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Account Clerk III - Extra-Help Account Clerk III

Company: County of Merced
Location: Merced
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Examples of Duties Benefits Supplemental Questions

This recruitment is being established to obtain a current eligible list for both Full time and Extra-Help vacancies. Extra-Help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours per week. Extra-Help pay is $18.76 per hour.

Please Note: This is a county wide recruitment and various departments may use this list to hire.

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Opens, verifies, balances, and adjusts accounts and other financial records requiring the use of independent judgment.

  • Posts, assembles, tabulates, and compares financial data; makes arithmetical calculations.

  • Maintains ledger accounts, including balancing, checking, and correcting irregularities. receives money and maintains records of receipts;

  • Prepares journal entries and reconciles various fiscal records and documents.

  • Receives financial documents.

  • Screens for accuracy and adherence to legal and procedural requirements.

  • Maintains departmental expenditure records and assigns costs to proper accounts or funds.

  • Makes computations and changes to financial data, applying standard formulas and using predetermined guides.

  • Assembles financial or statistical data from a variety of sources and prepares or assists in the preparation of financial or complex statistical reports.

  • May contact other governmental agencies and County personnel to discuss financial records and transactions.

  • Operates a variety of office machines including the typewriter, adding machine, calculator, word processor and personal computer.

  • Does variety of typing and filing.

  • Calculates payroll and payroll withholding.

  • Prepares summaries of withholding categories and balances payroll.

  • Resolves payroll discrepancies.

  • Prepares periodic reports of payroll withholdings by category.

  • Explains personnel rules and regulations as requested to employees in the department

Minimum Qualifications: Experience:

Two (2) years of experience in general clerical, clerical accounting, typing work at a level comparable to the Account Clerk II level. One (1) year of college or business school training may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.

Essential Functions: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Operate a personal computer and other office equipment.

  • Communicate effectively with others in person, in writing, and over the telephone.

  • Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses.

  • Perform job duties under stressful conditions and respond appropriately to situations.

  • Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations.

  • Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception.

  • Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects.

  • Kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl.

  • Frequent use of hand-eye coordination.

  • Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion.

  • Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds.

  • Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping.

  • Regular attendance is an essential function.

Knowledge of:

  • Methods, practices, and terminology used in financial record keeping work.

  • Basic principles of governmental accounting procedures.

  • Office methods, practices, and procedures.

  • Operation of adding machine, calculator, word processor/personal computer, and other office machines.

  • Proper English usage, spelling, and punctuation.

  • Arithmetic operations.

Ability to:

  • Perform clerical accounting work of above average difficulty.

  • Analyze financial records and reports and correct errors or deviations.

  • Make arithmetical calculations rapidly and accurately.

  • Maintain cooperative working relationships with others.

Keywords: County of Merced, Merced , Account Clerk III - Extra-Help Account Clerk III, Other , Merced, California

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