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Fiscal Technician

Company: City of Brownsville
Location: Brownsville
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

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THE OPPORTUNITY: The City of Brownsville is in a transformative period driven by significant public and private investments such as the expansion of the Brownsville-South Padre Island Airport Terminal, Space X, the Port of Brownsville, Downtown Revitalization, and quality of life enhancements.

Our ideal candidate for Fiscal Technician aspires to be a model of innovation, inclusion and empowerment who enables bold people and ideas to thrive. The Fiscal Technician will be a participatory leader: a results-oriented, relationship-building, self-aware team player who also possesses high integrity, politeness, and fostering trust by building relationships with tolerance, patience and support in order to provide the best value in service of the citizens of Brownsville.

The purpose of the Fiscal Technician is to provide accounting/ fiscal support for assigned area of responsibility. The class is responsible for entering data, updating and maintaining ledgers, journals, and files; and performing various fiscal functions and calculations. The class works according to set procedures under direct supervision.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Effective Communication
  • Trust
  • Time Management
  • Ethical Practice
  • Customer Service

KEY FUNCTIONS/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

  • Reconciles and researches invoices and statements.
  • Assists accounts receivable staff in establishing accounts, assisting citizens and performing other tasks.
  • Disburses vendor payments.
  • Receives, receipts, logs, and posts funds from customers, employees, and the general public.
  • Makes deposits and transfers according to direction of supervisor or established policy.
  • Prepares and processes invoices, purchase orders, receipts and other financial statements as directed.
  • Organizes and files receipts and deposits of revenue and expenditure funds into the accounting system.
  • Files bills, vouchers, forms and statements.
  • Performs various accounting functions such as preparing accounts receivable, deposits, and/ or vacation and leave information.
  • Processes billing for third party vendor accounts.
  • Coordinates payroll for area of responsibility; processes load sheets, contracts, time sheets, and vouchers.
  • Performs routine office tasks such as data entry, typing correspondence, filing, faxing, telephoning, and photocopying.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Requires high school diploma or GED
  • Valid Texas Driver's License.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:

  • Requires over six months and up to and including one year.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT:

Performs light work that involves walking or standing most of the time and involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, or skill, adeptness and speed in the use of fingers, hands or limbs on repetitive operation electronic office machines or tools within moderate tolerances or limits of accuracy.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

The City of Brownsville requires all employees to successfully pass a Drug & Alcohol examination and a Background Check.

ADA COMPLIANCE:

The City of Brownsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the City to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.

BENEFITS:

The City of Brownsville participates in a generous retirement plan with retirement opportunities available at 5 or 20 years of continuous service. The City has an exceptional employee and family medical and dental insurance plan. Employees may also contribute to deferred compensation plans from AXA Equitable or supplemental insurance plans from AFLAC and Colonial Life. Full time employees have the opportunity to accumulate 10 sick days and 10 annual days per year. Additionally, the City of Brownsville observes 12 holidays annually.

EEO STATEMENT:

The City of Brownsville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

Nothing in this job description restricts organization's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time in order to develop our employees; This description reflects management's assignment of essential functions, it does not prohibit or restrict the tasks that may be assigned; this job description is subject to change at any time.

Keywords: City of Brownsville, Brownsville , Fiscal Technician, Other , Brownsville, Texas

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