The Ark-Tex Council of Governments (ATCOG) is now accepting applications for Accounting Specialist, Announcement #1907. This is a full-time position located in the Texarkana, Texas, Finance Department. Salary is $18.09 per hour. The position is responsible accounting work in the areas of accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing, and payroll. Position will perform varied tasks and apply accepted procedures to the preparation and maintenance of finance department records.
Your application MUST identify the required minimum qualifications for this position. Please detail how you meet the minimum qualifications AND respond in detail to the KSA’s in the “Worked Performed” blocks of the application. You may use plain bond paper in order to effectively respond to all the KSA’s.
EDUCATION/TRAINING: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or High School Diploma or GED equivalent, and five years experience in payroll, accounting and or bookkeeping. Payroll experience is required. Fiscal office and fund account experience preferred.
Knowledge of basic accounting principles and procedures affecting maintenance of accounting records and of automated accounting systems; payroll processing, payables preparation and reporting.
Skill/Ability: Skills to work quickly and accurately with numbers; prepare and maintain financial records and reports systematically and accurately. Ability to interpret and apply accounting theory to difficult or complex transactions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other regional council employees, external auditors and the general public. Ability to sit for extended periods of time at a computer while performing data entry. Ability to see hear, reach, stoop, bend, and lift and carry up to 20 pounds are required. Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Additional Requirement: Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license subject to an approved motor vehicle report and reliable transportation with valid proof of insurance for travel within the ATCOG region.
Having met the above detailed minimum qualifications, your application will be evaluated on: additional related education and experience in the areas listed above.
To obtain an official ATCOG application form, call or write Ark-Tex Council of Governments, 4808 Elizabeth Street, P. O. Box 5307, Texarkana, TX, 75505-5307, (903) 832-8636, or access www.atcog.org. All completed applications must be received via hand-delivery, mail, e-mail, or fax no later than 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at the above address. Resumes will only be accepted with completed application. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Description – Accounting Specialist