grant requirements.
Microsoft Excel Intermediate level
Database Software - Intermediate
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Do you have experience analyzing and interpreting data requiring a full understanding and extensive use of Excel pivot tables, linked multi-sheet workbooks as well as the use of other database programs? If so, please describe including the other database programs you have used.