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State of New Hampshire Job Posting

Department of Transportation...

Bureau of Finance and Contracts

7 Hazen Drive / Concord, NH


Position #18376

37.5 Hours per Week

The starting pay range for this position is $19.57 - $25.89 per hour

The State of New Hampshire, Department of Transportation, Bureau of Finance and Contracts, has a full-time vacancy for an Accountant I.

Summary: To prepare and maintain within the Purchasing, Contracts Payable and Accounts Payable units, detailed records with responsibility for accuracy in reporting and adherence to controls.

YOUR EXPERIENCE COUNTS - Under a recent change to the rules, an applicant's relevant experience now counts towards formal education degrees referenced below! See Per 405.1 .

18 Months of additional relevant experience = Associate's degree

36 Months of additional relevant experience = Bachelor's degree

54 Months of additional relevant experience = Master's degree


Education:Bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university with major study in accounting or business administration. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.

Experience:One year's experience in accounting or auditing work. Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.

License/Certification:None required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:All accountabilities must be performed in accordance with State and Department rules and policies, including risk management, safety and environmental standards, regulations and administrative orders.

RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS:Knowledge of accounting principles and methods and ability to apply and adapt established methods to accounting transactions. Knowledge of office practices and procedures. Ability to supervise accounting staff. Ability to perform detailed work involving written or numerical data and to make arithmetical calculations rapidly and accurately. Ability to interpret financial statements and to prepare accurate accounting reports and statements. Ability to establish and maintain

effective working relationships with co-workers and the public. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.


Oversees day to day P-card process match and confirms receipt of invoices within P-card system.

Performs review of duplicate payments report and works with Bureaus to correct.

Reviews and reconciles daily and monthly expenditures and revenue between NHFIRST and Data Warehouse and ensures unposted reports are clean prior to end of day.

Audits Excel AP spreadsheets for valid accounting string of payments for all bureau/districts spreadsheets and communicates with originating bureau/districts when corrections are needed. Place voucher numbers on all invoices $250.00 and lower.

Maintains and uploads JE for Department’s Mechanical Services, Fuel and Bridge inventories.

Prepares adjustment journal methods, verifying for correct application of principles and for mathematical accuracy.

Prepares spreadsheets for Department’s DoIT Telecom and Total Security.

Provides backup for other Accounts Payable staff with complete cross training of duties.

Participation on committees, work groups, task groups and other cross-functional teams as assigned.

DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: The supplemental job description lists essential functions of the position and is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. An employee may be required to perform other related duties not listed on the supplemental job description provided that such duties are characteristic of that classification.

For additional information contact Wayne Gardner Administrator, at 603-271-6829 or at Bureau14@dot.nh.gov .

For assistance creating your talent profile or applying online please contact Mikayla Collins, at (603)-271-8026 or at Mikayla.A.Collins@dot.nh.gov .

The State of NH total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits, including:

HMO or POS Medical and Prescription Drug Benefits:

The actual value of State-paid health benefits is based on the employee's union status, and employee per pay period health benefit contributions will vary depending on the type of plan selected.

See this link for details on State-paid health benefits:


Value of State's share of Employee's Retirement: 13.85% of pay

Other Benefits:
• Dental Plan at minimal cost for employees and their families ($500-$1800 value)
• Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
• State defined benefit retirement plan and Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan
• Work/life balance flexible schedules, paid holidays and generous leave plan
• $50,000 state-paid life insurance plus additional low-cost group life insurance
• Incentive-based Wellness Program (ability to earn up to $500)

Total Compensation Statement Worksheet:


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EOE – Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans

TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964
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