Accounting Technician I

Recruitment #220705-D50A-01


Basic Purpose
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibility for performing paraprofessional technical work involving the maintenance and reporting of financial accounting data.  This includes maintenance of appropriate accounts, ledgers, journals, registers, and other financial records, reconciliation of various financial statements and documents, processing of various transactions for payment of invoices or expense vouchers, maintenance and processing of payroll data, and the preparation of routine or standard reports concerning financial operations and data.

Typical Functions
• Maintains accounting records including ledgers, journals, registers, and individual accounts; classifies and codes revenues and expenditures for entry into appropriate accounting records.
• Reviews and reconciles various financial transactions; examines invoices, expense vouchers and other source documents to verify obligations and post appropriate records.
• Prepares financial reports, statements and schedules of standard design.
• Maintains files of source documents and other information related to accounting activities.

Level Descriptor
This is the basic level of this job family where employees are primarily responsible for performing routine entry level technical accounting work in a training status to increase their skills in maintaining financial accounting data and preparing routine or standardized reports or other financial documents.  In this role they will primarily be involved in work related to reviewing and processing documents such as expense vouchers, invoices, purchase orders and similar documents for simple errors and classifying , coding and posting financial data to an established accounting system, preparing simple statements, schedules, statistical data and other information concerning financial operation, and performing related clerical duties in maintaining related files and records.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies
Knowledge Skills and Abilities required to perform work at this level include knowledge of accounting procedures and terminology, of business arithmetic, and of modern office methods and procedures.  Ability is required in the use of office equipment such as calculators, personal computers or computer keyboards, and copiers.


Education and Experience required at this level consists of one year of clerical, bookkeeping, or technical accounting experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting completion of six semester hours in accounting or bookkeeping at an accredited college or university for each six months of the required experience or the completion of a vocational training course in accounting for the one year of experience.


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