Job Posting
for the part time position of
Account Clerk
In the Tax Office/Finance Department

Under direction performs a variety of clerical tasks which involve computing, classifying, verifying, and recording numerical data and the reconciliation of accounts, records, and documents to keep sets of financial records complete; does other related duties as required. *Duties are specialized clerical work involving receiving cash and applying payment to properties. Computer literate, phone skills, and strong communication skills are required. Software applications used are Edmunds, word and excel. Must have excellent customer service skills. Must be able to multi-task. Must have experience counting cash and balancing a cash draw. Banking/Teller experience is a plus.

NOTE: The definition and examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.

Examines and verifies that entries, postings, and totals are accurate and supporting documents are included.

Performs routine arithmetic calculations and tabulates by hand or with the aid of machines. Performs varied clerical tasks involved in keeping accounts of a simple, routine, and repetitive nature. Posts entries in cash books, journals, ledgers, and/or other records. Calculates deductions to be made from the pay of individuals.

Prepares records of cash receipts and disbursements. Makes extensions and calculates percentages and discounts.

Checks and compares for completeness various types of documents such as vouchers, payrolls, requisitions, invoices, bills and receipts. Examines vouchers to ensure that they have the necessary approvals and that data are arithmetically correct. Reviews financial data to ensure correct account and appropriation are cited.

Posts accounting information to data transaction forms to reflect correct accounting category or code and utilization of funds in accord with specific guidelines. Posts noncomplex disbursements, deductions, and remittances paid and due, and checks.

Records charges, overpayments, refunds, and so forth into record book. Prepares vouchers, invoices, and assists with preparation of periodic reports. Performs simple reconciliation of bank accounts.

May assist in collecting/compiling data for inclusion in budget requests, financial statements, and other reports.

Gives routine information in person and over the telephone. Customer service skills a must.

Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

One (1) year or more of experience in clerical work preferred.
High school diploma, GED or greater
Residency Restriction
$19.29 per hour
Letters of interest/applications can be submitted to:
Christine Scola, Human Resource Department ~ 125 Virginia Ave. 3rd Floor
Applications can be found at:

**** Closing Date for submission of applications is Friday December 31, 2021