City Of Durango Accounting Technician II (Utilities Billing) in Durango, Colorado

Accounting Technician II (Utility Billing) in the Finance Department. $18.07-$23.57/hour DOQ plus benefits. Requires successful completion of a pre-employment background and creditcheck. Drug Free/EOE.Apply City Hall Human Resources 949 E 2nd Ave, or by filling out an onlinejob application at www.durangogov.org. Deadline to turn in applications is4:30pm May 30, 2017.Check out the City of Durango's newly unveiled Core Values!JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Accounting Technician IIReports to: Finance Manager or Accounting SupervisorDepartment: FinanceRevision Date: July 2014Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Non-exemptGeneral Purpose: To perform clerical or technical accounting functions involving eitherprocessing accounts payable, accounts receivable transactions, or payrollprocessing; and to perform a variety of functions relative to assigned areaof responsibility. Under general supervision of the Accounting Supervisor and Finance Manager,this is the journey-level class in the Accounting Technician series.Incumbents assigned to this class are expected to perform the full range ofwork assigned to this class and to work with considerable independence andinitiative. Incumbents may provide functional supervision and training toclerical or other staff in accounting transactions.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Perform technical accounting activities involving either processingaccounts payable and accounts receivable transactions, or payroll processingfunctions. 2. Provide back-up support to staff in sales tax, accounts payable,utility billing, and related functions; post information to appropriateaccounts, maintain records, and related functions. 3. Assist the public at the front counter; may accept cash payments andissues receipts; respond to and resolve inquiries. 4. Prepare financial reports related to assigned area; maintain files andrecords related to assigned area.When assigned to Accounts Payable or Receivable: 1. Receive and audit requests for payment; prepare vendor invoices;respond to and resolve questions or complaints from vendors. 2. Receive and process daily cash counts; input data into the computer;ensure accounts are coded correctly. 3. Prepare accounts receivable reports; reconcile reports; identify andresolve discrepancies. 4. Prepare accounts payable reports; reconcile reports; identify andresolve discrepancies. 5. Set up vendor accounts; maintain a listing of City vendors; prepare1099's for vendors. 6. Perform sales tax data entry, reconciliation of reports, andprocessing correspondence and delinquencies. 7. Prepare utility bills; prepare routing schedule for residential andcommercial accounts; coordinate bill processing with outside vendor,process address changes; may post bills to appropriate accounts.When assigned to Payroll: 1. Receive timesheets from each department; review timesheet data into thecomputer; calculate withholdings; prepare and process payroll. 2. Prepare voucher of payroll transfers, including FICA, Medicare,State withholdings, retirement funds, pensions and miscellaneous withholdings. 3. Prepare and balance retirement fund and contributions. 4. Process and calculate a variety of payroll actions including benefitswithholding, overtime hours and workers compensation. 5. Balance and reconcile payroll reports, including monthly, quarterlyand annual payroll reports; prepare annual W-2 statements. Other Duties: 1. Perform a variety of general clerical duties including data input,filing and record keeping. 2. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.JOB QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge, Skill and Ability Knowledge of: Accounting principles and practices. Payroll principles and practices. Principles and procedures of financial record keeping and reporting. Modem office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Principles ofbasic report preparation. Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and ordinances.Ab