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Accountant IV, Experienced

Austin, TX 78701

Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Clerical Job Number: EP987470528 Pay Rate: $38.82 / hour

Job Description

GSG Talent Solutions is mission-driven and focused on customized results.  We are one of the largest staffing agencies in our hometown of Austin, TX. We’re committed to delivering the right people for the right fit, every time.

GSG is looking for Accountant IV for a contract position with an expected end date of 8/22/24.  
No out of Austin applications will be accepted. 
Pay: $38.82 per hour (weekly Pay)
Monday through Friday 8 AM- 5 PM (some overtime may be available occasionally)

Job Description:
  • Accountant IV Performs accounting and financial analysis work under limited direction from the Branch Manager with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement.
  • Work involves review, approval and providing technical assistance in the examination, review, and analysis of accounting records, preparing and/or overseeing the preparation of financial analyses and reports; establishing, maintaining, and/or overseeing accounting systems, procedures, and controls; and preparing and/or overseeing the preparation of agency reports. Assists with compiling statistics and reports relating to budgetary activities.
  • Provides technical advice to department staff on budgetary matters.
  • Reviews and determines appropriate account codes and/or chart field information to code accounting documents, including but not limited to vouchers, invoices and other financial documents.
  • Uses a variety of software applications including CAPPS 9.2, HHSAS 8.8, USAS, Hal-File, Invoice Tracking, Excel, and Word to perform essential job functions.
  • Assists with the preparation of ad hoc reports requested by management and department staff and budget staff.
  • May supervise the work of others, enter invoices/vouchers, approve the work of others and train others in processes and procedures.
  • Works under general supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Reviews and prepares vouchers/invoices for entry.
  • Works with program areas to get necessary approvals or receivers for purchases.
  • Coordinates account codes and chart field coding on invoices, requisitions, and travel vouchers.
  • Identify and communicate funding issues to budget and program management.
  • Review vouchers and check for errors prior to entry or approval.
  • Trains staff to ensure appropriate use of funds, coding and state guidelines are being followed.
  • Review and approves or generate Expenditure Transfer Vouchers (ETVs) and Purchase Order Adjustments (POAs) related to voucher coding and payments/revisions.
  • Assist accounting and program staff with addressing and resolving funding issues on vouchers as required.
  • Works with program and budget staff to ensure account codes are selected correctly.
  • Serves as a resource to department staff and provides technical assistance on accounting matters related to voucher processing and tracking.
  • Uses Microsoft Access/Excel/Word, HalFile, USAS, Invoice Tracking, CAPPS 9.2 and HHSAS 8.8 to perform essential job functions.  
  • Works with Manager and Leads on staff training, performance, attendance and production.
  • Will coach and train staff as required.
  • Coordinates internal and external staff training and refreshers with Group Leads. Keeps staff informed of process or policy changes and ensures everyone.
  • Prepares weekly staff performance tracking and status reports for management review.
  • Assists with the preparation, approval or reporting of Voucher, POA and ETV processing performance measures for management review.
  • Compiles financial statistics and reports related to voucher, POA and ETV processing for review by management and budget staff.
  • Assists with the preparation and development of training materials for various financial modules to include expenditure transfer voucher adjustments, accounts payable processing and internal processes.
  • Develops and prepares the slide presentations and prepares supporting documentations such as handouts, flowcharts and other documents needed to identify the processes.
  • Facilitates and provides training to agency personnel when required.
  • Assists management with expenditure analysis and projections on agency oversight billings.
  • Performs other financial duties as assigned.
  • Serves in a supporting role to meet the agency’s obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation.
  • Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment or location.
At GSG Talent Solutions, we proudly collaborate with governmental bodies to foster inclusive workplaces. As part of our commitment to diversity and equal opportunity, we prioritize the employment of individuals with disabilities and other qualifying medical conditions. We firmly believe that diversity not only enriches our workforce but also enhances our ability to provide exceptional services to our clients. We encourage applicants to disclose any disabilities or medical conditions they may have, as we provide reasonable accommodations to ensure everyone can contribute their unique skills and talents to our team. Your disclosure will be met with respect, confidentiality, and a genuine commitment to fostering an environment where every individual can thrive and succeed. Join us in our mission to create a workplace where everyone belongs and could excel.
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