Accounting/Finance Officer

Saint Paul, MN
Dec 21, 2012
Jan 20, 2013
Employment Status
Full Time

Accounting/Finance Officer

The Office of the Minnesota Attorney General is accepting resumes for an Accounting/Finance Officer position.  The Attorney General’s Office carries out important and challenging work on behalf of the people of Minnesota.  This position offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a highly committed team that makes a difference in the lives of all Minnesota citizens.

The Accounting/Finance Officer will prepare financial reports, operating statements, accounts payable and receivable statements and similar periodic reports; analyze and compile financial information in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles; assemble and prepare budget information; analyze accounting records; review, approve and account for invoices, purchases, and accounts payable and other documents relating to receipts, expenditures, transfers and other transactions; reconcile and analyze financial statements and reports; and perform other projects involving accounting-related matters.

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or a related field.  Applicants should be familiar with accounting and budgeting principles and practices and have the ability to perform assigned job responsibilities with a high level of professional aptitude.  Applicants should have a proven and successful track record, good academic credentials, outstanding analytical, financial, and communication skills, excellent judgment and character, and a professional deportment.  Applicants must want to serve the public with a high level of distinction and have the skills and work ethic to put forth the very best work on behalf of the people of Minnesota.  The selection process is highly competitive.

This is a full time position with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.  Applicants may express interest in this position by submitting a resume and cover letter setting forth their relevant experience and academic credentials and submitting it as follows:

Office of the Minnesota Attorney General
Attention:  June Walsh
102 State Capitol
75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
St. Paul, MN  55155

The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer.  If you need reasonable accommodation for a disability, please call June Walsh at (6510 296-6196 or (651) 297-7206 (TTY).