Career Paths

UAF's accounting program has the highest job placement rate among all of the College of Business and Security Management's programs. Students are placed in excellent professional jobs in Alaska and other states - for example, BDO and KPMG regularly recruit interns and employees from the CBSM accounting program. For more detailed information about career outlooks for accounting graduates, view the report entitled Trends in the Supply of Accounting Graduates and the Demand for Public Accounting Recruits, published by the American Institute of CPAs.


  • Accounting clerking
  • Banking
  • Budget analyst
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Internal Auditor
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Controller
  • Corporate analyst
  • Credit authorization
  • Criminal investigator
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Executive management
  • Financial management
  • Government
  • Intelligence
Current Job Postings
  • Senior Accountant

    April 12, 2024

    The Senior Accountant with the San Diego County Water Authority supports the larger areas of financial reporting and capital asset and Capital Improvement Program (CIP) activities for the Water Authority. In addition, this position performs complex professional accounting work in the analysis, preparation, and maintenance of financial records and reports. This is the advanced journey-level position in the accountant series, and assists the Accounting Supervisor with oversight of the monthly and annual closing of the books and accounting for capital assets, and preparation of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) including collaboration with other departments and external auditors. The ideal candidate has a strong technical background and experience in preparing financial statements and footnotes and performing capital assets accounting, including a thorough understanding of municipal or private sector accounting practices and internal controls. In addition, this person engages in continuous learning and stays abreast GASB or equivalent private sector pronouncements.  Experience with PeopleSoft financial software is desirable. Qualification GuidelinesThe qualification guidelines generally describe the knowledge and ability required to enter the job in order to successfully perform the assigned duties. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered.A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, business administration or a closely related field supplemented by two years of progressively responsible professional accounting experience, preferably in a public utility or enterprise fund agency. A current license as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is highly desirable. How to ApplyTo be considered for this position, please submit an employment application and supplemental questionnaire by Sunday, April 28, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.  Apply online at 

  • Special Projects Accountant

    April 11, 2024

    Job Summary:Responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.Supervisory Responsibilities:Occasional training and mentoring may be required to assist other Tribal Accountants, Interns, Clerks, and new employees.Duties/Responsibilities:Prepare bank reconciliations and journal entries as required/requested.Compile and analyze financial information to prepare monthly and annual financial statements for the Tribal clients.Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures.Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses.Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities.Ensure all financial reporting and regulatory deadlines are met.Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close procedures are followed.Respond timely to requests from client’s auditors and work with them to accomplish a timely year end audit.Deal with clients on a regular basis including gathering information and explaining accounting, grant, and audit principles and regulations.Other duties as assigned by Manager/ Partner.Required Skills/Abilities:Able to analyze information skillfully.Attention to detail and accuracy.Strong reconciliation skills.Good judgment and problem-solving skills.Self-motivated and able to work autonomously.Effective oral and written communication skills in the English language.Excellent interpersonal skills.Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and principles.Knowledge of fund accounting principles.Knowledge of applicable laws, codes, and regulations.Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite.Education and Experience:Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related discipline. (Extensive accounting experience may be substituted for degree requirement)At least two (2) years’ experience in accounting in addition to degree requirement.Experience with Native American accounting a plus.Physical Requirements:Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.Must be able to lift fifteen pounds at times.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Work Hours and Overtime:Standard office hours are 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday.This job is a salaried position and due to the nature of the business and position, may require different/additional hours to accomplish the objectives.Extended hours are required during busy times throughout the year depending upon workload and deadlines.Travel Requirements:Out-of-town travel is occasionally required for this position.All efforts will be made to give as much advance notice as possible for required travel.Employee must have reliable transportation, an active driver’s license, and valid automobile insurance.OtherThis job description has been changed to indicate the general nature and level of work. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required. Job responsibilities may change at any time during your employment, and you may be asked to work on special projects. Your cooperation and assistance in performing such additional work is expected.

