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Job series: Account Clerk
CONCEPT OF CLASS
Provides accounting work involving the application of bookkeeping principles in the maintenance of fiscal accounts, journals, ledgers and other financial records and reports.
Positions in this classification are distinguished from other classifications by performing bookkeeping and maintenance of fiscal accounts, journals, ledgers and other financial records and reports for a Judicial District.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
To be established at the local district.
Examples of work:
Maintains and balances accounting ledgers; prepares monthly fiscal summaries and other accounting reports; devises record keeping procedures in accordance with legal, fiscal and departmental regulations.
Resolves difficult and technical financial problems. Distributes bonds, restitution payments, and overpayments.
Provides financial accounting information to the public, banks, and employees of the court and related agencies.
May require occasional travel.
Responsible for one's own work product and may provide guidance, assistance, or mentorship to less knowledgeable or experienced coworkers. This includes scheduling of work, instructing in work methods, and reviewing work products, consuming less than 50% of the employee’s time.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the locally established essential functions and meet the physical and environment demands described below satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, physical and environmental demands.
MINIMUM EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Graduation from high school or equivalent and two years of experience in accounting or bookkeeping.
Graduation from high school or equivalent and completion of nine semester hours of accounting or bookkeeping from an accredited college or university.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk. The employee frequently is required to stand; sit; reach with hands and arms; and perform repetitive motions with wrists, hands, and fingers; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and high precarious places. Occasionally handles emergency or crisis situations; frequently subject to interruptions, and multiple calls and inquiries. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.