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Title Accounting Technician
Salary 33,404/year
Location Texarkana, TX
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The Ark-Tex Council of Governments (ATCOG) is now accepting applications for Accounting Technician, Announcement #1801. This is a full-time position located in the Texarkana, Texas, Finance Department. Salary is $33,404 per year. The position is responsible for providing assistance in the preparation, maintenance, recording and data entry of all required data and providing clerical support within the Finance Department. This position is also responsible for the documenting and reporting of all payables for each assigned program area in accordance with State, Federal and ATCOG procedures.

Your application MUST identify the required minimum qualifications for this position. Please detail how you meet the minimum qualifications AND respond in detail to the KSA’s in the “Worked Performed” blocks of the application. You may use plain bond paper in order to effectively respond to all the KSA’s.

EDUCATION/TRAINING: Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance or High School Diploma or GED equivalent, and five years experience in accounting and/or bookkeeping. Fiscal office and fund accounting preferred.


Knowledge of basic accounting principles and procedures affecting maintenance of accounting records and of automated accounting systems; payables preparation and reporting.

Skill/Ability: Skills to work quickly and accurately with numbers; prepare and maintain financial records and reports systematically and accurately. Ability to interpret and apply accounting theory to difficult or complex transactions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other regional council employees, external auditors and the general public. Ability to sit for extended periods of time at a computer while performing data entry. Ability to see, hear, reach, stoop, bend, and lift and carry up to 30 pounds required. Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Additional Requirement: Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license subject to an approved motor vehicle report and reliable transportation with valid proof of insurance for travel within the ATCOG region.

Having met the above detailed minimum qualifications, your application will be evaluated on: additional related education and experience in the areas listed above.

To obtain an official ATCOG application form, call or write Ark-Tex Council of Governments, 4808 Elizabeth Street, P. O. Box 5307, Texarkana, TX, 75505-5307, (903) 832-8636, or access All completed applications must be received via hand-delivery, mail or fax no later than 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at the above address. Resumes will only be accepted with completed application. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description-Accounting Technician

Notice to Applicants-Accounting Technician