Accountant

Department/Agency of position: 
State of Montana Department of Administration
Location of position: 
Helena, MT
Wage/Salary: 
$60,000 - $70,000
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Closing Date: 
Friday, April 10, 2020
Job Description: 

The State Accounting and Financial Reporting section is comprised of a team of accountants who have fun while getting the job done! They are enthusiastic about producing timely and accurate financial statements for the state and enjoy a good debate on how new GASB should be implemented. They are team oriented and motivated professionals who perform the following:

  • Assist in the development of statewide accounting policies relating to state and federal regulations in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting
    Principles (GAAP);
  • Assist in the preparation of the State’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) including footnote disclosures;
  • Assist in the preparation of the Statewide Cost Allocation Plan (SWCAP);
  • Participate in workgroups to research, analyze, and implement new Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) accounting guidance;
  • Work with agencies by providing technical assistance, coordination of fiscal year-end requirements and with reporting/disclosure information;
  • Approve transactions for agencies that require additional review to ensure compliance with state policies.