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AD01 - Fiscal Technician I

Band 3  


State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Performs varied clerical accounting and bookkeeping duties which may include posting, updating, reconciling, routine auditing and preparing summary financial and statistical reports.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

Some positions in this class have supervisory responsibilities.

Examples of Work:

(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)

Computes averages, percentages, decimal conversions and billing costs based on services provided.
Verifies disbursements, expenditures, data processing reports and fund transfer requests for accuracy, legality and authorization.
Assists taxpayers in filing returns and researching records; answers questions for the general public; assists field personnel in a variety of areas including collections and delinquent accounts.
Prepares or supervises the preparation of invoices, receipts, vouchers, bank deposits, budget requests, projections, summary reports, payrolls and payroll files.
Gathers and compiles information for reporting purposes (e.
, numbers and types of license applications, tax or fee remittances, travel expenses and mileage, total sales invoices, equipment and supply bids and delinquent accounts).
Supervises the batching and posting of financial data into a computer system, the calculation of data to be posted into the state accounting system and the maintenance of records.
Prepares and edits financial and statistical reports, schedules and statements with accompanying narratives.
Interprets contract and grant stipulations; screens for special review expenditure or reimbursement requests; maintains balances of sponsored program funds.
Assists professional staff in implementing financial procedural changes.
Plans, organizes and reviews work of subordinate staff members.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)

Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
Knowledge of principles and practices of accounting, auditing and bookkeeping.
Knowledge of South Carolina tax laws, rules and regulations.
Knowledge of various types of filing systems.
Ability to perform basic mathematical computations.
Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with staff members and the general public.
Ability to interpret and apply financial procedures and regulations.
Ability to perform prescribed analyses of financial records.
Ability to supervise subordinate staff members.
Ability to communicate effectively.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

Experience in clerical accounting or bookkeeping.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

Two years of experience in clerical accounting or bookkeeping.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions and temperature extremes. (Infrequent)
Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform 'pinching operations. (Infrequent)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain good tactile sensory functions. (Continuous)
Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to lift objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to lower objects, up to 15 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. Infrequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Frequent)
Good peripheral vision capabilities.
Ability to hear and/or understand whispered conversations. (Continuous)
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous)
Ability to work in dusty areas. (Infrequent)


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