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Accounts Payable Specialist

Company: Virginia Department of Transportation
Location: Suffolk
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Title: Accounts Payable Specialist Hiring Range: $47,232 to $75,765 Pay Band: Agency: VA Dept of Transportation Location: Hampton Roads District Office Agency Website: Recruitment Type: General Public - G Job Duties The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Hampton Roads District is seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist. As an Accounts Payable Specialist you will perform full range of accounting functions in accordance with GAAP, federal, state, and VDOT policies and procedures.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Independently audit and perform final approval for accounts payable vouchers, research expenditures, prepare and analyze fiscal data and reports.
  • Audit direct charge statements for compliance with VDOT policies and procedures.
    Advise users on VDOT policies and practices.
  • Support other accounting functions and projects as assigned. This position is designated as essential to emergency operations and may be required to work outside of normal work hours, on weekends and holidays during emergency situations which may include but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response and emergency operations to ensure the safety of the traveling public.

    We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics. Your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, therefore please Click Here to review them and, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.

    In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent health and life insurance benefits, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded Short and Long Term Disability, paid holidays, vacation, tuition assistance, free wellness programs, and a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching.

    Once onboarded, this position may be eligible for telework opportunities; availability, hours, and duration of telework shall be approved as outlined in the Commonwealth telework policy. Minimum Qualifications
    • Skill in handling multiple tasks simultaneously and organizing work to meet deadlines.
    • Experience with accounts payable, general ledger and accounts reconciliation.
    • Experience communicating with internal and external customers to explain financial data in understandable terms.
    • Skill in working with detailed numerical data.
    • Knowledge and experience with GAAP including cost accounting, internal controls and separation of duties. Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience with fund accounting and governmental accounting.
      • Experience developing and delivering technical guidance on fiscal matters.
      • Experience with Small Purchase Credit Cards.
      • Experience in training (one on one or large groups).
      • Bachelor's degree in accounting. Equivalent experience or training may substitute for degree. Special Instructions: You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or r-- -sum-- - is submitted successfully. Please refer to -- Your Application-- in your account to check the status of your application for this position. Fingerprint-based criminal history background check, DMV driving record check, references, and work history will be required prior to employment. Valid driver--s license required.

        Position is designated as essential and, as such, will be required to work outside normal hours, weekends, and holidays during emergency situations which may include but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response and emergency operations. Travel may be required.

        VDOT utilizes a market based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands.

        State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia--s Job Board/Recruitment Management System (RMS).

        Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment.

        The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided in the application and optional resume; therefore, those who fully represent their qualifications and work history will be more successful with obtaining an interview. Submitting an incomplete application and/or resume lacking job history and relevant experience detail may impact interview eligibility. State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered.

        We are a -- Virginia Values Veterans-- (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application. Contact Information: Name: David Keesee Phone: 757-956-3291 Email: In support of the Commonwealth--s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging \u0026 Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind \u0026 Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

Keywords: Virginia Department of Transportation, Suffolk , Accounts Payable Specialist, Other , Suffolk, Virginia

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