Accounting Positions - Missouri Department of Corrections
Position: Accounting Positions
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Accounts Assistant MVE
Job Location: 1717 Industrial Drive, Jefferson City, MO
Deadline: Jun 10, 2022**
District: Missouri Department of Corrections
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Telephone: 573-526-6477
Job Description:
Annual Salary: $33,760.32
Why you'll love this position:
A position in the Missouri Department of Corrections is more than a job. It's a calling. Corrections employees transform lives, equipping Missourians in the criminal justice system with the skills they need to contribute to their communities, inside and outside our walls. More than 95 percent of people who enter the prison system ultimately are released. We want to make sure they're good neighbors.
We offer great benefits!
Missouri State Employee Retirement System / Deferred compensation plan / Health insurance (medical, vision, dental for employees and family) / Paid life insurance / Long-term disability insurance / Cafeteria plan / Paid holidays / 10 hours annual leave per month / 10 hours sick leave per month / Uniforms provided when required / Pre-service and in-service training / Access to credit union / Direct deposit of paycheck (required) / Employee health, wellness and safety initiatives / MOST 529 College Savings Program
The Department of Corrections is the only State agency that currently offers a guaranteed 1% pay increase for every two years of service up to 20 years!
What you'll do:
Performs clerical functions in the preparation/maintenance/recording/examination of financial data
Examines/processes invoices/compares purchase orders and delivery receipts/computes and prepares billing documents
Reviews financial documents for accuracy of figures/mathematical computations and identifies discrepancies/takes authorized corrective action
Balances incoming funds/prepares bank deposits/monitors and maintains ledgers, registers, journals/posts financial data to proper accounts
Records/distributes expenditures according to a cost allocation plan/researches/prepares/verifies disbursements, authorized refunds and adjustments
Generates and compiles routine financial reports/maintains financial files/compiles financial information
Supervises clerical staff/exercises judgment and discretion within limits of established policies and procedures/receives general administrative direction
Performs work in accordance with established rules/regulations/post orders/specific instructions and received general administrative direction
Performs other related work as assigned
All you need for success:
Minimum Qualifications:
One or more years of experience in office support work; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency. Recordkeeping experience is preferred, but not required.
(Earned credit hours from an accredited college or university may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required experience at a rate of 30 credit hours for one year)
All requested documents MUST be received by the closing date listed.
The Missouri Department of Corrections is proud to have a tradition of promotion from within for employees looking for and seeking distinctive career paths. As you work for the department, we invite you to consider your goals and make choices to actively head toward them. We seek to recognize employees who serve with distinction.
If you have questions about this position please contact:
The State of Missouri is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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