Fiscal Technician

  • CITY OF NORTH LAS VEGAS
  • 2250 Las Vegas Boulevard North, North Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jun 04, 2022
Accounting and Finance

Job Description

Job Summay:

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.

Skill:
  • 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.

Selection Process:
Qualification Assessment: Oral Interview 100%
Passing Score: 70%

Additional Information
  • People Group: Teamster Non Supervisor

Compensation
  • Grade: TNE-15
  • Minimum Salary: 21.39
  • Maximum Salary: 35.38
  • Pay Basis: HOURLY

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)

No

Job Address

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