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Office Account Clerk

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Exam #: OAC-0910-22
Title: Office Account Clerk
Deadline: July 26, 2022 5:00pm
Exam Date/Time: September 10, 2022 8:30am
Salary: Varies by agency

Description of Duties

This is an entry level clerical accounting position involving routine calculating, posting, and verifying operations to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records for a department or agency.  Employees may also assist a more experienced worker in performing the more difficult and responsible phases of accounts maintenance work.  The use of a personal computer for word processing and database entry is an integral part of the position.  Assignments are performed independently and involve application of well‑defined accounting procedures and practices.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of a higher level staff member.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma plus EITHER: 

(A)      Successful completion of twenty‑four (24) semester credit hours, including six (6) semester credit hours in Accounting from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university*; OR, 

(B)        One (1) year of full‑time or its part‑time equivalent** experience in the maintenance of financial accounts and records; OR, 

(C)        An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B).

*Candidates qualifying under (A) and (C) above must submit at the time of application a student or unofficial college transcript or itemized list of coursework and college credits received.

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