The City of Diamond Bar is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual with strong inter-personal skills to perform responsible and complex professional level accounting/payroll work in the Finance Department.
Under general direction of the Finance Director, the Accounting Technician will perform technical accounting work in the preparation, maintenance, and processing of accounting records and financial transactions; perform a range of tasks in one or more fiscal areas including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, or transit services.
Examples of duties include and are not limited to: receiving and reviewing payroll records ensuring compliance with City policies, procedures, and regulations; entering payroll data into system; processing, calculating, and posting a variety of payroll actions including wage garnishments, benefits deductions, overtime hours, and Workers’ Compensation claims; preparing, balancing, and correcting payroll reports; maintaining a variety of files and records related to the City’s payroll system, entering new employee retirement data and terminations; making permanent payroll employee changes to benefits, taxes, addresses, deductions, accruals, and rate changes; posting to payroll computer system; preparing and processing regular payroll records, special checks, and all related payroll reports, including tax deposits; entering data for new vendors and maintain vendor files; assisting in handling inquiries related to account number coding for vouchers and entering voucher data to process checks; processing warrant register and assisting in reconciling and balancing accounts payable; making necessary adjustments; receiving and inputting purchase orders; monitoring purchase orders and reconciling request for payments to vendors; verifying invoices, purchase orders, checks, deposit slips, transit related payments, computer source documents, and other records for mathematical accuracy, consistency, reasonableness, and budget accounting requiring application of established coding and record keeping practices; researching and resolving discrepancies within established procedure; assembling, sorting, tabulating, coding, and filing fiscal and statistical data; making mathematical calculations and verifying totals and extensions; inputting and retrieving data to and from City’s mainframe computer system, and maintaining records to post, adjust, reconcile and balance cash receipts and accounts; preparing and otherwise processing various bills and invoices for payment; preparing deposits, journal vouchers, and a variety of statements and reports; and performing other related duties as required.
Applications will be accepted until THURSDAY, September 26, 2013 by 5:00 p.m. Submit completed application form to: Diamond Bar City Hall, Human Resources Division, 21810 Copley Drive, Diamond Bar, CA 91765-4178. No Faxes, E-Mails or Late Postmarks will be accepted. Applicants with legal disabilities who require special testing arrangements must contact Human Resources at least five (5) days prior to the scheduled examination date. Questions regarding this recruitment may be directed to the Human Resources staff at (909) 839-7017 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org .