Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) Grant Accountant

Dec 03 2020
Job Description

      

State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Disease Outbreak Control Division

Fiscal and Administrative Services Office

Downtown, Oahu

 

Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) Grant Accountant

Up to $4,079/month, salary commensurate with training and experience

 

Exempt, non-civil service appointment.   The primary purpose of this position is to assist with specialized    work in accounting and financial management services related to administration of federal grant funds, including day to day maintenance of accounting and  budgetary  systems,  to  ensure  that  program  objectives, operations and contracts are carried out in a fiscally prudent manner in accordance with federal and state regulations.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

EDUCATION:  Must meet the minimum qualification requirements as specified in the State of Hawaii, Department of Human Resources Development, class specifications for the class, Accountant Ill.

 

EXPERIENCE:  Ideally meets the minimum qualification requirements as specified in the State of Hawaii, Department of Human Resources Development, class specifications for the class, Accountant Ill.

 

KNOWLEDGE:  General accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and practices; financial mathematical knowledge and practice; report writing. Applicable federal, state and county laws and rules; departmental rules and regulations; theories, policies, procedures, principles and practices of accounting and auditing.

 

ABILITIES: 

1.   Analyze facts, figures, and derive sound conclusions; understand and apply applicable laws, regulations, rules, and interpretations; make financial arithmetic computations properly; give and receive oral and written instructions; proficient in Excel and other word processor, spreadsheet, and data management tools.

 

2.   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other departmental offices, public, private and federal agencies, communicate effectively and tactfully orally and in writing.

 

3.   The incumbent must have the ability to gather and analyze facts and draw sound conclusions to implement well-established theories, principles, and practices of accounting.

 

LICENSE:  Applicable certificates in the financial or accounting fields, with national recognition preferred. Valid Hawaii driver's license preferred, but not required.

 

Who May Apply

 

LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT:  The State of Hawaii requires that all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.

 

How to Apply

 

Mail completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment with original signature, cover letter, detailed resume, three (3) references, and salary requirements to:

 

Department of Health

Disease Outbreak Control Division

PO BOX 3378

Honolulu, Hawaii 96801-3378

 

Other Information

 

For additional information, you may contact the Disease Investigation Branch Secretary, at (808) 587-6567.

 

Recruitment is continuous until needs are met.

 

This position is exempt. Employment in such positions is considered to be “at will.” This appointment is federally funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) Cooperative Agreement for the budget period beginning August 1, 2018. Non-competitive continuing applications for this position are available through the end of a five-year grant period, ending July 31, 2021. Continuation of this position will be dependent on a successful application for subsequent grant periods.

 

The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and environment for all people in Hawaii. HDOH supports a diverse-multicultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels, and creates an inclusive work environment, free from discrimination.

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer