Preparing, transcribing, transferring, systematizing, and preserving both written and computerized communications and records; gathering and distributing information. The duties in this category also include: operating office machines; storing, distributing, accounting for stores of materials; distributing mail and delivering messages. Performing other administrative support and clerical duties may be required.
The Accounting Clerk performs one or more accounting tasks such as; posting to registers and ledgers; balancing and reconciling accounts; verifying the internal consistency, completeness, and mathematical accuracy of accounting documents. In addition, tasks include; assigning prescribed accounting distribution codes; examining and verifying the clerical accuracy of various types of reports, lists, calculations, and postings. This position is responsible for preparing journal vouchers; making entries of adjustments to accounts; and working with spreadsheets. Level I requires a basic knowledge of routine clerical methods, office practices and procedures as they relate to the clerical processing and recording of transactions. Levels II and III require a knowledge and understanding of the established and standardized bookkeeping and accounting procedures and techniques used in an accounting system, or a segment of an accounting system where there are few variations in the types of transactions handled. In addition, most jobs at each level will require a basic knowledge and understanding of the terminology, codes, and processes used in an automated accounting system.
This position uses knowledge of double entry bookkeeping in performing one or more of the following: posting actions to journals, identifying subsidiary accounts affected, making debit and credit entries, and assigning proper codes. The Accounting Clerk II may review computer printouts against manually maintained journals, detect and correct erroneous postings, and prepare documents to adjust accounting classifications and other data, or review lists of transactions rejected by an automated system. In this instance, the Accounting Clerk II will determine reasons for rejections, and prepare necessary correcting material. On routine assignments, an employee will select and apply established procedures and techniques. Detailed instructions are provided for difficult or unusual assignments. Completed work and methods used, are reviewed for technical accuracy.
0-5+ years of professional experience in office environment
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