Fiscal Technician 2 11835 (TR)
State of Washington - Tacoma, WA

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Our Vision is:
Safe, healthy individuals, families and communities

Our Mission is:
The Department of Social and Health Services will improve the safety and health of individuals, families and communities by providing leadership and establishing and participating in partnerships.

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The Department of Social and Health Services, Financial Services Administration (FSA) Regional 3 Business Center is recruiting for one (1) permanent position located in Tacoma.

This position shares in the responsibility to process, balance and enter all time and attendance source documents into the statewide Leave Tracker and Human Resource Management System (HRMS) payroll system for Aging and Disability Services Administration (DDD and HCS Offices), Children’s Administration, Economic Services Administration, and Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration within the Regional Business Center (RBC). This position performs a variety of manual and automated time and attendance input tasks. The incumbent prepares monthly attendance reports and generates and balances semi-monthly payroll reports within strict timelines to ensure DSHS employees are paid timely and correctly.

This position assists with receptionist duties, processing incoming/outgoing mail, provide fiscal level backup support to one unit in the RBC, and will perform business office support duties for the DSHS Region 3 Business Center.

Duties included, but not limited to:
o Using Leave Track and other timekeeping tools, gather information from the field inputs time and attendance information for DSHS Region 3 assigned staff members through HRMS which includes but is not limited to part-time hours, part-time holiday accruals, shift differential, work schedule adjustments, overtime, standby, and leave within allotted payroll deadline.
o Semi-monthly balances Leave Tracker standardized reports with HRMS standardized payroll reports within allotted payroll deadlines.
o Runs standardized payroll and related cost reports.
o Audits time and attendance reports between HRMS and Leave Tracker, updates leave accruals when necessary.
o Updates Leave Tracker Property Screen with staff information as needed.
o Coordinate with Field Offices on time and attendance issue.
o Point of contact for DSHS Payroll office.
o Assist employees with time and attendance questions.
o Receives and inputs change requests.
o Assists higher-level fiscal personnel with backup support to one unit within the Region 3 Business Center.
o Received monthly vehicle usage reports and enters vehicle mileage for Department of Enterprises Service (DES) vehicles assigned to Administrations in the DES Asset Works Info Center system by the 25th of the month.
o Assists in processing Region 3 Business Center mail; which occasional involves moving packages of up to 30 pounds.
o Assist in sorting, weighing and determining the appropriate postage of outgoing mail, using an electronic postage meter.
o Assist with receptionist duties if needed.

High school graduation or GED equivalency
One year of fiscal or bookkeeping or fifteen quarter or ten semester hours of college level accounting and data entry experience with focus on accuracy.

**Education can substitute year for year for experience**

o Knowledge of basic accounting practices and the ability to apply practical accounting techniques.
o Ability to process large quantities of fiscal data with consistency, accuracy, and efficiency.
o Ability to multitask and schedule self to meet payment and report deadlines.
o Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with staff at all levels.
o Optimize limited resources, and support the organizational goals.
o Ability to coordinate with others.
o Ability to learn specialized computer systems, AFRS, Enterprise Reporting, TRACKS, HRMS, Leave Tracker, and any new programs that may be implemented for the desk position.
o Maintain assigned office hours of at least 40 hours per week, with a good work attendance record.
o Ability to understand and maintain confidentiality.
o Possess working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, basic math skills and the use of a 10 key calculator.
o Model and reinforce socially responsible behaviors and values; and behave in a professional and respectful manner toward clients, colleagues, and others in the workplace and community.

Supplemental Information:
NOTE: This position is covered by a union security provision. Therefore, as a condition of employment, candidates who are appointed are required to become members of the Washington Federation of State Employees, or pay other representational fees within the first 30 days of employment.
SPECIAL NOTE: Attention to detail is important to the successful completion of your application for this position.

  • Carefully review your application before submitting.*
You may NOT reapply to this posting for 30 days

Please note that initial screening will be solely based on the contents and completeness of the “work experience” section of your application in NeoGov. In order to be considered for this position you MUST apply online and complete the entire Application. A resume mailed, emailed, attached to or embedded within the application will not substitute for the “work experience” section of the application.

The information provided in your Application must support your selected answers in the application questionnaire. All answers are verified and documentation may be required. Responses not supported in your application will disqualify you for consideration of employment from this requisition. A thorough reference check will be conducted for final applicants.
NOTE : To apply for this position you will need to complete your application, supplemental question(s) AND attach a resume, contact information for three professional references and a cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications for this position. Screening may involve writing style, skills, and apparent knowledge of business communication.

**Applications that do not have a resume, references and cover letter identified and attached (in the “attachments” section) will be disqualified from further consideration for this posting.

NOTE : If you wish for your college credits to count, you must attach a legible transcript to your application. Transcripts must be attached and labeled as a separate document.

**Applications that do not have a legible transcript identified and attached will not have their college counted**

The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, national origin, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the recruiter at (253) 983-6575. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through the Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.
If you have questions on how to apply or application issues, BEFORE you submit your application, contact Angel Correa at 253.983.6575 or

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