Accountant 2 – 1702

Job Details

Job Location
Temple Main – Temple, TX

Position Type
Full Time

Education Level
2 Year Degree

Salary Range
$20.37 – $21.69 Salary

Travel Percentage

Job Shift

Job Category

Accountant 2 – 1702


Performs routine (journey-level) accounting work. Work involves maintaining, posting, and balancing accounting and financial statements, records, documents, or reports. May specialize in some phase of accounting work such as federal funds accounting, property and equipment control, cost, budgeting, or bond servicing. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


  • Performs assigned business office tasks and responsibilities with a high degree of accuracy, timeliness and accountability.
  • Utilizes general accounting principles and best practices with consistency and reliability.
  • Compile information needed for Center grants reimbursement and reporting; prepares billing for all reimbursement; maintains documentation; report discrepancies to appropriate personnel for resolution and correction prior to submittal.
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliation reports.
  • Reconcile and process transactions that are complex in nature and reconcile discrepancies in different accounts.
  • Purchases goods and services according to the Center policies and procedures; ensures that purchasing documents are complete; and evaluates vendors based on price, reliability, capability, and previous transaction history.
  • Assists in the preparation of financial statements and reports.
  • May serves as backup payroll processor if needed.
  • Assists in making recommendations for improvements, adaptations, or revisions to the accounting system and accompanying procedures.
  • Meets all minimum service requirements according to Center staff training requirements, Resilience & Disease Management Design and Texas Administrative Codes.
  • Functions effectively as a member of the business office team employing the concepts of team work, flexibility and collaboration to achieve a high standard of customer service to both staff and consumers.
  • Demonstrate high ethical standards, trustworthiness, and personal integrity. Regular attendance, dependability, and promptness are required for the 8-5 work day or agreed upon hours 100% of the time, to ensure consistency and completeness of programs processes.
  • Professional Development – Successfully complete training required to maintain skill competency and cross training to ensure consistency across program procedures. Complete continuing education as required by professional standards and the Center.
  • Performs related work as assigned.


Experience and Education

  • Experience in accounting and financial operations. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, or a related field is preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Central Counties Services incorporates principles of trauma-informed care, which includes cultural sensitivity, in all areas of service delivery. All job descriptions include the responsibility to learn about and implement trauma-informed practices within the scope of work for the position.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures affecting the maintenance of accounting records and automated accounting systems.
  • Skill in the use of office equipment, computers, and associated software applications.
  • Ability to review work for accuracy, to accurately perform detailed numerical work, to make arithmetical computations, to prepare financial and accounting records, and to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.


  • Financial Management
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Performance Management
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Technical Capacity
  • Thoroughness/Attention to Detail
  • Time Management

Relationship Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Work behavior must be compatible with Center value statement and Policies and Procedures Manual contributing to an environment of problem solving, building trust, conflict resolution, and customer service.
  • Ability to perform tasks effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to plan and schedule work and implement directives without constant supervision.
  • Ability to present a professional appearance and conduct when representing the Center.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and productively with supervisor, individuals, co-workers, and groups of persons at all levels of activity, contributing to a strong spirit of teamwork.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, other agencies and the general public using tact, courtesy and good judgment.

Additional Requirements

  • Must have and maintain a valid drivers license with an acceptable driving record.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This job operates in an office setting with moderate noise. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.


Central Counties Services is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

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