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Accounting Technician, Health Services

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Bend, OR
  • $4,198.90 - $5,626.92 Monthly USD / Year
  • Salary: $4,198.90 - $5,626.92 Monthly

Website Deschutes County


ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: Deschutes County Health Services supports over 400 staff in Behavioral and Public Health programs working to promote and protect the health and safety of the community in a broad variety of community-based settings.

This position is part of Administrative Services, which ensures DCHS has the facilities, resources, and support necessary to provide the highest quality of service to clients, customers, and the community through planning, consultation, implementation, analysis, and review.

To hear from staff about working at Deschutes County Behavioral Health, please click HERE.


We know where you choose to live, work and play matters. Deschutes County is one of the largest employers in Central Oregon and the largest municipal government in the region. Our dedicated and passionate workforce of more than 1,200 employees provide County services in a number of departments, divisions, and offices.

Located in the heart of Central Oregon, between the towering Cascade Mountain Range to the west and the high desert plateau to the east, Deschutes County is the outdoor recreation capital of Oregon. We enjoy a renowned quality of life, with big-city opportunities and small-town neighborhoods.

We hope you’ll consider joining our talented team.


Deschutes County Health Services is accepting applications for an Accounting Technician. This position is responsible for maintaining and producing financial information by overseeing and processing transactions related to accounting for all of Health Services. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, adept at multitasking, and impeccably dependable. The ideal candidate is process-oriented with a strong customer service and team-driven attitude.

This position is located in Deschutes County and may be eligible for hybrid of in-office/remote work as allowed by policy and approved by the supervisor.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Helps to ensure financial processes and procedures run smoothly across the Health Services department.
  • Reconciles daily cash deposits; processes requisitions, purchase orders, and invoices.
  • Provides fiscal-services customer support.
  • Provides training to department end-users on the use of fiscal services.

What You Will Bring:

Knowledge of or experience with:
  • Principles and procedures of financial record-keeping and reporting.
  • Report preparation procedures.
  • Computer and personal computer systems.

Skill in:

  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Prepare financial summaries, account adjustments, and custom reports using PC-based spreadsheets.
  • Conduct technical research, and complete complex arithmetic computations.
  • Exercise patience and discretion in communications with others inside and outside the organization and to communicate technical concepts to others as needed.
  • Operate a computer keyboard, 10-key and standard office equipment.

*This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but rather constitutes a general definition of the position’s scope and function.

Notification to all candidates will be sent via email and/or text only. Please opt in for text messaging or check your email and your account for application status.

Review the full job description by clicking HERE.


$4,198.90 to $5,626.92 per month for a 172.67-hour work month. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. This union-represented position is available immediately.

Our robust health plan is offered at a minimal cost of $95 per month for employee only or $116 per month for employee plus dependents, which includes an innovative on-site clinic, pharmacy, and wellness and wellbeing services. Additionally, we include life insurance, retirement (PERS), generous paid time-off (14-18 hours/month to start, pro-rated for part-time), holidays, and professional development opportunities. Please click HERE (Download PDF reader) for full benefit details.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree in Accounting or related field;
  • AND two (2) years of accounting experience;
  • OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the essential functions of the job.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance or a related field.
  • Experience with the preparation of clear and accurate payroll and expenditure reports.

Necessary Special Requirements

The employment offer will be contingent upon pre-employment screening for criminal history and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). These screenings must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended.
Deschutes County is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to build an inclusive environment that encourages, supports, and represents the diverse voices and needs of our communities. All are encouraged to apply – we welcome diverse perspectives and experiences.

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