  • Accounting Specialist Unit Supervisor

    April 11, 2024

    DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITYYour Partner For A Stronger Arizona.DES works with families, community organizations, advocates and state and federal partners to realize our collective vision: A thriving Arizona.DES serves more than 3 million Arizonans. Our Mission is to strengthen individuals, families, and communities for a better quality of life.ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST UNIT SUPERVISORJob Location:Division of Financial OperationsAccounting Administration1789 West Jefferson Street, Phoenix, Arizona 86005 Posting Details:Salary: $48,880 - $51,701 Annually  Grade: 19Closing Date: Open until FilledJob Summary:Would you like to be a part of an amazing team that helps Arizonans thrive? At the Department of Economic Security (DES), we strengthen individuals, families, and communities for a better quality of life. DES is looking for individuals who are committed to service, community, and teamwork. To learn more about DES, please visit; or click on the link here to view 'Our DES' video. Come Join the DES Team!DES is seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team as an Accounting Specialist Unit Supervisor for the Division of Financial Operations, Accounting Administration. This position is responsible for reviewing and approving work products of subordinate Accounts Payable staff in the AZ360 and Arizona Procurement Portal (APP), verifying proper preparation and accuracy of accounts payable transactions by comparing original invoice, purchase order, and receiver, and ensuring responsibility for safeguarding public monies.This position may be available for remote work within Arizona (one day per week in the office/hoteling).The State of Arizona strives for a work culture that affords employees flexibility, autonomy, and trust. Across our many agencies, boards, and commissions, many State employees participate in the State’s Remote Work Program and are able to work remotely in their homes, in offices, and in hoteling spaces. All work, including remote work, should be performed within Arizona unless an exception is properly authorized in advance.Job Duties:Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:• Supervises a team of Accounting Specialists including training, mentoring, and assists in staff development, including problem-solving and decision-making.• Reviews and approves financial transactions of staff in AZ360 and APP for timely and accurate processing.• Interacts with the Office of Procurement and Division Business Partners and vendors to resolve payment problems and ensures that payments for goodsand services are processed accurately and in a timely manner.• Confers with auditors, staff members, and representatives from other Divisions to acquire information needed for immediate determinations or decisions. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):Knowledge of:• Principles, concepts, practices, and techniques of government accounting and fiscal management.• Methods and techniques of data processing as applied to accounting practices.• Processes of State government.• Methods and techniques of automated financial systems.Skills in:• Basic mathematics.• Oral and written communications.• Maintaining positive interpersonal relationships.• Effective time management.Ability to:• Lead, supervise, and manage subordinate staff.• Analyze and interpret fiscal and statistical data.• Prioritize multiple tasks. Selective Preference(s):The ideal candidate for this position will have:• One year of accounting experience as an Accounting Specialist 2 or 3, or equivalent.• A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university is preferred. Pre-Employment Requirements:• If this position requires driving or the use of a vehicle as an essential function of the job to conduct State business, then the following requirements apply: Driver’s License Requirements. Any employee operating a motor vehicle on State business must possess and retain a current, valid class-appropriate driver’s license, complete all required training, and successfully pass all necessary driver’s license record checks. The license must be current, unexpired, and neither revoked nor suspended. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records, and must complete all required driver training. An employee who operates a personally owned vehicle on state business shall maintain the statutorily required liability insurance (see Arizona Administrative Code (A.A.C.) R2-10-207.11).• Successfully pass background and reference check; employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the Agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions.• All newly hired State employees are subject to and must successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify).Benefits:The Arizona Department of Economic Security offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:• Affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plans• Participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) and long-term disability plans• 10 paid holidays per year• Vacation time accrued at 4.00 hours bi-weekly for the first 3 years• Paid Parental Leave-Up to 12 weeks per year paid leave for newborn or newly-placed foster/adopted child (pilot program).• Sick time accrued at 3.70 hours bi-weekly• Deferred compensation plan• Wellness plans• Tuition Reimbursement• Stipend Opportunities• Infant at Work Program• Rideshare and Public Transit Subsidy• Career Advancement & Employee Development Opportunities• Flexible schedules to create a work/life balanceBy providing the option of a full-time or part-time remote work schedule, employees enjoy improved work/life balance, report higher job satisfaction, and are more productive. Remote work is a management option and not an employee entitlement or right. An agency may terminate a remote work agreement at its discretion.Learn more about the Paid Parental Leave pilot program here. For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits pageRetirement:State employees are required to participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS), the State-sponsored retirement contribution plan, and the Long-Term Disability (LTD) program after a 27-week waiting period. The ASRS-defined benefit plan provides for life-long income upon retirement. You will also have the option to participate in a voluntary deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments.On, or shortly after, your first day of work you will be provided with additional information about the available insurance plans, enrollment instructions, submission deadlines, and effective dates.Contact Us:For questions about this career opportunity, please contact Rose Ibe at (928) 225-4382 or State of Arizona is an Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting (928) 225-4382 or Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. 

