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Fiscal Technician (Local Government), Columbia-Montour-Snyder-Union County MH/ID

Company: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Location: Danville
Posted on: January 25, 2023

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Fiscal Technician (Local Government), Columbia-Montour-Snyder-Union County MH/ID

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Fiscal Technician (Local Government), Columbia-Montour-Snyder-Union County MH/ID

Salary

$36,605.00 Annually

Location

Montour County, PA

Job Type

Civil Service Permanent Full-Time

Department

Local Government

Job Number

CS-2022-39631-L0380

Closing

1/18/2023 11:59 PM Eastern

Job Code

L0380

Position Number

80002896

Union

Non Union

Bargaining Unit

LG

Bureau/Division Code

88213447

Bureau/Division

Columbia, Montour, Snyder and Union County MH/ID Unit

Worksite Address

5 Terrace Lane

City

Danville, Pennsylvania

Zip Code

17821

Contact Name

Joshua Wueschinski

Contact Phone

570.275.5422

Contact Email

jwueschinski@cmsu.org

+ Description

+ Benefits

+ Questions

THE POSITION

Are you motivated and dependable and enjoy working with numbers, financial records and making sure everything balances; if so, CMSU needs you.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

This full-time position provides clerical-accounting work involving the application of bookkeeping principles and practices; standard bookkeeping duties in recording, reviewing and processing financial records and documents. Work involves maintaining bookkeeping records and classifying accounting documents prior to posting; entry of accounts payable invoices and printing of checks on a weekly basis. This position will also process and verify employee expense reports. Work also involves the processing and maintenance of a payroll of 150+ employees, including posting changes, auditing for completeness, entering and reviewing input and output from the payroll system. This position will also assist Human Resources with process employee information, record keeping and filing.

CMSU offers a competitive salary, employer paid health and vision insurance and makes numerous supplemental insurances available to full time staff. After six months of employment, CMSU provides pension contribution, life insurance and long-term disability.

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

+ FULL TIME FISCAL TECHNICIAN POSITION, ANNUAL STARTING SALARY $36,605; 40 HRS/WK, 8 hours/day, total 80 hours bi-wkly.

+ Work hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday, with a 30-minute lunch.

+ Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.

+ You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

+ One year as a Fiscal Assistant or three years of work involving the maintenance of fiscal or financial records, including one year of responsible work which involves the application of accounting or fiscal principles and practices; and graduation from high school;or

+ One year of experience in maintaining and reviewing fiscal records and an associate degree in accounting or business administration; or

+ Any equivalent combination of experience and training.

Other Requirements:

+ You must meet the PA residency requirement (https://www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx) .For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency.

+ You must be able to perform essential job functions.

How to Apply:

+ Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents willnotbe reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).

+ If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

+ Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.

+ Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.

Veterans:

+ Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. -7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov .

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):

+ 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

EXAMINATION INFORMATION

+ Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).

+ Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.

+ Your score is valid for this specific posting only.

+ You must provide complete and accurate information or:

+ your score may be lower than deserved.

+ you may be disqualified.

+ You may only apply/testoncefor this posting.

+ Your results will be provided via email.

Benefit packages are determined by the county and may vary. Please contact the applicable county human resource office directly to inquire about a specific benefit package.

01

Have you been employed by a Pennsylvania local government agency in a civil service covered position as a Fiscal Assistant for one or more years full-time?

+ Yes

+ No

02

If you are claiming experience in the above question, please list the employer(s) where you gained this experience in the text box below. The employer(s) and a description of the experiencemustalso be included in the appropriate sections of your application if you would like the experience to be considered in the eligibility decision. If you claimed you do not have experience, type N/A in the text box below.

03

What level of college education have you completed in accounting, economics, finance, or business administration? If you are claiming credits/degree, you must upload a copy of your college transcript(s) for this education to be considered in the eligibility decision. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. You must attach your transcript(s) prior to the submission of your application by using the "Attachments" tab on the left. You will not be able to add a transcript(s) to the application after it has been submitted.

If your education was acquired outside of the United States, you must also upload a copy of your foreign credential evaluation. For more information on foreign education credentials, please visithttps://www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx#q3and click on Other Information.

+ Bachelor's degree or higher

+ Associate's degree

+ Some coursework

+ None

04

If you claimed completion of any amount of education in the question above, how many accounting credits have you completed? If you claimed completion of no amount of education, type N/A in the text box below. If you are claiming credits, you must upload a copy of your transcript(s) for this education to be considered in the eligibility decision. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. You must attach your transcript(s) prior to the submission of your application by using the "Attachments" tab on the left. You will not be able to add transcript(s) to the application after it has been submitted. If you claim completion of any amount of education in this question based on education acquired outside of the United States, you must also upload a copy of your foreign credential evaluation. For more information on foreign education credentials, please visithttps://www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx#q3and click on Other Information.

