Nevada Department of Health and Human Services - Division of Wellfare and Support Services
September 10, 2023
Minden, NV
Job Type


Announcement Number: 44069 Open to all qualified persons. Posted 09/08/2023 Close Date: 09/22/2023 Recruiter:
Phone: (702)631-2343
Email: Applications accepted for another 14 Days 1 Hrs 59 Mins
The Position

Accounting Assistants perform clerical accounting work in the maintenance of accounts and accounting records for State agencies.

Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.

The position will be located in the Fiscal unit for the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services (DWSS) in Carson City, NV. The incumbent performs a variety of clerical accounting work; assign account coding for payments in accordance with complex rules, regulations, or program requirements; maintains records; posts payments and tracks balances in various spreadsheets; and prepares financial documents using Excel. The incumbent will compare expenditure documents with supporting documentation and enter transactions into the state financial system. The incumbent will research and resolve problems with vendor payments and other accounting issues, review and reconcile work done by others, and provide technical assistance to staff to resolve problems including reviewing and correcting errors. The incumbent will assist with budget monitoring and biennial budget building. Qualified candidates should possess the ability to interpret and explain complex policy or procedure to a variety of constituents. 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. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE***

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To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) Graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of progressively responsible clerical accounting experience which included duties such as responsibility for accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and/or other accounting data; developing computer spreadsheets to record, track, organize, and report accounting related data; researching and interpreting financial data to prepare reports and respond to budget and accounts related inquiries; reconciling accounts; and making corrections through the use of journal vouchers; OR one year of experience as an Accounting Assistant III in Nevada State service which included clerical accounting duties as described above; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above. Special Requirements A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items. The Examination Application Evaluation Exam The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment

1) Describe your experience in budget building and/or monitoring and where it was gained.

2) Please describe your experience with Microsoft Excel, and where it was gained.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management:
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Email Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to: Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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