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Financial Technician

Department of Fish and Game

Open for Recruitment: March 10, 2017 - March 24, 2017
Announcement # 04248015921
Salary Range: $12.53+ per hour DOE -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Boise

The Department of Fish and Game has a current opening for a Financial Technician in our Accounts Payable department in Boise.

Please Note: If you have previously applied for other Financial Technician openings and wish to be considered for the current vacancy, you must reapply under this announcement.  Previous scores will not be used/merged. 

  • Primary customer service contact person for internal and external customers for the accounts payable and travel team.
  • Train staff on internal systems, processes and policies.
  • Perform vendor statement reconciliations and then problem solve any issues.
  • Independently perform specialized financial record keeping, maintenance, review, verification and support functions.
  • Train staff on internal systems and policies.
  • Provide customer service to internal and external IDFG travel desk and accounts payable customers.
  • Review, complete, process financial documents to ensure compliance with laws, regulations and policies.
  • Use automated systems and software, including MS Excel and Access, to enter, retrieve, edit financial data and prepare financial documents.
  • Research accounting systems and records to identify, correct errors in financial transactions.
  • Develop ad-hoc reports, spreadsheets, other financial documents and procedures.
  • May deal extensively with business representatives to identify & resolve routine and non-routine issues.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Good knowledge of financial record keeping methods.
  • Experience researching and compiling financial information and preparing summaries and reports.
  • Experience using personal computers to enter, retrieve and edit financial data.
  • Experience in reviewing and approving Accounts Payable for processing and generating related reports with experience in bookkeeping function.
Desirable Qualification:
(The following is not required, but if you have the experience listed it may increase your score on the examination)
  • At least six months of experience with the State of Idaho STARS system.


There is an exam to determine an applicant's eligibility. Enter your responses to the questions in the space provided in the examination. You must have the minimum level of experience or education described for each question to qualify for this position. Scoring will be based on the information you provide. A higher rating may be obtained based on the extent of your education and experience, so take your time to provide a detailed and complete answer to each question. It is very important that the information you provide clearly supports your responses. A minimum rating of 66 is needed to pass this examination. Notification of your test results will be available online when the review process is complete.

To preview the examination for this position, click on the Preview Exam link below. You will not be able to take the exam from this screen.

How to Apply:

Click on the Apply Online button to the left and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position.

When updating your online application information, please select the following:

  • Department of Fish and Game under "Agencies"
  • Full Time under "Job Type/Shift"
  • Boise under "Cities"

When completing or updating your online application information, please complete all items in the Application Checklist (this includes: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies and Job type.) Without this information the hiring agency may not be able to contact you for an interview.

Hiring Lists:

If your name has been certified to a hiring list for possible consideration, you will see it listed under the Hiring Lists section of your online application. Supervisors review application materials prior to scheduling interviews. Those applicants who will be offered an interview may receive a phone call, letter or email to schedule a time.  Having your name certified to a hiring list is not a guarantee that you will be contacted for an interview, it simply means you are one of the candidates being considered.

Thank you for applying with Department of Fish and Game!


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Some jobs may entail working overtime. It is the Department's policy to provide compensatory time off instead of cash for any overtime worked.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.