State of Wyoming FIAC07-08100-Accountant-Cheyenne in Cheyenne, Wyoming






$18.54 - $23.18 Hourly


Cheyenne, WY

Job Type

Full Time


060-Administrative Services Div. - Grants & Loans Sec.

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Open Until Filled


Advance your career with the Office of State Lands and Investments a leader in the natural resources field! As a member in the Administrative Services Division, this position is responsible for the effective management of natural resources and funds for current and future generations. This position provides fiscal support related to land management procedures and administration, including knowledge of applicable rules, regulations and statutes related to the management of approximately 3.6 million acres of State Trust Land. Our culture will provide you with the opportunity for professional growth and a diverse experience that will help you further your career.The Accountant position in the Grants & Loan Section is responsible for assisting with the administration of the Agency's statutorily authorized grant and loan programs, including but not limited to the following: Clean Water State Revolving Fund Loans (CWSRF), Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Loans (DWSRF), Mineral Royalty Grants (MRG), County Wide Consensus Grants (CWC), Transportation Enterprise Account Grants & Loans (TEA), Joint Powers Act Loans (JPA), Hydro-Power Development Loans, Aeronautics Loans, Municipal Solid Waste Cease and Transfer Grants & Loans (MSW).

This position is located in Cheyenne, WY. Cheyenne is a full service community, home to about 60,000 residents. Cheyenne is near four-season outdoor recreation areas, including the Snowy Range and the Medicine Bow National Forest, home to world-class rock climbing at Vedauwoo. In addition, the location provides convenient access to the Colorado Front Range communities, including Fort Collins and Denver and Denver International Airport.

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

  • Works with various state and federal agencies, while assisting eligible applicants to successfully meet program requirements and deadlines.

  • Reviews construction activities to ensure efficient, proper, and timely use of program funds.

  • Reviews requests for reimbursement related to eligibility and reasonableness.

  • Researches and analyzes data.

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

  • Monitors grantees/borrowers for compliance with grant or loan regulations and provides assistance when required.

  • Ensures statutory compliance by internal and external stakeholders.



  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, especially in Excel

  • Knowledge of state statutes, policies and regulations

  • Knowledge of construction industry, including billing practices

  • Knowledge of purchasing procedures

  • Knowledge of internal control processes



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.

Supplemental Information

060-Office of State Lands and Investments - Administrative Services Division - HR Contact 307-777-6434

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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.

There are many benefits to living and working in Wyoming. Beautiful country with wide open spaces and clean air, great recreational opportunities, and no State income tax to mention a few! In addition, the State of Wyoming offers State employees a very generous benefit package. Please click here for more information on the State of Wyoming employee benefits*.

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