High school diploma, G.E.D., or foreign education equivalent to a US Accredited High School Diploma and one (1) year of experience involving a combination of clerical and bookkeeping responsibilities as listed in the Examples of Work – OR –
Post secondary graduation/certification from a vocational school or college in an accounting/bookkeeping program.
Individuals required to use County vehicles and equipment must have a valid Minnesota drivers license and be free of any major traffic violations for the last three years.
Nature of Work:
Under general supervision, performs routine bookkeeping functions and clerical work; and performs related work as assigned.
Examples of Work:
Balances journals and bank statements
Codes and records all receipts and disbursements of various funds
Compiles monthly summaries of abstract, statistical and other monthly or quarterly reports
Audits expenditures, invoices, unpaid warrants and bills
Issues warrants to vendors
Reconciles monthly statements from vendors
Receives complaints from vendors and responds accordingly
Maintains individual salary records
May compile food stamp reports and maintain food stamp inventory
May perform liaison work with automated data processing departments
May type material requiring accuracy but not speed
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment
Knowledge of business arithmetic and simple mathematics
Ability to perform mathematical computations
Ability to follow written or oral detailed instructions
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers and the public
Ability to operate a variety of office equipment
Ability to organize work efficiently
Ability to perform detailed work with speed and accuracy
Ability to work under pressure and willingness to accept responsibility for meeting deadlines Persons with disabilities : the above is a general listing of job duties. Essential and non-essential functions may vary by individual position. Reasonable accommodations may be available for both essential and non-essential job duties.
In compliance w/ the Americans with Disabilities Act the following represents the Physical/Environmental Demands : This position requires a majority of time (up to 70%) spent walking and sitting. Some standing is required and objects of usually no more than ten (10) pounds need to be lifted, carried or pushed. Adverse movements such as stooping, kneeling or crouching are often required. Simultaneous/repetitive use of both hands is required for writing and data entry. Excellent sensory skills are important (sight, hearing and speech) as well as ability to communicate effectively. No adverse working conditions.
Olmsted County, MN - 18 months ago