WSDOT: Fiscal Technician (Multiple Positions) - Various Locations WA

Employer: WSDOT

Job Description:
About WSDOT
Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is the steward of an integrated, multimodal transportation system that helps to ensure people and goods move safely and efficiently throughout the state. In addition to building, maintaining, and operating the state highway system, WSDOT operates the largest ferry system in the nation, manages the world's longest floating bridge, and recently completed the world's widest tunneling project.

The Opportunity
WSDOT is currently seeking a motivated individual to fill a Fiscal Technician 2 position with the Division of Accounting and Financial Services (AFS) in Olympia, WA. As a member of the Cash Receipts team within the Payments & Receipts unit, you will perform general offices duties, process incoming and outgoing mail, track warrants, and utilize accounting and reporting systems. In this role, you will make independent decisions and provide excellent customer service to both internal and external customers.

What to Expect
Among the varied range of responsibilities held within this role, the Fiscal Technician 2 will:

Receive, sort, research, and distribute mail, logging any incoming warrants.
Log incoming checks and cash on Cash Receipt log.
Process daily credit card and bank sweep documents.
Research aged warrants, communicating with originating offices.
Monitor, match, and troubleshoot unmatched warrant registers.
Assist with accepting credit card payments for 3rd party damages.
Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers by replying to emails/voicemails with 24 hours.
Scan accepted physical financial documents into imaging system; following quality control and indexing procedures.
Cross-train on critical tasks to assist in keeping the Payments & Receipts team as functional as possible in times of vacancy or absence, such as financial document scanning, releasing of vouchers in financial systems, document importing and indexing.
Create entry-level fiscal documents in financial system (TRAINS).
Monitor, match, and troubleshoot payment voucher and cash receipt workflow queues.

Qualifications
To be considered for this opportunity, the following are required:
High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
One (1) year of clerical or financial-related experience. (Additional education may substitute for experience.)
Ability to perform accurate data entry.
Ability to work independently, and prioritize and organize daily tasks.
Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing with the ability to communicate with various staff by phone, email, or other written correspondence in a clear and concise manner.
Ability to reconcile multiple reports and accounting systems.
Proficiency with and ability to use Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel.

It is preferred that qualified candidates also have:
Ability to perform accounting work in accordance with GAAP.
College level accounting credits.
Experience in governmental accounting.
Cash handling/receipting experience.
Knowledge of WSDOT accounting systems, TRAINS, PCMS, Cognos.

Important Notes
This recruitment may also be used to fill additional positions per business needs.
This position is not eligible for remote work.
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.
In addition to base salary, employees may be entitled to other forms of compensation depending on the type, duties, or location of the position. For union-represented positions, more information on other forms of compensation can be found in the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements. Information on other compensation types for non-represented positions can be found in Chapter 357-28 of the Washington Administrative Code.
WSDOT does not use the E-Verify system. For more information, please visit www.uscis.gov

Why WSDOT
Work-Life Balance – We are committed to ensure that our staff experience the reward of public service, while also sustaining a routine that suits each individuals’ lifestyle.
Paid Leave – In addition to 12 paid holidays, full-time employees earn a minimum 14 paid vacation days per year!
Tuition Assistance – Permanent employees have several options for assistance with education expenses, including tuition reimbursement programs, government discounts at participating colleges throughout the state, and eligibility for federal student loan forgiveness.
Plan For Your Future – WSDOT offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a variety of healthcare options. Employees also have their choice of state retirement programs, and much more. Go to State Benefits for more information.

Check out this video to learn more: Why WSDOT?

How to Apply
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Your relevant experience may be evaluated to determine salary. Therefore, it is very important that the “Work Experience” portion of the application be completed in as much detail as possible.
In order to be considered for this opportunity, please include the following with your online application:
An attached Resume outlining (in reverse chronological order) your experience to date.
An attached Cover Letter that further explains your qualifications, and indicates why you believe you are a viable candidate for this role.
Contact details for a minimum three (3) individuals who can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job-related competencies. This information can be entered in the “References” section of the online application; does not require an additional attachment.

Please click the "APPLY" button to proceed. Note that you will be prompted to either sign in, or create an account. This step is required in order to submit an application to this opportunity.

WSDOT is an equal opportunity employer. We value the importance of creating an environment in which all employees can feel respected, included and empowered to bring unique ideas to the agency. Our diversity and inclusion efforts include embracing different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints while fostering growth and advancement in the workplace. All persons, regardless of race, ethnicity, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, and/ or gender identity, are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the listed Recruiter.

WSDOT does not use the E-Verify system. For more information, please visit www.uscis.gov

Olympia, WA: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/wsdot/jobs/4219960/fiscal-technician-2-payments-and-receipts
Union Gap, WA: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/wsdot/jobs/4218457/fiscal-technician-2

Contact Person: Rachel Giese
Email: [email protected]
Location: • Union Gap, Olympia, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: $35,280.00 - $46,596.00 /YR


Posted on October 03, 2023

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