ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN

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Brief description

The position of accounting technician consists of being responsible for computing, classifying, and recording numerical data to keep financial records complete.

 Tasks

  • Audit daily sales reports submitted by location management;
  • Complete special projects and miscellaneous assignments as required;
  • Ensure that work area is clean, secure, and well maintained;
  • Handle customer and employee accounts receivable;
  • Keep management informed of area/department performance and raise any significant problems;
  • Maintain files, including filing of general ledger journal vouchers, accounts payable documentation, and other miscellaneous filings;
  • Maintain regular contact with other departments to obtain and convey information or to correct transactions;
  • Post data to sales journal;
  • Prepare requisitions for office, computer, and routine supply purchases;
  • Type a variety of documents, reports, and records.

Qualifications and requirements

  • A high school diploma or equivalent;
  • Ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, and to use logic and reason to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions;
  • Ability to monitor or assess performance of yourself, other individuals, or organization to make improvements or take corrective action.

Competencies (in order of importance)

  • Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Independence — Job requires developing one’s own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
  • Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.

Lines of communication

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Working conditions

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