Accounts Payable Technician (Accounting Technician)- 2 Openings (Full-time & Part-time)

By | September 9, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Accounts Payable Technician (Accounting Technician)- 2 Openings (Full-time & Part-time)

Salary : $3,265 – $4,913 a month

Company : Employment Department

Location : Remote US

Educational requirements : Associate Degree

Initial Posting Date:

09/08/2022

Application Deadline:

09/21/2022

Agency:

Employment Department

Salary Range:

$3265 – $4913

Position Type:

Employee

Position Title:

Accounts Payable Technician (Accounting Technician)- 2 Openings (Full-time & Part-time)

Job Description:
We are recruiting for two positions: full-time and part-time (20 hours/week) opportunities available!
Do
you thrive in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities? Do you have e
xcellent organization attention to detail and time management skills?
If so please consider joining our team and apply today!
Advancing equity and diversity is essential to fulfilling our mission and vision to support a diverse workforce with full representation of the people we serve. We encourage applicants with lived experience at the margins of society to apply and this includes but is not limited to Black Indigenous and other people of color women people with disabilities veterans and LGBTQIA+ folks. Follow this

link

to learn more on what it means to meet minimum qualifications and the desired attributes.

What you will be doing:
This position audits prepares and codes all Employment Department administrative accounts payable documents by using bookkeeping/accounting skills to record examine and reconcile expenditure accounts in accordance with statutory requirements Agency policy and generally accepted accounting principles and to ensure documents have the appropriate approvals to make payment. This position acts as a backup for other Accounts Payable positions. In this role you will:
  • Audit administrative invoices to ensure that extensions are corrected duplicate payments are prevented discounts are taken proper approval for payment is present and that payment is authorized and supported by the collective bargaining agreement or administrative rules.
  • Track errors through the payment system and make appropriate reversals and corrections.
  • Input/retrieval of information and data from the computer system.
  • Respond to inquiries about specific program payment information explains or clarifies payment procedures and maintains client payment files.
  • Prepare code and direct vouchers to proper Employment Department sections for approval.
  • Identify expense object codes funding sources and DAS cash accounts to confirm for accuracy.
  • Work with vendors through phone or email to reconcile vendor accounts.
For a complete list of duties and responsibilities please

click here

.

What we are looking for (Desired Attributes):
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills in supporting a diverse customer base.
  • Working knowledge functionality and expertise using Microsoft Excel.
  • Working knowledge functionality and expertise using querying tools.
  • Experience working with automated financial systems.
  • Experience processing invoices for payments.
  • Outstanding attention to detail; ability to produce accurate work while meeting timelines and deadlines.
  • Experience working remotely.
  • Commitment to valuing diversity and promoting inclusion.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
  • Two (2) years of experience calculating recording and maintaining accounting information that must include coding transactions and checking them for propriety balancing and resolving discrepancies in computer edits; OR
  • One (1) year of experience calculating recording and maintaining accounting information that must include coding transactions and checking them for propriety balancing and resolving discrepancies in computer edits AND at least 43 quarter (29 semester) credit hours from an accredited college university or vocational-technical school that includes 9 quarter (6 semester) credit hours in accounting. Credit hours must include introductory level accounting courses 1 and 2; OR
  • At least 94 quarter (62 semester) credit hours or an associate degree from an accredited college university or vocational-technical school that includes 12 quarter (8 semester) credit hours in accounting. Credit hours must include introductory level accounting courses 1 and 2 and may include any additional accounting courses with “accounting” in the title.
Training or experience must include using a computer to enter update or retrieve information.
Note: All final candidates using education to meet minimum qualifications will be required to provide a copy of their transcripts (official or unofficial) during the selection process
to qualify.
What’s in it for you:
  • A workplace that balances productivity with enjoyment and encourages learning and mentoring.
  • Rewarding work in a fast-paced creative environment with colleagues who are passionate about public service.
  • A workplace that fosters fairness equity and inclusion to maintain a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity regardless of race color national origin religion sex sexual orientation gender identity marital status age veteran status disability or status as a victim of domestic violence harassment sexual assault or stalking. This policy applies to every aspect of our employment practices including recruitment hiring retention promotion and training.
  • Work/life balance 11 paid holidays a year and a
    competitive benefits package

    .

