Full-Time Accounting Technician II – Sheriff’s Office
JOB SUMMARY: Under supervisory direction: balances and reconciles cash receipts, billing statements and
related statements; compiles and reviews invoices, EOB’s (explanation of benefit) and other documents for
county accounts payable and receivable activities; disburses monies received to appropriate parties; performs
computer input of related data; generates and distributes financial and billing reports; enters and tracks purchase
orders; and supports various financial activities within a department or county-wide. All activities will be
performed in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Accounting Clerk II: This level of the class series is responsible for: providing complex accounting support;
routinely reconciling detailed financial statements; and reviewing and balancing others’ receipt, disbursement,
and accounting activities.
DUTIES INCLUDE: Balance fund collection / disbursement and receiving documents, and reconciles related
statements, compiles, tabulates, verifies, interprets, and adjusts data from a variety of source documents and
arrays data in presentable or prescribed format. Reviews and audits purchase orders, vendor invoices
EOB’s,cash receipts, and / or billings for accuracy and appropriateness of payment or billing.
Requests the generation of documents through an automated system, or prepares manual documents as
disbursement conditions require. Maintains tracking and filing systems for related documents. Balances cash
on hand against receipts; prepares and balances deposits; runs tapes on checks and cash; maintains appropriate
spreadsheets; and posts receipts as appropriate. Updates account, vendor, and/or customer records through
computer input. Answers financial and account questions from vendors, customers, and County employees.
Answers incoming phone calls and either provides assistance, transfers calls, or takes messages. Provides
general information to employees and visitors either by phone or in person. Conducts independent research and
analytical studies. Reconciles various reports generated by others for accuracy of receipts and / or
disbursements. Designs and improves financial report formats and accounting processes. Reconciles complex
and detailed statements, including bank statements.
EVALUATION AND SELECTION FACTORS INCLUDE:
Knowledge of: basic arithmetic, bookkeeping, accounting principles and practices, procedures, policies, and
state/federal laws affecting the assigned accounting function.
Skill in: use a personal computer for data entry and spreadsheet development / maintenance;
Ability to: operate 10-key by touch, calculator, cash register and other office machines with speed and accuracy;
communicate clearly both orally and in writing, follow verbal or written instructions, maintain cooperative
relationships with the public and other county employees, research detailed information and respond to
customer questions promptly.
REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT: Accounting Clerk II: Equivalent to an Associate’s Degree in
accounting, finance, or a related field, from an accredited college or university; must pass typing test at or above
40 WPM net; and one (1) year complex financial statement reconciliation work experience, including accounts
payable and / or receivable responsibilities. Equivalent combinations of education and work experience will be
considered when screening for minimum qualifications. All selected applicants must pass a full background
check. For a complete job description and requirements for Accounting Clerk I, see job description on Utah County
website: www.utahcounty.gov See job descriptions for Accounting Clerk I for a complete job description. Applicants
receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and
additional background checks as required.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS: All incumbents must be bondable.