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Financial Manager

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Russell J Rasmussen
Posting ID:
1415 Albion Avenue Burley, Ida
 financial   accounting   bookkeeping 
Category:Accounting / Finance
Listing Type:Job
Employment:Full Time
Company:Mini-Cassia Criminal Justice Center

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Mini-Cassia Criminal Justice Center

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Financial Manager

The Mini-Cassia Criminal Justice Center is announcing the opening for the position of Financial Manager. The job requires proficiency in bookkeeping and computer skills, excellent people skills and self-motivation. (A complete job description is outlined on the application.) Salary will depend on experience and carries an excellent benefit package to include very affordable medical/dental insurance and PERSI Retirement, paid vacation, personal leave time, and holidays. Candidates will be selected according to Cassia County employee selection procedures and Sheriff’s Department guidelines which include a criminal records check, an interview and/or written examination, a background investigation, drug screening and a polygraph test. Applications can be picked up at the Mini-Cassia Criminal Justice Center 1415 Albion Ave. Burley, ID. Completed applications will be accepted until the closing date of Friday November 4, 2011. Any questions can be directed to Deputy Director Russell Rasmussen at 208-878-1000 ext 137.

If you wish to request a reasonable accommodation for the recruitment process due to a disability, please provide a written request as soon as possible, but no later than at the time you file your application and other submittals.

Cassia County is an equal opportunity employer. Cassia County invites applications from all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.



Perform a variety of book keeping and auditing duties related to the billing of services, payment of bills, inmate and staff member personal accounts, bonds, receipts, commissary sales and billings of prisoners, and payroll.


Works under the close supervision of the Deputy Director and Director.


1. Graduate from high school, G.E.D., or high school equivalency program.
2. Have working knowledge of the bookkeeping and accounting practices.
3. Have the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
4. Have the ability to establish and maintain working relationships with inmates, the public and other departments.
5. Have the ability to react quickly to novel situations under conditions of stress.
6. Have a working knowledge of office equipment such as copiers, computers, fax machines, adding machines, and telephones.
7. Have a working knowledge of basic filing systems including alphabetical and numerical indexing.
8. Have a working knowledge of payroll procedures.
9. Have a working knowledge of accounts payable and receivable.
10. Must be able to legally work in the United States.
11. Must have no felony convictions or convictions from other states that would be considered a felony matter in the state of Idaho. Withheld Judgments on felony convictions must be disclosed, and will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


1. Monitor and maintain inmate personal ledger accounts.
2. Approve weekly indigent inmate lists.
3. Account for and post employee personal leave time including vacation, personal time off (PTO), sick leave bank, holiday time and compensatory time.
4. Prepare payroll for all staff.
5. Make necessary bank deposits.
6. Assist in selection process of new hires.
7. Contacting, talking and hearing in person and by telephone.
8. Ability to work with considerable independence.
9. Sitting with intermittent moving within an office environment in a secured setting.
10. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with the public and co-workers.
11. Proven ability to meet deadlines.
12. Perform other essential job functions as may be assigned.


1. Verify all bonds received and make certain that all bonds are sent to the appropriate courts.
2. Receive and account for all receipts for any and all financial transactions.
3. Verify and submit Sheriff’s arrest fees.
4. Maintain financial records of all inmate (and staff members) commissary and personal ledger accounts.
5. Account for work release fees and payments.
6. Account for inmate labor (McWork) fees.
7. Account for and verify all inmate reimbursement transactions.
8. Account for and transact inmate postage fees.
9. Account for and transact inmate medical charges.
10. Pay commissary bills.
11. Figure and submit bills to auditor’s office for payment.
12. Balance the check book with bank statements.
13. Balance the general ledger account with bank statements and check book.
14. File canceled checks.
15. Figure and pay Idaho sales tax for commissary purchases.
16. Maintain financial statistical reports.
17. Figure and bill housing and medical costs to Federal, State, and county agencies contracting services with the facility.
18. Perform other related duties as required or as assigned.


1. Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to discern verbal instructions and communicate effectively with others.
2. Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to comprehend written work instructions, legal or technical documents, and review statements, policies, procedures, plans, diagrams and other documents.
3. Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate standard office equipment and standard law enforcement equipment.
4. Sufficient body mobility, flexibility, and balance to work in an office environment which requires sitting for long periods of time and in the field which involves standing, walking or running for long periods of time.
5. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
6. Will involve possible interaction with individuals in a variety of settings, including sometimes in difficult and adversarial circumstances.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of the position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements for the position.

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