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Program Analyst 1 (EFT Coordinator)
SALEM OR 97309
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Program Analyst 1 (EFT Coordinator)
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Program Analyst 1 (EFT Coordinator)





Salary




$41,172.00 - $59,952.00 Annually






Location




Salem, OR








Job Type




Permanent






Department




Treasury








Job Number




OST18-0017












Closing




6/14/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

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Description



Oregon State Treasury (OST) is recruiting for a Program Analyst 1 (EFT Coordinator). This position will be located in our in our Salem, Oregon location. This position will report to the Banking Operations Manager.



This position was previously classified as an Accountant 2 position and has recently been reclassified to a Program Analyst 1. The salary range remains the same. OST is about to initiate a full classification review of this and other banking operations positions that may result in additional position reclassification.



OST is led by the State Treasurer, a constitutional officer and statewide elected official. The Treasurer serves as the chief financial officer for the state and is responsible for the prudent financial management of state money. The Treasurer serves a four-year term, and, if re-elected, may hold the position for two terms. The current State Treasurer is Tobias Read, who was sworn into office in January 2017.



OST is an organization with a wide range of financial responsibilities, including (1) managing the state's pension fund, (2) issuing all state debt of approximately 10 billion, (3) serving as the central bank for state agencies processing more than $250 billion in transactions annually, and 4) a defined contribution program that allows members of the public to invest in 529 savings funds for higher education or disability-related costs and in IRAs for retirement.

OST manages the daily investment of nearly $100 billion in assets, held in a diversified investment portfolio of domestic and international equities, fixed income securities, alternative and opportunistic investments, real estate and cash. Additionally, Treasury also maintains supporting functions including internal auditing, investment operations, legal, compliance, corporate governance and cybersecurity. The 140+ member OST staff takes great pride in their statewide and national reputation for progressive approaches to service delivery.





Duties & Responsibilities



What you'll be doing....



As the EFT Coordinator, you will be assigned responsibilities related to the primary support of EFT transactions (Wire and ACH) originated and received by state agencies. Primary tasks will include:



Coordinating the timely processing of all state agency incoming and outgoing wire transfers by:



+ Reviewing all outgoing wire transfer requests for proper authorization and possible issues.

+ Initiate all outgoing wires using vendor-hosted systems.

+ Pulling reports of incoming wires received by the state throughout the day and coding for input into our Transaction Entry System (TES).

+ Performing additional research if receiving agency account is undetermined.

+ Providing additional details about received wires to each receiving agency or university.

+ Addressing Wire related questions.









Providing support, troubleshooting and maintenance of the State Treasurer's ACH Network (STAN) application. This will include:



+ Analyzing and resolving ACH origination file exceptions

+ Processing ACH related maintenance/update requests, including dollar limit updates and new ACH transaction types.

+ Processing ACH reversal requests received from agencies.

+ Addressing ACH origination related questions.









Ensuring accurate processing of incoming ACH transactions received by state agencies:



+ Reviewing ACH enrollment forms provided by agencies to ensure they are accurate

+ Performing additional research if receiving agency account is undetermined.

+ Addressing current system limitations by manually providing agencies information on some types of incoming ACH transactions.






Performing complex bank account reconciliations using statements and other reporting from the bank and Treasury reporting.


Note that Treasury is transforming the systems and vendor partnerships that support ACH and Wire activities for all state agencies. The individual in this position will be heavily involved in project related work over the coming 1-2 years, including having the opportunity to inform how that transformational change impacts agency and Treasury activities in the future.



What we are looking for...





+ Works well both individually and as part of a team.

+ Ability to work under the stress of deadline driven work for periods of time.

+ Ability to communicate well, both orally and in written form.

+ Highly motivated and strong work ethic.

+ Flexible and adaptive to change.

+ Critical thinking/problem solving skills.

+ Experience with ACH and/or wire, or within the banking industry is a plus.











Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills



What we want...



A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Accounting or a degree related to the agency program that demonstrates the capacity for the knowledge and skills;

OR

Any combination of experience or education equivalent to three years technical-level experience in the field of finance services (such as banking, accounting, debt or investment).



Preference may be given to those with previous ACH and Wire experience.





Additional Information



Attach a professional resume and a cover letter (no more than one page) highlighting your knowledge, skills and abilities relative to this position.





Note: The salary range listed in this announcement is for employees new to the State who are not currently PERS participating members. If you are currently a PERS participating State employee the base salary range is higher and you make contributions to PERS.



PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM: If you are employed by a government or not-for-profit organization, you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). Learn more to see whether you qualify at PSLF Program.



This recruitment will be used to one current vacancy. This position is represented by SEIU.


Prospective employees are subject to an extensive background check that may include, but not be limited to, validation of all application materials, prior employment and personal references, credit history, driving records, and fingerprint-based state and federal criminal and civil records. Adverse background data may be grounds for immediate disqualification.


Your application materials will be reviewed to determine that you have the education and/or experience required for this position. Notice of results will be sent by e-mail. The timeframe for the notice of results may vary depending on the volume of applications received for this recruitment.



Note: Treasury does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, all applicants will be required to complete the US Department of Justice form I-9, confirming authorization to work in the United States.


Treasury is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to a diverse workforce.











Core benefits


Medical, vision and dental insurance




+ Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members



+ $5,000 in employee basic life insurance


Retirement benefits





+ Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)



+ Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs



**Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.


Paid leaves and other benefits





+ Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation



+ Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments



+ 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year



+ Ten paid holidays a year


The state also provides access to an innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources.


Optional benefits





+ Term life (employee, spouse or domestic partner, and dependents



+ Long-term and short-term disability



+ Accidental Death and Dismemberment



+ Long-term care (self and eligible family members)



+ Flexible spending accounts



+ Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options.




The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full time work.







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