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Accounting Assistant

Posted on: July 10, 2024
  • Full Time
  • Pierre, SD
  • July 24, 2024

Website South Dakota Department of Revenue


Job ID: 27591
Agency: Department of Revenue
Location: Pierre
Salary: $18.56 – $23.20/hr, depending on experience
Pay Grade: GF
Closing Date: 07/24/2024

Why the Department of Revenue?

At the Department of Revenue, culture is everything. It’s at the heart of what we do for our employees, community, and our customers – the citizens of South Dakota. Our work is driven with a vision to create an open and collaborative environment that provides professional customer service, contributes to a favorable economic climate, and is accountable to the citizens of South Dakota. Sound like a good fit? As a Department of Revenue employee, here’s what you’ll experience:

Innovation– Look for new ways to push forward and evolve.
Professional growth– New challenges and opportunities available for you to further your development.
Fit– Use your strengths and interests so you can do what you do best every day.
Collaboration– Enjoy the opportunity to be involved with strategic planning and other activities that encourage teamwork.
Community involvement– Events to support local organizations exist throughout the year.
If you are highly motivated, have a passion for service, and want to fulfill your desire to make a difference, we want you to join our team!

What you will do:

The Accounting Assistant is a key member of our Finance Team. This team provides fiscal support to the rest of the department including the management of all funds received and distributed to multiple entities. The Accounting Assistant performs a number of accounting activities including:

opening mail containing monies and preparing for processing and deposit;
recording revenue, making deposits, and balancing accounts;
reporting daily transactions;
documenting payments, processing errors, and corrections; 
operating office equipment including computers, scanners, check readers, and adding machines.
This position works closely with a team of Revenue employees to receive, process, and deposit tax revenues submitted to the Department.

Our ideal candidate will have the following knowledge and abilities:

basic accounting and financial principles;
check writing and recording;
computer program applications;
basic record keeping;
use a calculator and computer and learn applicable accounting software;
prioritize and complete work by established deadlines;
communicate sufficiently to answer questions and provide information about assigned work;
compare information and recognize discrepancies; 
establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
This position is a full-time position with the Department of Revenue working 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information on the Department of Revenue, please visit https://dor.sd.gov/.

Additional Requirements: To be considered, please attach your resume.

This position is eligible for Veterans’ Preference per ARSD 55:10:02:08.

The State of South Dakota does not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9. The State of South Dakota as an employer will be using E-Verify to complete employment eligibility verification upon hire.

The State of South Dakota offers $0 premium employee health insurance option plus eleven paid holidays, generous vacation and sick leave accrual, dental, vision, and other insurance options, and retirement benefits. You can view our benefits information at https://bhr.sd.gov/job-seekers/work-for-state-government/. This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS.

Must apply online: https://sodakprod-lm01.cloud.infor.com:1443/lmghr/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=QBK
You must apply online, emailed resumes or submissions will not be accepted.
South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
Telephone: 605.773.3148 Email: careers@state.sd.us

“An Equal Opportunity Employer”

To apply for this job email your details to sdcareers@state.sd.us