  • Hybrid remote work
How to Apply:
  • External Applicants: Click on the “Apply” link above to fill out the online application and submit by the posted closing date. Please use the name you want us to address you by. You can upload your resume and the system will parse your information into the application.
  • Current State of Oregon employees (this includes temporary employees) OED/Statewide employees must apply through your employee Workday account.
  • Attach a resume and cover letter. Your cover letter must be limited to no more than two (2) pages and clearly demonstrate how your experience and training relates to the desired attributes listed under the “What we are looking for” section above. Generic cover letters and/or cover letters that do not address the desired attributes above will be graded as non-responsive.
  • In addition to your related work experience and education we will use the attributes and minimum qualifications listed under the “What we are looking for” section above to determine whom to interview. Please make sure the attributes and minimum qualifications you possess are clearly demonstrated in your cover letter and other application materials.
  • Important: Please monitor both your email and Workday account for updates regarding this recruitment. You may be asked to submit additional information after initial application.
Additional Information:
  • These positions are represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).
  • This recruitment may be used to fill future Full-time/Part-time Permanent Limited Duration and Job Rotation vacancies as they occur.
  • Important: Please ensure you’ve provided a thorough and updated application as it pertains to the position for which you are applying. The required application materials submitted at time of application will be used to determine salary based on a pay equity assessment. For further information please visit the
    Pay Equity Project

    homepage.

  • The salary listed is the non-PERS qualifying salary range. If the successful candidate is PERS qualifying the salary range will reflect the additional 6.95%. Please review the
    Classification and Compensation

    page for more details or you may

    visit our website

    for information on Pay Equity.

  • United States Employment Eligibility: The Oregon Employment Department does not offer visa sponsorship. Within three days of hire all applicants will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security’s Form I-9 confirming authorization to work in the United States. The Oregon Employment Department is an E-Verify employer. If you are the successful candidate you must present your I-9
    acceptable documents

    (See page 3) for employment verification.

Remote Work Information:
Candidates may be approved for remote work. Remote work suitability is evaluated based on business needs at the time of hire. Remote work approval can be revoked at any time. Candidates are expected to:
  • Be able to report to one of the office locations listed in the job posting as necessary.
  • Demonstrate access to a broadband internet connection that meets or exceeds the minimum acceptable requirements;
    Click here

    to view the minimum acceptable requirements. OED IT Services will provide the necessary hardware to employees who are approved for remote work.

  • Have a private workspace.
  • Maintain good standing (i.e. no performance or attendance issues).
Veterans’ Preference:
Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans’ preference. For further information please see the following website:

Veterans Resources

or call Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs at:
1-800-692-9666 NOTE: If claiming veterans’ preference please be sure to check your Workday account for pending tasks or actions under your “My Applications” section.

Equity and Inclusion:
We foster fairness equity and inclusion to maintain a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity regardless of race color national origin religion sex sexual orientation gender identity marital status age veteran status disability or status as a victim of domestic violence harassment sexual assault or stalking. This policy applies to every aspect of our employment practices including recruitment hiring retention promotion and training.
  • View guidance our hiring managers use at the following website:
    View Equity and Inclusion Questions Used During Recruitments

    .

  • Please read more about our
    Gender Identity and Expression Procedure

    !

Criminal Records Check:

The Employment Department is committed to being a leader in providing its employees with fair and equal employment opportunities and recognizes that as a best practice in equity and inclusion criminal background check policies shall be job related and consistent with business necessity. The agency will only consider information from the past four years (starting from the date of the arrest) for nonviolent offenses and the past seven years for violent offenses when conducting its own criminal records checks pursuant to Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) 125-007-0200 through 125-007-0330. For positions with authorized access to FBI Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) information a separate criminal records check is conducted by the Oregon State Police. If you would like further information on how each criminal records check is conducted please read our

Criminal Records Check Policy

or contact us at the number below with any questions.

Contact Information and Helpful Links:
  • If you have questions about the position or need an alternate format to apply please contact us at 503-947-1289;
    OEDHR.OED_INFO_OEDHR@employ.oregon.gov

    . Please be sure to include the job requisition ID number.

  • Reasonable Accommodations
  • Interview Scoring Criteria

    used during recruitments.

  • Understanding the State Application Process
  • Resources for Job Seekers

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