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Accounting Clerk III

Douglas County


Job title:
Accounting Clerk III

Job level:

Job description:

Incumbent works under the direction of an assigned supervisor or designee, performing accounting and other fiscal activities of a complex and technical nature.

Compensation: $24.41 – $31.87 Hourly

Essential Functions:
Compile/record data and details of financial transactions.
Establish and maintain effective work relationships with clients, supervisors, County employees, elected officials, attorneys, law enforcement, judges, other agencies, and the public.
Comply with Civil Service rules and regulations, collective bargaining agreements, County policies, department policies and laws to create a cooperative, safe, respectful and quality work environment.
Monitor workflow and verify transactions, ensuring data accuracy.
Compile information and create/prepare administrative and financial reports.
Provide technical guidance to Accounting Clerk I and IIs.
Assist in developing department policies and procedures.
Comply with and ensure compliance of department protocols, procedures, and methods.
Utilize spreadsheets and QuickBooks for tracking (e.g. documents, refunds, receipts, fee adjustments, tax liens).
Process Landmark reports, entering charges into accounting system and issuing memorandums.
Process rejects, voided documents, and Documentary Stamp Tax Refunds.
Enter receipts into accounting system and attach to memorandums.
Verify daily recap report totals against original report utilizing the daily reconcile sheet.
Process daily grantee, daily record, and tax lien reports.
Export 521s forwarding to supervisor for review and mail reports to customers.
Balance cash drawer and reconcile daily deposits, returning drawer and deposits to Treasurer’s Office daily.
Establish and manage accounting system accounts and complete journal entries (e.g. escrow accounts).
Maintain accounting procedures and train staff.
Complete monthly reports (e.g. master revenue, unclaimed property, document counts, cash).
Process monthly bulk sales images.
Maintain knowledge and job skills (e.g. research, webinars, seminars, conferences).
Report to work with regular, consistent attendance.
Perform other duties as directed and assigned.

Education and Work Experience and Other Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent required.*
Four (4) years of combined experience in basic accounting and in a Register of Deeds position required.*
Two (2) years of experience with MSOffice required.
*Equivalent combined education and experience may be substituted for requirements on a year-for-year basis.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is performed in an office setting during standard day-shift hours; however, hours may vary (e.g. days, hours, extra hours/overtime, holidays). Noise level is moderate. Work may be stressful when dealing with multiple/changing priorities, limited resources and time constraints.
Work requires physical activity including extended periods of sitting, and occasional walking, standing, reaching, balancing, and bending. An incumbent must have the ability to occasionally lift and/or carry items weighing up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 25 pounds.
Required sensory abilities include vision, hearing, and touch. Visual abilities, correctable to normal ranges, include close, distance and color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Communication abilities include the ability to talk and hear within normal ranges. Incumbent must possess the hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate computers and other equipment.

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Posted on:
April 9, 2024

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