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Sr. Accounting Clerk (Reg FT)
Community College of Allegheny County

Date Posted Oct. 10, 2018
Title Sr. Accounting Clerk (Reg FT)
University Community College of Allegheny County
Department Accounting
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Pittsburgh, PA
    United States
  • Classified Staff
  • Fiscal Services

Sr. Accounting Clerk (Reg FT)

Position Title: Sr. Accounting Clerk (Reg FT)

Department: Accounting

Campus: Office of College Services

Additional Information: This position is the timekeeper for the Office of College Services.

Work Hours (for hourly positions): Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Additional hours, including evening and weekend hours, may be needed to meet the needs of the department.

Salary Grade: SEIU E - $18.38

Job Category: Office Support Staff/Maintenance/Housekeeping

Employment Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Slot: 0451

Job Open Date: 6/15/2018

Job Close Date: 6/29/2018

General Summary: Performs advanced clerical and accounting support functions which include verifying, and documenting the school financial and payroll transactions. Exhibits proficiency in technical area as assigned.

Requirements: Must be able to perform mathematical calculations rapidly and accurately, operate office machines; maintain financial files and records; prepare financial reports and statements; understand and carry out oral and written directions; meet with the public tactfully and courteously and answer questions over the counter and by telephone; maintain cooperative working relationships; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse population.
Education and Experience: An associate's degree in accounting and one year of related experience or any equivalent combination of training, experience and education. Must be able to type at a rate of 30 WPM.
Certifications/Licensures: N/A.
Skill Requirements: Must be able to type 30 WPM. Must be familiar with methods, practices, and terminology used in bookkeeping, accounting, and financial record keeping; modern office methods and practices; operation of personal computer software programs including word processing and spreadsheet tools. Requires proficiency in use of College office software.
Physical Requirements, If Applicable: Must be able to type 30 wpm for a two hour interval without interruption; able to sit without a break for up to three hours.
  • Performs complex and analytical clerical accounting duties in one of the following areas: Benefits, Budgets, Bursar, Business Office, Student Accounts.
  • Prepares forms, reports, records, and correspondence; receives and responds to related mail, phone calls and other inquiries; maintains contacts and reconciles discrepancies with external parties.
  • Assists with reconciling accounts; posts, balances and codes data; prepares related records, logs and reports.
  • Occasionally participates in hiring, training, and coordinating the work of part-time, work-study,temporary or newly hired/transferred personnel.
  • Oversees and coordinates the work of temporary, work-study, part-time, or newly hired/transferred personnel.
  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned.

Secondary Duties (If applicable): May develop spreadsheets and databases to store and analyze data.

Clearances: Current criminal record/child abuse clearances will be required if offered the position and in order to be employed at the College. The three clearances are Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Records Check, and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Check. The College has provided instructions on how to obtain these clearances and are available here or by going to, selecting "HR Forms and Documents" from the left menu and locating the link named "CCAC Instructions on Clearances.

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