Financial Analyst II

State of Utah

Full Job Description
The Office of State Debt Collection (OSDC) as part of the DAS Division of Finance is looking for a new Financial Analyst! If you have experience in debt collections and reconciliations, come help us collect money owed to the State!Why You Should Join Our Team We enjoy a culture focused on excellence that rewards and provides employees with: Teleworking: This position is eligible for telework most of the time! You will be expected to be in the office approximately twice a week, and for additional coverage as needed. Benefits Package: Our benefits package offers medical, dental, vision and life insurance options – some with no bi-weekly premiums – along with paid vacations, sick leave, and holidays. Our retirement options include 401(k) contributions and matches, and even a pension! There are also a variety of other benefits you can take advantage of, such as Short-Term Disability, discounted home and auto insurance, discounted legal plans, and more! Click here for the details. Development and Support: Have an interest in improving your Excel or Microsoft Access skills? Looking for ways to push yourself professionally and strengthen your accounting skills? We’ve got you! We’ll help develop your skills and leadership abilities because engaged, successful employees make the State better too! Feedback: Wonder how you’re doing? We’ll tell you. Curious about your career options? Let’s chat! We believe that feedback and coaching are important priorities that help you do your best work. Performance reviews sometimes come with a bonus, so if you like extra cash or time off, this could be the place for you! Principal DutiesAs the Financial Analyst, you will: Research, review, schedule, and generate accounting reports.Analyze accounts to ensure OSDC case information matches judgments, court cases, and/or FINET, and make corrections as needed.Discover and remedy discrepancies in account balances and reconcile duplicate accounts.Meet/communicate with state agencies to review and establish collection techniques.Receive, review, and approve settlements and/or counter-offers.Handle incoming and outgoing collection calls and at times interact with escalated customers both in person and over the phone.Conduct research to discover actionable information and initiate collection efforts by coordinating with legal staff.Research, analyze, review, summarize and/or publish data; report findings, interpret results and/or make recommendations. Assist in software development. Grant and remove software access. Create, coordinate, and establish policies and/or procedures. Supervise subordinate personnel including hiring, determining workload and delegating assignments, training, monitoring and evaluating performance, and initiating corrective or disciplinary actions. The Best Qualified CandidateThe best candidate for this position will have: Experience performing reconciliations.Experience in debt collection.Experience working with accounting systems.Experience using Microsoft Access and Excel to query data.Experience supervising subordinate personnel. Additional preference may be given to applicants withExperience analyzing court docketsA degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field Why You Should Join Our TeamAs a member of our team, you will promote social justice by collecting victim restitutions. We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package including paid vacation and sick days, and a healthy work/life balance. Flexible schedules may be available. And, perhaps best of all, we don’t do out-bound collection calls! The OfficeThe mission of the Office of State Debt Collection (OSDC) is to maximize receipt of money to the State of Utah by effectively managing and collecting state receivables.

Working Conditions and Physical RequirementsRisks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.DHRM rules apply for promotions/transfers.