Performs clerical-accounting work in reviewing, processing, and maintenance of basic accounting or fiscal records. The work is performed under general supervision where the work assignments are subject to instructions and established work routines.
An Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in accounting; and
One year of experience in bookkeeping or financial record keeping.
Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below.
CIVIL SERVICE EXAM CRITERIA
A passing score on multiple-choice written test number 86; and
A passing score on a data entry test at 100 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy.
Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Knowledge of accounting principles, practices, procedures, methods, and theory.
Knowledge of laws, rules, and policies governing assigned functional accounting area.
Ability to make and verify mathematical calculations.
Ability to analyze and audit accounting, budgetary,and fiscal data.
Ability to read, comprehend, and apply job-related rules, policies and procedures.
Ability to prepare basic reports.
Ability to review and monitor the work of support staff.
Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, database and related software applications.
Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on the particular agency, division, department to which they are assigned, individual employees may perform all or any of the duties described below.
Inspects, reviews and/or maintains a complex record system involving varied accounting, fiscal, payroll, and leave transactions, or of a less complex system involving a large number of transactions, in compliance with City and/or departmental rules and procedures.
Analyzes accounting and fiscal data.
Posts basic transactions to proper accounts.
Compiles and prepares basic fiscal reports and statements.
Reconciles and balances financial statements and accounting records.
Receives funds, prepares deposits, and reconciles bank statements.