GENERAL LAND OFFICE GLO Accountant IV-V (4 positions) 20-038 in AUSTIN, Texas
The Texas General Land Office primarily serves the schoolchildren, veterans, and the environment of Texas. The agency does so by preserving our history, maximizing state revenue through innovative administration, and through the prudent stewardship of state lands and natural resources. This position is with our Energy Resources program area.Performs complex (journey-level) accounting work. Work involves preparing financial statements, records, documents, and reports.i May specialize in some phase of accounting work such as federal funds accounting, property and equipment control, cost, payroll, budgeting, or bond servicing. May train others.i Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.Veteran Military Crosswalk information can be accessed athttp://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_AccountingAuditingandFinance.pdfIn order to receive Veterans' preference, a copy of Form DD#214 is required at time of interview.Essential Job Elements:1. Record, reverse and adjust monthly revenue receivables (Late report invoices, late royalty invoices, voluntaryi GLO3's, minimum royalty invoices, reconciliations and audits).2. Daily, import and record daily GLO3 voluntary royalty receivables.3. Processes monthly late payment, late production reporting invoices and monthly statement of account.ACCOUNTING ACTIVITIES to include but not limited to:1. Evaluates accounting and financial documents for accuracy and compliance with departmental policies and procedures and state and federal statutes.2. Classifies, codes, posts, and balances financial and accounting documents and records.3. Maintains and determines the accuracy and reliability of agency accounting records, such as fund, customer accounts, and revenue collections records4. Evaluates accounts receivable entries including complex import files, reconciliations, and pivot table analysis.5. Produces complex reports including customer statements and invoices.CUSTOMER SERVICE ACTIVITIES to include but not limited to:1. Responds to customer inquiries and reviews customer accounts according to specific guidelines and procedures.2. Communicates with the public by telephone, by email, or regular correspondence.3. Coordinates and reviews the entry of information into databases and ensure letters and other correspondence are accurately presented to customers.4. Researches information to solve customer service issues.5. Responds to customer requests for research, resolution, and processing of payment information.6. May interpret and explain rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.COLLECTION ACTIVITIES to include but not limited to:1. Prepare and send periodic notification of delinquent receivables.2. Prepare documentation needed for third party collection referrals.3. Communicate with Comptroller's Office on delinquent receivables placed on warrant hold.4. Communicate with Attorney General's Office on delinquent receivables referred for collection.ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES to include but not limited to:1. Work with lease operators to properly allocate royalty payments.2. Work with lease operators on GLO3 reporting accuracy.3. Work with lease operators on resolution of unpaid invoices.Minimum Qualifications:Graduation from a four-year college/university with major course work in accounting, business, finance, or a related field.Four (4) years experience in accounting and financial operations. iFull-time accounting or closely related experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis.Applicant will be required to complete a Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access Test before the interview.