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Accounting Technician 

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About the Organization KMHS, a Community Mental Health Center on WA's beautiful Kitsap Peninsula, offers easy access to both the pristine wilderness of the Olympic Peninsula and the big-city lights and culture of Seattle. Our comprehensive behavioral health facility has been voted one of Washington CEO Magazine's 'Best Companies to Work for.' We offer competitive salary, excellent benefits & a positive work environment.

KMHS is a progressive not-for-profit corporation providing comprehensive and integrated array of services in support of individuals in our community and their families who suffer the effects of mental illness and is a national leader in behavior health care and is a recent recipient of a CMS Innovation Award to develop a bi-directional integrated health care model that can be replicated on national basis.

Kitsap Mental Health Services' mission is to shape the future of mental health through state of the science service delivery, community partnerships and advocacy. We emphasize building on our clients' strengths and tailoring programs to meet individual needs.

June 1, 2015, KMHS is a tobacco/smoke-free work environment
Category Accounting/Finance  
Open Date 8/21/2013  
Close Date  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Salary Hiring Range: $14.51/hr. - $18.13/hr.  
Shift Days  

Prepare, maintain and post financial data to general ledger and other financial records according to generally accepted accounting principles. Process vendor invoices for payment and maintain related records


  • Must be able to maintain high level of accuracy when reconciling multiple agency bank accounts with high volume of transactions monthly (approx. $23 million annually). Researching questions with accounts payable clerk, payroll clerk, payees, purchasing, housing clerk and accounts payable and receivable supervisors.
  • Assist in the maintenance of accounts payable and payroll files, to include weekly filing and making new files.
  • To coordinate with AP technician and purchasing agent to ensure we have W-9’s from all new vendors. To maintain current W-9 information.
  • Ensure proper cost distribution to departments using chart of accounts and budget information.
  • Monthly reconcile payroll liability accounts.
  • When not providing back up to payroll or purchasing at least one day (8 hours per week) should be spend doing accounts payable. Process payments in a timely manner to ensure that late charges are not imposed.  Prepare invoices for payment on a weekly basis.  Ensure proper supporting documentation is available.
  • Assist AP supervisor with the monthly billings and reconciliations.
  • Prepare monthly depreciation schedules writing off any retired equipment and tracking capital improvements.
  • Prepare month-end closing journal entries to include prepaid insurance, prepaid supplies, prepaid expenses, physicians’ report and asset transfers.
  • Maintain daily log of bank balances.
  • Annually prepare unclaimed property report for the State.
  • Complete monthly payroll reconciliation.
  • To be able to perform the tasks of Payroll and Accounts Payable Technician in order to provide coverage in their absence.
  • Provide coverage for the Purchasing Agent in their absence.
  • Monthly reconcile agency life insurance and ensure proper payment.
  • Assist in the compiling of information for the annual audit.   
  • Weekly journal entries for bank transfers, flex account disbursements and fixed asset removal.
  • Update procedure manual when a change takes place.    
  • Prepare daily bank deposits and reconcile with Cash Receipts Journals.  
  • Print, copy and distribute monthly financials and staff utilization report.  
  • Maintain cleared and voided check file.
  • In addition to the above, any other responsibilities appropriate to the position and not specifically listed in the job description.
Position Requirements

High school diploma or GED. Two years experience in accrual basis accounting preferred.  Two years business education to include appropriate accounting courses, bank reconciliations, payroll, accounts payable or related experience preferred.  Ability to use 10-key calculator by touch.  Integrated computer and Excel experience required, Microsoft Dynamics GP experience preferred.  Communicate effectively in writing and on the phone. Exceptional organizational skills and ability to perform multiple tasks.  Ability to work independently with minimum supervision. .  Ability to utilize creative problem solving methods.


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