Accounting Technician

Washington, D.C
Dec 01, 2020
Dec 09, 2020
Full Time


The incumbent serves as the Office of Finance's primary vendor and customer table maintenance expert and maintains all required banking information to ensure prompt payment for accounts payables.
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The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) provides operations support services and business solutions to the community of 10,000 House Members, Officers and staff. The CAO organization comprises more than 650 technical and administrative staff working in a variety of areas, including information technology, finance, budget management, human resources, payroll, child care, food and vending, procurement, logistics and administrative counsel.

The incumbent serves as the Office of Finance's primary vendor and customer table maintenance expert and maintains all required banking information to ensure prompt payment for accounts payables. Responsibilities include: processing daily requests for vendor table additions/modifications related to payment and procurement processing; providing guidance on vendor table maintenance; verifying accounts and adequacy of supporting data; responding to customer inquiries via phone and/or email; processing transactions and administrative duties as assigned. The incumbent ensures sufficient back up vendor table maintenance capability is available and is responsible for adhering to appropriate accounting policies and procedures. The position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

1) Follows up with vendors, as necessary, to secure certification documentation. Obtains ACH and EFT records and maintains W-9 vendor information; and assists with preparation of the annual Form 1099 Miscellaneous Income Return and 1099-NEC, Nonemployee Compensation reporting.

2) Supports other Accounting staff in transaction processing, reconciliation and analysis and financial reporting.

3) Assists in implementing corrective actions resulting from internal control reviews, external audits and Office of Inspector General program audits and advisories.

4) Informs the Accounting management of important issues as they arise. Provides the status of critical functions and special projects to ensure effective continuation of accounting goals and objectives.

5) Maintains current standard desk operating procedures on primary tasks.

6) Processes accounts receivable, cash receipts and other transactions in accordance with office procedures.

7) Accepts special projects and prepares analyses and reports as assigned.

8) Performs other official duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required - Not required.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

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High School/GED diploma plus two years experience in high volume, customer service environment or preferred Accounting or Business degree. Detail-oriented person with strong organizational skills, working knowledge of computers and relational databases, as well as basic mathematical skills. Must be self-motivated with the ability to multi-task while working in a team environment. Must be able to secure and maintain Federal Government security clearances as deemed appropriate by senior management. PeopleSoft experience preferred.

* Grade level at time of appointment determined by professional experience and designated level of responsibility. Range: HS-5 to HS-7

Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactorily completing a criminal history records check (or other applicable security clearance) and a pre-employment drug-test (pre-identified position only).


Additional information

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

You will be evaluated using a structured interview process.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Required Documents


If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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