Accountants are responsible for preparing financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the standards of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position is located in Carson City within the Nevada Department of Transportation's (NDOT) Multimodal Program Development Division. Incumbent will be responsible for analyzing and preparing financial and accounting documents; working trial balances, identifying and correcting errors, and preparing journal entries; preparing Single Audit Reporting Forms (SARFs) and changes in fund balance statements; establishing internal accounting procedures; providing technical accounting assistance to staff; and organizing division financial records. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in accounting and one year of experience performing professional accounting work; OR a bachelor's degree in business administration, finance or related field which included 18 credits in accounting and two years of experience performing professional accounting work; OR one year of experience as an Accountant I in Nevada State service and 18 college credits in accounting. Special Notes The required 18 college credits in accounting must include 6 credits of beginning accounting, 6 credits of intermediate accounting, and 6 credits of upper-division accounting courses. For a listing of credit requirements and acceptable courses for the Accountant series please see the addendum on class specifications. Special Requirements Transcripts of college credits are required. Additional Position Criteria A pre-employment criminal history check is required for this position. Continuing employment is dependent upon the successful completion of this process. Tell us how you heard about this position!