Account Clerk Typist- #13-19
Buffalo Public Schools - Buffalo, NY

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RECRUITMENT BULLETIN #13-19 February 5, 2013
BOARD OF EDUCATION VACANCY
POSITION: ACCOUNT CLERK TYPIST – PERMANENT
SALARY: $33,471 - $38,166
LOCATION: Committee on Preschool Education, School 12, 33 Ash St. Buffalo, NY

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintains various account-keeping records;
posts entries to ledgers;
reconciles balances of accounts with yearly control accounts and general ledger balances;
Assists in preparing payrolls, tax and assessment rolls, tax bills, and financial statements;
Prepares, processes and reviews purchase orders, vouchers, bills, fiscal claims, etc.;
Performs simple audits such as checking amounts on vouchers against receiving copies of orders;

Maintains simple cost accounts and cost records:
may be required to transfer account information to spreadsheets;
Balances daily journal sheets;
Prepares and makes bank deposits and checks against bank statements;
May be required to disburse petty cash funds and process service orders to replenish petty cash;
Operates calculating, check writing and other office machines;
Types or inputs receipts, payrolls, requisitions, vouchers and other materials from copy or rough drafts using equipment with the alpha-numeric keyboard, i.e. typewriters, electronic word processing equipment, personal computers, etc.
Assists in the preparation of budget requests and maintains inventory records;
Assists in the preparation of periodic reports for management and control purposes;
Maintains and updates employee payroll and paid leave records;
May answer phones and deals directly with the general public, vendors or contractors providing information about departmental functions and activities;
May maintain various clerical reports concerning office activities and functions;
Inputs billing, file maintenance for miscellaneous charges, data, records and information using computers, CRT and Data Terminals word processors, etc.;
Performs related work as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
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Continuous and permanent status in any city department for one year as a Clerk, Junior Data Control Clerk, Junior Traffic Clerk, Stenographer or Typist.
IMPORTANT: CANDIDATES WILL ONLY BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE AND BE APPROVED OR CERTIFIED FOR APPOINTMENT TO DEPARTMENTS WHERE THE RATE OF PAY FOR ACCOUNT CLERK-TYPIST IS AT A HIGHER RATE OF PAY THAN THEIR CURRENT POSITION EVEN IF THEIR TITLE IS LISTED ABOVE.

IN ADDITION, applicants must meet the following:
Applicants must have a course in Bookkeeping or Accounting(course must be listed on application);
OR
One year of full time experience where work involves the maintenance and checking of financial accounts and records;
and
Applicants must have completed a course in typing or keyboarding (course must be listed on application.
Special Requirement: All applicants will be required to pass a qualifying typing test at the rate of 35 words per minute.
Open Competitive
(A) Graduation from High School, GED or Equivalency Diploma including or supplemented by a course in Bookkeeping or Accounting and must have completed a course in typing or keyboarding (courses must be listed on application);
OR
(B) Graduation from High School, GED or Equivalency Diploma and twoyears of full time experience where work involves the maintenance and checking of financial accounts and records and must have completed a course intyping or keyboarding (course must be listed on application);
OR
(C) an equivalent combination as defined within the limits of A and B
Special Requirement: Applicants must pass a qualifying typing test at the rate of 35 wpm.
APPLICATION: CANDIDATES FOR THIS POSITION SHOULD COMPLETE AN APPLICATION AVAILABLE ONLINE AT www.buffaloschools.org
APPOINTMENT: Appointments are subject to the review of the Board of Education upon the recommendation of the Superintendent following the approval of the City of Buffalo Civil Service Division. Personal interviews shall be scheduled where appropriate.
The Buffalo Board of Education is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
FINAL FILING DATE: February 19, 2013

APPROVED:
Marta Clark
Director of Employment Services

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