ACCOUNTING CLERK II
Hillsborough County, FL - Tampa, FL
Performs responsible clerical-bookkeeping duties involving the preparation, processing and maintenance of a variety of records and documentation of financial transactions.

MAJOR DUTIES

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on the particular agency, division, department to which they are assigned, individual employees may perform all or any of the duties described below.

Maintains general books of accounts according to established accounting classifications; posts financial data to ledgers, journals and other record books; verifies and reconciles entries.

Compiles data and prepares a variety of reports and accounting statements.

Receives, collects, processes and records payments and fees; may perform cashier duties involved in the payment of various fees for official documents; may process payment information through a computerized accounting system; reviews completed entry to ensure accuracy.

Verifies deposits, and reports cash and negotiable instruments collected for payment of taxes, automobile registration fees, or a variety of licenses.

Verifies claims, checks warrants, and vouchers for arithmetic accuracy, legality, and budget classification; prepares and approves vouchers for payment.

Maintains accounting records and files.

May oversee the activities of lower level accounting clerks.

Performs other related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

Working knowledge of accounting/bookkeeping practices, methods and procedures.

Working knowledge of the laws, rules and regulations controlling the processing of official record documents and fiscal record keeping.

Some knowledge of office equipment and ability to use calculator efficiently.

Some knowledge of and ability to use computerized accounting systems.

Skill in public contact in person and over the telephone, if required.

Ability to perform accounting/bookkeeping tasks of moderate difficulty independently.

Ability to perform arithmetic calculations rapidly and accurately.

Ability to prepare complete and accurate accounting reports and statements.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Note: Minimum Qualifications MUST be attained before the recruitment ending date.

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and

Two years of experience in bookkeeping or financial record keeping; and

A passing score on a written test; and

A passing score on a data entry test at 100 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy.

OR

Bachelor's degree with a major in any business field; and

A passing score on a written test; and

A passing score on a data entry test at 100 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy.

OR

Associate's degree with a major in accounting; and

One year of experience in bookkeeping or financial record keeping; and

A passing score on a written test; and

A passing score on a data entry test at 100 keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy.

OR

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and

Successful completion of a vocational/technical course in bookkeeping or financial record keeping; and

One year of experience in bookkeeping or financial record keeping; and

A passing score on a written test; and

A passing score on a data entry test at 100 keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy.

OR

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and

Successful completion of the Accounting Clerk Trainee Program; and

A passing score on a written test; and

A passing score on a data entry test at 100 keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy.

Conclusion

OPEN AND CLOSED RECRUITMENTS : We are running concurrent Closed (Internal) and Open recruitments. Internal candidates on a closed eligibility list must be considered first, prior to a selection being made from the open eligibility list. To be considered for the same classification under Open recruitment, internal candidates must also apply under the open recruitment process.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE : Preference will ONLY be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation to support entitlement to preference MUST be provided at the time of application.

DRUG-FREE WORK PLACE : The employers of Hillsborough County have implemented a drug-free workplace and all offers of employment are conditioned on job applicants successfully passing a drug test.

NOTE : Depending on the agency of employment, individuals hired may be required to review Hillsborough County driving eligibility criteria and acknowledge their understanding of its provisions.

NOTE : Employees are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters affecting the County. They are required to work in their normal job duties or other activities within their skills and capabilities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with existing rules and procedures.

EXAMINATION : Examination may be administered at the time of application, depending on qualifications. Test information is available at the Reception Branch, Hillsborough County Civil Service Office. This information must be obtained in person and it is the applicant's responsibility to obtain it, if desired.

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