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Iowa Department of Transportation Accounting Technician 2 in Ankeny, Iowa

Salary $37,148.80 - $54,392.00 Annually

Location Ankeny - 50021 - Polk County, IA

Job Type Full-time

Agency 645 Iowa Department of Transportation

Job Number 21-00913

Closing 10/28/2020 11:59 PM Central

Point of Contact Angel Robinson-

Job Description

The Iowa Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Division is looking for a new member to join its team! As an Accounting Technician 2, you’ll serve as the day-to-day support for all financial and accounting matters within the Motor Vehicle Division. The Accounting Technician 2 will:Ensure proper accounting practices, laws, and DOT procedures are being followed for financial transactions under the subject matter of the Motor Vehicle Division

  • Reconcile, deposit, and report on Motor Vehicle Division financial transactions to DOT Finance, DOT Management, other State agencies, counties, and international organizations

  • Oversee and ensure that all 99 County Treasurers and their 800 plus staff members are compliant with required and best accounting practices and procedures and laws related to DOT financial matters

We care deeply about providing exceptional service to Iowans. Join us on our journey to become the role model for public service nationwide. Our Core Values

  • Customer experience above all else

  • Integrity without exception

  • Reliability

  • Contributing to a healthy work environment

What You Bring to Us:

  • A cooperative, supportive, teamwork mentality

  • An interest in developing new skills

  • Attention to detail

  • A commitment to excellence in customer service

  • A professional background in finance

  • Experience in auditing complex financial data across multiple financial software systems

  • Analytical expertise to review, research, financial transactions and financial inconstancies

  • Experience with researching, reviewing, and pulling financial data from different software

  • Comfort in cash handling and processing

Hours and Additional Information:This position allows for flexible hours between 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.The Team:Our newest member will be joining the Vehicle & Motor Carrier Services Team of nearly 50 staff located in the Motor Vehicle Division Headquarters building in Ankeny. You will also work directly with internal work units, external businesses, associations, other agencies, county treasurer offices, and the Motor Vehicle Division’s Legal compliance officer to strategically meet approach policy matters affecting state and federal compliance.Applicants may attach a resume and cover letter when completing the application.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalency and four years of clerical accounting experience which involved the compilation, tabulation, examination, verification or recording of financial, statistical or related fiscal programs using elementary bookkeeping principles and practices;


the successful completion of a post-high school vocational/technical, business college, or area community college curriculum in accounting which included concentrated course work equivalent to twenty semester hours (or more) in accounting;


an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of employment in clerical office work for each year of the required education;


substituting the successful completion of thirty semester hours or the academic equivalent in a post high school Business, Accounting or closely related curriculum for each year of the required experience;


any equivalent combination of qualifying education or experience;


one year of experience as an Accounting Technician 1 in the State of Iowa classified service will be considered as qualifying;


one year of work experience as an Accounting Clerk 3 in the State of Iowa classified service will be considered as qualifying.For additional information, please click on this link to view the job description (Download PDF reader).