06 Apr
Financial Technician
Oregon, Portland , 97201 Portland USA

The Clerk’s Office of the United States District Court for the District of Oregon is now accepting applications for the position of Financial Technician in the Portland Division. As a member of the finance team, the Financial Technician provides support to the financial operations of the Clerk’s Office and assists in performing and coordinating administrative and technical work related to financial and accounting activities of the Court.

Representative Duties: Responsibilities of this position may include but are not limited to the following:

Creates parties/payees and opens new civil/criminal cases in CCAM.

Serves as primary daily reconciler for money received in Portland Division.

Serves as Custodial Officer Designee.

Serves as primary JIFMS vendor administrator.

Tracks and disburses Attorney Admission Fund expenses; prepares quarterly and annual reports of fund activity; and assists as respondent for audits of the Attorney Admission Fund.

Reviews invoices, jury payment vouchers, travel vouchers, and the purchase and travel card monthly statements for accuracy and completeness and creates payment authorizations in JIFMS.

Updates deposit fund accounts and reconciles collections for automated restitution disbursements.

Maintains and analyzes accounting records, consisting of a cash receipts journal, registry fund, and deposit fund, as well as subsidiary ledgers for allotments and other fiscal records.

Maintains files and record keeping systems as required by the Guide to Judiciary Policy and the Court’s Internal Control Manual.

Other duties as assigned.


This position is classified at CL 24 ($46,699- $75,953) depending upon the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.


Minimum Qualifications: To be eligible for appointment at CL 24, a candidate must possess a minimum of one year of specialized experience.

Specialized experience is progressively responsible clerical or administrative experience that provided knowledge of the rules, regulations, practices, and principles of financial administration and/or accounting; and involved the routine use of automated financial and accounting systems or other computer-based systems and applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, or databases.

Desired Qualifications: In addition to the minimum qualifications, preference will be given to applicants with any of the following qualifications:

Completion of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree related to accounting or finance.

Two or more years of specialized experience.

Candidates must also demonstrate:

A consistent past employment record;

Experience in dealing with routine and complex assignments;

Excellent typing and proofreading skills;

A demonstrated ability to think through, analyze, and interpret written communications;

Ability to prioritize tasks and work assignments;

Superior oral and written communication skills;

Strong interpersonal skills; and

A professional demeanor and appearance appropriate for a law or professional office environment.


To apply, submit the following:

1. Letter of interest;

2. Chronological resume; and

3. A list of 3 professional references.

Send electronically to hr2@ord.uscourts.gov in pdf form or mail to the address below. Electronic submissions should be combined into one pdf document. These items should arrive at the Court no later than 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 29, 2024. Application forms are available on the Court's website at www.ord.uscourts.gov in fillable format. Please type or print all information and sign and date forms where indicated. Incomplete packets and those submitted after the deadline date will not be considered. Verification of employment, education, and reference checks will be made prior to any offer of employment.

The Court provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Division of the Clerk's Office at 503-326-8165. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


Applicants must be United States citizens or lawful permanent residents currently seeking citizenship or intending to become a citizen after meeting the eligibility requirement as outlined in 8 U.S.C § 1324b(a)(3)(B).

False statements or omissions of information on any application materials or the inability to meet conditions of employment may be grounds for non-selection, withdrawal of an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.

All information is subject to verification and background investigation.

An FBI background check is required for all individuals appointed to positions in the U.S. Courts. New employees are considered "provisional hires" pending the successful completion of the FBI background check.

Employees of the United States Courts serve under “Excepted Appointments” and are considered “at will” employees. As such, employment can be terminated at any time. Furthermore, Federal Civil Service classifications do not apply.

Duty station assignments are at the sole discretion of the appointing officer.

Employees are subject to mandatory participation in electronic funds transfer (EFT) for payment of net pay (i.e., Direct Deposit). (Limited exceptions are available upon request.)

The Court reserves the right to modify the conditions of posted job announcements or to withdraw an announcement entirely, either of which may occur without prior written or other notice.

In the event a position becomes vacant in a similar classification within a reasonable time from the original announcement, the appointing officer may select an appointee from the candidates who responded to the initial announcement without posting the vacancy.

The United States District Court for the District of Oregon is an Equity Focused Employer.

We value diversity and are committed to equity and inclusion in our workplace. The District of Oregon encourages applications from all qualified individuals and seeks a diverse pool of applicants in terms of race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, disability, religion, socio-economic circumstance, and any other status or characteristic protected under applicable federal law.

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