TPWD – Accountant II

May 10, 2023
Austin, TX
Job Type



To manage and conserve the natural and cultural resources of Texas and to provide hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.


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Job Classification


Military Specialty

Accountant I-VII


36A, 36B, 70C, 89A

Accountant I-VII


LS, LSS, PS, 310X, 651X, 751X

Accountant I-VII

Coast Guard

SK, F&S, FIN10

Accountant I-VII

Marine Corps

3451, 3402, 3404, 3408, 8844

Accountant I-VII

Air Force

6F0X1, 65FX, 65WX

*More information on military occupational specialty codes can be found below:

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Texas Parks and Wildlife offers a variety of benefits for employees such as generous paid time off, group insurance, retirement and pension, and frequent training and staff development opportunities. Other benefits include longevity pay, merit pay, deferred compensation, flexible benefit plans, 401K/457 retirement plans, direct deposit, telework, staggered work hours, Employee Assistance Program and a Return to Work Program. For new employees or rehires, health insurance is available the 1st of the following month after a 60-day waiting period. Click HERE to view our Benefits page.

HIRING CONTACT: Jacky Lambeth, (512) 389-4991

PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Financial Resources - Revenue & Parks Accounting, 4200 Smith School Rd, BLDG D, Austin, TX 78744


Under the direction of the Contract Revenue Manager, this position performs routine (journey-level) accounting work. Work involves maintaining, preparing, posting, and balancing accounting and financial statements, records, documents, or reports. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures.




Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics, or closely related field.


One year experience in accounting and financial operations.


If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license.



Two years experience in accounting and financial operations;

Experience with multi-fund governmental accounting;

Experience with financial accounting systems;

Experience with reconciling accounts through multiple non-interfaced accounting systems.


Valid class "C" Texas driver's license.


Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and procedures affecting the maintenance of accounting records and automated accounting systems;

Knowledge of governmental accounting and financial systems;

Knowledge of Texas governmental accounting and auditing methods;

Knowledge of accounting records and automated accounting systems;

Skill in using standard office equipment;

Skill in using MS Word, Excel, and Outlook;

Skill in effective written and verbal communication;

Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts;

Skill in reconciling deposits with account activity from multiple revenue sources;

Skill in prioritizing and managing multiple concurrent tasks;

Skill in problem solving and attention to detail;

Skill in making independent, sound and timely decisions;

Skill in managing several projects simultaneously;

Skill in meeting deadlines;

Ability to plan and organize workload tasks to meet deadlines;

Ability to research and understand governmental policy and procedures;

Ability to communication effectively to both internal and external parties;

Ability to work as part of a team to accomplish goals and meet deadlines;

Ability to interpret law, rules, regulations, and procedures of the state of Texas;

Ability to maintain flexibility and work with frequent interruptions and multiple changing priorities;

Ability to interpret and apply accounting theory;

Ability to work accurately with numerical detail;

Ability to analyze, consolidate, and interpret accounting data;

Ability to communicate effectively;

Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program.


Required to work from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday;

Required to work overtime, as necessary;

Must conform to TPWD dress and grooming standards, work rules, and safety procedures;

Required to travel 5% with possible overnight stays;

May be required to operate a State vehicle;

Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles.


Closing Date: May 22, 2023, 11:59:00 PM

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