Accounting Technician - Tax Office


Accounting Technician - Tax Office

Department: Various
Job Status: Full-Time
Hour Per Week: 40
Rate of Pay: Starting $18.13/hr - plus comprehensive benefits package
Status: Accepting Applications
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Job Description

Grade 14

General Statement of Duties

Performs budget preparation, administration and related accounting duties; performs directly related work as required.

Examples of Essential Work

  • Prepares an annual budget, portion of a budget or divisional representation of a budget, including preparing proposals, analyzing data, allocating priorities, gathering input from key departmental personnel and documenting all decision making;
  • Monitors and prepares specialized reports relating to cost accounting procedures;
  • Posts and balances general and subsidiary accounts;
  • Audits, computes and records financial transactions;
  • Posts budget adjustments;
  • Reviews and approves of purchase requisitions for goods and services, including conducting cost feasibility studies and making recommendations to Department Head;
  • Supervises accounting personnel in accounts processing and purchasing activities;
  • Prepares specifications for the purchase of goods and services;
  • Monitors financial accounts reports for accuracy;
  • Prepares budget adjustments and determines accounts to be utilized;
  • Compiles data, assembles using spreadsheets or related computer applications and publishes reports on specialized Departmental operations as requested;
  • Performs grant administration as requested;
  • Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions; and more.

Acceptable Experience and Training

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate's Degree in Accounting; and
  • Some experience in Accounting operations within a municipality; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Required Special Qualifications

  • None.
City of Manchester
Close Date: 
Friday, August 25, 2023
Starting $18.13/hr - plus comprehensive benefits package