This position involves responsibility for the performance of bookkeeping work of more than average difficulty. Work assignments range from assisting the Division Manager in the preparation of the annual budget to maintaining control over a specified segment of a large bookkeeping or payroll operation to aiding lower level bookkeepers in tracing discrepancies. Initiative, exercise of independent judgment and application of bookkeeping knowledge is necessary in the performance of
these functions. Assignments are carried out with minimum supervision and are reviewed primarily for accuracy of work and immediate availability of information when needed. Incumbent assists in the preparation of the annual budget.
Graduation from high school (or G.E.D.) AND
experience in the performance of varied bookkeeping, office and clerical tasks.
Must have a working knowledge of modern office principles, practices and appliances with ability to operate office equipment; possess
ability to prepare bookkeeping reports and statements in addition to maintaining bookkeeping records; and have the ability to make arithmetical computation quickly and accurately. Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written communication and instructions. Ability to operate adding machines, personal computer and other office equipment.
A background investigation and evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity is required prior to employment. All candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position, including current city employees seeking transfer, promotion, demotion, etc. into a classified position.
Medical Examination & Drug and Nicotine Testing
Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination including drug screen. Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment. The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees.
An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer