Accountant VI Revenue

Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Performs advanced (senior-level) revenue accounting work for the Accounting Operations Section in the Finance and Administrative Services Division of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. Work involves preparing and overseeing the revenue accounting processes and related reporting requirements; and establishing, maintaining, and overseeing the revenue systems.  May assign the work of others.  Works under minimal supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree with major course work accounting, finance, accounting information system, business administration, business management or a related field plus five (5) years’ progressively responsible experience in accounting, accounting/financial analysis or related area using the Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS), Centralized Accounting & Payroll/Personnel System (CAPPS), or other integrated accounting system. Additional experience in accounting, accounting/financial analysis, financial systems or related area may be substituted for education on a year for year basis. (Experience requirements may be satisfied by full-time experience or the prorated part-time equivalent.) Experience with financial reporting tools such as COGNOS preferred.
COMPETENCIES
Knowledge of:
Generally accepted accounting principles, procedures and terminology
Financial analysis methodologies
Financial management and accounting systems
Financial transaction reporting methods
Governmental policies and procedures
Applicable laws, rules and regulations
Skill in:
Researching, analyzing and interpreting policies and state and federal laws and regulations
Developing financial and variance reports utilizing report writers
Analyzing issues, facts and available information to develop logical solutions; researching inconsistencies of facts or data; drawing correct inferences from information and making recommendations that support business decisions
Analyzing, organizing and communicating complex ideas and information clearly, concisely and effectively
Public relations for maintaining effective working relationships with individuals and groups and for crafting resolutions to critical issues
The use of personal computers and applicable programs, applications and systems
Evaluating technical and financial information
Ability to:
Review and analyze complex information
Communicate effectively with all levels of management and employees
Establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers, agency staff and management to achieve common goals
ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Plans, organizes, coordinates and/or directs the daily operations of the revenue processing for the Department.
Oversees the detailed reporting of revenue transactions made by various operating units.
Develops methods for the control of cash receipts, deposits and disbursements.
Oversees the allocation of state and federal funds to agency operation programs, and develops suitable plans for validating and matching the various funds used in financing agency operations. 
Oversees and/or prepares financial reports.
Formulates and revises unit and Department policies regarding the revenue collections.
Coordinates and monitors the testing of revenue application system implementations, upgrades and data table changes, including those impacting Texas.Gov and the State Treasury.
Maintains overall quality control of the accounting system – the Centralized Accounting & Payroll/Personnel System (CAPPS), the Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS) and other Department revenue processing systems –  and ensures the integrity of system processing and accounting files.
Analyzes and recommends improvements, adaptations, or revisions to the accounting system and accompanying procedures.
Audits general journal entries and payments, cash and related vouchers. 
Performs reconciliation of revenue transactions throughout the various revenue applications.
May design and consult with information technology staff in the development and management of Department revenue processing and reporting systems.
May assign the work of others.
Performs related work as assigned.

Posted: January 31, 2018