05

How many years of full-time experience do you possess maintaining and reviewing fiscal and financial records?

+ 3 years or more

+ 2 but less than 3 years

+ 1 but less than 2 years

+ Less than 1 year

+ None

06

If you are claiming experience in the above question, please list the employer(s) where you gained this experience in the text box below. The employer(s) and a description of the experience must also be included in the appropriate sections of your application if you would like the experience to be considered in the eligibility decision. If you claimed you do not have experience, type N/A in the text box below.

07

If you claimed any amount of experience in the question above, how many years of full-time work experience do you possess with primary responsibility for posting financial transactions, balancing ledgers, or maintaining accounts payable/receivable?

+ 1 year or more

+ 6 months but less than 1 year

+ Less than 6 months

+ None

08

If you are claiming experience in the above question, please list the employer(s) where you gained this experience in the text box below. The employer(s) and a description of the experience must also be included in the appropriate sections of your application if you would like the experience to be considered in the eligibility decision. If you claimed you do not have experience, type N/A in the text box below.

09

You must complete the supplemental questions below. These supplemental questions are the exam and will be scored. They are designed to give you the opportunity to relate your experience and training background to the major activities (Work Behaviors) performed in this position. Failure to provide complete and accurate information may delay the processing of your application, or result in a lower-than-deserved score or disqualification. Youmustcomplete the applicationandanswer the supplemental questions. Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position or to determine your score.

All information you provide on your application and supplemental questions is subject to verification. Any misrepresentation, falsification or omission of material facts is subject to penalty. If requested, you must provide documentation, including names, addresses, and telephone numbers of individuals who can verify the validity of the information you provide in the application and supplemental questions.

Read each work behavior carefully. Determine and select which "Level of Performance" most closely represents your highest level of experience/training. List the employer(s)/training source(s) from your Work or Education sections of the application where you gained this experience/training.The "Level of Performance" you choose for each work behavior must be clearly supported within the description of the experience and training information entered in your application or your score may be lowered.In order to receive credit for experience, you must have worked in a job for at least six months in which the experience claimed was a major function.

If you have read and understand these instructions, please click on the "Yes" button and proceed to the exam questions.

If you have general questions regarding the application and hiring process, please refer to ourFAQ page (https://www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx) .

+ Yes

10

WORK BEHAVIOR 1 - ANALYZING INFORMATION

Reviews and analyzes documents including applications, records, documents, transactions, reports, etc., to assist in the determination of their accuracy or impact on accounts, and communicates findings in order to make adjustments or corrections to accounts.

Levels of Performance

Select the Level of Performance that best describes your claim.

+ A. I have experience reviewing and analyzing documents to determine their accuracy or impact on the client. I was responsible for communicating my findings and making any necessary adjustments or corrections.

+ B. I have experience reviewing and analyzing documents to determine their accuracy or impact on the client. I was responsible for communicating my findings to someone else who made any necessary adjustments or corrections.

+ C. I have successfully completed college-level coursework related to data analysis or analytics.

+ D. I have NO experience or coursework related to this work behavior.

11

In the text box below, please describe your experience as it relates to the level of performance you claimed in this work behavior. Please be sure your response addresses the items listed below which relate to your claim. If you indicated you have no work experience related to this work behavior, type N/A in the box below.

+ The name of the employer(s) where you gained this experience.

+ Your experience analyzing information in documents including the type of information and documents you analyzed.

+ Your level of responsibility for recommending or making corrections or adjustments to documents.

12

If you have selected the level of performance pertaining to college coursework, please provide your responses to the items listed below. If you indicated you have no education/training related to this work behavior, type N/A in the text box below.

+ College/University

+ Course Title

+ Credits/Clock Hours

13

WORK BEHAVIOR 2 - CUSTOMER SERVICE

Gathers data and verifies the accuracy of information and responds to requests for information on rules, regulations, procedures, and accounts, and prepares reports as requested.

Levels of Performance

Select the Level of Performance that best describes your claim.

+ A. I have experience interacting with individuals and utilizing customer service skills to understand concerns and explain relevant information. I was responsible for diffusing adversarial situations and dealing with difficult personalities.

+ B. I have experience interacting with individuals and utilizing customer service skills to understand concerns and explain relevant information. When dealing with adversarial situations and difficult personalities, I escalated these concerns to another person.

+ C. I have successfully completed college-level coursework related to public speaking or customer service.

+ D. I have NO experience or coursework related to this work behavior.

14

In the text box below, please describe your experience as it relates to the level of performance you claimed in this work behavior. Please be sure your response addresses the items listed below which relate to your claim. If you indicated you have no work experience related to this work behavior, type N/A in the box below.

+ The name of the employer(s) where you gained this experience.

+ Your experience providing customer service.

+ Your specific duties and level of responsibility.

