Virginia State Government Accounts Receivable and Reporting Specialist in Richmond, Virginia

Position Information

Job Description

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), Office of Fiscal Services is seeking a qualified and experienced individual to prepare complex financial reports and analysis using Access, Excel, and DOE financial systems for use by VDOE management, Department of Accounts (DOA) and the Internal Revenue Services (IRS), and external customers; ensures compliance with applicable federal and state regulations; manages accounts receivables for three agencies in accordance with CAPP Manual; serves as a resource to others for information and resolving complex problems; issues notices and repayment schedules for VTSL debts within two weeks of receipt of information from the Office of Teacher Education; issues invoices no later than the first of the month following receipt of billing information from other DOE program areas; ensures the VDOE Administrative Manual and Fiscal Services’ Office Accounts Receivable policies and procedures are in accordance with Attorney General and Comptroller requirements, and procedures are clearly communicated to program areas and debtors; keys Daily Cash/Credit Card Deposit Certificates based on backup documentation supplied by Cash reimbursement requests; ensures vendors are not entered more than once; and serves as backup for entering “state-entered vendors” in eVA in conformance with the Department of General Services state “Standard Vendor Name” requirements and DOE procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

Considerable knowledge of the Commonwealth Accounting Policies and Procedures (CAPP) Manual.

Considerable knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and fiscal functions and operations.

Considerable knowledge of automated financial systems such as Oracle Financials general ledger and payables.

Extensive knowledge and experience in the use of MS Access, Toad or other SQL query tools and relational databases.

Skill in using web-based systems.

Demonstrate the ability to prepare and explain financial reports and comprehensive evaluations of financial trends.

Demonstrate the ability to interpret, analyze, explain, and apply complex laws and regulations.

Demonstrate the ability to work independently as well as other team members.

Preferred Qualifications

Undergraduate degree in accounting or business or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Experience accessing a variety of information resources and applying various computer applications to complex financial reporting.

Professional level financial reporting/accounting experience in a regulatory environment.

Experience determining funding source compliance, analyzing, reconciling, evaluating, and monitoring budget/financial transactions.

Special Requirements

Successful candidate must pass a criminal background check.

Management approval to telework is contingent upon successful completion of 6 months of employment and the business needs of the work unit.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered for this position, you must complete a Commonwealth of Virginia application for employment (i.e. state application) through the on-line “Virginia Jobs” (RMS) employment site no later than the cut-off date stated in this announcement.

The application must be detailed and fully completed (including periods of unemployment if applicable). Each application is reviewed for documentation that shows the applicant meets the minimum and preferred qualifications stated in the job announcement. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided on the application, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide descriptive information.

Submitting an incomplete state application, or a state application lacking in detail, may result in your non-selection.

This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration.

Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application and this position.

VDOE values the service and experience of our Veterans. As such, Veterans are encouraged to apply and receive preference in the hiring process. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni also are encouraged to apply.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during the application and/or interview process. [TTY: (804) 786-8389]

The Virginia Department of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact Information


Office of Human Resources


James Monroe Building 101 N. 14th Street, 24th Floor Richmond, VA 23219

Working Title: Accounts Receivable and Reporting Specialist

Role Title: Finan Svcs Spec II - 19032

Job Open Date: 03/14/2018

Job Close Date: 03/28/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: $43,892-$70,000

Agency: Dept of Education (201)

Agency Website: Click Here for Agency Website

Location: Richmond (City) - 760

Position Number: 00957

Job Posting Number: 1035559

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: Yes

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1

Pay Band: 05