Department of Administrative Services

Cash Accounting Clerk (1498CL)

$18.62-$23.71 Hourly / $1,489.28-$1,896.40 BiWeekly /
$38,870.21-$49,496.04 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

This class is accountable for collecting large amounts of money and posting to proper accounts.

GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE

The Cash Accounting Clerk is distinguished from the Financial Clerk in that incumbents must handle large amounts of cash in addition to bookkeeping responsibilities and general clerical work. There is also a higher level of interpersonal contact required of the Cash Accounting Clerk.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of a Head Cash Accounting Clerk or business manager.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

May have lead responsibilities over clerical support staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Performs the following duties to receive funds, to disburse funds, and to record monetary transactions: Receives cash or checks in person or by mail; counts money to verify amounts and issues receipts for funds received; issues change and cashes checks; compares totals on cash register with amount of currency in register to verify balances; endorses checks and totals cash and checks for bank deposit; prepares bank deposit slips; withdraws cash from bank accounts and keeps custody of cash fund; searches files (manually or using a computer) for proper account information; posts data to accounts and balances receipts and disbursements; answers questions in person or by phone regarding account status; compiles collection and disbursement reports; performs related general office work (typing, filing, etc.) as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of accounting codes; knowledge of general office procedures; basic bookkeeping skills; interpersonal skills; ability to handle large amounts of money; ability to perform general clerical tasks; ability to operate a variety of office equipment which includes personal computers and electronic equipment, cash registers and check writing machines.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of clerical experience in accounting, financial record keeping or bookkeeping.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling six (6) months of experience.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(05)-Clerical/Secretarial

BARGAINING UNIT

(07)-ADMN CLERICAL (NP-3)

EEO

(6)-Administrative Support

SALARY INFORMATION

CL 12

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Cash Accounting Clerk in Salary Group CL 12 approved effective May 26, 2009. (Revised to change Service Status to Non-Competitive)

EFFECTIVE DATE

1/20/2017

CLASS: 1498CL; EST: 4/25/1986; REV: 1/20/2017;