The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) is a department of the Washington State Supreme Court. Established by state statute in 1957, the mission of the AOC is to advance the efficient and effective operation of the Washington State judicial system.
The AOC carries out its mission through formulation of policy and legislative initiatives, court technology development, educational programs, and program support for 428 Washington judges and their staff. The AOC draws its employees from a wide range of professions including legal, information technology, research, education, and judicial administration.
The agency is administered by an executive team that is committed to maintaining a dedicated and diverse workforce that provides the highest quality of customer service and continuously develops strategies for improving the performance and effectiveness of the court system in Washington.
The Administrative Office of the Courts is located in Olympia, Washington, on Interstate 5 between Seattle, Washington and Portland, Oregon. Olympia and the surrounding Thurston County area offer numerous social, recreational, educational, and cultural opportunities. Natural features include Puget Sound, the Olympic National Park to the west, and Mt. Rainier to the east. Mount St. Helens and the Pacific Ocean beaches are within a 2 hour drive of the city.
- A comprehensive benefits package;
- Membership in the Public Employees' Retirement System; and
- Opportunities to participate in the Deferred Compensation and Dependent Care Assistance Programs.
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- The state of Washington offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, life and long-term disability insurance
- Vacation leave
- Sick leave
- Shared leave
- Family - Medical Leave
- Military and Civil leave
- Eleven paid holidays per year
- A state retirement plan
- Deferred Compensation Program
- Deferred College Tuition Program (GET)
- Voluntary Medical Benefit Program
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Washington State Administrative Office of the Courts
Attention Human Resources Office
1206 Quince St SE
P.O. Box 41170
Olympia, WA 98504-1170
Application materials will be screened for the purposes of determining who will be selected for an interview.
All employees hired by the Administrative Office of the Courts are required to be fingerprinted for a criminal history background check with continued employment with the AOC contingent upon the results of this background check.
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POSITION: Senior Financial Services Analyst
SALARY: $35,928 to $47,016 per year DOQ
LOCATION: Olympia, Washington
OPENS: November 14, 2012
CLOSES: Extended to Open Until Filled, with first review to begin December 4, 2012
NOTE: Due to legislative action,a 3% temporary salary reduction is in effect from July 1, 2011 to June 29, 2013 for most state positions, including this position. Salary listed above does NOT reflect this reduction.
Senior Financial Services Analyst Job Overview
- Reports to Financial Services Business Manager and is responsible for providing professional journey level accounting duties in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, government auditing standards and regulations and Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) procedures.
- Work is performed independently with decision making responsibility within specified area of expertise. May review the work of Financial Services Specialist and Analyst. Work performed includes analysis, review and interpretation of reports, development and presentation of accounting and management reports, and recommendation for enhancement of business processes.
- Reviews, analyzes, verifies, and corrects data for the monthly general ledger and monthly encumbrance reconciliation process. Prepares, maintains, and reconciles the monthly outstanding and statutorily cancelled warrant reports and accounting entries.
- Reviews, analyzes, and corrects end of fiscal year AFRS data. Responsible for preparing fiscal year end closing adjustment and accrual journal vouchers for revenues, accounts receivable, and accounts payable for the Combined Annual Financial Report (CAFR). Responsible for preparing selected CAFR appendices, statements, exhibits, and reports.
- Participates in the analysis, monitoring and evaluation of financial systems, accounting systems, and accounting practices and makes recommendations for improvement and enhancement. Prepare and analyze financial reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
- Under general direction performs complex fiscal duties such as financial report preparation and analysis, reconciliation and correction of the general ledger trial balance, discrepancy identification and resolution, and investigation and resolution of accounting problems.
- Responsible for the review and approval of accounts payable, accounts receivable, and cash receipts batches. Review and correct the Agency Financial Reporting System (AFRS) error file and review and correct the daily in-process ledgers.
- May perform other duties as required.
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Bachelor’s degree in accounting or closely allied field to include 20 Semester or 30 quarter hours of college level accounting
Two (2) years or more of fiscal bookkeeping or recordkeeping tasks AND 20 Semester or 30 quarter hours of college level accounting.
The preferred candidate will have:
- Experience in AFRS or other accounting systems
- Good interpersonal skills
A combination of relevant education and experience demonstrating a working knowledge of the functions and responsibilities of the Senior Financial Services Analyst may be considered in meeting the qualification baseline.
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The AOC is committed to the practice of equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all persons without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. Persons of disability needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, please contact Jane VanCamp, AOC Human Resource Office, at (360) 705-5289 or fax (360)586-4409, or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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