Accounting Technician I

Lakes and Pines Community Action Council
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Location in MN
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Primary Duties

The Accounting Technician will be responsible for assisting in keeping a systematic and up-to-date record of the Agency’s financial records. In addition to the accounting responsibilities, she/he will be required to perform other clerical tasks, such as typing, filing and operating standard office machines. She/he will be expected to have a working knowledge of relevant Agency’s systems and procedures.


A. Essential Functions

• Operate electronic calculator, computer processing system(s) and other office machines as necessary.

• Possess working knowledge of the Agency’s central computer system as relevant to position.

• Possess working knowledge of the personal computer - especially Microsoft Office Products and Windows.

• Assist in payroll preparation and distribution.

• Verify and pay program expenses.

• Record daily transactions in journals and ledgers.

• Review trial balances, expense reports, invoices, and budgets monthly.

• Prepare bank deposits and reconciliations.

• Maintain data for and assist in preparing quarterly tax reports, W-2 Forms, year-end 990, 1099 Forms, annual audit and other miscellaneous forms and reports.

• Obtain working knowledge of Agency’s insurance policies.

• Maintain property control records and files.

• Prepare monthly Financial Status Reports, Cash Request Forms, Program close-out packages, and other reports due to funding entities.

• Assist with annual Agency audits and program(s) monitoring review(s).

• Assist with training of new accounting employees.

• Conducts and maintains electronic document imaging/filing for fiscal records.

• Supports the Mission of the Agency.

• Have knowledge and apply Agency policies and procedures, including safety, technology, data practices and other applicable policy, procedure and program regulations.

• Assist program departments with proper fund coding, grant preparation and other accounting related activities.

• Provide feedback with changes in the financial policies and procedures where applicable.

• Other essential job functions as assigned by the supervisor.

B. Secondary Functions

• Deliver deposits to the bank(s).

• Be responsible for ordering supplies and maintaining inventory of supplies.

• Take physical inventory of Fiscal equipment.

• Operate typewriter, word processor and file as it relates to the assigned work.

• Communicate fiscal information necessary to other departments within organization.

• Have organization skills to maintain required fiscal deadlines and duties.

• Other tasks as assigned by supervisor.


• Possess a one-year accounting certificate or have a minimum one year of post secondary education in accounting or a related field.

• Possess accounting experience.

• Be capable of completing assigned tasks with little supervision.

• Accept additional responsibilities required of Accounting Technician I as assigned by the Fiscal Controller.

• Be computer literate and able to utilize documents established on Microsoft Office Products (data entry).

• Is subject to a Criminal Background Check, the results of which are acceptable to the Agency.

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