Job Posting Details

Accounting Technician II

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Open Date:July 13, 2018
Close Date:July 23, 2018
Salary Range:$14.43 - $22.23/Hour (salary commensurate with qualifications)
Number of Openings:1
Employment Type:Full time


Job Description

General Purpose
Under general supervision of an administrative supervisor, performs working level technical accounting and bookkeeping work for Davis County.
Example of Duties
(Any one position does not include all of the duties listed; nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class.) Posts disbursements and receipts; develops and maintains records of individual accounts; computes periodic billings and accounts; records payments received; reconciles complex and detailed statements, including bank statements; prepares and submits invoices and purchase orders. Performs a variety of related fiscal clerical work including preparing, typing, and compiling accounting reports and billings; performs data entry and spreadsheet maintenance assuring completeness and accuracy of reports; establishes filing systems and various receipt and expenditure ledgers. Communicates with Clerk/Auditor department and vendors in updating accounting and bookkeeping systems. Designs and improves financial report formats and accounting processes. Maintains inventory; orders, receives, stores, tags, and distributes supplies and equipment; compiles and tabulates data for records and reports. Enters biweekly payroll and maintains payroll and leave records; balances totals; prepares summaries for posting. Balances cash on hand against receipts; prepares and balances deposits. Assists visitors in filling out forms and applications; audits applications; answers questions. Performs general clerical support duties including typing and filing, receiving telephone calls, responding to questions, transferring calls, and taking messages. Operates a motor vehicle in a safe manner and in compliance with all Utah laws and regulations. Performs related duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
Graduation from high school (or equivalent) plus two (2) years of full-time experience in bookkeeping, accounting, or payroll; or an acceptable combination of education and experience.
Special Qualifications
Must pass the Davis County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) background investigation.  Must furnish personal transportation for on-the-job travel.  Employees driving a personal or a County vehicle for job related travel must possess a valid driver license and must operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner; new employees with an out-of-state license must obtain a valid Utah Driver License within sixty (60) days of hire date (exceptions for military personnel and their dependents).   Employees driving a personal vehicle while on county business must maintain the minimum vehicle liability insurance as specified in the Utah Code.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Considerable knowledge of:  modern office practices and procedures, bookkeeping practices and procedures.  Skill in:  operating computer hardware and applicable software applications; MS Word and Excel; operating a ten-key calculator or adding machine; keyboarding skill as required by the position.  This position may require the driving of a motor vehicle; skill in operating a motor vehicle in a safe manner; ability to insure motor vehicle is operating in a safe manner; knowledge of Utah motor vehicle rules and regulations.  Ability to:  perform multiple tasks simultaneously; balance and reconcile statements; make simple mathematical computations rapidly and accurately; operate computer hardware and applicable software applications; interact with the public in a professional and courteous manner on a daily basis; use a ten-key calculator with accuracy; operate standard office equipment including a multi-line telephone, fax machine and copier; follow written and oral instructions; communicate effectively (orally and in writing); establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, other employees/departments and the general public.
Important Information
Davis County is a drug-free workplace. All successful applicants for positions in the County must successfully pass a drug screen prior to employment.

Required Documents

  • Background Investigation
    Successful candidates must pass the Davis County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) background investigation. As part of the background investigation, the DCSO requests that all applicants submit to a pre-employment polygraph examination.

Contact Information

Physical Address
Davis County Admin Building
61 South Main Street, Suite 305
Farmington, Utah 84025

Mailing Address
Davis County Human Resources
P.O. Box 618
Farmington, Utah 84025

Phone Numbers
(801) 451-3415 :: Main
(801) 451-3228 :: TDD

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(except legal holidays)

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