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Financial Technician Senior

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/03/25
Posting End Date: 2024/04/08
Category: Accounting and Finance
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 18.85
Maximum Salary: 21.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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IDAHO TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT


NOTICE: Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. If you are a current or temporary State of Idaho employee you MUST apply through your internal Luma account.

Do you want to make a difference and be part of an award-winning agency, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in Idaho through transportation? At the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD), every employee is critical to the mission and we strive to foster an innovative, collaborative workplace where employees can grow and do their best work. ITD is hiring a financial technician senior to develop and maintain records, documents, reports and financial data, review financial documents and records, and provide training for the six district business area’s and Headquarters document entry Staff. This position will also be responsible for approving and rejecting documents entered by account payable staff, perform daily outbound, quarterly distribution, personal device management, and maintain the interagency report.

NOTE: A criminal background check is required.

Example of Duties:

DAILY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Approving District and Headquarters accounts payable documents
  • Data entry of accounts payable documents
  • Running and completing outbound transactions
  • Research coding and Advantage errors
  • Implement standard processes
  • Liaison for District Financial Technicians

WEEKLY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Adding/Removing Vendors
  • Warrant Cancelations
  • Payment Corrections
  • Specialized payment entry into 3rd party systems

MONTHLY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • PCard reconciliation/approval for all PCard users
  • Final approval for all PCard packets
  • Maintaining PCard policies
  • Outstanding warrant report
  • Interagency billing report
  • Reconciliation report
  • Research, enter, and communicate about any transactions in fiscal year to correct

YEARLY/MULTIPLE TIMES A YEAR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Quarterly distribution of county payments
  • Process and reconcile device program
  • Outstanding Warrant Report
  • District/HQ payment training
  • New fiscal year tasks

    Minimum Qualifications: **You must possess all the minimum qualifications below to pass the exam for this position. Please make sure your resume or work history supports your meeting the minimum qualifications for this position. Failure to do this may disqualify you from being considered for this position.

    Some knowledge of:

    • Accounting principles and practices - Typically gained by completion of three (3) semester credits of accounting coursework OR at least six (6) months of professional financial work experience.

    Good knowledge of:

    • Financial record keeping methods - Typically gained by successful completion of six (6) college credits covering financial record keeping methods OR one (1) year of professional work experience where primary duties involved financial record keeping that included reconciling, balancing, and proofing financial data. Paying personal bills, collection money, purchasing items or maintaining a rotary fund is not qualifying at this level.

    Experience:

    • Bookkeeping - Typically gained by one (1) semester of high school bookkeeping or equivalent training OR approximately six (6) months of professional work experience where your primary duties involved making routine debit and credit transactions.
    • Using advanced Microsoft Excel functions - Typically gained by one (1) semester of high school or equivalent training regarding the use of advance Excel functions, OR approximately six (6) months professional work experience where your primary duties involved using advance Excel functions to develop worksheets, summaries and reports.
    • Using a personal computer to retrieve, edit, analyze financial data and research and compile financial info and preparing summaries and reports - Typically gained by successful completion of two (2) computer courses on electronic spreadsheets and/or accounting software OR one (1) year of professional experience using computer financial application software. This experience may be gained in a volunteer role, in an educational setting, and/or as professional work experience. Balance checkbooks, personal finances and using home financial software is not qualifying at this level.

    Desired Qualifications (not required):

    Experience:

    • Organizing, tracking, monitoring and incorporating documentation from multiple sources into a single work product
    • Independently applying policies, procedures or regulations in determining if financial transactions are in compliance
    • Use the State of Idaho LUMA accounting software, and legacy systems as needed
    • Troubleshooting errors in automated accounting systems
    • Reviewing and/or monitoring the work for accuracy
    • Updating/modifying financial-related desk procedure manuals
    • Providing excellent customer service

    Supplemental Information To learn more about the department, please visit the ITD website. Make a difference in your community and in the lives of the citizens of Idaho!

    Benefits:

    The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit https://dhr.idaho.gov/StateEmployees/Benefits.html.*

    EEO/ADA/Veteran:

    The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

    The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

    Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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