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Accounting Tech

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This position serves as the accounting technical support for the Fiscal Section, which handles all aspects of the Federal grant programs within the State Highway Safety Office (SHSO). Duties include independent processing of payments (invoices, grants, direct vouchers and purchase orders), preparation of related spreadsheets, maintenance of records for financial disbursements within the division, maintenance and reconciling of purchasing records, preparation of journal vouchers, and tracking of equipment for grantees and inventory for the division.

Duty 1
Process financial voucher requests for the Federal highway safety program. 55% of time

Duty 2
Process financial voucher requests for the State grant programs. 20% of time

Duty 3
Independently keep track of in-house (non-grant) expenses for the SHSO, review for accuracy and appropriateness, and process payments for the fiscal manager to approve. 15% of time

Duty 4
Handle procurement-related activities and complete other duties as assigned. 10% of time