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Accounting Technician

Central Lincoln PUD

This is a Full-time position in Newport, OR posted May 10, 2021.

Will process vouchers for accounts payable, and may process travel expense accounts and compile and analyze financial data as requested by management.

This position may research special projects and prepare related journal entries.

This position provides support and assists the General Accounting Supervisor in general accounting duties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Duties may include but are not limited to) Process all aspects of accounts payable, related reports and records.

Process related payroll withholding in payables.

Vendor file maintenance including W9’s.

Assist in compiling and analyzing financial data.

Initiate, plan, and assist with the implementation of accounting programs and their on-going support.

Record and bill miscellaneous Accounts Receivable.

Prepare reports and surveys for various agencies.

Provide assistance with billing and check processing issues.

Complete special projects and other duties as assigned to meet team, department and Central Lincoln goals while actively demonstrating accountability and responsibility for achieving desired outcomes and measurable results.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Computer applications and related software.

A general familiarity of GAAP, FASB, GASB & FERC to ensure proper accounting and audit compliance.

Utility financial system and departmental operating policies and procedures.

A typical utility accounting and finance department.

Research various topics, document and present analysis.

Excellent communication skills, oral and written.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, both individually and as a team member.

Develop, recommend and implement improvement opportunities to help support internal operations.

Perform research requiring analysis and interpretation.

Organize and complete tasks on schedule.

Use time well and coordinate work activities with others.

MENTAL AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Receive, understand, evaluate and appropriately respond to communications and work-related forms, documents and other information from employees, the Board of Directors, customers and members of the public using available technology, in person and in a public setting when necessary.

Correspond, communicate and exchange information with other employees, customers, agencies, and other third parties with whom we work in-person, via telephone, virtually or by other electronic means using available technology during meetings, presentations, customer calls or other situations in which business information may be shared, discussed, or exchanged.

Work for extended periods of time in a stationary position (possibly up to 60 minutes or more without an opportunity to substantially change position) while consistently grasping, moving and manipulating documents, office supplies, computer equipment, and other business tools and materials Lift, transport and/or move up to approximately 20 lbs.

occasionally and 10 lbs.

on a regular basis in the performance of regular duties in the office and in the field.

DRIVING AND TRAVEL Travel occasionally via traditional modes of transportation (including airline travel) over long distances, some of which may involve one or more night’s stay out of town, both within and outside the state of Oregon.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS The work in this position is primarily conducted in a temperature controlled office environment.

Office spaces include traditional office lighting (including fluorescent lighting), as well as shared office spaces and facilities that result in consistent and frequent noise (often louder than ambient noise), conversations among employees and clients, interruptions and other similar distractions.

This position is subject to occasional overtime, with adequate notice.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Requires Associate Degree or higher in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.

An equivalent combination of education and five years of experience and training that demonstrates the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying.

Valid driver’s license: No Post-offer background check required: Yes Post-offer drug test required: No Post-offer physical/functional test required: No FLSA Status: Non-Exempt SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIP Supervised by the General Accounting Supervisor.

The incumbent has no supervisory responsibility.

Central Lincoln is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate in the terms and conditions of employment against any applicant or current employee on the basis of any status or class protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 3
– 5 years Salary: $61,332
– $74,550 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

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