Financial Specialist, Senior Jobs in Boise, ID at State of Idaho

Title: Financial Specialist, Senior

Company: State of Idaho

Location: Boise, ID


Idaho Correctional Industries i
s dedicated to maintaining and expanding work training programs which provides meaningful education, work experience and transitional services to assist inmates reentering our communities become productive employees, good neighbors and taxpaying citizens, supporting victims of crime and creating safer communities.

Idaho Correctional Institution is seeking a Financial Specialist, Sr. at our Central Office in Boise, Idaho.

If you have previously applied for the position of Financial Specialist, Senior you must reapply under this announcement.
Previous scores will not be used. Hiring lists may be created from open competitive, IDOC Department Promotional, or Statewide promotional applicants. The applications may also be used for future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months.

We offer an excellent benefit package which includes medical insurance, retirement benefits, paid leave, and holidays to name a few. On average, employer paid portions of these benefits is equivalent to 40% of the employee’s annual salary.


Excellent low-cost Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
Participation in one of the nation’s best state retirement systems PERSI Retirement
Generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start
Eleven paid holidays a year
Multiple savings plans, including an optional 401k & Deferred Compensation plans
Group Life Insurance/Disability Insurance/Supplemental Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Wellness Program
Benefits Summary (Download PDF reader)

Example of Duties

Develop and maintain accounting systems, plan and review financial operation, and handle difficult or sensitive financial matters
Research and analyze financial documents to ensure compliance with federal and state laws, regulations and accounting principles
Develop and prepare complex financial documents such as financial statements and payroll analysis
Design, modify, and implement financial-related accounting systems or have a significant role in their development
Utilize current information technology to analyze, research, and maintain financial data, develop financial documents, and resolve problems
Analyze technical financial problems and provide professional assistance and advice concerning their solutions to upper management and external stakeholders

Minimum Qualifications

Good knowledge of accounting principles and practices.
Experience: developing and preparing financial documents
Experience using a personal computer to develop, analyze, and report on financial data
Experience analyzing financial activities and recommending management action.

Supplemental Information


Experience supervising staff
Experience researching and analyzing financial documents to ensure compliance with federal and state laws, regulations and accounting principles
Experience using IBIS or other database programs
Intermediate to advance experience with MS Excel skills
Experience with statewide payroll policy and applications


To be hired, candidates will have a history and background supportive of department mission goals and will be subject to:

Completing a Background Investigation Questionnaire and pre-employment drug testing
Having a federal and state criminal background check to include fingerprints
Having a history of law-abiding behavior
Felonies, misdemeanors, illegal drug usage, DUI’s, adverse driving convictions and employment history may make you ineligible for employment

Non-hiring restrictions are in place for candidates who:

Have been convicted of Domestic Violence or similar types of violent behaviors
Have a dishonorable discharge from military service
Currently are using, dealing or are associated with illegal drugs
Have close friends or relatives under IDOC care & custody where the vacancy exists
Are currently under IDOC supervision or probation (must be released from IDOC supervision or probation for at least one year)

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Idaho Department of Correction!

OVERTIME NOTICE: At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation. Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources at (208) 334-2263./

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