Fiscal Technician - PD

  • CITY OF NORTH LAS VEGAS
  • 2250 Las Vegas Boulevard North, North Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Apr 05, 2021
Accounting and Finance

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY :

Performs technical accounting activities including processing and reconciling accounts; and to perform a variety of technical accounting duties involving the reporting of financial transactions and the maintenance of financial records for City operations, programs and services.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following) (Depending upon assignment)
  • Performs technical accounting activities involving the reconciling and auditing of assigned accounts; maintains a variety of accounts and general ledgers; prepares monthly fiscal reports and special reports relating to the progress of assigned accounts.
  • Analyzes revenues and expenditures; recommends amendments to the budget as appropriate.
  • Compiles and prepares appropriate data for accounts receivable billing to outside agencies; ensures accuracy of data for billing purposes.
  • Maintains and reconciles a variety of ledgers, reports and account records; examines and corrects accounting transactions to ensure accuracy.
  • Monitors and balances various accounts verifying availability of funds and classification of expenditures; researches and analyzes transactions to resolve problems.
  • Collects delinquent payments from appropriate sources, as defined by policy or operating procedures.
  • Prepares statistical and financial reports; enters updated information into the data base and maintains accurate financial records; prepares financial reports from data files.
  • Receives and enters monthly journal entries from various departments; sets up new accounts on computer data base; explains program or policy changes to affected users.
  • Assists with the development of mainframe and computer generated reports and information; tests the accuracy of the information generated; troubleshoots program problems.
  • Serves as a financial resource to various City departments; provides information regarding a variety of accounts, revenues and expenditures.
  • Provides technical assistance to various City staff in matters related to financial accounting; assists departments in the proper classification of revenues and expenditures.
  • Performs a variety of general clerical duties including typing, answering telephones , maintaining files and records, and processing the mail.
  • Receives, tabulates and accounts for fees and other moneys received by the department.
  • Confers with management to keep them informed on key issues to obtain their support and approval.
  • Researches sources and bid proposals for department purchasing requests; completes purchase requests, bid documentation, specifications, correspondence and various purchase documentation; forwards completed purchase requests to the Purchasing Department.
  • Maintain accurate records and files of purchase requisitions, bid documentation and related materials.
  • Reviews requests for purchase to determine the types of materials, supplies, equipment or services required; ensures that such requests are complete and accurate and that proper authorization has been obtained.
  • Orders materials and supplies from established sources of supply; obtains delivery information.
  • Follows-up on purchase orders to receive information on delivery times and back-orders as needed.
  • Works with the Purchasing Department and vendors to resolve purchase order, invoicing and delivery complaints and problems.
  • Performs investment and payroll back-up activities.
  • Performs those day-to-day activities that are required to keep the department (program) functioning effectively, but are not specifically related to project work.
  • Assists department management with various special projects or programs.
  • Performs other related work as required.
Minimum Qualifications Required:

Education and Experience:
  • AA Degree or certificate in accounting, business administration or equivalent.
  • Three years of progressively responsible accounting experience preferably with a public employer.
Equivalency: Five years of progressively responsible accounting experience preferably with a public employer may be substituted for the education and experience required above.
Licenses and Certifications:
  • Must possess a valid state driver's license and maintain satisfactory motor vehicle record with the ability to obtain appropriate Nevada state driver's license within required time frame.
Knowledge of:
  • Government bookkeeping and accounting principles and practices.
  • Principles and procedures of financial record keeping and reporting.
  • Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.
  • Financial research and report preparation methods and techniques.
  • Advanced principles of mathematics.
  • Principles of basic report preparation.
  • Basic principles and practices of public purchasing.
  • Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and ordinances.
Skills:
  • Read, understand and interpret financial reports involving complex data.
  • Examine and verify a wide variety of financial documents and reports.
  • Operate a computer including a variety of software programs.
  • Prepare a variety of complex financial statements, reports and analyses.
  • Effectively interact with citizens and other departmental staff to exchange information in a courteous and friendly manner.
  • Organizing and prioritizing tasks.
Testing/Assessment Requirements:
Oral Interview: 100%

Additional Information
  • People Group: Teamster Non Supervisor
Compensation
  • Grade: TNE-15
  • Minimum Salary: 19.88
  • Maximum Salary: 33.51
  • Pay Basis: HOURLY


Job Address

2250 Las Vegas Boulevard North, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89030 United States View Map