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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Accounting Technician 3 in Anamosa, Iowa

Accounting Technician 3

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Accounting Technician 3

Salary

$42,307.20 - $62,691.20 Annually

Location

Anamosa - 52205 - Jones County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

250 Corrections - Prison Industries

Job Number

21-02441

Closing

4/18/2021 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Ann Pollock at 800 332 7922 or Ann.Pollock@iowa.gov

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Job Description

ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN 3

Anamosa Iowa sits upon the junction of Buffalo Creek and Wapsipinicon River. Wapsipinicon State Park hosts in Anamosa as one of Iowa’s oldest state parks. It is located on the southwest end of Anamosa. The state park offers camping, fishing, golfing, and hiking. Anamosa was named as the Pumpkin Capital of Iowa by the Iowa State Legislature in 1993. The town got its name due to hosting a Pumpkinfest, a pumpkin festival and weigh-off, every year in October. The National Motorcycle Museum is a unique place to check out any time of year. They have a display of over 450 motorcycles; while some are the collection of memorabilia. Check out their gift shop as well!

Iowa Prison Industries, at the Anamosa State Penitentiary (https://doc.iowa.gov/about-us/about-institutions/anamosa-state-penitentiary) offers a wide range of career opportunities in various departments; i.e., metal furniture, custom wood, braille, printing, signs, license plates, and other support areas. IPI is a self-sufficient program that positively impacts participant lives, reduces recidivism, and provides valued products and services to our communities. Join our team of dedicated professionals who provide an environment that facilitates change for incarcerated individuals and creates opportunities for safer communities. You’ll find an exceptional workplace where mutual respect and support are part of the culture.

The Accounting Technician 3:

Iowa Prison Industries is looking for qualified candidates. You must have training or education in accounting, including general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll. Primary responsibilities include daily processing of accounts payable, customer invoicing, and processing of new hire documents. This position is also responsible for the administration of monthly payroll and annual compliance audits for Private sector operations. May also serve as a backup to other accounting technicians responsible for inventory management, travel payment processing, accounts receivable, and financial statement preparation.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Graduation from high school or G.E.D equivalency and experience equal to five years of accounting work involving compilation, tabulation, examination, verification or recording of financial, statistical or related fiscal program data using elementary bookkeeping principles and practices;

OR

completion of a post-high school accounting curriculum from an accredited vocational, technical, business or community college, with at least twenty semester hours of accounting coursework;

OR

an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of clerical office work for each year of the required education;

OR

an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting thirty semester hours of accredited post high school education in Business, Accounting or a closely related curriculum for each year of the required experience;

OR

employees withcurrentcontinuous service in the state executive branch that includes experience equal to one year of full-time work as an Accounting Technician 2.

For additional information, please click on thislink to view the job description (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/class_and_pay/JobClassDescriptions/AccountingTechnician3-00294-90294.pdf) .

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HONEST- Do you understand that the answers to all of the following questions must be truthful, honest, and accurate to the best of your ability?

Please read all questions and answers thoroughly and make sure you understand them completely.Ensure the answers to your questions match the information filled out on your application and the attachments you have uploaded. If the answers to your questions are inconsistent with your application information or uploaded attachments, you will be given zero points for the question.Knowingly misrepresenting the facts when submitting any information related to an application, examination, certification, appeal, or any other facet of the selection process will result in your disqualification from this application and future employment with the state of Iowa.

  • Yes - I understand and agree.

  • No

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PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

Have you filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq?

  • No - I have NOT filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

  • Yes - I HAVE filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

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Have you graduated from high school or G.E.D equivalency? IF YES - How many years do you have of accounting work involving compilation, tabulation, examination, verification or recording of financial, statistical or related fiscal program data using elementary bookkeeping principles and practices?

  • I have not graduated from high school or G.E.D equivalency

  • Less than five years of accounting work involving compilation, tabulation, examination, verification or recording of financial, statistical or related fiscal program data using elementary bookkeeping principles and practices

  • Five years or more of accounting work involving compilation, tabulation, examination, verification or recording of financial, statistical or related fiscal program data using elementary bookkeeping principles and practices

04

Have you completed a post-high school accounting curriculum from an accredited vocational, technical, business or community college, with at least twenty semester hours of accounting coursework?

  • Yes

  • No

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How many years do you have of a combination of high school/G.E.D. equivalency AND/OR experience in accounting work involving compilation, tabulation, examination, verification or recording of financial, statistical or related fiscal program data using elementary bookkeeping principles and practices?

  • I do not have any of the required education and/or experience

  • Less than five years of the combined education and/or experience

  • Five years to less than nine years of the combined education and/or experience

  • Nine years or more of combined education and/or experience

06

How many years do you have of a combination of post high school education in Business, Accounting or a closely related curriculum AND/OR experience in accounting work involving compilation, tabulation, examination, verification or recording of financial, statistical or related fiscal program data using elementary bookkeeping principles and practices? 30 semester hours equals one year of experience.

  • I do not have any of the required education and/or experience

  • Less than five years of the combined education and/or experience

  • Five years or more of the combined education and/or experience

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Are you a current State of Iowa employee (executive branch)? IF YES - How many months of experience do you have in the classification of Accounting Technician 2 for the State of Iowa?

  • I am not a State of Iowa employee

  • I do not have any experience in the classification of Accounting Technician 2 for the State of Iowa

  • Less than 12 months of experience in the classification of Accounting Technician 2 for the State of Iowa

  • 12 months or more of experience in the classification of Accounting Technician 2 for the State of Iowa

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250 Corrections - Prison Industries

Address

510 E 12th StDes Moines, Iowa, 50316

Website

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