Account Clerk III - Extra-Help Account Clerk III
Company: County of Merced
Posted on: June 6, 2021
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
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
Maintains ledger accounts, including balancing, checking, and
correcting irregularities. receives money and maintains records of
Prepares journal entries and reconciles various fiscal records
Receives financial documents.
Screens for accuracy and adherence to legal and procedural
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
Does variety of typing and filing.
Calculates payroll and payroll withholding.
Prepares summaries of withholding categories and balances
Resolves payroll discrepancies.
Prepares periodic reports of payroll withholdings by
- 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
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
Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds.
Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping.
- Regular attendance is an essential function.
Methods, practices, and terminology used in financial record
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.
Perform clerical accounting work of above average
Analyze financial records and reports and correct errors or
Make arithmetical calculations rapidly and accurately.
- Maintain cooperative working relationships with others.
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