  • Senior Accounting Officer (Specialist) (JC-426440) 04/24/24

    April 11, 2024

    To be considered for this position, you must apply at To apply you must first create a CalCareers account. Once your account is created, you can search 426440 to locate the job posting and apply.Link: This position will no longer be available on CalCareers after the job closes on 04/24/24. No applications will be accepted after the job closing date. Positions at the Water Boards may be eligible for telework with in-person attendance based on the operational needs of the position.**Currently, this position operates under a hybrid telework plan of two days in the office and three days of telework. The initial training period for this position will require the candidate to work 100% in the office.**The State Water Resources Control Board’s Division of Administration Services has an opening for a Senior Accounting Officer (Specialist) in the Accounting Branch. The position is located at 1001 I Street, 18th Floor, Sacramento, right in the heart of downtown next to light rail stations and other public transportation.To be considered for this position, applicant must provide a COPY of unofficial transcripts and degree (if applicable) at the same time of application submission; however, please be aware that OFFICIAL transcripts must be provided prior to appointment. Duties:Audits, analyzes, and prepares for payment for U.S. Bank Central Travel Account (CTA), PCard, Wex Bank, purchase orders, service orders, training request forms, and other miscellaneous purchase documents to ensure costs are allowable and appropriate.  Obtains invoices, reports and other required information by accessing vendors online including U.S Bank Access, U.S. Bank Admin Console, Concur, and iBank. Audits, analyzes, and processes expense advances, utility invoices, and other miscellaneous invoices.  Courteously answers inquiries regarding multi-funded expenditure allotments, invoice dispute notifications, payment penalties, purchase records, and accounts from administrative officers, program managers, vendors, and control agencies. Prepares FI$Cal input forms to post to the appropriate general ledgers to establish encumbrances, liquidate encumbrances and create claim schedules/vouchers. Audits and utilizes CalATERS to process travel advances, travel expense claims and supporting documentation by applying CalHR Regulations, Bargaining Unit MOU’s, Management Memo’s, and Water Board Policy. Reviews quality of work processed by lower-level accounting staff to maintain effective control, accountability, and timeliness. Prepares monthly reconciliations and year-end accrual account reconciliations.The Accounting Branch supports multiple funds, programs, State and Regional Water Boards as well as Drinking Water Offices throughout the State of California. This is a great opportunity for someone who is possibly interested in starting a state accounting career. The Water Board Accounting Branch provides a team environment with training and mentoring. The challenge and complexity of accounting for the many Water Board programs leads to great experience and upward mobility.Overtime during peak periods, such as yearend, may be required. Additional information:Candidates must possess essential personal qualifications including integrity, initiative, dependability, good judgment, the ability to work cooperatively with others, and the ability to perform the assigned duties of the class.If the position requires driving, you must possess a current and valid driver’s license. Please Do Not include full Social Security Number, method of eligibility, and LEAP information in your application package.Salary information – CalHR salary rules allow appointment at the entrance rate (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 2, § 599.673) of a classification. For classes with alternate ranges, placement is based on education/experience.Please let us know how you heard about this position by taking this brief survey: will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement. $5,684.00 - $7,114.00 per Month The Water Resources Control Board is a Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSFL) Qualified Employer.

