State of Tennessee
Finance & Accounting , Government
Position Description / Responsibilities
Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for professional accounting work of average difficulty and supervisory work of routine difficulty; and performs related work as required.
Distinguishing Features: ,This is the working class in the accounting sub-series, the entry class being subsumed by Accountant 1. Under general supervision, employees in the class lead or supervise a small team of sub-professional accounting personnel in performing specialized or general accounting tasks and are expected to exercise judgment and initiative in handling work assignments. Assignment to a specialty without supervisory responsibilities is provided for in rare cases such as in acting as special accountant on uniquely difficult and problem accounts or serving as the only accountant in a small department. Work may include training of less experienced professional accountants. This class is flexibly staffed with Auditor 1 and Accountant 1, and differs in that incumbents of the latter perform entry level accounting duties under immediate supervision. This class differs from that of Accountant 3 in that an incumbent of the latter performs more difficult and complex accounting duties and may lead or supervise other professional accountants.
Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and experience equivalent to one year of full-time professional accounting or auditing work.
Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree including thirty-six quarter hours in accounting and experience equivalent to one year of full-time professional accounting or auditing work.
Substitution of Graduate Education for Experience: Graduate coursework credit received from an accredited college or university in accounting may substitute for the required experience on a month for month basis to a maximum of one year (e.g., 36 graduate quarter hours in the above listed field may substitute for one year of the required experience).
Designated as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
To apply go to www.tn.gov/careers and search for 23155