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SENIOR ACCOUNT CLERK-TYPIST

Company: Schenectady City School District
Location: Schenectady
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Job Description:

SENIOR ACCOUNT CLERK-TYPISTLocationSchenectady, NYJob TypeFull-timeSENIOR ACCOUNT CLERK-TYPISTAbout Schenectady City SchoolsWith a population of nearly 10,000 students, the Schenectady City School District is one of the largest in the Capital Region. With an incredibly diverse population we are committed to ensuring that all children feel valued, are safe and will learn. We place the highest priority on a culture of equity, ensuring that race, economics, and disability are never predictors of student achievement. Every child in our district counts and will be supported each step of the way, along the path to graduation. The Senior Account Clerk Typist will demonstrate exemplary interpersonal, customer service and relationship building skills.Distinguishing Features of the Senior Account Clerk-Typist RoleThis position involves moderately difficult clerical responsibility for maintaining varied financial accounts and records through the application of standardized account keeping practices. The work requires a general understanding of specific law, office rules, procedures and policies. This position may be responsible for utilizing a micro-computer, remote computer terminal or similar computer equipment in the performance of daily work-related tasks. General supervision is received from higher level supervisors, with leeway allowed for making independent judgments concerning routine policies and procedures. Direct supervision may be exercised over the work of account clerks or one or more clerical assistants. The incumbent does related work as required.Typical Work Activities and Senior Account Clerk-Typist Expectations

  • Acts as a secretary to an official in cases where assignments call for the use of judgment and experience in making decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures;
  • Oversees and classifies a variety of receipts and expenditures, and distributes items according to prescribed procedures;
  • Assigns work, reviews and records work done, and instructs new employees in specialized account keeping activities;
  • Posts entries to a journal or a ledger from a variety of original entry media;
  • Reviews and checks account keeping records and reports for arithmetical and clerical accuracy, completeness and proper extension;
  • Supervises the verifying and reconciling of individual account balances;
  • Composes and types correspondence on matters where policies and procedures are well defined;
  • Issues receipts for monies received;
  • Compiles payroll data, prepares and checks payrolls;
  • Compiles and prepares labor, material and operational cost records and reports;
  • Supervises the processing, sorting, indexing, recording and filing of a variety of control records and reports;
  • Prepares reports from journal and ledger entries;
  • Compiles data for and prepares and analyzes complex financial and statistical records and reports;
  • May operate a micro-computer, remote computer terminal or similar computer equipment in the performance of several work-related tasks;
  • Operates calculating, check writing and other office machines;
  • Assists in the preparation of unit or departmental budget and in maintaining budget control;
  • Types accounting and financial statements, payrolls, statistical tabulations and data, form letters, memoranda, vouchers, reports, requisitions and other materials from rough drafts or personally developed data;
  • Performs a variety of typing tasks as required;
  • Performs a variety of related tasks as required.Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics and Key Qualities of Senior Account Clerk-Typist Good knowledge of modern methods of keeping and reviewing financial accounts and records; Good knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment; good knowledge of Business Arithmetic and English; Ability to type accurately at a satisfactory rate of speed; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; Ability to make arithmetic computations rapidly and accurately; Ability to write legibly.Minimum Qualifications(A)Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and two years experience maintaining financial accounts and records; OR(B)Three years of experience as outlined in (A) above; OR(C)An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must demonstrate the ability to type at least 35 words per minute.NOTE: The essential functions of this job are determined by the department/jurisdiction where the job is located.* Position will be filled based on Civil Service requirements. A provisional appointment will be made with examination to be held. Candidates must meet civil service Requirements for appointment following establishment of eligible list. Schenectady County Residents will have preference. *The Schenectady City School District is committed to hiring members of protected classes and residents of the City of Schenectady. For more information on the Districts recruitment and hiring plan, please contact the Human Resources Office at 881-2000 ext. 40133. The Schenectady City School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, veteran status, national origin, race or gender. This policy is in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Regulations and By-Laws of the Board of Education of the Schenectady City School District.Posted 8 days ago

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