Below is the job posting for the vacancy in the Bureau of Administration. Please apply using the link I have attached if interested.

 

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pabureau/jobs/1914806/fiscal-management-specialist-1-puc?keywords=Fiscal&pagetype=promotionalJobs       

 

 

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COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
invites applications for:

Fiscal Management Specialist 1, PUC



The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.

 

SALARY:

$42,895.00 - $65,213.00 Annually

JOB TYPE:

Civil Service

DEPARTMENT:

Public Utility Commission

LOCATION:

Dauphin County

OPENING DATE:

11/30/17

CLOSING DATE:

12/15/17 11:59 PM

JOB CODE:

G0811

POSITION NUMBER:

56617

UNION:

Management

BARGAINING UNIT:

A3

PAY GROUP:

UT06

BUREAU/DIVISION CODE:

1801

BUREAU/DIVISION:

Bureau of Administration

WORKSITE ADDRESS:

400 North Street

CITY:

Harrisburg

ZIP CODE:

17120

CONTACT NAME:

Shannon Marciano

CONTACT PHONE:

717-787-8714

CONTACT EMAIL:

smarciano@pa.gov

THE POSITION:

This is a management position.

If you anticipate the need for an accommodation due to a disability, please inform the Human Resource Office at the time an interview is scheduled.

Work hours are 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM - Monday through Friday.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

Provides professional analytical work in the preparation, review, and analysis of fiscal information for the PUC, Assessment Section to ensure its operations are conducted efficiently, accurately, effectively and within defined regulations including state and federal laws.

Assist in the preparation and verification of the data used for utility reporting and billings.  This includes being familiar with deadlines written in law that must be followed.

Assist in the review of the accuracy of the revenue entered in the assessment system. This includes assisting in the review of revenue reports submitted by approximately 8,000 companies under the Commission's jurisdiction.

Assist in preparation of the calculation of estimated revenue for non-revenue reporting companies for both transportation and fixed utilities.

Assist in the verification of the accuracy of the assessment factors calculated for all the utility types under the Commission's jurisdiction.

Assist with the preparation and the accuracy of the utility billing information to internally produce approximately 4,000 utility invoices; this includes printing and mailing oversight.

Assist in the verification that the completed invoices are accurately prepared for mailing by insuring that all applicable invoices are sent certified.  Maintain logs of certified mail information and review e-filed signatures to ensure customer receipt.

Assist with the collection of funds, recording of adjustments and the reconciliation to the General Ledger in SAP of assessment revenue for the Public Utility Commission, the Office of the Consumer Advocate and the Office of the Small Business Advocate.   This includes the reconciliation of the SAP accounts receivable to our internal assessment data base.


Participate in the resolution of objections to annual assessments. This includes requesting data that will verify position stated in the objection and presenting expert testimony in objection cases that are heard by an Administrative Law Judge, when required.

Assist with the preparation of the initial list of companies for which complaints are to be issued by the Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement for failure to report revenue and/or failure to pay assessments.

Assist with the maintenance of the accuracy of the Commission data base of approximately 8,000 utilities.

Assist with the accuracy of the calculated assessment to ensure that the individual assessment invoices will recover the correct total assessment for the approved fiscal year budgets for all three entities, PUC, OCA and SBA, as approved by the Commission and the Legislature.
 
Assist with the preparation of dunning letters for invoices that are past due more than 30 days as a reminder courtesy to utilities. 
 
Other duties as requested by the Financial and Assessment Chief. 

Essential Functions:

Knowledge of fiscal administration concepts, principles and practices.
Knowledge of methods and techniques used in reporting financial data.
Knowledge of PUC regulations as it applies to Assessments.
 Knowledge of Federal Regulations regarding UCR.
 Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.
 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
 Ability to learn and follow bureau procedures and protocol.
 Knowledge of the use and functionality of Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word applications.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY:

Eligibility - all candidates

One year as a Financial Programs Trainee;

or

One year of experience in paraprofessional fiscal administration work, and a bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance, economics, or a related field;

or

 An equivalent combination of experience and training.

Be a resident of Pennsylvania.

Be eligible for selection in accordance with Civil Service rules.

EXAMINATION INFORMATION:

Recruitment Method(s):
Applicants must meet one (or more) of the following methods(s) to be considered for this vacancy:

  • Civil Service Lists
  • Promotion Without Examination
  • Transfer
  • Reassignment
  • Voluntary Demotion
  • Reinstatement

Eligibility - Competitive Promotion Without Examination Only
CLASS RESTRICTIONS

  1. Have held regular civil service status in one of the following classifications:
    • Financial Programs Trainee

Or in a classification at Pay Scale Group 5 where there is a clear linkage between the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the duties of that class and the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the Fiscal Management Specialist 1 class. Applications submitted will be reviewed to determine if an applicant's current or previous class has a logical occupational, functional, or career development relationship to the Fiscal Management Specialist 1 class.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Minimum experience and training required for the job.
  2. Meritorious service; defined as (a) the absence of any discipline above the level of written reprimand during the 12 months preceding the closing date of the posting, and (b) the last due overall regular or probationary performance evaluation was higher than unsatisfactory or fails to meet standards.
  3. Seniority, defined as a minimum of one year(s) in the next lower class(es) by the posting closing date of 12/15/2017.

Application Instructions

Interested qualified applicants must submit all requested materials as specified in the "How To Apply Section". Failure to comply with the above application requirements will eliminate you from consideration for this position.

Additional information may be obtained by calling: (717)787-8714

This section is issued for compliance with Management Directive 580.19, Promotion in the Classified Service without Examination.

How to apply - all candidates:

Submit an online application at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pabureau/promotionaljobs on or before
Friday, December 15, 2017 and include:

  • Resume
  • Please attach a copy of your most recent Employee Performance Review (EPR) to your application - if you do not have this document, please include a note explaining why it is not included.
     

All application materials must be filed online by the closing date of this posting. Faxed, e-mailed, mailed, late and/or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

To be considered for this vacancy, all applicants must meet the minimum experience and training requirements.

In addition to the application materials listed above, individuals applying for Voluntary Demotion must submit a letter of interest acknowledging reduction in pay.

Please use the contact information provided for additional information.

 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.employment.pa.gov

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
400 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120


jobs@pa.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Position #84-17
FISCAL MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST 1, PUC
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