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Accounting Technician


OPB seeks an experienced Accounting Technician to join our Finance team.  This is a non-exempt, full-time, represented, regular status position with benefits.

Position Details

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

The Accounting Technician performs a wide variety of specialized accounting tasks including accounts payable, daily deposit, general ledger, journal entries, acts as an accounting resource to staff in many departments, and creates financial reports and documents using multiple computer applications.   

Working Conditions:

This position typically works 40 hours per week during OPB’s office hours (8AM – 5PM). Occasionally the Accounting Technician will need to be available for additional hours (usually with advance notice). The Accounting Technician works in a typical office environment requiring extended hours working at a computer.  

Required Qualifications:

  • Two years accounting, bookkeeping, or payroll experience, or associates degree plus one year of accounting experience, including complex accounts payable coding. 
  • Knowledge of general principles and procedures of accounting.
  • Skill to interpret and process financial documents. 
  • Knowledge and experience with software for accounting, spreadsheets, and word processing. 
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment (computers, calculators, etc.). 
  • Data entry skills.
  • Excellent organizational, customer service, computational, and communication skills.
  • Adaptable and flexible to demands of workflow and nature of projects.
  • Proactive, oriented to problem solving, teamwork and the pursuit of improvement.
  • Genuine enthusiasm for the services and mission of OPB.  

To apply:

  • Please send an email or letter of interest requesting the instructions on how to apply for this position (Accounting Technician) to or OPB Human Resources, 7140 SW Macadam Ave., Portland, OR 97219. 
  • Instructions on how to apply will be sent within 24 hours of receiving the letter of interest Monday through Friday. If a letter of interest is sent over the weekend or a holiday, application instructions will be sent by the end of the next business day.
  • Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Because this position is open until filled, early application is recommended.

Application Deadline

This position is open until filled.

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