Accountant/Tax Office

Job Number:



Medford, OR 97501


Job Duties and Requirements
  1. Position Summary
    Under direction, to perform accounting, auditing and customer service functions requiring interpretation and implementation of county policy utilizing a thorough knowledge of county functions and automated systems and to perform related work as required.
  2. Distinguishing Features
    This is the advanced journey level position in the accounting clerk series. Positions at this level are distinguished from lower level classifications in this series in that incumbents are required to possess highly specialized knowledge, abilities and experience. Employees perform a full range of responsible and complex accounting support duties. Individuals in this position at this level are expected to work independently and exercise sound judgment and initiative. Only occasional instruction or assistance is needed as new or unusual situations arise. Must be fully aware of the operating procedures and policies. May provide training and functional direction and guidance to lower level staff.
  3. Examples of Essential Position Duties
    • Perform automated financial functions for a major countywide financial operation, contract and/or grant projects; assemble complex financial data and prepares reports, statements and summaries; process work orders and service requests.
    • Maintain and process all financial records related to assigned function; reviews, reconciles and post financial records; process adjusting journal entries; prepares and maintains accounts receivable and accounts payable records; performs account reconciliation; collect, handle or balance large sums of money in accordance with county policy.
    • Receive, edit, adjust and process payroll information; generate and distribute payroll warrants; prepare reports, magnetic tapes and payment documents required for payroll taxes, benefits and payroll deductions.
    • Prepare bank deposits; prepare appropriate journal entries and other information to interface with the general countywide automated financial system.
      Assist public, employees, other departments and outside agencies in person and by telephone; train other employees on proper accounting and cash handling procedures.
    • Work as a team member or independently to research, compile and summarize information for reports, special assignments and projects; may be asked to prepare recommendations.

Job Requirements

Education Required: High School
Experience Required: 1-3 Years
Last updated on 08/24/2021

Additional Information

Pay Rate:

20.00 - 23.00


Tax Office
Temporary Hrs/Week


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