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Accounts Payable Technician

Augusta-Richmond County


Listing Summary

DESCRIPTION

The purpose of this classification is to perform data entry and clerical work in support of accounts receivable functions and to maintain financial records.
 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Processes documentation pertaining to accounts receivable: receives payments for various fees/services; records cash receipts; makes file copies; balances receipts; posts payments and adjustments to accounts; researches checks received without identifying information or checks returned for insufficient funds; and prepares related reports and records.
  • Processes deposits made by departments: issues deposit slips to departments; receives and reviews deposit slips monitors and verifies deposits made by department; reconciles bank accounts; and enters deposits into General Ledger.
  • Enters financial information into a computer in order to process transactions and update records: performs routine posting and account maintenance functions; enters debits, credits, transfers, and adjustments; and responds to requests for account information.
  • Participates in other accounting duties as assigned: processes and files voided checks; picks up night deposits; and processes and deposits juror checks.
  • Performs customer service functions: answers telephone calls, greets visitors, and assists individuals; provides information/assistance regarding department services, activities, procedures, documentation, fees, or other issues; distributes, processes, and/or assists customers with completion of various forms/documentation; and responds to routine questions / complaints and initiates problem resolution.
  • Assists external auditors by researching financial information.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: High School, or G.E.D.

Experience:  Three (3) years in accounts receivable or bookkeeping or maintaining financial records.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: 

  • Requires the ability to persuade and/or influence others to coordinate programs or activities of a project, and resolve typical problems associated with the responsibilities of the job.
  • Proficiency in using computers, standard business application software, and other office equipment.
  • Proficiency in mathematical computation and the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; the ability to calculate decimals and percentages; the ability to utilize principles of fractions; and the ability to interpret graphs.
  • Requires the ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize, and/or analyze data.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and exercise independent judgment.

Licensing: 

  • Possession of a valid driver's license with good driving history.  If State license is other than Georgia or South Carolina, applicant must obtain a license in Georgia or South Carolina within 30 days of employment. 

 

Listing ends on:

7/31/2021