Posting Date:  10/13/2021
Job Title:  Accounts Payable and Payroll Technician
Salary:  $37,710 – $50,884 annually
Entity:  Spokane County
Closing Date:  2 vacancies – positions open until filled


This is comprehensive and technical payment production work within a centralized payment auditing and processing unit in the Spokane County Auditor’s Financial Services Division.

Primary Duties

Participate in the preparation and distribution of payments and related charges to accounts for Spokane County’s departments, divisions and agencies. Initiates, audits and approves departmental and agency payroll worksheets and or accounts payable vouchers. Use computerized payment processing systems.

Work with personnel in County Departments to train, answer technical and procedural questions, assists with resolving problems and correcting errors.

Evaluate payments and related charges for compliance with Federal and State laws and regulations as well as with County policies. Instruct departmental personnel in the correction of errors and instances of noncompliance.

Prepares and balances payment system reports to disbursements; assists in the reconciliation of the payment fund; identifies problems and makes corrections.

Reconciles and prepares monthly reports and records to facilitate reporting to outside entities like Internal Revenue Service, State Retirement Systems, State Department of revenue, etc. Prepares warrant transmittals and warrants for remittance

Assist in the collection, recording and processing of change data affecting the payment process. Analyze and resolve related questions and problems, special projects and data information compilation.

Assist the Auditor and System Services with the development, implementation and testing of payment system changes, improvements and related procedures.

Performs other related duties as required.


TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Two years of experience at the level of Accounting Technician 4 or an equivalent position which involved the application of accounting practices and principles to an accounting program and/or payment preparation and processing. Additional coursework or training in accounting may be substituted on a year for year basis for up to one year of the required experience.

Contact Information

Spokane County
824 N Adams
Spokane, WA 99260


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