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AD03 - Fiscal Technician II

Band 4  


State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Performs and supervises paraprofessional accounting duties which may include posting, updating, reconciling, 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.)

Supervises paraprofessional and/or clerical personnel engaged in recording financial transactions, balancing and reconciling accounts, verifying accounting documents, preparing financial statements, dual employment requests and travel reimbursement requests and batching and scheduling the input of financial data into computerized systems.
Screens disbursement, expenditure and fund transfer requests for accuracy, legality and authorization.
Supervises and evaluates the performance of staff; trains new employees.
Reconciles small bank accounts; posts transactions to various accounts; deposits checks received from various state agencies and programs.
Provides support documentation for report preparation; monitors account status to ensure timely transaction processing.
Assists professional staff in implementing financial procedural changes, determining fund sources and ensuring fund availability; confers with external agency financial officials about procedures and records.
Supervises the assimilation of payroll information, the processing of payroll changes, the distribution of payroll checks and the accounting control of payroll deductions.
Interprets accounting system policies, procedures and forms.
Supervises the collection and compilation of information for reporting purposes.

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 policies, procedures, rules, regulations and equipment.
Knowledge of accounting/bookkeeping principles and practices.
Knowledge of mathematical concepts.
Ability to interpret and apply financial procedures and regulations.
Ability to perform analysis of financial records.
Ability to supervise subordinate staff members.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

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

A high school diploma and experience in clerical accounting or bookkeeping.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A high school diploma and 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. (Continuous)
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. (Continuous)
Ability to hear and/or understand 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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