Accounting Technician/Receptionist

Job Status: 
Closed - no longer accepting applications


Performs routine clerical, accounting and administrative work in accounts receivable, cash collections, petty cash and maintains quick books accounts for landfill and golf course.


Works under the general supervision of the Assistant Finance Director




Receipts revenues and maintains receipt files

Performs secretarial and receptionist duties for Finance Dept

Distributes incoming mail and process outgoing mail daily

Maintains golf course membership dues, landfill A/R and spreadsheets, and MK Brown A/R

Prepares monthly/quarterly invoices for building rents, accounting services, County contributions, etc.

Performs collection of bad debts for landfill, golf, and library or turns over returned checks to the County Attorney for collection

Maintains accounts payable and cash receipt files in laserfiche

Obtains new vehicle registrations and issues unit numbers for new equipment

Responsible for all file retention in Finance Department

Manages shared copier and printers for paper and toner daily

Responsible for obtaining copy paper bids and keeping paper supply inventory

Receipt & disburse petty cash

Order supplies for finance office

Performs other duties as assigned



Education and Experience:

( A)  Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, with specialized course work in general office practices such as typing, accounting, data processing, and

(B)  two (2) years of increasingly responsible related experience, or

(C)  any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

A working knowledge of computers and electronic data processing; working knowledge of modern office practices and procedures; working knowledge of governmental accounting principles and practices.

Skill in operating office equipment; to include copiers, fax machines, multi line telephones, binders, computers, printers, postage machine and other office related equipment.

The ability to perform arithmetic computations accurately and quickly; the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written; the ability to establish successful working relationships; and the ability to work under pressure and with frequent interruptions.


Must be bondable.


Personal computer, including word processing and spreadsheet software; central financial computer; 10-key calculator; phone, postage machine, fax and copy machines.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to operate, finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.


Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.