Accounting & Transaction Specialist (INFORMATION SERV SPECIALIST I, OPT. A)(UMP)

at Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

45% Under immediate supervision, serves an Accounting & Transaction Specialist for the Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT), supporting the Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR):
•    Assists higher level staff in performing application services of limited complexity associated with the GenTax Integrated System by providing input and documentation, as to the development, and support of the GenTax mid-range tax application system.
•    Prepares business objects and writes SQL in conjunction with the system support.
•    Works closely with user area in coding and testing of business objects.
•    Prepares system documentation and reviews code.
•    Prepares test data and performs unit test.
•    Confers with other Application Services Staff in the review of detailed test results and preparing documentation.
•    Monitors operation of system and documents required enhancements.
•    Follows established methodologies, documentation, standards and standard operation procedures in performing tasks.
•    Works closely with higher level Application Services staff; receives increasingly difficult assignments. 

•    Utilizes Visual Basic and .NET Framework in performance of duties. 


30% Performs applications programming support of the GenTax system of limited complexity: 
•    Writes SQL using SQL Server to be used in the business objects or as stand-alone queries.
•    Reviews business object modification specifications.
•    Codes business objects changes.
•    Tests changes and revises business object documentation.
•    Reviews test results, works with user area to test changes; places changes in production to ensure they function as designed.
•    Provides status reports to supervisor.


15% Receives instructions in understanding and applying modem systems methodology and standard operating procedures in performing the structured phases of a system lifecycle:
•    Receives training in problem solving approaches and techniques, methods of analysis, forms design and proper methods for presenting conclusions and system documentation and prepares reports.


5% Keeps abreast of new developments in the information technology field:
•    Continues education by attending meetings, training sessions, seminars and conferences to increase familiarity with and remain current on products, vendors, techniques and procedures.
•    Attends demonstrations and exhibitions related to assigned operations


5% Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

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Job Posting: 11906189

Posted On: May 16, 2024

Updated On: May 30, 2024

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