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Accounting Associate


Are you looking for new ways to utilize your accounting knowledge? Step into a pivotal role at the heart of our Bureau of Accounting and Financial Management. In this crucial role within our Subrecipient Single Audit Desk Review Unit, you will ensure that every dollar of federal grant money is used efficiently and transparently. Your work will help uphold public trust in government operations and ensure the responsible utilization of federal grants. Join us and be a part of a team that directly shapes the integrity of public spending! Accounting Associate (Executive Financial Associate) - Grant Management & Oversight Division | Job Details tab | Career Pages (governmentjobs.com)



As an Accounting Associate, you will be instrumental in performing detailed desk reviews of single audit reports from various educational, county, non-profit, and local government entities. Attention to detail is critical for maintaining our database and ensuring audit reports accurately reflect whether each entity meets requirements. This position assists with preparing acceptance and rejection letters to notify each entity of their report status and determines the acceptability of revised audit reports submitted because of rejection letters. You will provide technical guidance to subrecipients and independent auditors regarding performance and reporting on the single audit reports.

Do not miss this opportunity to gain unmatched experience and knowledge in governmental audit and financial management while staying updated on the latest standards and practices through ongoing training. Become part of our team and your work will directly influence the efficacy and transparency of how public funds are used, positively impacting communities and setting standards for excellence.


Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description: https://careers.employment.pa.gov/pd/PD_NEOGOV.asp?p=00087198

Position: Accounting Associate
Organization: Pennsylvania Office of the Budget, Office of Comptroller Operations
Location: Harrisburg,  PA 
United States
Salary: $49,839 - $75,795 per year
Posting Start Date: 5/2/2024
Date Posted: 5/2/2024

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

  • Two years as a Fiscal Technician (commonwealth title) and completion of 21 college credits in accounting and an additional 3 credits in finance or accounting; or 
  • Three years as an Accounting Assistant (commonwealth title) and completion of 21 college credits in accounting and an additional 3 credits in finance or accounting; or
  • A bachelor’s degree including 21 credits in accounting and an additional 3 credits in finance or accounting; or
  • An equivalent combination of experience and training that includes 21 college credits in accounting and an additional 3 credits in finance or accounting.


Other Requirements:

  • You must meet the PA residency requirement. For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency. 
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.


Legal Requirements: 

  • You must pass a background investigation.


How to Apply:

  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • This posting requires submission of a copy of your college transcript(s).  Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. You may upload your document as an attachment during the application process. You must still complete the application and answer the supplemental questions. All documents MUST be uploaded prior to the submission of your application.
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing dateLate applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements will eliminate you from consideration for this position. 
Status: This listing expires on: 6/1/2024
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Organization Information
Pennsylvania Office of the Budget, Office of Comptroller Operations
555 Walnut St, 9th Floor

Harrisburg,  PA 17101
United States
Lori Hepler

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NASACT serves as the premier organization working to bring together state auditors, state comptrollers and state treasurers to cooperatively address government financial management issues. NASACT also manages two secretariats - the National State Auditors Association (NSAA) and the National Association of State Comptrollers (NASC). Both NSAA and NASC are included under the umbrella of NASACT’s budget and utilize staff hired by NASACT.