Accounts Receivable Accountant (Accountant IV)

Job #: 2024-52

  • TWC Job #: 16502414
  • Opening Date: 3/14/2024
  • Travel Required: N/A
  • Monthly Salary: $4,583.34 - $5,250.00
  • Position Location: Austin
  • Group Step: B20
  • Class: 1018
  • Status: Open

Accounts Receivable Accountant – Austin, Texas

The Office of the Governor is looking for an Accounts Receivable Accountant (Accountant IV) to work in the Financial Services Division.

Who We Are

The Office of the Governor works to build a healthier, safer, freer, and more prosperous future for all Texans. We are located primarily within the Texas State Capitol Complex in Austin.

What You’ll Earn

The salary is $4,583.34 - $5,250.00 a month ($55,000.00 - $63,000.00 a year).

Benefits include medical insurance, sick leave, and vacation leave. Also, State of Texas employees are eligible for a defined retirement plan. Learn more:

What You’ll Do

This is a job that performs complex (journey-level) accounting work, which includes making transaction entries in multiple accounting systems, preparing reconciliations and work papers supporting the financial statements. Interacts with staff, governmental agencies, and the public. Develops professional working relationships with internal and external customers.

  • Supports all accounting functions performed within the Financial Services Division.
  • Prepares and audits OOG payment vouchers.
  • Audits and processes Events Trust Fund and Governor’s University Research Initiative payment requests.
  • Codes and prepares entries for receipt of funds in the State accounting system and the agency’s internal systems.
  • Prepares entries for the reclassification of principal payments on loans to maintain customer balances in the internal system. 
  • Prepares agency-billing invoices. Maintains accounts receivable open file, monitors for delinquent billings, and invoices for overdue payments per agency policy.
  • Gathers and maintains relevant daily and weekly bank rates.
  • Reviews loan interest calculations to account for interest rate changes. 
  • Reviews daily reports to identify and prepare entries that need to be entered in agency’s internal system. 
  • Prepares and enters assigned entries into the appropriate accounting systems.
  • Maintains files and stores accounting records in accordance with the state records retention rules.
  • Assists in preparation of Annual Financial Report (AFR), including preparation and review of journal entries and review of notes to the financial statements. 
  • Assists in the compilation of financial reports.
  • Serves as back-up to other Accountants as necessary.
  • Provides administrative support to the Director of Financial Services as needed.
  • May prepare non-profit organizations’ payments on a timely basis; may receive bills, obtain authorization to pay, and maintain check registers.

How You’ll Qualify                                

Four (4) years of experience in accounting and financial operations.

Note: Experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis. Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) will substitute for two (2) years of experience.

You’re a Great Fit with

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.
  • Experience in accounting as a State of Texas employee; and
  • Knowledge of Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel System Financials (CAPPS Financials) and Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS)

Other Things to Know and When You Should Apply

It’s a great job for a professional who is pursuing a career in government accounting. Apply now by submitting a state of Texas application. Applications are reviewed daily.

Telework opportunities are available upon request. Reliable internet is required. Alternate work schedules and telework may be discussed with the hiring manager during the interview process.


Veterans, Reservists, or members of the Guard can compare this position to Military Occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor's Office.

How to Apply

Applications are received only through Work In Texas. The OOG requires all sections of the state application to be completed. Omission of data on the state application is grounds for disqualification of the application. Requests for accommodation should be made to the Human Resources office as early as possible in the application/employment process. 

Apply Online at Work in Texas

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Office of the Governor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all new employees to present proof of eligibility to work in the United States within three (3) days of being hired. The Office of the Governor participates in E-Verify and 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. Male candidates between 18 and 25 years of age are required to show proof of Selective Service registration (or exemption) prior to an offer of employment being extended. Such proof is not required to be filed with an application but must be provided upon request by the Human Resources office. For additional information pertaining to Selective Service registration, you may visit View a copy of the Agency's Equal Employment Opportunity Utilization Report.

Notice to Applicants Who May Require Reasonable Accommodation in the Interview Process

Applicants with disabilities who may need to discuss special accommodations during the interview process should email the OOG’s Reasonable Accommodation Program Manager or call 512-463-8315 in the Human Resources Department. If reasonably possible, please call at least 48 hours in advance to afford our representative and the hiring division sufficient time to properly review and coordinate your request.

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(512) 463-5873

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