Oregon Department of Transportation
Accounting Technician – Fuels Tax Accounting Technician
Oregon Department of Transportation
Finance & Budget Division – Financial Services Branch
Fuels Tax Group
Join our team in Salem as a fuels tax accounting technician! In this role, you will complete administrative tasks including answering telephones and emails, reviewing and approving license applications, performing bond reviews, completing refund audits and desk reviews, detailing adjustments, calculating additional charges or credits and preparing audit reports. Apply today!
We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for our positions and hope you will join us on our path to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are an agency that embraces social equity through our values, strategic planning, and actions. Leaning into our equity priorities means we continually examine what we do, the impact we have, and our progress toward weaving social equity into who we are. To learn more about our social equity commitments, visit our Social Equity website.
A day in the life:
- Prepare and analyze fuels tax licensee files.
- Audit reported tax against source documents and determine the accuracy of the gallons handled and taxes paid.
- Contact licensees to request additional information and advise licensees to correct minor deficiencies.
- Prepare adjustment schedules, calculate additional tax or credit due and compute late payment penalties and interest charges.
- Prepare an audit report summarizing findings and adjustments made to accounts.
- Review license applications for accuracy and completeness and verify information with other agencies.
- Enter license records into the fuels tax system and produce supporting documentation.
- Process license cancellations and verify that all requirements have been communicated and met by the licensee.
- Follow standard operating procedures and use available tools to perform use fuel trace letter follow ups.
- Hybrid remote work options available! Work is performed in a typical office environment and requires filing documents in cabinets up to 5 feet high and lifting up to 10 pounds.
- To request a copy of the position description, which includes all duties and working conditions, please email ODOTRecruitment@odot.oregon.gov.
What’s in it for you:
- Work/life balance, 11 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, remote work opportunities, competitive benefits packages and so much more. Learn more about working at the Oregon Department of Transportation.
- Live, work and play in Salem, Oregon!
What we need:
Two years of experience calculating, recording, and maintaining accounting information that must include coding transactions and checking them for propriety, balancing, and resolving discrepancies in computer edits;
One year of experience calculating, recording, and maintaining accounting information that must include coding transactions and checking them for propriety, balancing, and resolving discrepancies in computer edits AND at least 43 quarter (29 semester) credit hours from an accredited college, university, or vocational-technical school that includes 9 quarter (6 semester) credit hours in accounting. Credit hours must include introductory level accounting courses 1 and 2; OR
At least 94 quarter (62 semester) credit hours or an associate degree from an accredited college, university, or vocational-technical school that includes 12 quarter (8 semester) credit hours in accounting. Credit hours must include introductory level accounting courses 1 and 2 and may include any additional accounting courses with “accounting” in the title.
Training or experience must include using a computer to enter, update, or retrieve information.
Note: To receive credit for required courses, you may be requested to submit a photocopy of transcripts.
What we’d like to see:
If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward!
Note: You do not need to have all these qualities to be eligible for this position.
- Experience working as part of a team in a regulatory setting.
- Experience understanding and administering laws and administrative rules.
- Experience tailoring written and verbal communications to a varied audience.
- Experience working under tight timelines with minimal supervision.
Learn more and apply:
This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, June 15, 2023.
Please note that we can only accept applications through our website.
Questions? Call 503-910-6372 or email ODOTRecruitmentCC@odot.oregon.gov.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
To apply for this job email your details to ODOTRecruitmentCC@odot.oregon.gov