Accounting Technician II

Position Overview

Under direct supervision, performs clerical and administrative duties for accounting job functions. Typical job responsibilities may include accounts payable, accounts receivables, general ledger, payroll or other financial accounting areas as assigned by management:

Uses automated accounting systems to perform routine data collection, data input

Takes responsibility for ensuring accuracy and completeness of all data and work produced.

Maintains all accounting data required to provide a complete audit and history file for each order/subcontract

Maintain accounting files and record retention

Clerical duties such as copying, mail distribution, scanning

May be assigned to special projects

May do research for others in Accounting department

Reviews vendor payment documents for authorized signatures, valid account numbers and appropriate supporting documentation, interfacing with requestors for clarification and/or corrections required by accounting procedures

May provide guidance to lower level technicians

Perform duties of general/routine to moderate complexity in nature

Other job related duties as assigned

Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all approved safety policies, procedures and applicable regulations and performs assigned duties in a safe manner

Accounting Technician under direct supervision performs clerical and administrative duties for accounting and payroll.

Actively participates in Safety Work Groups

Minimum Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent and 4 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.  Typical experience ranges from 4 - 7 years.

Demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness and attention to detail

Proficient with computers and Microsoft Office Suite

Some prior accounting or payroll experience

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Strong computer skills, attention to detail, superior quality on data input, willing and eager to learn new tasks, good with customers internal and external, and comfortable with repetitive tasks.

Working Conditions

Works in an office environment at a normal environmental restoration atmosphere (outdated and/or abandoned facilities). Potential exposure to equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemicals/solvents or hazardous and radioactive materials if proper safety procedures are not followed.

Ability to perform sedentary to light work, exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally (any exertion of force/lifting greater than 45 pounds requires usage of a two person “buddy system”), non-repetitive, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly, repetitive; performing such activities as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, kneeling, stooping, reaching.

Ability to perform primary office duties including heavy computer usage.

In some cases radiological training may be required.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the overall purpose of this job.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform job-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.