Posting Date:  02/10/2021
Job Title:  Accounting Assistant
Salary:  $61,664 – $68,370
Entity:  Valley Regional Fire Authority
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled: Initial Review Feb 22, 2021


Share your talents to benefit a community-based agency with this unique opportunity of working at a live fire station!

Under the direction of the Fiscal Coordinator, this position performs a wide variety of financial,
administrative and customer service duties. Plans, organizes, coordinates and completes projects and
tasks as assigned to provide support to the Valley Regional Fire Authority.

For additional information regarding the position and how to apply please visit Thank you for your interest in the Valley Regional Fire Authority and the communities we serve!

Primary Duties

Prepares purchase orders and expense claims; verifies invoices for payment; accounts payable and receivable data entry and related processing; reconciles purchasing card monthly statements.

Maintains budget accounts; keeps fund balance and detailed accounting of expenditures; orders supplies and equipment.

Creates and updates purchase order and expense reports.

Performs payroll data entry; maintains and reviews for completeness time reporting records received from employees.

Provides customer service at VRFA headquarters by assisting the public at the front counter and over the telephone, answering inquiries or referring them to the appropriate staff member.

Provides support including administrative, clerical, and technical duties.

Maintains files and records as required.

Prepares written communications; enters and retrieves data.

Coordinates projects and assignments covering a wide variety of subjects, requiring knowledge of applicable policies and procedures.


Graduation from high school or equivalent, AND two (2) years of successful work-related experience with an emphasis on accounts payable; OR a combination of education, experience, and training that would indicate the level of skills,
knowledge, and abilities required to successfully perform all of the essential functions of the position.

An Associate’s degree in Business or a related field is preferred.
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite preferred.
Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP Software is desired.
BARS or finance related experience in a local government is desired.

Contact Information

Valley Regional Fire Authority
Human Resource Department


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