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Account Technician

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Summary Information:
Employer: Carson City Schools
Position Type: Admin./Support
Categories: Accounting Clerk
School / Org: Fiscal Services - District Office
Location Carson City, Nevada
FTE: Full-Time
No. of Positions: 1
Salary: $17.70 - $22.60 / Per Hour
Posting Date: 3 November 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Carson City Schools is seeking applicants for the following position(s):

Account Technician

Position ID#:

LICENSE: K-12 Generalist Endorsement, TESL preferred

NOTE: This position is strictly contingent upon sufficient funding and student enrollment.

SALARY & BENEFITS: Grade 24. Range begins with Step 1 = $17.70 per hour. 8.00 hours per day, 12 months per year with benefits according to the classified negotiated agreement. Employer-paid retirement, health and life insurance, sick leave benefits and personal leave. A new classified employee may receive up to a maximum of five (5) years of previous outside work experience. The prior position must be similar in nature and written verification of employment from the previous employer must be submitted to Human Resources upon employment. Per Administrative Regulation No. 311.1.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school or the equivalent. A typical qualifying entrance background is completion of formal or informal training in accounting, business mathematics, use of computers, or a closely related field; and responsible specialized accounting experience at a technical level performing complex payroll, full charge bookkeeping and financial reporting duties; or experience at or equivalent to experience as an Account Clerk III in the Carson City School District, wherein the incumbent has acquired the knowledge and abilities listed above; or completion of college level course work leading to completion of a major in accounting.

Must be able to pass the pre-employment drug screen test.

This is a replacement position.

General Job Description:
Performs clerical accounting work of routine to moderate difficulty involving payables, petty cash, travel arrangements, accounting, data entry; maintenance and processing of physical and computerized records; preparation and filing of statements and reports; including clerical and office support activities.

Experience or training required:

Knowledge of: Bookkeeping and accounting principles; accounts payables; financial record keeping procedures; data processing and related financial record keeping; payroll record keeping may be required; modern office equipment and procedures; business mathematics; basic leadership may be required; computer terminal operating techniques. Perform all accounts payable functions including, but not limited to, auditing of account codes, processing of purchase requisitions and orders. Auditing and preparing vendor remittance of invoices for payment; places and tracks purchase orders; authenticating receipt of materials and/or services; originating and filing of vouchers for approval; timely and accurate payment of vouchers and annual tax reporting including 1099s.

Operates computerized accounts payable system. Maintain a working knowledge of computerized accounts payable systems including initiating modifications to improve workflow and/or procedures with approval from supervisor. Observe system operations and determine whether programs appear to be operating correctly. Investigate and analyze potential problems and seek assistance from systems personnel where causes of problems are not apparent. Seek guidance or clarification from supervisor if corrective action is different than established procedures.

Utilize governmental fund accounting techniques for school systems accounts payable programs. Prepare and compile statistical and financial data utilizing spreadsheets and accounting software programs. Trace errors and record adjustments to correct charges or credits posted to incorrect accounts. Maintain records required to supplement computer log, including resolution documentation and actions taken.

Communicates and works directly and frequently with all levels of district personnel and vendors to request proper documentation for processing payments, and to ensure accounts are current, accurate, and paid in a timely manner in alignment with district policies and procedures. Provide courteous, responsive and accurate information to employees, administration, outside agencies, and the general public. Treat sensitive information with confidentiality. Promote positive public relations and deal tactfully and diplomatically with employees, administration, outside agencies, and the general public.

Ability to: Perform difficult, technical accounting with a high degree of independence; plan, organize and schedule work to meet established priorities and timelines; understand and apply methods and procedures used in school district accounting; read, understand and apply budget, accounting, and fiscal policies and procedures; read, understand and apply specific provision of assigned areas of responsibilities; prepare clear and concise financial reports; interpret and explain various procedures; resolve problems with tact and proficiency; work under pressure of deadlines; operate a calculator and computer terminal quickly and accurately; direct the work of others, may be required for some assignments; operate a vehicle observing legal and defensive driving practices, may be required; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; establish and maintain effective proactive relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Licenses or Certificates required:
Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent certificate, a valid driverís license issued by the state of residence, and an original Social Security Card.

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