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Job Opening Information SENIOR ACCOUNT CLERK - GRANT SERVICES

Job Number
12 ISC22

Position Title
SENIOR ACCOUNT CLERK - GRANT SERVICES
Required Application Type
School Related Personnel
Job Description

LOCATION:  GRANT SERVICES DEPARTMENT, WASHINGTON SCHOOL BUILDING, ELMIRA, NY

Full-time position (1.0 FTE), 7.5 hours per day, 12 months per year

  • Supervises the verifying and reconciling of a number of account balances according to a prescribed procedure—monitors and manages complex local, State, and Federal grant budgets;
  • Reviews and checks complex account keeping records and reports for arithmetical and clerical accuracy, completeness and proper extension;
  • Compiles data for and analyzes complex financial budgets and reports to prepare budget projections for reconciliation meetings with Grants Team for all assigned grants; works directly with other  departments to resolve any issues;
  • Reviews and classifies a variety of invoices and expenditures and distributes items according to a prescribed procedure;
  • Assists Grants Team with competitive and non-competitive grant budget development, budget adjustments, and grant application and budget review for component school districts; 
  • Facilitates contract execution for purchased service agreements upon grant award;
  • Reviews payroll reports and grant budgets for accuracy, making recommendations for adjustments and communicating changes to appropriate departments;
  • Works with District staff to prepare and submit required reports;
  • Conducts routine correspondence on matters where policies and procedures are well-defined;
  • Operates personal computer, copier, computing, calculator, and other office machines; and
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Civil Service Title
SENIOR ACCOUNT CLERK
Job Qualifications

This is a competitive Civil Service position.  The selected candidate must be among the top three of the Senior Account Clerk Civil Service Certificate of Eligibles List, if not already a Senior Account Clerk.

  • Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the NYS board of Regents to grant degrees with an Associate Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or a related field  OR
  • Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma and completion of a business certificate program that includes coursework in accounting   OR
  • Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma and two (2) years of clerical experience involving responsibility for maintaining and checking financial accounts and records

Salary:  Per Support Staff Association contract.  Plus comprehensive benefits package.

Application Procedure

Please complete your file by submitting the following information:

*  Employment application

*  Letter of interest

*  Detailed résumé

*  Evidence of NYS certification, license or Registration Certificate (if applicable)

*  College undergraduate and graduate transcripts conferring degree

*  If no college education, furnish a copy of high school diploma or GED

*  One to three current, dated and signed letters of professional reference (must be less than 1 yr. old)

Job Category
CLERICAL
Job Location
BUSH EDUCATION CENTER

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