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WorkSource Oregon Accounting Specialist in The Dalles, Oregon

POSITION SUMMARY Accounting Specialist is a hands-on position responsible for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll and Cash Receipts. Requires proficiency in data entry, 10 key by touch, be self-motivated, organized and capable of multi tasking, attention to detail, accepts responsibility, and adaptable to changing tasks. Monitor transactions to insure accuracy related to the General Ledger and appropriation of the fiscal budget. This position is a fundamental part of the Administration Team, whose actions can affect the outcome of Administration and Staff's achievements being successful. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 'Must be at least 21 years of age to work in a correctional facility. 'Must be a United States citizen. 'Must possess a valid driver's license by time of appointment to perform errands as needed. 'Experience with accounts payable, accounts receivable, and cash receipts. 'Experience in computerized accounting software (Caselle). 'Knowledge of Payroll systems and reporting. 'Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles. 'Understanding of fund accounting (Public Sector). 'Background Investigation: Candidates must pass a thorough background investigation which includes, but is not limited to a review of applicant's criminal, driving, military, educations and employment history. 'High level of skill in data entry and computer software. EDUCATION and / or EXPERIENCE PREFERRED 'Position requires a high school diploma or equivalent, college level degree, or course work in accounting. 'Accounting certificate encouraged, but need not be a CPA. 'Public Sector or municipal experience is preferred. ABILITIES 'Requires the ability to carry out the full scope of the position. 'Exercise sound judgment when acting in routine situations. 'Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to see the big picture, be flexible and responsive. 'Integrity and discretion are essential. This is a highly confidential position. 'Operate 10-Key by touch. 'Computer Skills, including the ability to operate computerized accounting and spreadsheet and word-processing programs at a highly proficient level. Annual Salary 43,731 ' 55,913 (Benefits- 6% Employee PERS - 100% Employee only Medical, Dental and Vision all covered by Employer)