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Accounting Clerk II

  • Job Code: W0914
  • Pay Grade:WH
  • Pay Scale:$15.48-$27.87 Hourly; $32,198.40-$57,969.60 Annually
  • Exempt:No

Overview

Perform clerical accounting work in reviewing, processing, and maintaining basic accounting or fiscal records under general supervision with work assignments subject to instructions and established work routines.

Duties & Responsibilities

Note: Depending on assigned responsibilities, employees may perform some or all of the duties below.

  • Inspect, review, and/or maintain a complex record system involving varied accounting, fiscal, payroll, and leave transactions, or a less complex system involving a large number of transactions.
  • Analyze accounting and fiscal data.
  • Post basic transactions to correct accounts.
  • Compile and prepare basic fiscal reports and statements.
  • Reconcile and balance financial statements and accounting records.
  • Receive funds, prepare deposits, and reconcile bank statements.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 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.

Minimum Education & Experience

  • A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate.
  • Two years of experience in bookkeeping or financial recordkeeping.
OR
  • A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate.
  • Successful completion of a vocational/technical program in bookkeeping or financial recordkeeping.
  • One year of experience in bookkeeping or financial recordkeeping.
OR
  • An associate's degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a major in accounting.
  • One year of experience in bookkeeping or financial recordkeeping.
OR
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a major in any business field.

Required Pre-Employment Testing

  • A passing score on pre-employment testing.
  • 30 net words per minute on a typing test; or 100 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy on a data entry test.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Attendance at the specified Sheriff's Office work location is required.
  • Depending on assignment, employees may be required to possess a valid Florida Driver License at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
  • No visible tattoos on face. Tattoos on hands, neck, or arms must be covered with white, black, or neutral colored covering.
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 12 months.
  • No felony convictions within lifetime.
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
  • No dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
  • Successful completion of a background investigation including criminal, reference, employment, and neighborhood checks; polygraph; medical evaluation; and drug screening.

General Benefit Information

Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance coverage
  • Florida Retirement System and Deferred Compensation
  • Paid time off including sick, vacation, and holiday time
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee incentives for educational degrees and bilingual (Spanish) abilities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid training