Accounting Technician I/II
Post daily activity to ledgers for County and fiscal agencies’ funds, balancing each daily, monthly, and/or annually.
Process all types of payments received including those received in person, by mail, via the web or electronic fund transfer (EFT) for both County receivables as well as Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) transaction (in person only).
Manage data as needed for state or locally mandated ordinances at or above ordinance requirements, to include billing and/or refunding of business and personal taxes based on adjustments by the Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office or other adjustments to accounts.
Assist taxpayers in person, by telephone and by internet will all manner of inquiries; correspond with taxpayers in a timely manner; serve as liaison between taxpayers and other departments when needed to ensure positive experiences for taxpayers whenever possible.
Interprets, explains, and applies written materials such as laws, rules, policies, and procedures; keeps current with statue, policy and procedural changes.
Closes out cash registers for County and DMV; verifies cash drawer and submits money and documentation for further verification.
(Accounting Technician II): Fulfill balancing duties and act as Lead Cashier in absence of supervisor.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associate’s degree in Accounting or related field; some accounting experience using complex financial systems; local government accounting experience in either taxation or accounting preferred.
(Accounting Technician II): Must possess Treasurer’s Association of Virginia certification as a Master Governmental Deputy Treasurer; and, considerable accounting experience using complex financial systems.
Considerable knowledge of data entry, automated financial recordkeeping systems, and various microcomputer software packages; and, standard office procedures, practices, and equipment; knowledge of the principles, methods, and practices of accounting, tax, ledger recording, balancing, and financial reporting; principles and processes for providing customer service including setting and meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees and the public; maintain complex records; assemble and organize data; prepare reports from such records