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Accounting Clerk II (#AC2GENH) GENH
$12.66-$20.11 Hourly / $2,194.40-$3,485.73 Monthly / $26,332.80-$41,828.80 Yearly


Performs clerical-accounting work in reviewing, processing, and maintenance of basic accounting or fiscal records. The work is performed under general supervision where the work assignments are subject to instructions and established work routines.


An Associate's degree in Accounting or Finance; and
One year of experience in bookkeeping or financial record keeping.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.


A passing score on multiple-choice test number 86.

A passing score on a data entry test at 100 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Knowledge of accounting principles, practices, procedures, methods, and theory.
  • Knowledge of laws, rules, and policies governing assigned functional accounting area.
  • Ability to make and verify mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to analyze and audit accounting, budgetary,and fiscal data.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and apply job-related rules, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to prepare basic reports.
  • Ability to review and monitor the work of support staff.
  • Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, database and related software applications.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Inspects, reviews and/or maintains a complex record system involving varied accounting, fiscal, payroll, and leave transactions, or of a less complex system involving a large number of transactions, in compliance with City and/or departmental rules and procedures.
  • Analyzes accounting and fiscal data.
  • Posts basic transactions to proper accounts.
  • Compiles and prepares basic fiscal reports and statements.
  • Reconciles and balances financial statements and accounting records.
  • Receives funds, prepares deposits, and reconciles bank statements.
  • Performs related work as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.

CLASS: AC2GENH; EST: 9/26/1990; REV: 2/13/2013;