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Accounting Technician 2 (W)
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State of West Virginia | Charleston, WV
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Job Description

Nature of Work

Employee performs entry level accounting support duties. The incumbent is responsible for performing routine posting and adjusting to the general ledger, processing claims and invoices, and reviewing transactions for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.

Click The APPLY Link To Apply Online. This job requires a written examination (W). No appointments necessary; positive identification is required. See below for a list of Test Centers. DO NOT APPLY UNLESS YOU CAN TEST WITHIN 90 DAYS. Online applicants who do not test within 90 days of application, will be rejected. ONLY those applicants who need to use a paper application must present a completed application at the test site. There is a 90 day re-test waiting period. Caution: Any time you re-take the same test, your newest score, whether higher or lower, will automatically replace any previous test scores. For questions on the application process, please call our office 304-558-3950 (8:30 AM - 4:30 PM).

Make sure your application is detailed and complete. You may attach a resume and other documents; however, you should NEVER enter "See Resume" on the application. You MUST complete ALL parts of the application, including the Work Experience section. NOTE: Jobs on your application that do not have a salary amount will be considered volunteer and will NOT be counted as qualifying. Estimate salary if necessary.

IMPORTANT: This announcement is used to maintain an applicant pool for current and future hiring needs statewide. Your application will remain active for this job announcement for 1 year. Application for this job does not automatically qualify you for other positions. To receive an email notice anytime jobs in this or other categories are posted, you may choose to complete a Job Interest Card from the slide-out menu located at the top left of our Job Opportunities page.

Examples of Work

* Processes claims and invoices; accurately calculates and records amounts.
* Prepares bank deposits and/or checks.
* Performs routine posting and adjusting to ledger. Identifies and corrects own routine posting errors.
* Classifies/ codes according to a chart of accounts.
* Performs routine reconciliation reports such as bank reconciliations and batch reports.
* Maintains accounting records; gathers data and prepares financial statements and reports from records maintained.
* Contacts associates, administrators, and general public in order to obtain information, discuss changes in documents, or resolve routine problems with accounts.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

* Knowledge of basic mathematical computations.
* Knowledge of the operation of office equipment such as a copier, fax machine, and personal computer.
* Skill in the use of a calculator.
* Ability to detect and correct errors in arithmetic or to refer to proper source for correction.
* Ability to gather and compile data for use in financial reports.
* Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Minimum Qualifications


Graduation from a standard four-year high school or the equivalent.


Two years of full time or equivalent part time paid bookkeeping, accounting or related experience. Substitution: Successful completion of college-level accounting courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of three semester hours equals six months experience; OR Successful completion of related business school or vocational training may be substituted for the experience through an established formula.

NOTICE: If you are claiming college or other post-high school education or license, you MUST attach or provide by mail a legible copy of your OFFICIAL education transcript, license or training record. YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT UNTIL THIS VERIFICATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED. To avoid missing a job opportunity, it is important that you provide this verification as soon as possible. You only have to provide this verification one time. It is not required with every application. Attach documents to the online application, or via email to: applicantservices@wv.gov, FAX: 304-957-0396, or mail to: Division of Personnel, Building 3, Suite 500, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Charleston, WV 25305.

Other Information


Beckley, Bluefield, Bridgeport/Nutter Fort, Charleston, Elkins, Huntington, Martinsburg, Moorefield, Parkersburg, Wheeling, White Sulphur Springs

Click Here for Test Center Locations and Schedules


* Apply online.
* Then, report to the Test Center of your choice.
* Arrive 30 minutes early. Testing begins promptly at time indicated for each location.
* An appointment to test is not required.
* Photo ID is required.