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Accounting Technician

Company: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Temple
Posted on: June 5, 2021

Job Description:

The Central Texas Veterans Health Care System is seeking a highly qualified Accounting Technician. [ "The Accounting Technician is responsible for performing all duties required in maintaining a complex double entry commercial type accounting system integrated with governmental type accounting for the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System (CTVHCS), including Temple and Waco, Integrated Care Facilities (ICFs), the Austin Outpatient Clinic, the Veterans Outreach Center, and the various Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC). The accounting system has separate but integrated general ledger assets, interoffice, budget, cost, deposit fund, and trust fund accounting requirements. This allotment ledger system of accounting utilizes the Financial Management System (FMS) and Integrated Fund Distribution, Control Point Activity, Accounting and Procurement (IFCAP). Moreover, the incumbent must possess an extensive knowledge of Veterans Information Systems Technology Architecture (VISTA), On-Line Certification System (OLCS), Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Internet browsers. The incumbent will train station employees on the use of Fed Traveler and travel regulations in group settings and on a one-on-one basis as requested to ensure that employees have an understanding of the process before travel is initiated. The incumbent will conduct staff training on the Travel Card Program. He/she is responsible for establishing new accounts for employees in the Travel Card Contractor's system including accounting information. Trains participants on proper use of travel card and serves as technical expert. Ensures travel card holders receive travel card training in accordance with regulations. Processes changes and maintains existing accounts. Retrieves and cancels cards based on misuse or separation of the cardholder from employment. Reviews and follows up on program activity to ensure card is appropriately used and card balances are paid timely by employee. Compiles information and prepares rep01ts as needed. Makes required entries on obligations, receiving reports, contracts, GBL's, travel orders/expense repo1ts, and various other procurement documents for obligation, and input which affects liquidations against undelivered orders and accounts payables. Processes payments to vendors to include tracking system payments, which requires knowledge of accounting entries and their effect on the General Ledger and how they affect all financial records. Preferential treatment is afforded invoices with close discount dates and travel documents that are urgent. Assigns and/or verifies proper appropriation and limitation, fund control point, cost center, budget object code, accounting classification code (ACC) to ensure overall expenditure controls are maintained in IFCAP and FMS. Receives canteen and stock supply fund commitment copies and receiving reports and maintains a current outstanding order file. Incumbent processes all dietetic and canteen payments. Examines and reconciles accounts to confirm the information transmitted is properly reflected at the Financial Services Center (FSC). Determines transactions arc properly processed and that information in FMS concurs with the running balance in IFCAP. This effort verifies that all collections and expenditures are properly accounted. Identifies errors, makes corrections, verifies adjustments, and recommends procedures to prevent errors in the future. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:am - 4:30 pm.\nTelework: Telework available for highly qualified applicants, in accordance with agency policy.\nVirtual: This is not a virtual position.\nPosition Description/PD#: Accounting Technician/PD079600\nRelocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized\nFinancial Disclosure Report: Not required" ]

Keywords: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Temple , Accounting Technician, Other , Temple, Texas

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