Accounting Technician - Finance Central

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Union City
Location of position: 
Union city, GA
Date Posted: 
Monday, September 24, 2018
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Job Description: 

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • To support the vision, mission and guiding principles of the City. • While performing any procedure, all associates and contract personnel must observe applicable Safety, Health, and Environmental rules and guidelines. The use of appropriate personal protective equipment is required. • Attend and participate in training opportunities and seminars relevant to this position. • Adhere to appropriate City operating procedures, benefit rules, employment, and safety policies/practices.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Incumbent will have extensive cash handling and data entry duties. • Receives, all cash receipts, records and accounts for Finance central office. • Prepares special computer generated spreadsheets; • Secures cash drawer at end of each day; • Provide excellent customer service, including answer question or refer customers to appropriate personnel. • Records amounts received on customer accounts and prepares reports of transactions. • Operates cash register, balances drawer, file transactions daily. • Provides customers with rates and charges for services • Processes all customer account changes, including but not limited to disconnections, and transfers. • Perform analysis of accounts. • Prepares and issues work orders. • Manage purchasing activities for the Finance Department. Prepare and process requisitions and gather quotes for submittal to Purchasing. • Setup accounts for new customer including credit check/verification. • Asses incoming communications to the Finance Director (including telephone calls and email messages) and using independent judgement to determine the communications requiring priority attention. • Maintain appointment schedules and calendars for the Finance Director; arrange meeting and conferences, assemble background information, prepare agendas, and record action. • Provide follow-up assignments given to finance staff by the Finance Director; provide status reports to the Finance Director. • Maintains director’s confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.

Education and Experience • High School Diploma or equivalent. • Three (3) years of related office work experience. • Two (2) years of cash handling experience.