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State of Massachusetts Accountant Supervisor in Middleboro, Massachusetts

The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) is searching for a qualified Accountant to fill a Supervisory position in the Southeast Regional Business Office, in Middleboro, MA. The Accounting Supervisor will perform a full array of financial functions and provide supervision to accounting staff. This position will review agency accounting procedures, reports, etc. for accuracy, updating and correcting to ensure conformance with established reporting requirements and will recommend changes or improvements in accounting and office procedures. The candidate will maintain the database records for several applications. The Accountant III will act as the back-up to the Regional Business Manager and Assistant Business Manager. _Job Responsibilities:_ (The duties and responsibilities stated aregeneral summary and not all inclusive.) * Supervise the Accountant II staff. * Oversee and entering lower subsidiary requisitions in Commbuys * Preparation and input of purchasing documents into Massachusetts Management Accounting and Reporting System (MMARS) for a budget of over $20 million. * Proof, and advise all purchasing staff’s encumbrances in excess of 12,000 documents per year. * Independently resolves procurement issues/activities while meeting the service needs of the DDS Southeast Region and Wrentham Developmental Center. * Monitor and validate agency financial records; applies knowledge of purchasing principles and provides technical assistance regarding State Procurement rules and regulations. * Confer with the Regional Business Manager and Assistant Regional Business Manager with issues or concerns pertaining to OSD in relation to statewide contracts or Commbuys procurement management system, CTR for MMARS inquiries and OVM for fleet management. * Coordinate state owned property repair request WDC/SRS property management to ensure appropriate actions are taken and assist in prioritizing to addressing Health and safety issues. * Reconcile financial documents (audits), records, transactions, and statements to ensure conformance with established standards and best practices. _PREFERRED QUALIFICATION_*S:* * Supervisory experience. * Working knowledge of MMARS and Commbuys. * Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel/Access/Word. * Excellent organizational and Communication skills. _Agency Requirements:_ * Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age. * Must possess current and valid Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's License. _SCHEDULE INFORMATION:_ Full-time – 37.5 hour weekly position. Schedule Monday through Friday, 8:45 AM to 5:00 PM Days off – Saturday and Sunday _About the Agency:_ The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) is dedicated to creating, in partnership with others, innovative and genuine opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities to participate fully and meaningfully in, and contribute to, their communities as valued members. _Total Compensation: _ As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including: * 75% state paid medical insurance premium * Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans * Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs * Low cost basic and optional life insurance * Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan * 12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time * Tuition Benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities * Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options * Incentive-based Wellness Programs * Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities * Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program. _Pre-Offer Process:_ * Disabled Persons Protection Commission (DPPC) Abuse Registry Search: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/dppc-abuser-registry * Criminal background check (CORI) by regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori * National Background Checks, Chapter 234 of the Acts of 2014, conduct fingerprint-based check. * https://www.mass.gov/lists/dds-fingerprint-background-checks * Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Record Law and may be published on the Commonwealth's website. * Education, licensure, and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines. Executive Order #595:As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. For help logging into/resetting your MassCareers profile, call the Employment Service Center at_617-979-8500_for assistance. For questions concerning the information in this requisition please contact the Human Resources' Field Office at_508-866-8803_. ALL EMPLOYEES ARE PAID ON A BI-WEEKLY BASIS AND MUST HAVE DIRECT DEPOSIT. This is a Civil Service position. If there is no Civil Service list for this title, employees appointed must take and pass the next Civil Service examination when administered. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) three years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in accounting or auditing, of which at least (B) one year must have been in a supervisory, administrative or managerial capacity, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. Substitutions: I. An Associate's degree with a major in accounting, business administration or business management may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience.* II. A Bachelor's degree with a major in accounting, business administration or business management may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required (A) experience.* III. A Graduate degree with a major in accounting, business administration or business management may be substituted for the required experience.* Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed. *Executive Order #595:As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Job: Accounting and Finance* *Organization: Department of Developmental Services *Title: *Accountant Supervisor Location: Massachusetts-Middleboro - 151 Campanelli Dr Requisition ID: 21000BND

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