Job Vacancy Announcement-Financial Operations Generalist 1- UCR Unit

Job Vacancy Announcement

Financial Operations Generalist 1- Job Code: FIT020

Pay Grade: G- Headquarters – UCR Unit

Salary minimum: $32,415.70


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).


Under the Georgia Intrastate Motor Carrier (GIMC) Registration and Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Programs, commercial carriers, brokers, freight forwarders, and leasing companies are required to register their companies with the Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS). 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.
  • Verifies the accuracy of information to be billed, tracks account activity, bills consumers and resolves billing inquiries.


Selected applicant must pass a pre-employment background investigation. This includes a review of criminal, driver’s and credit history. No polygraph examination is required for this position.



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:


  • 6 months experience in Unified Carrier Registration
  • 6 months experience in Georgia Intrastate Motor Carrier Registration
  • Prior experience in accounting and auditing



Application deadline: Wednesday, March 29, 2023


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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.