Accounting Technician III/Recording Coordinator

Job Description

Auditor’s Office
Position: Accounting Technician III/Recording Coordinator
Salary Range: $4,063 to $5,443 monthly; Starting Salary DOQ, DOE
Location Auditor’s Office
Employment Type: Full-time (35 hours/week); FSLA non-exempt; Courthouse Union; Benefits Apply; Open Until Filled
Full Time Benefits Include: • County pays $1,500 per month towards medical, dental, vision, life insurance and employee assistance program for employee and eligible family members • Retirement: Walla Walla County full time employees are eligible for Washington State Department of Retirement Services (DRS) • HRA Veba account: Employer contribution may apply • Wellness program • Access to MetLife Pet Insurance • Deferred compensation plans offered • Twelve paid holidays annually • Vacation accrual based on seniority (see Union Contract) • Benefited employees shall accrue sick leave benefits at the percentage rate of hours worked per week, to a maximum of eight (8) hours earned per month based on a forty (40) hour workweek but not less than one (1) hour per every forty (40) hours worked per County Policy 30.05.0
Visit Walla Walla County Website for detailed benefits information.
Brief Duties and Responsibilities:
Recording Coordinator - Performs advanced and specialized duties requiring understanding and involvement in day-to-day operations within the Auditor’s Office. Work in this class is distinguished by knowledge of document recording requirements and procedures, collecting fees, issuing marriage licenses, and maintaining bank account responsibility for vehicle licensing transactions.
Accounting Technician III – Assists the Chief Finance Manager and the Assistant Finance Manager in the accounting, auditing, and clerical financial functions for the county. Performs complex accounting activities requiring professional competency. Assists with the accounts payable functions, assists with the development and implementation of internal policies and procedures. These positions involve considerable contact with the public and includes application of human relations skills and a need to be versatile and familiar with other aspects of the Auditor’s Office. Work is performed independently and reviewed. Supervision is not a primary responsibility but may occur when sharing duties or directing another office assistant employee.
Working Environment/Physical Abilities: Work is performed in an office setting. Must possess physical ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time, lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds. and climb a ladder while performing duties.
Minimum Qualifications: Associate Degree in accounting or a related field, and, three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in an office environment., or a combination of education, training, and experience that in the opinion of management, provides the necessary skill required above. LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Must successfully pass a background check and a driving record check. Maintain a valid driver’s license.
For Application: Application, resume, and cover letter required. Job description is available on our website at www.co.walla-walla.wa.us where you can apply online.
SELECTION IS BASED ON QUALIFICATIONS, BACKGROUND CHECK, DRIVING RECORD CHECK, AND ORAL INTERVIEWS.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER / ADA COMPLIANT

Type: Full-time
Pay: $4,063.00 to $5,443.00 per MONTH

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About
Walla Walla County

Walla Walla County (population 62,000) may be Washington State’s best-kept secret. Located in the Southeastern corner of the state, in the foothills of the Blue Mountains.
Rolling green hills lead to Walla Walla’s patchwork of farms and snowy backdrop of the Blues in the distance. A quaint, well-kept downtown district, lined with lovely brick and stone architecture with first-class retail shops of every description. Fine dining abounds, and Walla Walla’s award-winning wine culture is evident everywhere. With three colleges, a thriving viticulture industry (over 100 wineries), and mild “Four-Season” climate, Walla Walla is home to 32,000 residents. Besides our County seat in Walla Walla, we also proudly serve College Place, Waitsburg, Touchet, Wallula, Burbank, Prescott and Dixie. There is the County Fair, hot air balloons in the summer sky, parades down Main Street… and you’re surrounded by fishing, skiing, boating, cycling, hiking, camping – in the uncrowded outdoor spaces.
Walla Walla County is a great place to live, work and play. It is also the perfect place to raise a family, with excellent schools, public libraries, and parks.

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