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Posting Begin Date: 2024/03/28
Posting End Date: 2024/04/11
Category: Clerical Data Entry
Sub Category: Office and Administrative Support
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 17.50
Maximum Salary: 18.95
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Opportunity

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 

The Idaho Department of Labor (IDOL) has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Financial Technician to join our team, located in downtown Boise.  This position will be in our Accounts Payable unit. The Financial Technician will process vendor payments for the department including payments on behalf of programs. This position will be responsible for ensuring payments match control totals, keeping specialized financial records and reconciling the payment register. As a member of the Accounting unit, this position will also perform other accounting and administrative functions as assigned. The ideal candidate has strong financial skills, an analytical approach to problem solving and good organization and time management skills.

The applicant who is selected for this position will be required to pass a criminal history background check.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Nancy Fulfer ([email protected]) or Jamee Zahm ([email protected]).

Previous applications for this position will not be considered for this vacancy.

Example of Duties

  • Prepare, reconcile and balance financial transactions, ensuring all necessary back-up documentation and approvals are included. 
  • Identify and correct errors and discrepancies.
  • Maintain logs, ledgers and journals.
  • Develop worksheets, spreadsheets and other financial documents.
  • Ensure compliance with laws, rules and policies.

MIMIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  You must possess all the minimum qualifications below to pass the exam for this position.  Please make sure your resume supports how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.  Failure to do this may disqualify you from being considered for this position.

Good knowledge of:

  • Financial record keeping.  Typically gained by successful completion of at least two collage accounting courses; OR successful completion of one college course and six months of work experience; OR at least one year of work experience.


  • Researching and compiling financial information and preparing summaries and reports.    Typically gained by one year of experience researching and compiling financial info and preparing summaries and reports OR two courses or training programs related to business writing AND six months of experience researching and compiling financial info and preparing summaries and reports
  • Using personal computer to enter, retrieve, and edit financial data.   Typically gained by one year of experience using a personal computer to enter, retrieve and edit financial data OR two courses or training programs related to working with financial data (such as Microsoft Excel or QuickBooks) AND six months of experience using a personal computer to enter, retrieve and edit financial data.


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*


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.