POSITION CODE: 00133
ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES BY AREA:
General Accounting Area
Under direction, independently performs complex accounting and auditing work involving either the maintenance of a variety of general departmental funds of grants accounts and the preparation, summarization and examination of related financial reports and statements for state or federal usage; prepares or assists in the preparation, examination, reconciliation and analysis of complex statements and reports; assists in conducting studies to aid conversion of manual financial operations to electronic data processing operations; participates in training lower level accountants; performs other duties as required or assigned.
External Auditing Area
Under direction, independently performs professional external auditing work of a complex or advanced nature in examining and verifying the accuracy of a wide variety of accounting books, reports, records, documents, statements, and other fiscal and financial related information, operations and procedures; assists higher level external auditors in designing the audit program; performs complete or sample type audits in accordance with the audit program; determines if proper accounting, fiscal and tax systems, procedures and methods are being utilized and recommends changes in accounting, fiscal and tax systems, procedures and methods; prepares complex external audit reports summarizing the findings of lower level auditors; prepares complex audit findings and may take and give testimony in legal proceedings and hearings on these findings; may engage in account collection.
Budgetary Planning and Control Area
Under direction, independently performs professional accounting work in maintaining and examining complex departmental budgetary reports and statements for departmental usage or for submission to the Bureau of the Budget; assists in coordinating budgetary unit activities with financial accounting or expenditure accounting units; prepares budgetary projections and proposals based on current expenditures and future program needs.
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