15

If you have selected the level of performance pertaining to college coursework, please provide your responses to the items listed below. If you indicated you have no education/training related to this work behavior, type N/A in the text box below.

+ College/University

+ Course Title

+ Credits/Clock Hours

16

WORK BEHAVIOR 3 - COMPLIANCE

Consolidates and summarizes financial data using computerized or manual accounting systems. Analyzes financial records such as accounting books, ledgers, payroll, and financial records in order to determine compliance. Identifies areas of risk related to the accuracy and completeness of financial statements, reports, and tax returns. Develops and implements procedures based on risk.

Levels of Performance

Select the Level of Performance that best describes your claim.

+ A. I have experience analyzing financial records in order to determine compliance and identify areas of risk related to the accuracy and completeness of such records. I was responsible for developing and implementing audit or internal control procedures based on risk.

+ B. I have experience analyzing financial records in order to determine compliance and identify areas of risk related to the accuracy and completeness of such records. Someone else was responsible for developing and implementing audit or control procedures based on risk.

+ C. I have successfully completed college-level coursework related to statistics, economics, finance, international business, management information systems, qualitative business analysis, or business calculus.

+ D. I have NO experience or coursework related to this work behavior.

17

In the text box below, please describe your experience as it relates to the level of performance you claimed in this work behavior. Please be sure your response addresses the items listed below which relate to your claim. If you indicated you have no work experience related to this work behavior, type N/A in the box below.

+ The name of the employer(s) where you gained this experience.

+ The actual duties you performed related to analyzing financial records.

+ Your experience developing and auditing internal control procedures.

+ Your specific duties and level of responsibility.

18

If you have selected the level of performance pertaining to college coursework, please provide your responses to the items listed below. If you indicated you have no education/training related to this work behavior, type N/A in the text box below.

+ College/University

+ Course Title

+ Credits/Clock Hours

19

WORK BEHAVIOR 4 - TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

Communicates verbally and in writing to explain laws, regulations, policies, and procedures. Utilizes customer service skills when dealing with adversarial situations and difficult personalities.

Levels of Performance

Select the Level of Performance that best describes your claim.

+ A. I have experience receiving customer inquiries. I was responsible for answering general questions and providing technical advice as necessary.

+ B. I have experience receiving customer inquiries and referring customers to the appropriate location for assistance. I was responsible for answering general questions but referred customers to someone else for responses to technical questions.

+ C. I have successfully completed college-level coursework related to communications, counseling, or interviewing.

+ D. I have NO experience or coursework related to this work behavior.

20

In the text box below, please describe your experience as it relates to the level of performance you claimed in this work behavior. Please be sure your response addresses the items listed below which relate to your claim. If you indicated you have no work experience related to this work behavior, type N/A in the box below.

+ The name of the employer(s) where you gained this experience.

+ Your experience answering customer inquiries, providing technical advice, or referring customers to an appropriate answer source.

+ The actual duties you performed related to providing technical assistance.

+ Your specific duties and level of responsibility.

21

If you have selected the level of performance pertaining to college coursework, please provide your responses to the items listed below. If you indicated you have no education/training related to this work behavior, type N/A in the text box below.

+ College/University

+ Course Title

+ Credits/Clock Hours

22

WORK BEHAVIOR 5 - WRITTEN COMMUNICATION

Prepares written and financial reports that include data such as status of funds, appropriations, budgets, and expenditures. Designs, produces, and modifies worksheets to be used for accounting purposes. Prepares correspondence to communicate issues with various customers and business partners.

Levels of Performance

Select the Level of Performance that best describes your claim.

+ A. I have experience preparing written or financial documents. I was responsible for the final written report that conveyed findings such as status of funds, appropriations, budgets, or expenditures.

+ B. I have experience preparing written or financial documents. Someone else was responsible for the final written report that conveyed findings such as status of funds, appropriations, budgets, or expenditures.

+ C. I have successfully completed college-level coursework related to business writing, technical writing, English composition, or journalism.

+ D. I have NO experience or coursework related to this work behavior.

23

In the text box below, please describe your experience as it relates to the level of performance you claimed in this work behavior. Please be sure your response addresses the items listed below which relate to your claim. If you indicated you have no work experience related to this work behavior, type N/A in the box below.

+ The name of the employer(s) where you gained this experience.

+ Your experience preparing written or financial documents.

+ Your specific duties and level of responsibility.

24

If you have selected the level of performance pertaining to college coursework, please provide your responses to the items listed below. If you indicated you have no education/training related to this work behavior, type N/A in the text box below.

+ College/University

+ Course Title

+ Credits/Clock Hours

Required Question

Agency

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Address

613 North StreetHarrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120

Website

http://www.employment.pa.gov

Keywords: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Reading , Fiscal Technician (Local Government), Columbia-Montour-Snyder-Union County MH/ID, Government & Protective Services , Danville, Pennsylvania

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