FIAC09-12811-Accounting Analyst-Cheyenne

POSTED ON 6/4/2020 CLOSED ON 7/7/2020
State of Wyoming Hired Organization Address Cheyenne, WY Full Time

Job Posting for FIAC09-12811-Accounting Analyst-Cheyenne at State of Wyoming

Open Until Filled


The Department of Workforce Services (DWS) is seeking an Accounting Analyst to provide complex cost accounting and grant support services to the entire fiscal division.

HR Contact: 307-777-3547

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

  • Reviews various types of invoices and voucher documents for accuracy and completeness according to established state and department payment policies and procedures
  • Enters invoice and voucher information into the Wyoming Online Financial System (WOLFS)
  • Communicates with vendors and fiscal program staff to resolve budgetary, invoice, and voucher issues in a timely manner
  • Prepares and submits complex expense allocations for the department (ex. Motor Pool, Telecom, Central Mail and ITD)
  • Prepares and analyzes data on monthly financial reports
  • Extracts and compiles information from the Wyoming Online Financial System (WOLFS) and other sources to assist administrators and program managers in the compliance of state and federal programs
  • Assists with developing, evaluating, revising, and implementing accounting policies and procedures to meet required rules and policies based on compliance reports
  • Post auditing payment documents for accuracy and proper backup documentation


  • Knowledge of budget and grant processes including accounting and financial reporting
  • Knowledge and understanding of the grant process including activity codes, beginning and ending dates of grants, and allowable costs under various grants
  • Knowledge of accounting terminology and methods
  • Knowledge of procedures for fiscal control and proper documentation
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), as they are applied to government accounting systems
  • Skill in using financial management and payroll software, including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
  • Ability to problem-solve and apply logical judgment in analyzing financial data and costs
  • Ability to perform under tight deadlines
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects and deadlines
  • Ability to find resolutions to complicated accounting problems and assist other accounting staff in resolving finance-related issues
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability take on new tasks with varying levels of difficulty


Bachelor's Degree (typically in Finance)
0-3 years of progressive work experience (typically in Finance) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Senior Accountant
Education & Experience Substitution:
4-6 years of progressive work experience (typically in Finance) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Senior Accountant
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • FLSA: Non-Exempt
  • The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.
  • Former State of Wyoming employees, who are rehired within 31 days from their previous employment, will be required to reimburse the State of Wyoming for all Vacation and Sick leave compensation received upon separation.
  • Offers of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.


053-Department of Workforce Services - Office of the Director - Fiscal

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The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.

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