Employees at this level perform a variety of tasks that require the application of judgment and initiative, a thorough knowledge of bookkeeping, and a basic knowledge of accounting practices. The employees work under general supervision of a designated supervisor.
Duties and Responsibilities (generally)
Employees in this series perform clerical duties of a specialized nature involving a variety of practices, procedures, and routines in support of the maintenance of accounts and accounting records. The work covered by the various levels of the series ranges from simple, routine, and repetitive duties performed under general supervision to duties that are complex and highly diversified, performed under limited direction.
The duties may include: maintaining or posting records in hard copy or automated systems; screening, reviewing, verifying, and coding accounting transaction documents; verifying and examining accounting records; correcting errors in posting entries, computations, and balances; reconciling balances, records, and documents, preparing summaries, statements, and reports. The duties may involve the use of electronic office equipment.
Minimum Required Qualifications for this position
Any one or any combination of the following types of preparation:
work experience performing duties comparable to the next lower level of this series
college course work in accounting
college course work in any curriculum
that totals 1.0 unit according to the following conversion rates:
1 year of "a" = 1.0 unit
6 semester hours of "b" = 1.0 unit
60 semester hours of "c" = 1.0 unit
Amounts of experience or training less than those listed above should be converted to decimal equivalents of 1.0 unit and added together when computing combinations of the different types of preparation