STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group A13

Class No. 1002

ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN II

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs highly complex (senior-level) technical accounting support work. Work involves performing detailed assignments in recording, classifying, examining, and verifying financial records, documents, or reports. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Classifies, codes, posts, and balances financial accounting documents and records.

Compiles statistical, financial, accounting, or auditing reports and tables pertaining to cash receipts, expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, and profits and losses. 

Calculates, prepares, and issues bills, invoices, account statements, and other financial statements according to established procedures.

Computes, analyzes, prepares, and processes purchase or travel vouchers. 

Prepares payment, cash, general journal, and related vouchers.

Assists with researching and reconciling discrepancies in accounts, bank statements, or appropriation balances; and reports findings.

Assists with the preparation of financial statements and operating reports.

Assists with an annual inventory of equipment and supplies.

Assists with tracking invoices to ensure payments are made.

May perform payroll-related activities.

May perform financial calculations such as amounts due, interest charges, balances, discounts, equity, and principal. 

May audit and approve field operating reports, vouchers, claims, invoices, requisitions, estimates, purchase orders, statements, and similar records.

May receive cash, prepare deposit slips, and maintain cash control records.

May assist in monitoring the budget.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience with accounting or bookkeeping principles. Graduation from a standard senior high school supplemented by college coursework in accounting is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures affecting the maintenance of accounting records and automated accounting systems.

Skill in the use of a personal computer and related office equipment.

Ability to review work for accuracy, to accurately perform detailed numerical work, to make arithmetical computations, to prepare financial and accounting records, and to communicate effectively. 


State Auditor’s Office

Reviewed 9-1-17