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TSD Knoxville - SS Accounting Technician 2

TSD Knoxville - SS Accounting Technician 2
Knoxville, TN
The Accounting Technician performs accounting and clerical work of average difficulty involving bookkeeping principles to a variety of financial records and documents. The Accounting Technician will work in the TSD Business Office with a major portion of the job responsibilities being procurement. Individual hired will be required to attend workshops in Nashville, as needed, for Edison training used by the state for business processes, and other pertinent training as well.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Purchases all supplies, equipment, and services for the school by preparing requisitions, purchase orders, and receipts. Screens all requisitions and purchases orders for accuracy and proper justification and approvals.
• Enters and maintains Agency Term Contracts when required by the Central Procurement Office, writes product specifications for use in bidding competitively with vendors for supplies, equipment, and services. Serves as a liaison between the agency, Central Procurement Office, and vendors for procuring and/or amending contracts.
• Assists Business Manager to keep policies and procedures updated as required.
• Participates in trainings that will educate the employee on any changes from the Purchasing Division/Central Procurement Office and in any training needed within the Edison system.
• Assists with mail, switchboard, and storeroom as well as assisting the property officer as needed.
• Mentor a TSD student in the TSD Work Based Learning Program.
• Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Effective interpersonal and organizational skills
• Strong expressive and written communication skills
• Customer focused and service oriented
• Intermediate knowledge of computer operation
• Intermediate mathematics skills
• Problem solving skills

Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, retirement pension, 401(k) match, employee assistance program, personal and sick leave (PTO) and more. A full listing of employee benefits can be found here: https://www.tn.gov/hr/employees1/benefits.html
• High school diploma or GED certificate
• Two years of clerical and/or accounting or routine audit work
• Valid Tennessee Driver’s License
• SLPI:ASL rating of Advanced preferred. American Sign Language (ASL) sign classes and skill development support available for selected qualified applicants who do not meet the rating level.
State of Tennessee Salary Grade 023- $2,393 per month
Contact Human Resources
Phone: 865-579-2500
2725 Island Home Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37920