Senior Accounting Clerk
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Prepares, processes, and verifies bank deposits, journal entries and accounting reports.
- Verifies and reconciles accounts, such as petty cash, cash clearing, and utility billings.
- Verifies and reconciles accounts receivable transactions, such as utility payments, licensing and permit fees and fines.
- Prepares, verifies and reconciles accounts payable transactions, such as purchase requisitions, invoices, and payroll.
- Enters financial data into appropriate accounting and computer systems.
- Maintains records and files associated with various business transactions.
- May supervise staff or serve in a lead capacity.
- May perform back-up duties for other positions within the work group.
- Knowledge of basic accounting principles and practices.
- Knowledge of payment processing and receipt processing procedures.
- Skill in using computer and application software for financial transactions.
- Skill in using common office machinery and equipment.
- Skill in mathematical computations used in accounting.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s degree from an accredited technical school or college, with a major in Accounting, Finance or Business and two (2) years of bookkeeping, accounting, or finance experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
Last revision date: October 2001