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JUDICIAL BRANCH EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE ILLINOIS COURTS - Fiscal Reporting Analyst


   Applicant may be required to submit additional materials and/or complete job specific tests for the position.

POSITION: Fiscal Reporting Analyst PDF form Job Vacancy Announcement
DIVISION: Administrative Services Division - Springfield PDF form Judicial Branch Employment Application
BENEFITS: An attractive judicial branch benefits package is offered, including pension, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as deferred compensation and generous leave time.  
SALARY: $57,998 (fillable application requires Adobe Reader or Acrobat)
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Budget Manager  

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBLITIES:  The Fiscal Reporting Analyst performs detailed analytical and financial work involving various programs and documents for the Illinois Judicial Branch.  Work is performed under the supervision of the Budget Manager and is reviewed through daily interaction, meetings and required financial reporting.

     FUNCTIONS INCLUDE:

  • Performs analytical and detailed financial and auditing work to ensure adherence and compliance with Federal and State law, policies, and procedures.
  • Responsible for preparing GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) financial reporting.
  • Reconciles and prepares various reports for Judicial Branch appropriations, receipts and expenditures.
  • Assists with the preparation of the Judicial Branch's budget request.
  • Maintains and monitors complex financial records for all Federal and State grant receipts and expenditures and prepares required reports.
  • Provides technical assistance to Judicial Branch managers; such as fiscal reporting, vendor bids, contractual agreements, and procurements.
  • Reviews and prepares invoices subject to the State Prompt Payment Act.  Reviews and compiles information for Judicial Branch liabilities for payment through the Court of Claims.
  • Reviews Judicial Branch contractual agreements for adherence to Comptroller and Judicial Branch Procurement Code requirements.  Assists in resolving contractual issues with Judicial Branch and Comptroller staff.
  • Responsible for entering contractual agreement information into Judicial Branch and Comptroller systems and maintaining all documents associated with the agreement.
  • Reviews and assists in the preparation of invoices for Judicial Branch lease payments, copier rentals and postage equipment.
  • Composes new and refines current procedures which document various reporting and financial responsibilities of the Judicial Branch.  Reviews current procurement policies and assists management with recommended changes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a related area with a minimum of four years experience in accounting or financial work is required.  Candidates must possess demonstrated knowledge and experience working with SAMS (Statewide Accounting Management System) and GAAP packages.  Additional years of related work experience may be substituted for the degree.
         
Candidates must possess excellent skills in the use of Microsoft Office products (i.e. Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook) and calculator; working knowledge of accounting or budgeting processes and procedures; ability to monitor expenditures, analyze data, and identify trends; ability to maintain detailed and accurate records and prepare clear and concise reports and graphical presentations; ability to learn computer applications used by the Budget Unit, including SAMS, AIS, and Access databases; possess strong oral and written communication skills and excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; and ability to plan, set priorities, problem-solve and implement and maintain a variety of assignments and projects simultaneously and meet required deadlines and schedules.

This position requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time.  The successful candidate will be adept at functioning within an office environment requiring telephone usage and the ability to process written documents.  

Interested individuals should submit - via email - a letter of interest, resume, and completed Judicial Branch Employment Application to:

courtemployment@IllinoisCourts.gov

This position will remain open until filled.  However, those individuals submitting materials by Monday, January 29, 2018, will be given first consideration.

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