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Senior Accountant

The State Office of Risk Management (SORM) is looking for a service minded and motivated Senior Accountant for the Financial Management Department. As the Senior Accountant, you will monitor all agency fiscal budgets and transactions. You will prepare required financial reports including the Legislative Appropriations Request (LAR), Operating Budget, and Performance Measures. You will be responsible for ensuring timely and accurate payments and preparing other financial documents and reports. We are looking for a critical thinker who can effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders, interpret and apply accounting theory, and also has familiarity with Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS). If you are a strong accountant and are interested in serving the state of Texas, please apply to join our agency.

Learn more about this opportunity by reading the full job description for the Senior Accountant (Accountant IV-V;21-0423; PDF) and how to apply below.

The Office

The State Office of Risk Management is a unique state agency with an environment of creativity and collaboration. Our employees appreciate the warm atmosphere, mutual respect, progressive approach, engagement, and genuine community that comes from truly caring about each other and what we can do together. We don’t do silos, and your voice and happiness is as important as your skill. We take pride in our mission, our colleagues, and our belonging.

Advantages of working with SORM:

  • Casual dress code
  • Open and accepting environment
  • Wellness and employee engagement activities
  • Much more.

Advantages of working for the State:

  • State Medical/dental/vision benefits
  • Free downtown parking
  • Employee Assistance Program from legal services to mental health
  • Transit discounts
  • State discounts are offered at many stores, hotels, cell phone service providers, and more!

The Texas State Office of Risk Management is administratively attached to the Office of the Attorney General and is governed by a five-member Board. The Office is charged by law to administer insurance services obtained by Texas state agencies, including the self-insured government employees workers’ compensation insurance program and the state risk management programs. Its mission is to enable State of Texas agencies to protect their employees, the general public, and the State’s physical and financial assets by reducing and controlling risk in the most efficient and cost effective manner.

How to Apply

You may apply to the job directly through the CAPPS Career Section

Or, you can mail a State of Texas application (Word) to:

  • Linda Griffin, Director of Talent Management
  • State Office of Risk Management
  • P.O. Box 13777
  • Austin, TX 78711-3777

Applicants may direct inquiries to Linda Griffin, Director of Talent Management, at