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Job Opening Information PRINCIPAL ACCOUNT CLERK

Job Number
MSC19-0009

Position Title
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNT CLERK
Required Application Type
School Related Personnel
Job Description

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

  • Supervises work of assistants engaged in clerical and accounting activities;
  • Codes a variety of reports in accordance with prescribed procedures;
  • Interprets changes in rules and procedures to subordinates;
  • Checks account keeping records and reports for arithmetical and clerical accuracy and completeness;
  • Operates a personal computer, copier, computing, calculating, and other office equipment;
  • May supervise the auditing of bills and the preparation of vouchers;
  • May prepare financial statements and reports;
  • May set up ledger accounts of funds;
  • Possesses a thorough knowledge of methods used in keeping financial accounts and records including a working knowledge of double-entry bookkeeping;
  • Possesses a thorough knowledge of business arithmetic and English;
  • Possesses a thorough knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment;
  • Possesses the ability to follow complex oral and written directions;
  • Possesses the ability to prepare original correspondence and reports;
  • Possesses the ability to secure the cooperation of others;
  • Possesses good judgment, initiative; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Civil Service Title
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNT CLERK
Job Qualifications

This is a competitive Civil Service position.  The selected candidate must be among the top three of the Civil Service Certificate of Eligibles List, if not currently holding the title.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Either:

A)   Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or a related field, including twelve (12) credit hours in accounting or bookkeeping and one (1) years’ experience performing financial account and record keeping which shall have involved supervision; or

B)   Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with an Associate’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or a related field, including completion of twelve (12) credit hours in accounting or bookkeeping and three (3) years of experience performing financial account and record keeping one (1) year of which shall have involved supervision; or

C)   Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and five (5) years’ experience performing financial account and record keeping one (l) year of which shall have involved supervision.

SALARY:  Per Support Staff Association Contract, plus comprehensive benefit 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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