Senior Accountant/Fiscal Analyst

July 13, 2022

The State Treasurer’s Office promotes a culture that stresses high performance, accountability and collaboration.

The successful candidate must be high energy and able to adapt to a fast-paced environment, while juggling multiple priorities and still delivering quality work. Must possess a high degree of emotional intelligence, positive attitude, utilize a solution-driven approach to problem solving and understand the importance of maintaining positive working relationships with both internal staff and external service providers. These qualities will enable the ideal candidate to be best suited to further our mission of providing consumer facing investment and financial programs to the citizens of South Carolina.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provides accounting support to various accounting, banking and investment functions.
  • Receives, reviews and prepares related financial reports for internal and external agency requirements.
  • Assists in the coordination of external agency distribution processes ensuring accurate calculations and timely distribution.
  • Maintains standard cost accounting systems, including the recording, processing, reconciling and compiling of financial data not captured by normal financial accounting processes.
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with external customers and other professionals including internal and external auditors. Identifies operational gaps or weaknesses and suggests areas of improvement to operational procedures as needed. Provides solutions to address risks associated with operations oversight.
  • Investigates and resolves highly complex issues and researches solutions to prevent future events. Implements process improvement initiatives.
  • Stays abreast of several accounting job functions and positions in the area and provides backup. Updates agency accounting policies and procedures.

Agency Minimum Qualifications*:

A Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field. A minimum of two (2) years of full-time, progressively responsible fiscal experience in accounting, finance, debt management and/or banking.

Additional Requirements:

Must demonstrate expertise in the use of automated accounting systems and/or financial reporting systems. Ability to identify and recommend strategies and initiatives that improve an agency’s financial programs/systems. Sound knowledge of governmental accounting principles and practice, understanding of governmental financial statements, and the ability to analyze and interpret complex financial data and reports. Ability to interpret and apply rules and regulations. Ability to draw upon analysis of others and make recommendations that have a direct impact to operations. Must be a critical thinker who can reason through issues and provide solutions. Ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with other employees, technical staff, management, vendors and executive level staff within and outside state government. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to make presentations and prepare reports. Must be sensitive to the completion of tasks and meeting deadlines. Work may be required beyond the core hours.

Interested candidates may apply online at
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/3625142/senior-accountant-fiscal-analyst