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General summary

This is a first-level professional position accountable for examining, accounting for, reconciling, analyzing, and interpreting standard accounting data and records. At this level, employees apply basic accounting theory and review fiscal transactions to ensure agency practices (e.g. payroll, accounts payable/receivable, inventory, collections, etc.) are in accordance with general and government accounting practices and principles, and with agency policy and procedure. Employees reconcile accounting reports and conduct basic or routine analysis of agency fiscal data (e.g. budget versus actual revenues). Work is limited in complexity (e.g., relatively small number of fund types, revenue sources, cost centers, and cost allocations).

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Skill in providing clarification of technical financial issues in an understandable manner. Ability to adapt to changing regulations and situations.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 0-2 years of relevant experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

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