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State of Minnesota Accounting Officer Intermediate in Marshall, Minnesota

Job Class: Accounting Officer Intermediate

Agency: Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)

  • Who May Apply : This vacancy is open for bids and for all qualified job seekers simultaneously. Bidders will be considered through 05/30/2023.

  • Date Posted : 05/24/2023

  • Closing Date : 06/07/2023

  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Employ & Econ Development Dept / Employ & Economic Dev-MAPE

  • Division/Unit : CareerForce / Job Services Admin Services

  • Work Shift/Work Hours : Day Shift, 8am to 4:30pm

  • Days of Work : Monday - Friday

  • Travel Required : Yes, Up to 20% of the time

  • Salary Range: $23.62 - $34.45 / hourly; $49,318 - $71,931 / annually

  • Classified Status : Classified

  • Bargaining Unit/Union : 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE

  • FLSA Status : Nonexempt

  • Telework Eligible : Yes, this position may be eligible for some telework

  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

As an Accounting Officer, Intermediate you will serve as a statewide Accounting Officer assisting with accounting functions such as monitoring and reconciling expenditures and encumbrances and purchasing for multiple locations. This role will participate in workplace innovation efforts and contributing to the team success. DEED is committed to radically increasing economic impacts for individuals and businesses that face systematic barriers to growth. This position will also contribute to building a positive internal culture that makes DEED an extraordinary place to work!

This position supports the fiscal operations of multiple Federal and State employment and training programs as we work together to help individuals gain sustainable employment. If you want to make an impact and help people create possibilities, come and be a part of our amazing team!

This position will report in office one (1) day per week to one of the following Job Service CareerForce Locations:

  • Alexandria

  • Bemidji

  • Blaine

  • Bloomington

  • Brainerd

  • Burnsville

  • Duluth

  • Hibbing

  • Mankato

  • Marshall

  • Monticello

  • North Minneapolis

  • South Minneapolis

  • Rochester

  • Saint Cloud

  • St. Paul- Downtown

  • St. Paul- Midway

  • Thief River Falls

  • Wilmar

  • Winona

  • Woodbury

This posting may be used to fill multiple positions.

Minimum Qualifications

To receive credit for your education and experience, your resume should clearly describe how you meet each minimum and/or preferred qualification listed, including dates of employment.

One (1) year professional experience in accounting, accounts receivable, and/or accounts payable


Associates degree in Accounting.

Applicants that meet the above minimum qualification will be further evaluated on the following:

Working knowledge of excel formulas and calculating.

Ability to:

  • Process invoices, monitor and reconcile program budgets.

  • Manage multiple priorities at the same time to meet strict deadlines.

Written and verbal communication skills to establish and maintain working relationships with all vendors, stakeholders, managers, and leadership.

Skill in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software applications to prepare spreadsheets, enter data into established spreadsheets, create formulas, generate routine reports, reconciliations, and other documents are necessary.

Incumbent must maintain valid driver‘s license, & insurance, OR have other reliable transportation.

Preferred Qualifications

Associates degree in Accounting.

Experience with Statewide Accounting and Procurement System (SWIFT) to compile, analyze, and interpret fiscal information or other types of accounting software.

Knowledge of CareerForce Employment Services and programs such as Wagner-Peyser, Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA), Dislocated Worker Program (DWP), Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP), Diversionary Work Program (DWP), and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) administrative contracts.

Our employees are dedicated to ensuring cultural responsiveness. Preferred candidates will have a variety of experiences working effectively with others from different backgrounds and cultures.

Additional Requirements

This position requires successful completion of the following:

Resumes of all applicants to this posting will be evaluated against the Minimum Qualifications stated above. If your skills match the required skills for this position, the department may contact you. Employee reference checks will be conducted on all finalists. This may include a review of documentation related to job performance and education. It includes contact with the applicant‘s current and/or former employers.

A Criminal Background Check will be conducted on all finalists for this position. A criminal conviction will not automatically remove you from consideration for employment.

When the position requires travel and the applicant drives a state owned or leased vehicle, a driver‘s license record check will be conducted.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).


Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us . Please indicate what assistance is needed.