Class Title: Program Specialist II
CAPPS Implementation Specialist
Position Number: 451.2020-30
Opening Date: August 10, 2020
Closing Date: Open August 21, 2020
Starting Salary: $4,000 monthly. Limited Term Position not to exceed August 31, 2023.
Division: Administrative Services
Work Location: Austin
Overnight Travel: 10%
Application Process: Complete a State of Texas Job application application and document how you meet the job requirements, education, and experience listed below. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of a completed application. An official copy of college transcripts is required. All applications must have an original signature. Incomplete applications will not be accepted for consideration.
Submit Applications and Transcripts to:
Human Resources, 2601 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX. 78705, or fax to (512) 475-1313, or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or via WorkInTexas.com . Applications must be received by 5:00 pm on the closing date. A State Application may be obtained from the Department of Banking website or WorkInTexas.com. The required documentation may be submitted separate from the application. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure the required documentation is received by the closing date.
Performs moderately complex (journey-level) consultative services and provide technical assistance work related to CAPPS Financials and CAPPS HR/Payroll. Work includes planning, designing, developing, and implementing CAPPS Financials and CAPPS HR/Payroll. Works under general supervision with limited to moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
General Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist with the planning, design, development, and implementation of agency CAPPS modules.
- Assist with the query development/deployment as well as identification of errors and production related issues.
- Assist with the preparation of reports that include recommendations and instructions for proposed system design and implementation.
- Assist with the preparation of charts, diagrams, and tables that depict the present and proposed systems in terms of costs, benefits derived, and tasks accomplished.
- Develop training for staff prior to system implementation.
- Assist with the development, analysis, and revision of system design procedures, test procedures, and quality standards related to the system.
- Prepares special reports as requested.
- Provide backup accounting functions as needed.
- Performs related work as assigned.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Experience and Education
- Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in business administration, accounting, or a related field. Education and experience may be substituted for one another on a year for year basis.
- Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in Texas state government performing accounting, budgeting, and systems analysis functions.
- Course work in accounting.
- Experience with CAPPS cycle implementation.
- Experience with USAS, USPS, SIRS, and TINS systems.
- Experience with payroll processing.
- Experience with State of Texas Travel regulations.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
- Knowledge of accounting or bookkeeping principles.
- Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures affecting the maintenance of accounting data, records, information and automated accounting systems.
- Ability to analyze, consolidate and interpret accounting data.
- Ability to interpret and apply state, federal, and Department policies and procedures.
- Ability to use USPS, USAS, SIRS, and TINS state systems.
- Ability to plan, organize and analyze accounting data related to the CAPPS Financials and HR/Payroll Systems.
- Ability to analyze problems, identify causative factors and elements in financial system problems, apply actions to effectively resolve, prevent recurrence of problematic conditions, and present alternative solutions.
- Skill in the use of personal computers, MS Word and Excel programs.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors and co-workers and to deal with the public and other state agencies.
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to responsibly handle sensitive and confidential information and situations and adhere to applicable laws/statutes/policies related to access, maintenance and dissemination of information.
- Ability to interpret and apply accounting theory and to interpret laws and regulations.
Physical and Cognitive Requirements:
The physical demands described here are represented of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position requires the incumbent to primarily perform sedentary office work; however, mobility (standing, walking, and lifting) is routinely required to carry out some duties. It requires extensive computer, copiers, printers, telephone, and client/customer contact. The job also requires normal cognitive abilities requiring the ability to learn, recall, and apply certain practices and policies. It requires the stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions. Marginal or corrected visual, speech and auditory requirements are required for reading printed materials and computer screens and communicating with internal and external customers. The position requires:
- Regular and punctual attendance.
- Frequent use of personal computer, copiers, printers, and telephones.
- Frequent sitting.
- Frequent work under stress, as a team member, and in direct contact with others.
- Travel less than 5% with possible overnight stays.
State law prohibits any employee of the Department from being or becoming “directly or indirectly indebted to, or financially interested in an entity supervised or regulated by the Banking Commissioner.” See Texas Finance Code, Section 12.107.
Those selected for an interview will be contacted by telephone. Final male applicants between the ages of 18 to 26 will be required to furnish proof of registration or exemption from registration with the selective service system
E-Verify – This organization participates in E-Verify. This employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.
The Texas Department of Banking is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, age or disability in employment or the provision of services. A disabled individual requiring reasonable accommodation shall not be denied the opportunity due to the disability. The applicant should contact Human Resources if reasonable accommodation is required during the application process at (512) 475-1347.