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State of South Dakota
Pierre, SD, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
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State of South Dakota
Pierre, South Dakota, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago


This is a Full-Time 40 Hours Weekly position with the Department of Health. For more information on the Department of Health, please visit

The South Dakota Department of Health helps every South Dakotan be healthy and strong. We do this through providing core public health services in every county in the state. Consider joining our team of highly dedicated professionals if these guiding principles speak to you:

  • serve with integrity and respect
  • focus on evidence-based prevention and outcomes
  • support data-driven innovation
  • achieve health equity in all communities
  • demonstrate proactive leadership and strengthen partnerships
  • exhibit transparency and accountability

Our staff are the foundation of our Department. As a member of the Department’s Division of Finance, you will assist programs to provide cost effective and accountable services and be part of a team with a family-friendly employer.

This position reports to the Audit and Internal Control Manager. The Accountant is responsible for, but not limited to: prepare, process, and track accounts receivable; account balance and reconciliation; technical assistance to programs; prepare federal grant draw request; and subrecipient monitoring support. 

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or Economics with accounting courses, or 5 or more years of related accounting experience.


  • the principles and practices of fiscal management and budgetary control;
  • generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), standards, and practices;
  • statistics and financial reporting;
  • financial management of federal grants;
  • cash management policies and procedures;
  • Microsoft applications including Excel, Word, and Query;
  • accounting software - state accounting system beneficial.


  • meet reporting requirements;
  • perform analysis and identify specific details;
  • make timely and accurate decisions.


  • organize and oversee multiple requests and tasks on a daily basis;
  • provide technical assistance to department staff;
  • communicate information clearly and concisely;
  • establish and maintain effective working relationship with others;
  • research and interpret laws, rules, and regulations;
  • follow established procedures.

Additional Requirements: To be considered, please attach your resume.

This position is eligible for Veterans’ Preference per ARSD 55:10:02:08.

The State of South Dakota does not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9. The State of South Dakota as an employer will be using E-Verify to complete employment eligibility verification upon hire.

The State of South Dakota offers employer paid health insurance plus eleven paid holidays, generous vacation and sick leave accrual, dental, vision, and other insurance options, and retirement benefits. You can view our benefits information at This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS.

Must apply online:
You must apply online, emailed resumes or submissions will not be accepted.
South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
Telephone: 605.773.3148 Email:
"An Equal Opportunity Employer"

Opportunity Information

  • Job ID: 70328850
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Pierre, South Dakota, United States
  • Company Name For Opportunity: State of South Dakota
  • Position Title: Revenue and Grant Accountant
  • Opportunity Type: Accountant
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Salary: $27.50 - $33.90 (Hourly Wage)

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