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Accounting Associate II - Anticipated Vacancy

State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources

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Accounting Associate II - Anticipated Vacancy

Gardiner , Maine , United States | Accounting & Finance | Full-time

Apply by: Feb. 22, 2023

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Department of Professional and Financial Regulation and the Boards - Bureau of Insurance

Opening Date: February 7, 2023

Closing Date: February 22, 2023

Job Class Code: 6504

Grade: 16 (Administrative Services)

Salary:$35,734 - $49,504

Location: Gardiner, ME

This position is part of the Support Unit of the Bureau of Insurance and works very closely with the licensing division. The position is responsible for allocating all daily incoming revenue ($15 million annually) and all billing questions from all Insurance licensees.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Allocating all incoming revenue into the ALMS system

  • Processing all credit card payments via the online system and trouble-shooting as needed

  • Responding to all billing questions for all Insurance License types

  • Responsible for tracking enforcement payments and informing the legal staff of payment status

  • Working with over 1,000 companies to process licensee appointments bi-annually

  • Working with MaineIT and others to continually maintain and update billing portions of the ALMS database

Skills or knowledge required:

  • Prior knowledge of ALMS is preferred but not required

  • Bookkeeping experience, including experience processing a large volume of checks and other forms of payment

  • Math skills and attention to detail

Minimum qualifications:

Training, education, or experience in office and administrative support work that demonstrates 1) competency in applying a solid knowledge of bookkeeping principles and practices to perform complex work in assisting taxpayers on complex tax matters, and 2) the ability to use independent judgment, initiative, and discretion to make determinations on varied matters. All positions in this classification assume the qualifications of:Accounting AssistantandAccounting Associate I.

Preference will be given to those applicants:

Experience with bookkeeping and accounts receivable/accounts payable in a professional environment. Experience with the State of Maine’s ALMS system is preferred, but not required.

Contact information:

Questions about this position should be directed to Karma Lombard at or 207-624-8540

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants need to apply online by selecting the "Apply for this opening" button along with uploading a cover letter, current resume, and copies of any transcripts or certifications you wish to have considered while evaluating your application. In order for us to properly determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for any posting, you must be sure your resume includes month and year for any experience listed along with the duties and responsibilities associated with each particular time period. Any experience that was not full-time employment should be identified as such.

If you require a paper application, please download and print one here or contact our office at 207-623-6700. Paper applications for this posting should be submitted along with cover letter and resume before the closing date to Security & Employment Service Center, 45 Commerce Drive, Augusta, ME 04330 or faxed to 207-287-2018. Be sure title of the job you are applying for is included. Applications cannot be accepted after the posting closing date.

Benefits of working for the State of Maine:

No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto—"Dirigo" or "I lead"—as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce's health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:

  • Work-Life Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays , 12 days of sick leave , and 3+ weeks of vacation leave annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.

  • Health Insurance Coverage – The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($10,150.80-$11,942.16 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.

  • Health Insurance Premium Credit – Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements .

  • Dental Insurance – The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value).

  • Retirement Plan – The State of Maine contributes 13.16% of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.

  • Gym Membership Reimbursement – Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense.

  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts – Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses.

  • Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness – The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office .

  • Living Resources Program – Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program.

  • Parental leave is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child—including fathers and adoptive parents—receive four weeks of fully paid parental leave . Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act ( .

  • Voluntary Deferred Compensation – Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions.

  • Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness ( .

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • Published on: Feb 08, 2023
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Gardiner, Maine
  • Salary: negotiable
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