North Carolina

Accounting Technician

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Description
Performs responsible para-professional work in the execution of accounts receivable and accounts payable functions. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Controller.

Examples of Duties

Accounts Payable Responsibilities:
Receives invoices from vendors and opens vendor mail daily; distributes to departments for payment authorization. Analyzes authorized invoices and matches with open purchase orders.
Monitors vendor accounts to ensure payments are up to date; reconciles vendor statements; researches and corrects discrepancies efficiently.
Corresponds with vendors and departments to respond to inquiries, complaints, and discrepancies; analyzes outstanding purchase order report and notifies departments of missing documentation or discrepancies.
Receives invoices, packing slips, and purchase orders from departments and matches up documents for payments; performs reconciliation on vendors; check prices, general sales tax compliance and discounts, and reviews due dates.
Reviews invoices for unusual and special circumstances such as sales tax omissions, insurance coverage, or freight issues; coordinates with departments and does research as required.
Enters a variety of information into computer; checks for accuracy with expenditure approval list prior to running checks.
Processes disbursements via on-line payables, electronic payments, or in-house as a check; distributes according to departmental requests.
Reconciles various accounts by identifying errors in posting or omissions by applying appropriate accounting standards.
Reviews and audit expense reports to ensure compliance with Town policies.
Develops recommendations on accounts payable operations and presents to supervisor.
Orients and trains new staff on accounts payable processing.

Accounts Receivable Responsibilities:
Generates monthly billing for police, planning, and stormwater; ensures validity of charges on the general ledger ensuring specified deadlines is met.
Receives and reconciles daily cash deposits from departments and takes deposits to the bank.
Maintains and monitors aging of accounts receivable and initiates programs to facilitate collection of invoices; reconciles or oversee reconciliation of aging to the general ledger on a monthly basis.
Researches and investigates customer account issues, and monitors accounts as appropriate, depending on investigated circumstances; monitors and controls non-payments, delayed payments and other anomalies.
Serves as primary liaison between departments on accounts receivable matters.
Reconciles daily deposits for all Town locations.
Communicates effectively with management both verbal and written.
Assists with annual audit by providing files and requested documentation.
Performs other job-related tasks as required.
Typical Qualifications
Knowledge of accounting practices, laws, methods, programs, accounting procedures, and business office operations; General knowledge of governmental accounting procedures and fiscal management; Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel; Ability to interpret guidelines; Ability to pay attention to detail; Ability to work independently on responsible and confidential assignments; Ability to collect and analyze information; Ability to make relevant decisions and exercise sound and accurate judgment; Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships; Ability to prepare reports and keep accurate records.

Supplemental Information
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associates Degree in accounting or business administration with some accounting experience in the areas of accounts receivable and accounts payable.
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