State of Tennessee
Finance & Accounting , Government
Position Description / Responsibilities
Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for professional accounting work of considerable difficulty and supervisory work of average difficulty; or is assigned to complex accounting projects; and performs related work as required.
Distinguishing Features: This is the first supervisory class in the accounting sub-series. An employee in this class performs complex professional accounting and budgetary work in directing the accounting operations of a large state institution or small department, the operations of which are financed through a variety of funds, or performs highly technical professional accounting and related work in review, installation, and coordination of agency cost accounting systems, for compatibility with state accounting system guidelines. Certain project assignments with no supervision of staff may be included in this class when the work to be performed is of considerable scope and complexity. This class differs from that of Accountant 2 in that an incumbent of the latter functions at the working level and often reports to an individual in this class. This class differs from that of Accounting Manager in that an incumbent of the latter has duties of greater scope, complexity and supervisory responsibility.
Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in accounting and experience equivalent to three years 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 three years 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) and experience equivalent to 1 year of full-time professional accounting or auditing work
Note: A transcript is required for a proper evaluation for this class.
To apply go to www.tn.gov/careers and search for 23150