Accounting Assistant Technician

Windham, Maine, United States Full-time

Accounting Assistant Technician                                               

Code: 0310                 Pay Grade: 14 $28,600.00 - $40,060.80

Open for Recruitment: November 1, 2018  

Close: November 16, 2018



The Department of Administrative and Financial Services has a current vacancy for an Accounting Assistant Technician located at the Maine Correctional Center, Windham, Maine.  Statewide travel may be required.


This is complex office and administrative accounting support services work requiring a solid knowledge in applying bookkeeping principles to maintain routine, standardized accounting and financial records. Responsibilities require independent judgment in prioritizing assignments and selecting the most appropriate course of action within established operating procedures.   Work is performed under general supervision.


Knowledge of general accounting principles and procedures.

Knowledge of bookkeeping principles and practices.

Knowledge of spelling, punctuation, grammar, and business English.

Knowledge of office methods and procedures.

Knowledge of business mathematics.

Ability verify, code, compute, and/or reconcile data on standard documents.

Ability to perform detailed work involving written or numerical data.

Ability to prepare complete and accurate accounting and financial reports and statements.

Ability to type varied routine business correspondence from draft or original source documents to revised or final form.

Ability to organize and maintain computerized and/or manual files.



An Associate’s Degree in Accounting or a closely related field and one (1) year of accounting or auditing experience -OR- a three (3) year combination of education and responsible accounting or auditing experience.


Value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $13.13 biweekly

Value* of State-paid Health Insurance:

  • Level 1:  100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing):  $444.68 biweekly
  • Level 2:  95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%):  $422.45 biweekly
  • Level 3:  90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%):  $400.21 biweekly
  • Level 4:  85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%):  $377.98 biweekly

*The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program.

Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement: 22% of pay.


Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.