This field represents the nuts-and-bolts area of support operations in MDWFP. Employees in this field provide important logistical support for all the department's programs. This division enables employees in other areas to concentrate their efforts on their respective goals. In support services, you will find accountants, personnel specialists, fleet managers, secretaries, licensing and boat registration personnel, clerks, property officers, planners, computer specialists, purchasing agents and warehouse personnel.
- Accountant/Auditor III
Deadline to apply for this postion - Wednesday October 22, 2014
This is professional accounting work of a supervisory nature characterized by independent responsibilities for developing and modifying or assisting in developing and modifying departmentalized accounting systems. Work involves the application of professional accounting principles and techniques in the analysis of an institution's, department's, or agency's accounting functions to determine the legality and propriety of its fiscal activities and the effectiveness of its accounting system. Work is performed under general supervision but in accordance with fiscal policies and regulations of the institution, department, or agency where employed. Supervision is usually received from an administrative officer in a higher classification. The primary difference from an Accountant/Auditor II is the increased magnitude of the operation, together with the complexity and increased budget, size of the agency, and increased relationships. Incumbents in this classification may function as the administrative head of a moderate-sized accounting division or as the assistant to the administrative head of the fiscal division of a large state agency, department, or institution.
A Master's Degree from an accredited four-Year college or university in accounting or business administration;
Three (3) Years of experience in accounting or auditing;
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-Year college or university in accounting or business administration;
Four (4) Years of experience in accounting or auditing.
Graduation from a standard four-Year high school degree or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma), directly related education or directly related experience may be substituted on an equal basis. Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant by the MS State Board of Public Accountants may be substituted for two (2) Years of the required general or managerial experience. Certification by the Institute of Internal Auditors as a Certified Internal Auditor may be substituted for one (1) Year of the required general or managerial experience.
Applicant must attach a copy of his/her license as a Certified Public Accountant or certification as a Certified Internal Auditor, when applicable.