State of Wyoming FIAC07-07825-Accountant-Cheyenne in Cheyenne, Wyoming






$18.54 - $23.18 Hourly


Cheyenne, WY

Job Type

Full Time


053-Office of the Director - Fiscal

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Description and Functions

Open Until Filled


The Department of Workforce Services (DWS) is seeking an Accountant to perform professional accounting, planning, and analysis requiring judgment in applying established accounting procedures and regulations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

  • Ensures internal control of work unit or division

  • Resolves problems and questions regarding work methods and processes presented by co-workers

  • Researches and analyzes data

  • Prepares, analyzes and interprets fiscal information and may carry out special studies

  • Recommends fiscal policy and methods for improving operations

  • Participates in agency planning for the next budget period by researching and compiling data utilized in agency budget preparation

  • Maintains fixed assets and non-fixed asset information

  • Performs a variety of routine tasks in the acquisition, disbursement, and inventory of equipment, supplies and commodities

  • Reviews and approves department WOLFS documents for accounts payable (A/P) and accounts receivable (A/R)

  • Manages grant/project budgets in WOLFS

  • Determines and corrects out of balance conditions

  • Ensures statutory compliance by internal and external stakeholders



Preference will be given to applicants with experience in using Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word, and the Wyoming On-line Financial System (WOLFS).


  • Knowledge of financial calculations

  • Knowledge of internal control processes

  • Knowledge of Excel

  • Skills in interpersonal relations

  • Skills in computerized accounting systems

  • Ability to use critical thinking techniques to identify strengths, weaknesses, alternative solutions, and conclusions to problems

  • Ability to calculate, evaluate, and analyze financial data

  • Ability to exercise judgment in applying established procedures and regulations

  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and orally

  • Ability to organize, prioritize responsibilities, and work efficiently under pressure

  • Ability to self-motivate and work autonomously with limited supervision

  • Ability to be detail oriented and accurate

  • Ability to follow instructions

  • Ability to actively learn and interpret information as it applies to the position



Bachelor's Degree (typically in Finance)



0-1 year of progressive work experience (typically in Finance) with acquired knowledge at the level of an Accounting Technician


Education & Experience Substitution:

3-4 years of progressive work experience (typically in Finance) with acquired knowledge at the level of an Accounting Technician

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:


Necessary Special Requirements


  • FLSA:Non-Exempt

  • All new hires or rehires starting in a non-exempt position on or after January 1, 2018 are required to be paid hourly.

  • The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.

Supplemental Information

053-Department of Workforce Services-Office of the Director-Fiscal

Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.


The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.

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