Virginia State Government Accounts Payable Accountant in Henrico, Virginia

Position Information
Job Description

The Fiscal Services Division at the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, a customer-driven and result-oriented division, provides quality financial management, administrative support procurement and facilities management services. We are currently offering challenging and interesting work in a positive and friendly environment for an Accounts Payable Accountant to join our team. The selected candidate will pre- and post-audit heavy volumes of voucher payments utilizing internal accounting systems (FRATE and AWARE) in compliance with the agency and state procedures, policies, and regulations; ensure the accuracy and completeness of the Accounts Payable transactions; research and respond to internal and external customers inquiries regarding Accounts Payable transactions; provide assistance in coordinating the daily workflow of Accounts Payable team members; request for vendors’ update activities through the Department of Accounts’ Commonwealth Vendor Group (CVG); assist with annual form 1099 reporting for all DSAs; perform pre- and post-audit of payment transactions received by the AP Unit from the DSAs for correctness and appropriate coding; monitor and resolve transactions that show in the daily Cardinal Error File report; perform the daily review of previous day data entries of Admin and AWARE Client payments and make the necessary corrections when applicable and reconcile the monthly SPCC account activities for the DSAs in an accurate and timely manner.

Minimum Qualifications

Extensive experience in Accounts Payable processing and applying generally accepted accounting principles in compliance with state and agency policies and regulations; demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-phased work environment; demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work responsibilities in order to meet deadlines; extensive experience in analyzing and keying financial accounting transactions; experience working with vendors and customers (internal and external); demonstrated ability to apply good judgement and make decisions effectively; demonstrated ability to make recommendations for a more effective and efficient work flow within the team; extensive experience performing detailed work with numerical data; extensive experience using Microsoft Office applications and other automated accounting systems and strong communication skills, both orally and in writing.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate degree in Accounting, business, finance or an equivalent combination of training and experience; extensive experience with state accounting policies, procedures and regulations (CAPP Manual); considerable experience in Cardinal (Commonwealth of VA accounting system) and other automated accounting systems a plus; and experience with Small Purchase Credit Card reconciliations (Bank of America Works).

Special Instructions to Applicants

The Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services ONLY accepts and reviews FULLY completed online state applications for all employment opportunities. Please note that we are not accepting resumes or cover letters at this time.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 804-726-1919 for assistance. Minorities, people with disabilities, Veterans, and people with National Service experience are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

Contact Information

Human Resource Services






Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services 8004 Franklin Farms Drive Henrico, VA 23229

Working Title: Accounts Payable Accountant

Role Title: Finan Svcs Spec I - 19031

Job Open Date: 07/17/2017

Job Close Date: 07/31/2017

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: minimum $33,598

Agency: Dept for Aging & Rehabilitative Service (262)

Agency Website: Click Here for Agency Website

Location: Henrico - 087

Position Number: 01096

Job Posting Number: 1026989

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1

Pay Band: 04