Accounting Officer Senior, Duluth, Minnesota

Created 11/21/2020
Reference 11383176
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Minnesota
City Duluth
Zip 55811
Salary Competitive
Accounting Officer Senior

Up to $73,581 annually

Duluth, MN

Provide professional-level assistance with researching, documenting and analyzing financial and procurement processes and procedures in the district with limited supervision. The position provides professional-level budget and financial reports, consultation, education and assistance for District 1 and serves as a key financial expert in providing financial analysis. This position provides leadership for all budget related matters, funding related to the trunk highway fund, special revenues, IT budget, sale of surplus materials, damage restitution, blanket partnerships, miscellaneous reimbursements, state and federal flood reimbursements and expenditures, contracts, and financial policies and procedures including state and federal laws, and the agencies budgeting by products and services.

This position is expected to fill in for the Finance Business Manager (State Program Administrative Supervisor Principal) when absent.


We offer excellent employee benefits, such as low-cost health and dental insurance, and affordable dependent coverage. Other benefits include:

· 11 paid holidays per year

· Earn up to 29 paid vacation days a year

· Earn 13 days paid sick time

· Defined pension plan

· Paid life insurance

· Short & long-term disability available

· Training opportunities

· And more!


We are driven to find talented, innovative employees for Minnesota's nationally recognized transportation system. We work to build the best team in the transportation industry to ensure that Minnesota thrives with a safe, sustainable and leading edge transportation system. You will be surrounded by a diverse community of experts, each driven by challenging work and motivated by the greater good. You will understand the impact of the work you are doing and be able to see the benefit you are providing to the citizens of Minnesota. You can set your sights high and use your strengths to grow within the organization. MnDOT offers superior health and retirement benefits as well as a solid commitment to work-life balance, which provides you the tools to thrive both at work and outside of work.



To qualify, applicants must have either:

•Three (3) years of professional level accounting, budgeting or finance experience (e.g., Accounting Officer, Auditor).

•Two (2) years of advanced professional accounting, budgeting or finance experience that typically involves serving as a divisional fiscal officer or as a fiscal systems specialist in areas such as cash flow, budget development, and/or agency purchasing (e.g., Accounting Officer Intermediate, Auditor Intermediate).


•A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business, Accounting or Finance will substitute for one year of professional level experience.

Successful candidates must also demonstrate:

•Knowledge of federal and state laws and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) sufficient to compile and interpret fiscal data for assigned accounts in response to legislative and internal audits;

•Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and databases (preferably Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access) sufficient to prepare and submit federal financial status reports and create worksheets.

If advanced to the finalist pool, you will be assessed on the following during a job interview:

•Human relations skills sufficient to develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers;

•Oral and written communication skills sufficient to communicate complex, technical information to diverse audiences;

•Ability to review technical information and arrive at solutions to problems, ability to observe, evaluate and draw conclusions.

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    Employer Minnesota Department of Transportation

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