ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN 2-10132021-23153

State of Tennessee

Nashville, TN

Finance & Accounting , Government


Position Description / Responsibilities

Summary: Under general supervision, an employee in this class is responsible for sub-professional accounting work of considerable difficulty, and supervisory work of average difficulty; or assigned to complex accounting projects; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features: An employee in this class supervises sub-professional accounting technical and accounting clerical employees engaged in performing accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, auditing, and/or other related activities of great volume, scope, and/or complexity for a department, division, agency, or specialized program. Certain project assignments with no supervision of staff may be included in this class when the work to be performed is of considerable scope and complexity. Work involves the preparation and maintenance of complex and difficult sub-professional accounting records and financial reports. This class differs from that of Accounting Technician 1 in that an incumbent of the latter is responsible for preparing and maintaining accounting records, reports, and financial statements of moderate volume, complexity, and scope.


Position Requirements

Education and Experience: Education equivalent to graduation from a standard high school and experience equivalent to four years of full-time increasingly responsible clerical accounting or auditing work including, at least, one year of experience similar in nature to that performed by an Accounting Technician 1 with the state of Tennessee.

Substitution of Experience for Education: Qualifying full-time clerical accounting or auditing experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Substitution of Education for Experience: Accounting course work from an accredited college or institute may substitute for the required experience under one of the following conditions, there being no substitution for the one year specialized experience: 4.5 quarter hours in accounting or bookkeeping is equivalent to a one-year substitution, 9 quarter hours in accounting or bookkeeping is equivalent to a two-year substitution, 12 quarter hours in accounting or bookkeeping is equivalent to a two-and-a-half year substitution; 15 quarter hours in accounting or bookkeeping is equivalent to a three-year substitution.


Application Instructions

To apply go to www.tn.gov/careers and search for 23153

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