The Wyoming Department of Corrections contributes to public safety by exercising reasonable, safe, secure, and humane management while actively providing offenders opportunities to become law-abiding citizens.
The Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution (WMCI) is specifically designed to serve as the main intake and assessment center for male inmates. It serves as a primary education and treatment center for inmates identified as requiring high levels of protective custody and medical, mental health, dental, substance abuse, life skills, cognitive/behavioral, and/or sex offender treatment services.
This individual is directly involved in all the WMCI accounts payables, and receivables. The Accountant is involved in preparing, analyzing, and interpreting accounting practices of the State of Wyoming. Will be detail-oriented, have strong analytical skills, and is a team player who demonstrates a commitment to providing outstanding customer service to internal and external stakeholders.
Human Resource Contact: - 307-562-6612
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level.
Ensures internal control of the work unit or division.
Ensures statutory compliance by internal and external stakeholders.
Resolves problems and questions regarding work methods and processes presented by co-workers.
Researches and analyzes data.
Prepares, analyzes, and interprets fiscal information and may carry out special studies.
Recommends fiscal policy and methods for improving operations.
Participates in agency planning for the next budget period by researching and compiling data utilized in agency budget preparation.
Maintains fixed assets on Wyoming Online Financial System (WOLFS) (State Accounting System i.e. WOLFS).
Reviews and completed documents for A/P and A/R.
Reviews and completes travel vouchers.
Performs various routine tasks in acquiring, distributing, and inventorying equipment, supplies, and commodities.
Maintains WMCI annual property inventory.
Supports Inmate Trust Officer duties.
Preference will be given to applicants with 3-4 years of progressive work experience (typically in Finance or Accounting) with acquired knowledge at an accounting technician's level. Preference will be given to applicants with WOLFS experience. Preference will be given to applicants who can create and manipulate Excel spreadsheets.
Knowledge of purchasing procedures.
Knowledge of internal control processes.
Knowledge of accounting principles, techniques, and systems.
Skill in Microsoft Excel.
Bachelor's Degree (typically in Finance).
0-1 year of progressive work experience (typically in Finance) with acquired knowledge at the level of an Accounting Technician.
Education & Experience Substitution:
3-4 years of progressive work experience (typically in Finance) with acquired knowledge at the level of an Accounting Technician.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Necessary Special Requirements
PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform work; however, there may be some walking, standing, bending, lifting and carrying of light items, driving an automobile, etc.
Exposure to inside and outside environmental conditions.
Lifting/grasping up to 50 pounds without assistance on a regular basis.
Walking on cement floors regularly.
Stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching regularly.
Reaching on a regular basis.
Typing/Repetitive motion frequently.
Seeing: the visual ability to perform an activity such as analyzing data and figures, viewing a computer terminal, and extensive reading.
This position must pass a background/reference check.
The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. No eligibility notice will be sent to applicants who meet the minimum qualifications.
The Wyoming Department of Corrections is a Drug-Free Workplace. All staff is subject to drug testing while employed by the WDOC.
The Wyoming Department of Corrections is a Tobacco-Free Workplace and prohibits the taking, carrying, possessing, or introducing of smoking materials, smokeless tobacco, or tobacco substitutes on or into WDOC facilities and grounds.
The Wyoming Department of Corrections is in compliance with the Federal Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003. It is the policy and practice of WDOC to protect inmates/offenders from personal abuse, corporal punishment, personal injury, disease, property damage and harassment, and the elimination of prison rape.
Successful Applicants for employment must pass a background/reference check, medical evaluation, and drug test prior to appointment.
WDOC has a strict dress code policy to include standards for facial hair, body art, and piercings/gauges. All applicants must meet the standards of this dress code to be considered for employment.
WDOC offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental and life insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement program, Wyoming State Retirement, and 457 Deferred Compensation Program, longevity pay, and opportunities for advancement.
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The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.
Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.
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