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State of Montana Accountant 15009 & 21042 in Helena, Montana

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for an Accountant. This position is responsible for ensuring accounting treatment is recorded in accordance with GAAP, maintain accurate and reliable financial statements, establish and maintain internal controls. Conducts financial monitoring to ensure cost efficiency and compliance within the Department’s accounting, budgeting and fiscal bureaus. Ensures state compliance with complex federal regulations and establishes goals, objectives and priorities for all accounting functions. Provides technical assistance to division financial contacts, budget analysts, and project management to ensure consistent application of policies and procedures. Responsibilities require this position to work within predetermined timeframes to meet critical deadlines. This position reports to the Accounting Treatment Supervisor. For a full job description, please contact Alycia Gereg at _Benefits of working for the Montana Department of Transportation and the State of Montana include:_ * Culture of public service and a commitment to work/life balance * Potential hybrid remote work arrangement available * Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance o Benefits apply on first day of employment o Access to Montana Health Centers, low-cost clinics for state employees and their families * State Retirement plan and additional savings opportunities (deferred compensation) * Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays * Eligibility forPublic Service Student Loan Forgiveness * Relocation assistance may be offered to the successful candidate at the time of offer About Helena: Situated roughly halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks, Helena is the capital of Montana. Famous for its historic downtown that abuts miles of hiking and biking trails in its South Hills, it is an excellent place to live, work, and recreate. For information on the Montana Department of Transportation’s mission, vision, and values, please visit our website: _Minimum Qualifications_ Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field. 2 years of related accounting experience. Governmental Accounting experience is preferred. Alternative combinations of related education and experience may be considered. The successful candidate must pass a name-based background investigation as a condition of employment. This position is being posted in accordance with the bargaining unit agreement. Non-bargaining unit employees or employees of another bargaining unit may apply. If the position is not filled with a bargaining unit applicant, the non-bargaining unit applicants may be considered. However, bargaining unit applicants will have preference. _Required Application Materials_ * Cover Letter: Please include the following information in your cover letter: Describe your knowledge and experience related to governmental accounting, grants, and budgeting. Include any financial systems that you have used to complete that work. * Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable.) Your online application and all required additional materials must be submitted before midnight on the closing date. Ensure all materials submitted are selected as “Relevant.” If you need an accommodation with the application process, please contact the HR representative listed below. _Other Information_ The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is committed to continuous improvement of our employee safety program and our safety and health processes, and to achieving an injury-free workplace. The Montana Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply. People with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call the Human Resources and Occupational Safety Division, at 406.444.6054. Job: Accounting/Finance* *Title: *Accountant 15009 & 21042 Location: Helena Requisition ID: 22143108