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Accounting Technician

Department: 
Administration / Finance
Starting Salary: 
$15.45 PH
Grade: 
31
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 2:00pm
Summary: 

Performs accounting functions, human resource functions and receptionist duties in the Administration Office, with particular emphasis in the area of accounts payable. Provides assistance to the County Manager and or Finance Officer in areas such as expenditure tracking, grant monitoring, creating spreadsheets, establishing and generating financial reports and fiscal reporting. Provides assistance to the Human Resource Director in general human resource such as processing workers compensation, general liability claims, leave programs and file maintenance. Performs routine receptionist duties as the first point of contact for the County Manager, Finance Officer and Human Resource Director.

Duties: 
  1. Duties - Prepares and posts accounts payable using financial software system within designated timeframes. Prepare vendor payments and payroll expenditures for approval by BOCC for all County Funds (DHS excluded). Preparation shall include proper departmental purchase and payment approval and general ledger coding for accounting purposes. Vendor payment files and related information shall be maintained for applicable budget years. Research past due vendor balances from vendor statements. Request copies of invoices for departmental approval. Research discrepancies in all vendor accounts payable balances and work with vendors for correction and resolution. Prepare warrants payable report. Maintain payable authorization lists for departmental invoice approval. Reconcile general ledger receivable accounts and payable accounts monthly. Prepare and post general journal entries, budget journal entries and miscellaneous receipts into the County general ledger and accounting system. Prepare end of year accrual entries and reconcile end of year receivables and payables. County Manager duties - Assists the County Manager with various special projects or programs and coordinates all related tasks for completion. Prepares correspondence and documents including confidential correspondence, memorandums, letters, reports and general correspondence. Performs various support duties including making copies and prints, updating materials or reports, and mailing documents. Human Resource duties - Ensures protection and security of files and records; file maintenance; maintains personnel records, personnel actions, job descriptions, and employee performance reviews. Maintains and updates HR electronic databases. Creates and posts vacancies for all County positions as needed. Collects employment applications and track each application received.
Qualifications: 

Associates degree (A.A.) from an accredited college or university; two (2) to four (4) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Familiarity with Human Resource (HR) office activities is preferred.

Additional Requirements: 

Valid Colorado Driver's License required. Must possess or be able to obtain Colorado Notary Public certification. Must be able to become certified to perform E-VERIFY program on all new hires. May be required to take a written examination in computer software programs.