Accounting Technician-Highway

Application Deadline: 2022-12-30
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Job Summary
Performs responsible accounting and clerical duties of a specialized nature which involves maintaining records and processing documents related to financial transactions using accounting software; performs related functions as required.

Essential Duties
Acquires the specialized knowledge of the department in which employed.

Performs bookkeeping, invoicing, and basic accounting functions either manually or on accounting software.

Verifies, tabulates records and balances invoices, checks, vouchers, orders, receipts and other financial material on a routine basis.

Receives and accounts for monies handled, balances and makes daily and/or weekly deposit (accounts receivable duties).

Compiles data independently, and makes various reports in conformance with established regulations and procedures.

Performs counter duties answering inquiries regarding policies, regulations and financial procedures of department, or refers inquiries to the proper official or department.

Makes complex arithmetic calculations.

Maintain Department Website, Communication Boards, Public Road Closure Calendar, WISDOT Dead Deer Contract, & Highway Municipal Maintenance Agreements and Correspondence.

Assist Risk Manager, Safety Coordinator, HR Generalist, & Managers with safety issues & other personnel issues as needed.

Performs routine posting.

Reproduces multiple copies of work and maintains department filing system.

Follows fairly complex oral and written instructions in the performance of the duties of the position.

Manages incoming calls & radio calls and deploying out Highway Personnel as needed.

Minimum Qualifications Required
Education and Experience:

Two year Associate degree in accounting, plus one year of responsible accounting experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.

Licenses and Certifications:


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of general office procedures.

Knowledge of bookkeeping and basic accounting practices and procedural methods pertaining to the department in which employed.

Knowledge of basic data processing techniques and procedures.

Knowledge of and ability to utilize a computer and the required software.

Skill in using ten key calculator.

Ability to follow and understand fairly complex oral and written instructions.

Ability to perform full data entry functions at a rate of 80 net keystrokes per minute.

Ability to make fairly complex arithmetic calculations.

Ability to learn and apply the specialized knowledge and skills of the department in which employed.

Ability to accept responsibility and to exercise independent judgment.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the public.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Ability to work the required hours of the position.

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