Alabama DMH /Accounting Assistant I

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JOB TITLE: Accounting Assistant I
OPEN DATE: 11/4/2022
CLOSE DATE: Until Filled
JOB LOCATION: Bryce Hospital Tuscaloosa, Alabama
NUMBER: 22-26
• Range 57 ($27,408.00 – $44,860.80 Annually).
• Salary will be commensurate with experience. Limitations apply to current State employees.
• 12 paid holidays.
• 1 personal leave day accrued each January.
• 13 sick leave days.
• 13 annual leave days accrued in the first year of employment.
• Longevity bonus annually after 5 years of employment.
• Continuous opportunities for acquiring CEU’s needed for maintaining professional license.
• Very low-cost health and dental insurance through the Alabama State Employee Insurance Board.
• Defined retirement benefit (not impacted by economic downturns) and a pre-retirement death benefit through the Retirement Systems of Alabama.
▪ After 1 year, the minimum amount of the pre-retirement death benefit paid to your designated beneficiary is at least equal to your current or previous fiscal year annual salary.
• Graduation from a standard high school.
• 12 months or more responsible clerical accounting work experience.
• Maintains established staffing levels for all programs each shift.
• Receives call-ins, noting the reason and expected return date, with follow up as appropriate.
• Ensures timely posting and implementation of Mandatory Overtime List when required.
• Addresses employees’ requests for leave with established guidelines and communication with supervisors.
• Prepares monthly schedules for Mental Health Workers to be submitted to Nursing Service Administration no later than the 5th of each month.
• Communicates appropriate staffing information with nursing supervisors and timekeepers.
• Completes records and logs associated with staffing.
• Maintains organization of staffing office.
• Knowledge of basic accounting principles.
• Ability to operate general office equipment.
• Ability to prepare, create, and disseminate data.
• Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
• Ability to multi-task functions.
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Applicants will be rated based on an evaluation of their job-related training, abilities, experience, and education, and should provide adequate work history identifying experiences related to the duties and minimum qualifications as mentioned above.
• All relevant information is subject to verification.
Drug screening and security clearances will be conducted on prospective applicants being given serious consideration for employment whose job requires direct contact with patients.

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Only work experience detailed on the application will be considered. Applications should be submitted by the deadline to be considered. Announcements open until filled will remain open until a sufficient applicant pool is obtained. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible to ensure the application will be considered for the position. Copies of License/Certifications should be uploaded with your application. A copy of the academic transcript is required. Appointment of successful candidate will be conditional based on receipt of the official transcript provided by the school, college, or university.


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