APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 38
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).
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.
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). Accountants are also
responsible for preparing various other financial reports which include reports for federal, private grant, or national repository purposes, and ad hoc reports for use by outside entities such as internal/external auditors, legislative bodies, and the public.
This position assists in preparation of the State of Nevada Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and is the lead on preparation of the State of Nevada Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR). Additional responsibilities include: preparation of the quarterly financial statements for the Permanent School Fund, internal post-audit review, Advantage balance sheet account reconciliations, review of State agencies use of Advantage for 1099 reporting compliance, and organizing the annual inventory for the Office.
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 and two years of experience performing professional accounting work; OR a Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance or closely related field which included 18 credits in accounting; and three years of experience performing professional accounting work; OR one year as an Accountant II in Nevada State service 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.
Certified Public Accountants are not required to take the written exam. If you are a CPA, you must attach a copy of your certification with your application at time of submittal.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
Transcripts of college credits are required.
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.