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Accounting Technician

Location Dekalb County

Requisition ID 10706

Closing Date 5/10/19

Department: Planning and Sustainability

Job Term: Full-Time

Annual Range: $35,394 – $54,862

Hourly Range: FLSA:


Grade: 11

Class Code (Job Code): 21035

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to process accounts payable documentation, provide customer service, and perform related administrative duties for an assigned department/division.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Processes documentation pertaining to accounts payable; reviews invoices, expense reports, travel requests, or other payable documents for accuracy, completeness, and proper authorization; matches invoices with receiving tickets, purchase orders, and statements; reconciles monthly statements; assigns proper budgetary codes to each expenditure; enters invoice data into computer system; processes stop payments as needed; prepares and balances check registers and summary reports; researches vendor information as needed; researches discrepancies on orders/invoices and works with vendor/department for problem resolution; and prepares 1099 forms and tax exempt forms.

Performs customer service functions; answers telephone calls, greets visitors, and assists individuals; provides information/assistance regarding department services, activities, procedures, documentation, fees, or other issues; distributes, processes, and/or assists customers with completion of various forms/documentation; and responds to routine questions/complaints and initiates problem resolution.

Performs general/clerical tasks, which may include typing documents, making copies, or sending/receiving faxes, and processing incoming/outgoing mail.

Provides documentation, records, or other assistance to internal/external auditors as required.

Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, invoices, checks, check register, policies, procedures, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; and reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains information as appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED required; two years of experience in customer service, clerical, bookkeeping, or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Specific License or Certification Required:  None.

Performance Aptitudes:

Data Utilization:  Requires the ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize, and/or analyze data. Includes exercising discretion in determining data classification, and in referencing such analysis to established standards for the purpose of recognizing actual or probable interactive effects and relationships.

Human Interaction:  Requires the ability to work with and apply principles of persuasion and/or influence over others to coordinate programs or activities of a project, and resolve typical problems associated with the responsibilities of the job.

Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization:  Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and/or advisory data and information.

Verbal Aptitude:  Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and/or advisory data and information.

Mathematical Aptitude:  Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; the ability to calculate decimals and percentages; the ability to utilize principles of fractions; and the ability to interpret graphs.

Functional Reasoning:  Requires the ability to apply principles of rational systems; to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form; and to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet variations in assigned objectives.

Situational Reasoning:  Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving evaluation of information against measurable or verifiable criteria.

ADA Compliance:

Physical Ability:  Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station.

Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.

Environmental Factors:  Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.

DeKalb County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


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