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2017:149: Accounting Specialist II
Position Code:2017:149
Team:Finance
Location:Austin, TX
  
Job Responsibilities:

Position Purpose:
Performs moderately complex (journey-level) accounting work. Provides support the finance department by computing, classifying, recording and maintaining numerical data in accordance with regulations, policies and procedures to keep financial records complete and provides general office duties.  Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement. 

Essential Responsibilities:
· Calculates, prepares and issues payments for accounts payable invoices, reimbursements, physician consultants, board of trustees and other vendors according to established procedures.
· Prepares bank deposits and post customer payments.
· Controls petty cash.
· Completes and submits various reports to ensure compliance with regulatory and contractual obligations.
· Prepares purchase orders for certain corporate expenditures.
· Compiles statistical, financial, accounting or auditing reports and tables pertaining to such matters as payroll, cash receipts, expenditures, accounts payable and receivable and profits and losses.
· Performs account reconciliations as required.
· Assists with the recording of policies and procedures within the finance department.
· Checks figures, postings and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy, and proper codes.
· Operates computers programmed with accounting software and spreadsheets to enter, store, retrieve and analyze information.
· Examines invoices and purchase orders for correct entry, mathematical accuracy and proper authorization.
· Codes documents according to company procedure.
· Accesses electronic financial information to answer general questions as well as those related to specific accounts.
· Operates 10-key calculators, copy machines and other equipment necessary to perform calculations and produce documents.
· Calculates and assesses postage and assists in preparation of corporate mailings.
· Reconciles or notes and reports discrepancies found in records.
· Assists in month end close process by preparing account reconciliations, journal entries and other analysis as directed.
· Performs general office duties such as filing, answering telephones, sorting mail, simple office machine repairs, ordering and maintaining office supplies and handling routine correspondence.
· Assists with facilities work as directed including reporting maintenance issues, scheduling maintenance and service contractors.
· Identifies and communicates process improvements.
· May assist with payroll.
· Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications
 
Education
• High School Diploma or equivalent

Experience
• Three (3) years Accounting
o College education or technical training in accounting, finance, or related areas may be substituted for experience on a year per year basis. (Education requirements may be satisfied by full-time education or the prorated part-time equivalent.)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Working knowledge of
• Generally accepted accounting principles, procedures and terminology
• Auditing and investigative methods, practices and procedures
• Bookkeeping practices and procedures
• Revenue deposit procedures
• Applicable computer operating systems and relevant applications
• Applicable laws, rules and regulations

Some knowledge of
• Applicable records maintenance procedures
• Inventory control procedures
• Purchasing methods and procedures
• Developing, implementing and monitoring budgets and fund accounting
• Cost accounting principles and procedures

Proficient skill in
• The use of basic mathematical fundamentals
• Preparing and maintaining records, files and reports
• The use of personal computers and applicable programs, applications and systems

Some skill in
• Maintaining effective working relationships with individuals and groups
• Analyzing and organizing technical data
• Interpreting applicable information
• Performing statistical analysis
• Researching, analyzing and interpreting policies and state and federal laws and regulations
• The responsibilities associated with administrative practices and procedures to include writing, editing and report writing techniques, record keeping and records management

Ability to
• Multitask and meet deadlines
• Exercise logic and reasoning to define problems, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
• Make decisions that support business objectives and goals
• Identify and resolve problems or refer issues appropriately
• Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
• Adapt to the needs of internal and external customers
• Show integrity and ethical behavior; respect confidentiality, business ethics and organizational standards
• Assure compliance with regulatory, contractual and accreditation entries

Work Environment
Requires working in an office/cubicle environment; sitting, standing, walking, bending, twisting and/or reaching. Requires repetitive movement; ability to lift, carry or move up to 25 lbs. when transporting work equipment or materials.  May require ability to operate a motor vehicle; the ability to travel by motor vehicle and commercial airline.  May require overnight travel.