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Accountant/Auditor 5 at WV Department of Health and Human Resources

Posted on 3/6/2023

Contact Info

Name DHHR Jobs
Address One Davis Square
Charleston, WV 25301

Nature of Work:

Working in the office of finance, under limited supervision of the director of the division of cost allocation within the office of internal control and policy development (OICPD), the position referenced herein is for the lead accountant within the division of cost allocation and is responsible for completion of the human services administrative cost distribution report. This report serves to allocate administrative costs within the DHHR to all sources of funds. This is a complex process involving the utilization of fund reports, the collection and analysis of data supplied by various bureaus and offices within DHHR, and the reconciliation of organizational data gathered from WV Oasis. Also, this position assists with maintenance of the DHHR central services cost allocation plan, and indirect cost rate proposal, which are required of all allocations of statewide costs to the Human Services Program. The work processes and regulatory requirements within the division of cost allocation are complex, specialized and have a significant impact on federal funding received and by the DHHR, as such, the incumbent must develop and maintain a broad knowledge of fund accounting, office management and budget.

Minimum Qualifications

Training: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with at least 24 semester hours in accounting and certification from a nationally recognized accounting or auditing certification society.


Experience: Six (6) years of full-time or equivalent part-time paid experience in professional accounting, statutory accounting, auditing work, forensic accounting, public accounting, investigative and/or forensic auditing, certified fraud examining, or other directly related accounting.


Substitutions: (1) Master's degree in accounting may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience. (2) Certification or registration as a Public Accountant in West Virginia may be substituted for the training and two (2) years of the required experience.

Preference will be given to applicants holding a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Forensic Accountant (CFA), Certified Evaluation Analyst, or applicants who have completed a graduate certificate program in forensic accounting and fraud investigation.

To be considered for this position, please forward your resume to; include the job title in the subject line.