TxDMV – Accountant V

Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

Primary Location: Texas-Austin

Work Locations:

4000 Jackson Ave Bldg 1

Austin 78731-6007


Job: Business and Financial Operations

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

State Job Code: 1020

Salary Admin Plan: B

Grade: 21

Salary (Pay Basis): 4,023.16 – 5,000.00 (Monthly)

Number of Openings: 1

Overtime Status: Exempt

Posting Date: Jul 16, 2021

Closing Date: Jul 30, 2021


To apply for this position, complete an on-line application either through the Applicant Career Section at https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en or through WorkInTexas. TxDMV does not accept paper applications.

If selected for an interview, applicants requiring an accommodation for the interview process should contact Human Resources at 512-465-4043.


Our mission at the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) is to serve, protect and advance the citizens and industries in the state with quality motor vehicle related services.  We are a dynamic state agency dedicated to customer service, consumer protection and the success of motor vehicle-related industries.

Performs highly complex (senior-level) accounting work in the Accounting Operations Section of the Finance & Administrative Services Division for the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.  Work involves processing revenue transactions, reconciling agency revenues, preparing and entering journal transactions, and reviewing revenue entries.  Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


Education – Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major in Accounting, Business, Finance, or related field.

Experience – Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in accounting, auditing, or other accounting related area using Uniform Statewide Accounting (USAS), Centralized Accounting & Payroll/Personnel System (CAPPS), or other integrated accounting system.  Substitution Note:  Additional work experience of the type described or other related education may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.

Regulatory Knowledge – Working knowledge of, or the ability to rapidly assimilate information related to TxDMV, State and Federal regulations, legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures.


Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of Texas is preferred.


Oversees and/or prepares monthly and annual operating statements, financial statements, vouchers, and reports; and approves and signs refund and journal vouchers submitted for payment.

Analyzes cumulative periodic tab runs and status of fund reports on state and federal funds, and conducts the continuous reviews and analyses necessary in controlling the receipt of funds and in developing stable revenue patterns.

Analyzes and recommends improvements, adaptations, or revisions to the accounting system and accompanying


Audits general journal entries and payment, cash, refund, and related vouchers.

Coordinates data compilation for annual financial reports, which may include working with the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts’ Financial Reporting Section to compile the statewide Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

Develops methods for the control of cash receipts, deposits, and disbursements; and the documentation of refund request forms for payment.

Develops, coordinates, or produces complex reports for monitoring and reporting agency financial information.

May approve and sign refund vouchers submitted for payment.

May plan, organize, and direct programs to control the financing of agency operations.

May develop procedures and regulations to control the disbursement of allocated funds and prepare letters of instruction, manual revisions, and related forms.

May oversee the development and use of internal audit and control procedures to determine compliance with agency policies, plans, and procedures, and state and federal statutes.

May direct the allocation of state and federal funds to agency operating programs and develop suitable plans for validating and matching the various federal funds used in financing agency operations.

May train others.

Assists with special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Posted: July 20, 2021