  • Accountant

    April 10, 2024

    Do you take pride in understanding, explaining, and ensuring the appropriate use of funds? Does using Excel to monitor, analyze, and project fund balances spark joy for you? Do you like to help your stakeholders by providing options to achieve their goals within the rules? You are going to love this job!The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies is seeking an Accountant to join our stellarAdministrative Services team. You will initiate financial transactions in SFS and JET, run reports in WISER to update financial planning spreadsheets, and assist faculty, students, and staff with purchasing. You will also work with the Associate Dean for Administration to develop and manage the annual budget in PlanUW and support the Research Administration team with post-award accounting.In return, you can expect a COLLEGIAL, RESPECTFUL and SUPPORTIVE team environment, a FLEXIBLE work arrangement (hours and location), and work that has VARIETY and AUTONOMY. Your efforts will enable top tier faculty to focus on confronting global environmental challenges with their research and enable brilliant professors to focus on preparing the next generation to lead.The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies is committed to elevating underrepresented voices, promoting anti-racism, and modeling inclusive excellence at UW-Madison. As the most interdisciplinary academic unit on campus, we believe the diverse perspectives and experiences of our community are key to innovation and shared success. We look forward to welcoming you to our community.Job Summary:Performs general accounting duties following generally accepted accounting principles and procedures. Prepares financial reports and assists with budgeting. Ensures the accurate recording and reporting of the business unit's financial transactions.Essential Responsibilities:- 15% Organizes, prepares, and updates basic financial statements, monthly and year-end journal entries, accounts, ledgers, and reports for various financial needs within an automated financial system to ensure accurate recording and reporting of financial transactions- 10% Prepares and analyzes financial data, reports and records, identifies discrepancies,investigates, recommends, and implements basic solutions as needed- 10% Assists with accounting and reviewing reconciliations, journal entries, schedules, and reports- 5% Answers questions and provides accounting related information to internal and external stakeholders according to established policies and procedures- 10% Assists in preparing budgets and financial projections- 30% Prepares and/or approves financial transactions and payments- 15% Assists with post-award accounting by auditing and approving financial transactions such as subaward invoices, PI transfers, refunds, payments, cost transfers and fiscal closeout of awards and projects- 5% Supports the Fee for Service program with billing and project set-up/close-outRequired Qualifications:- Highly skilled with Microsoft Excel, including use of formulas and pivot tables- Demonstrated knowledge of accounting/financial transactions- Understanding of funding types and appropriate usesPreferred Qualifications:- Demonstrated independent problem solving and analytical skills, attention to detail andorganization- Experience with budgeting and budget management- Familiarity with the financial practices and tools of UW-Madison, including purchasing and expense reimbursement- Enthusiasm for welcoming and including those historically overlooked in Environmental fields- Experience interpreting and applying University or State of Wisconsin rules, regulations, and guidelines- Strong interpersonal communication skills and positive attitude toward customer service and teamwork

  • Program Officer MENA

    April 10, 2024

    Job Summary:Every employee of IRI is responsible for carrying out the Mission of IRI, and demonstrating the core values in their day to day operations.Excellence- We believe in quality results delivered by investing in people. Freedom- We believe in exploration and experimentation to be agile and responsive. Respect- We believe in trust, empathy and empowering people. Teamwork- We believe in diversity, inclusion and the power of global collaboration. Transparency- We believe in open communication and clear decision-making. Accountability- We believe in personal responsibility as the foundation of success.The Program Officer (PO) will assist in the design and implementation of a strategy for IRI's programs in her/his country of assignment. The PO closely monitors and analyzes political and economic developments in a country of responsibility, develops program ideas, and drafts proposals on a range of democracy and assistance programs. The PO also supports the identification and oversight of program partners and ensures effective communications with funders. This is a hybrid position based in Washington, DC.Position Requirements:   Undergraduate degree in political science, international relations, or related field. Graduate degree preferred.Three to five years’ professional experience in democracy promotion, politics, international affairs, public administration or other relevant fields.Working knowledge of politics, economics, history and culture of countries in the MENA regionStrong written and oral communication and presentation skills.Demonstrated experience working with United States Government funded projects and familiarity with United States Government regulations and processes.Program management experience, including basic accounting necessary to draft and oversee a budget.Ability to work independently and as a manager of a team to coordinate and lead the efforts of other professionals to effectively meet program goals.Demonstrated ability to develop new program concepts, including country specific contextual analysis, operational approaches and evaluative methods to measure implementation progress.Demonstrated ownership and initiative over work.Flexibility and adaptability; knowledge/experience working in closed/closing contexts.Ability and willingness to travel.Arabic language (speaking and writing) strongly preferred.Primary Functions & Responsibilities:Oversees the implementation of specific grant(s) and associated grant activities.Assesses the feasibility of new funding opportunities and contributes to the substantive design of new programs.Anticipates, troubleshoots, offers solutions and actively resolves project challenges.Maintains an understanding of funder and IRI policies and procedures related to grant compliance and oversight.Develops and supports efforts to ensure that grants are completed on time.Monitors and ensures proper tracking of program expenditures to ensure projects remain within budget allocations and are implemented timely against a project work-plan.Oversees and participates in monitoring and evaluation efforts.Monitors, analyzes and reports on political and related developments in MENA countries to provide regional and country analysis and information.Writes and reviews high quality quarterly, semi-annual, final and other relevant reports for funders.Establishes, maintains, and develops strong working relationships with relevant stakeholders in Washington D.C. and abroad.Represents IRI at external events and actively supports IRI’s communication strategy, including branding and outreach plans.Supervises personnel, is involved in hiring and evaluation processes, including goal setting and ongoing performance feedback.Travels as needed for program oversight and implementation. QualificationsEducationRequiredBachelors or better in Political Science or related field.ExperienceRequired3-5 years:• Must have authorization to work in the U.S. Undergraduate degree in political science, international relations, or related field. Three to five years’ professional experience in democracy promotion, politics, international affairs, public administration or other relevant fields.  Working knowledge of politics, economics, history and culture of MENA region. Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

