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SC Department of Public Safety Accountant/Fiscal Analyst II in Richland County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

The State Treasurer's Office promotes a culture that is a fast-paced environment that supports high performance, exceptional work product, accountability and collaboration.

Responsible for the daily processing and coordination of investment transactions for various portfolios managed by the State Treasurer. Responsible for maintaining proper records and files for the transactions and performing research when necessary. Communicates with the custodian bank to ensure effective settlements.

  • Responsible for the daily processing of investment transactions for various portfolios managed by the State Treasurer to include the executed repurchase agreements. Maintains proper records on transactions and securities holdings to ensure a proper audit trail.
  • Maintains various investment accounting systems and processes, including the recording, processing, reconciling and compiling of financial data not captured by normal accounting processes.
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with external customers and other professionals including internal and external auditors. Identifies operational gaps or weaknesses and suggests areas of improvement to operational procedures as needed. Provides solutions to address risks associated with operations oversight.
  • Responsible for maintaining daily work packages and correspondence. Minimum and Additional Requirements

*Agency Minimum Qualifications: ** A Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field and professional experience in accounting, finance, auditing and/or banking.

*Candidates must specifically meet the Agency Minimum Requirements or an equivalent combination of education and experience to be considered for this position.

*Additional Requirements: *Must demonstrate expertise in the use of automated accounting systems and/or financial reporting systems. Ability to identify and recommend strategies and initiatives that improve the agency's financial programs/systems. Sound knowledge of governmental accounting principles and practice, understanding of governmental financial statements, and the ability to analyze and interpret complex financial data and reports. Ability to interpret and apply rules and regulations. Must be a critical thinker who can reason through issues and provide solutions. Ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with other employees, technical staff, management, vendors and executive level staff within and outside state government. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to make presentations and prepare reports. Must be sensitive to the completion of tasks and meeting deadlines. Work may be required beyond the core hours.

The State Treasurer's Office promotes a culture that stresses high performance, accountability and collaboration.

A successful employee will be high energy and able to adapt to a fast-paced environment, while juggling multiple priorities and still delivering quality work. Must possess a high degree of emotional intelligence, positive attitude, utilize a solution-driven approach to problem solving and understand the importance of maintaining positive working relationships with both internal staff and external service providers. These qualities will enable the ideal candidate to be best suited to further our mission of providing consumer facing investment and financial programs to the citizens of South Carolina.

Must be able to safely lift and carry files, books and reports weighing up to 20 lbs. Must be able to sit, stand, and walk for intermittent periods of time. Must be able to reach, bend, and twist at the waist to perform filing, desk work and operate general office equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or extensive experience in SCEIS (SAP) is preferred.

Additional Comments

Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Any misrepresentation will result in your disqualification from consideration for employment. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. Please submit a copy of college transcript along with completed application. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed state application to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position.

Salary: $33,494.00 - $61,975.00 Annually

Location: Richland County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 9152

Closing: 3/14/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

Class Code: AD22

Position Number: 60009152

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

Pay Band: Band 5

Opening Date: 01/14/2021

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: Conditional selection of individuals will be based on candidate education, training and experience, oral interviews and clearance of background investigation. Please submit state application along with a copy of college transcript. A resume may be attached but not substituted for completing work history and education sections of the employment applications. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed to determine qualifications for position.

Agency: State of South Carolina State Treasurer's Office

Address: 1200 Senate Street Suite 214 Columbia, South Carolina, 29201

Phone: 803-734-2638