The Accounting Clerk is responsible for the assignments delegated by the Finance Director &/or Borough Treasurer which may include, but are not limited to, month-end and year-end closing activities, annual budgeting assistance, annual audit prep, tax and report work, departmental reports, credit card reconciliation, and payroll and accounts payable disbursements.
Level I: This entry level accounting clerk will perform one or more simple clerical accounting duties such as entering data, matching invoices, opening and distributing mail to processors, checks completeness and mathematical accuracy of repetitive accounting documents, position is closely supervised and will require employee to frequently review policy and procedures established by the Finance Director.
Level II: This intermediate level accounting clerk will perform various non-repetitive clerical accounting transactions which require familiarity with office procedures and prescribed accounting codes and classifications, identifies and corrects routine discrepancies, up to 50% of the duties performed may be repetitive; however, a moderate degree of complexity exists, accurately operates 10 key by touch; operates a computer terminal and printer for data storage and retrieval; a basic knowledge of company and departmental practices and procedures as established by the Finance Director. Minimum of 3-5 years of experience required.
Level III: This senior level accounting clerk will perform complex accounting duties which require specialized skill and a thorough knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping principles, participate in the preparation of account analysis, transaction entries, research and report summaries, maintains one of more sections of a complete set of books relating to phases of the Borough business transactions, position is contributory and facilitative to accountants, supervisor and other departments, a thorough knowledge of Borough and departmental practices and procedures is required. Accurately operate a 10 key by touch. Operate a computer terminal and printer for data storage and retrieval, develops and manipulates complex accounting spreadsheets, must be able to prioritize own work after receiving direction from the Finance Director. Minimum of 6 or more years of experience.