  • 24-02212 Revenue Auditor I

    April 10, 2024

    The Office of Field Operations, in the Northern KY Taxpayer Service Center has an opening for a Revenue Auditor I position. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to provide clear communication skills with taxpayers and their representative(s) over the phone and in person to resolve tax matters.As Revenue Auditor for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, you will receive the direction and the training needed to successfully audit tax returns to determine the accuracy of the return filed, payments made, and the extent of liabilities due (if any).Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Educating and advising taxpayers of their tax liabilities/ responsibilities, filing deadlines, tax payment obligations, and department policies and procedures.Carefully reviewing tax returns as directed.Collecting data, information, and documentation from taxpayers.Carefully monitoring deadlines.Continuously updating notes, histories, and taxpayer information in agency computer systems and audit work papers.Recording notes proficiently and accurately into agency computers systems during telephone conversations.Conducting meetings and other conferences with taxpayers and tax professionals.Utilizing Microsoft Excel at a basic level and learning more advanced techniques.Ensuring the safety and confidentiality of taxpayer information, data, and records.Remaining up-to-date on tax laws, policies, and regulations by regularly attending in-house and outside seminars, training sessions, and educational opportunities.The successful candidate must possess clear communication skills to work with customers in person or over the telephone and in writing, occasionally in confrontational situations. Additional / Supplemental information:Successfully complete a background investigation including an FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).Comply with all tax lawsMostly at a desk using a computer and telephoneSome travel for training and education.We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.Minimum RequirementsEDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree which must include twenty semester hours or thirty quarter hours in pure accounting courses.EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: NONESubstitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: NONESubstitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: Certification as Certified Public Accountant or as a Certified Internal Auditor will substitute for the required education; OR Experience with a financial institution, corporation, college, university, state, local, or federal government in financial analysis, economic analysis, Kentucky tax administration, financial planning, cost analysis, credit analysis or loan analysis, accounting, or a related field will substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Two years of professional level tax experience in the audit, review or preparation of excise, corporation, or individual income tax withholding, or property and/or sales tax within a state government Revenue Department or the Internal Revenue Service will substitute for the twenty accounting hours.SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): NONEWorking ConditionsIncumbents working in this job title primarily perform duties in an office setting. Travel may be required.Probationary PeriodThis job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Lauren Miller at or 859-371-9049. 

  • Highway Safety Specialist (State Programs Specialist)

    April 10, 2024

    This position is perfect for a mission focused highway safety professional with knowledge of highway safety programs including road safety.  Demonstrated ability to relate to all types of personalities in challenging and, at times, contentious circumstances is essential to success.  This is a good position for a person who wants to be challenged, who possesses leadership skills, and who wants to advance within the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.As a Highway Safety Specialist (State Programs Specialist), you will:Responsible for administering the Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Program in the State.  This responsibility requires that the incumbent take all necessary actions to ensure that the State complies with established laws, regulations, policies, and guidelines.Responsible for planning, coordinating and conducting a program review at least once every three years, along with a follow-up process review each year until all outstanding issues identified in the program are resolved.Responsible for administering the Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP). This includes providing information, guidance, and assistance to the State commercial motor vehicle safety program; and conducts first level reviews of the annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Plan (CVSP) and grant applications.Responsible for administering the Intelligent Transportation System/Commercial Vehicle Operations (ITS/CVO) programs within the Division.Responsible for the implementation of the Performance and Registration Information System Management (PRISM) in the State.Represents the FMSCA in interactions with persons outside the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, such as owners of major motor carriers and their employees, contractors, state and federal agency leaders and their key representatives to include the Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, senior officials of the Highway Patrol, the Director of the state Department of Transportation and key senior officials involved in transportation safety.The ideal candidate is a mission focused highway safety professional with knowledge of highway safety programs including road safety.  Demonstrated ability to relate to all types of personalities in challenging and, at times, contentious circumstances is essential to success.  This is a good and important management position within Division for a person who wants to be challenged, who possesses leadership skills, and who wants to advance within the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. The safety professional should be able to provide training to State Partners and Division Staff and provide extensive monitoring to the State and Federal Investigators.  The candidate will serve in a supportive role with Federal Programs and the Certified Investigative Staff with obtaining crash reports, vehicle registrations and licensing records requests from our State Partners in their conducting motor carrier compliance reviews and inspections. 

