ACCOUNT TECHNICIAN II
POSITION CODE: 00116
ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under direction, independently performs technical accounting work in maintaining a complex, complete set of general account books by a fund or grant, or supervising the maintenance of a complex set of detailed books for a division or institution; supervises a small staff of four or more subprofessionals engaged in verifying and preparing a variety of financial documents and posting to account books; posts financial information to journals, registers, ledgers and other related financial records and makes adjusting entries and reconciles documents; closes account books; prepares or assists accountants in preparing difficult financial statements or reports for the department; performs other duties as required or assigned.
External Auditing Area
Under direction, plans, assigns, supervises and reviews work performed by staff engaged in reviewing and examining entries on various types of financial files, documents, records, and reports involving delinquencies, deficiencies and discrepancies and taking necessary corrective action; or independently examines and analyzes the more difficult documents and account files; initiates remedial action; maintains good public relations.
Education and Experience
Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of two years of college and one year of technical accounting experience or four years of related clerical bookkeeping experience.
Knowledges, Skills and Abilities Requires extensive knowledge of accounting techniques. Requires extensive knowledge of office methods and procedures. Requires working knowledge of state or non-state accounting procedures. Requires working knowledge of principles and functions of standard office accounting machines and equipment. Requires ability to supervise and train a small staff of subprofessionals in performance of specialized clerical and account-keeping tasks. Requires ability to apply established accounting methods and techniques.
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