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Job Opening Information Office Account Clerk 2018-19

Job Number
Office Account Clerk 2018-19
Application Deadline
Position Start Date

Position Title
Office Account Clerk 2018-19
Required Application Type
School Related Personnel
Salary/Pay Scale
$17.00 Per Hour
Job Description

This is an entry level clerical accounting position involving
routine calculating, posting, and verifying operations to obtain primary financial data for use in
maintaining accounting records for a department or agency. Employees may also assist a more
experienced worker in performing the more difficult and responsible phases of accounts maintenance
work. The use of a personal computer for word processing and database entry is an integral part of
the position. Assignments are performed independently and involve application of well-defined
accounting procedures and practices. The employee reports directly to and works under the general
supervision of a higher- level staff member. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (All need not be performed in a given position. Other related activities
may be performed although not listed.)

•    Posts to journal or ledger accounts routine details of business transactions such as
     appropriations, pay and expense vouchers, disbursements, payroll deductions, remittances paid and
     due, checks and claims;

•    Compiles data for, prepares, and types simple financial and statistical reports;

•    Posts adjustments to ledger accounts;

•    Verifies and reconciles accounting balance according to prescribed procedures (takes trial

•    Prepares (not analyzes) simple financial statements;

•    Computes routine interest and penalties for remittances; posts to book or original entry;

•    Obtains and gives out billing and tax information to the public either by telephone or in person;

•    Receives remittances by mail or in person, verifies amount, and types or issues receipt for
     monies tendered;

•    Issues duplicate bills and computes interest as necessary;

•    Issues receipts for deposits and refunds;

•    Sorts, codes, and files requisitions, vouchers, ledger cards and other material;

•    Distributes revenue and costs according to prescribed code;

•    Reviews and checks routine accounting records and reports for arithmetical and clerical accuracy;

•    Operates  computing,  calculating,  electronic  work  station,  data  entry  and  peripheral
     equipment, and other office equipment.


Civil Service Title
Office Account Clerk 2018-19
Job Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession  of an  equivalency
diploma plus EITHER:

(A) Successful completion of twenty-four (24) semester credit hours, including six (6) semester  
credit hours in Accounting from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or
university*; OR,

(B) One (1) year of full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in the maintenance of
financial accounts and records; OR,

(C) An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B).

*Candidates qualifying under (A) and (C) above must submit at the time of application a student or
unofficial college transcript or itemized list of coursework and college credits received.


Application Procedure

Please complete and online application along with uploading a cover letter, and resume.

Job Category
Job Location
Central Administration Office

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