Job Vacancy Announcement-Financial Operations Generalist 1- Overweight Citation Unit

Job Vacancy Announcement

Financial Operations Generalist 1-  Job Code: FIT020

Pay Grade: G- Headquarters – Overweight Citations Unit

Salary minimum: $24,771.59


The Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS) oversees the day-to-day operation of the Georgia State Patrol (GSP), Capitol Police and the Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD).


The Overweight Citations Unit is responsible for collecting and processing monetary fines imposed on trucks for being overweight when issued a citation on a Georgia highway by the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit of the Motor Carrier Compliance Division. DPS is seeking qualified applicants to fill a Financial Operations Generalist 1 position.


This is a fast paced, high volume work environment that offers the opportunity to interact with a wide variety of customers. This position will provide a challenging opportunity without compromising work/life balance, and includes an excellent benefits package and the potential for a flexible work schedule.



Critical Responsibilities:


  • Balances and reconciles accounting records, statements, journals, ledgers or reports.

  • Collects fees or revenues, disburses payments and posts to appropriate accounts.

  • Compiles and maintains records and files.

  • May analyze financial reports to assess compliance.

  • May apply GAAP guidelines.

  • May compile and prepare standard accounting reports.

  • May monitor individual department budgets or expenditures, and identifies budget variances.

  • Performs routine accounting, clerical, billing, and/or claims processing duties for assigned accounts Responds to inquiries to solve routine accounting problems.

  • Prepares requested materials for audits of financial data or records.

  • Processes or records financial transactions such as accounts payable and receivable, payroll, invoices, or requisitions in a ledger or computer system.

  • Provides information or interpretation to third parties such as banks, auditors, vendors and governmental entities.



Minimum Qualifications:
Associate’s degree in a business curriculum or related field from an accredited college or university OR High School diploma or GED AND Two years of experience performing accounting and/or fiscal control functions.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Previous experience in customer service environment

  • Prior experience in Accounts Receivable  



Application deadline: Friday, January 18, 2019


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Only applicants chosen for interview will be contacted. This is an unclassified position unless filled by a classified employee.


The Georgia Department of Public Safety is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employees and applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, natural origin, age, disability or genetic information.