  • Financial Institutions Examiner (CalCareers Exam/Assessment)

    April 09, 2024

    The California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) is recruiting for Financial Institutions Examiners (FIEs). The DFPI has office locations in Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, and San Francisco. Help us protect California consumers by performing important financial analyses of financial institutions, business firms, and services!A career as an FIE requires working out in the field at a variety of financial service institutions away from headquarters office. Overnight travel may be required approximately 25% to 75% of the time.QualificationsLooking for graduates with a four-year bachelor’s degree in either:AccountingBusiness AdministrationEconomicsFinanceA related business/management specializationOr individuals who have completed a minimum of 16 semester units of professional accounting courses and 3 semester units of business law.SalaryStarting at $65,292 annuallyHow to Start Your Assessment and Application:Step 1-The State of California’s hiring process requires applicants first take an exam/assessment to be eligible to apply for vacant positions. If you meet the FIE qualifications (education) listed above, take the first step, and apply for the FIE exam/assessment online at: 2-Once you pass the online exam/assessment, you will be eligible to apply for vacant FIE positions posted on the CalCareers website at: or on the DFPI’s website at: the FIE exam/assessment and apply on CalCareers at: About the DFPIThe DFPI is California’s financial regulator, working to protect consumers by examining and licensing financial activities and taking action against unfair, deceptive, or abusive practices. We oversee state-chartered banks, credit unions, student loan servicers, and more. The DFPI offers benefit packages, competitive salary, a robust training program and opportunities for advancement.Consider a rewarding career as an FIE with the DFPI!BenefitsThe State of California offers its employees generous benefits that include retirement and savings plans, health, dental, vision insurance, and access to long-term disability and long-term care insurance. For detailed information please visit: URL URL URL

  • Administrative Assistant (Recent Graduate Pathways Program)

    April 09, 2024

    DUTIESSupports and assists with a full range of administrative tasks resolving recurring problems. Receives and distributes supplies, mail, etc., in a timely manner.Maintains files in accordance with Federal regulations and agency directives and ensures appropriate documentation is attached.May use database or spreadsheet software to enter, revise, sort, calculate, and retrieve data for reports.Receives visitors and handles calls of a routine nature applicable to the unit.Responds to non-technical requests for information regarding office functions, status of reports, and other information as needed. Difficult, technical, or special questions are referred to the appropriate area.Receives and distributes supplies, mail, etc., in a timely manner.ELIGIBILITYFor a full list of employment conditions, please see the vacancy announcement on be eligible, you must meet one of the following requirements:Completed all requirements for an associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational, or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution within the previous two years; ORIf you are a current student who is in the process of completing your degree, academic documentation must accompany your application package to validate your upcoming graduation date (you must complete all degree requirements within nine months of the application closing date to be considered a Recent Graduate); ORDue to military service obligation, you were precluded from applying to the Recent Graduate Program during any portion of the two-year eligibility period described above. This eligibility period cannot extend more than six years from the date on which the requirement for the academic degree or certificate was received.You must possess the qualifications requirements identified in the vacancy announcement on USAJOBS to be considered qualified for this position. Your application or resume must clearly show that you possess the experience requirements. Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on education. Provide course descriptions as necessary.

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"My education through the CBSM Accounting Program did a thorough job of preparing me for employment and the particular nuances of public accounting in Alaska. In addition, the coursework has proven very beneficial to me in taking the licensing exams required to earn a CPA license."