Account Clerk II

Application Deadline: 2022-08-31
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Job Summary
Performs varied and increasingly responsible bookkeeping, basic accounting, reporting, and related duties involving the maintaining and reconciliation of records and processing documents related to financial transactions, calling for independent judgment, initiative and specialized knowledge in carrying out established procedures or applying laws and regulations; performs related functions as assigned.

Essential Duties
Performs bookkeeping and clerical duties necessary in maintaining and reconciling of records and processing documents related to financial transactions.

Balances accounts, monthly collection reports and fund accounts; reconciles reports; performs related verifications; and prepares related invoices; advises individuals of transactions as necessary.

Prepares, verifies, enters and/or requests required transactions related to invoices, local municipalities, local companies and other entities as necessary.

Performs bookkeeping and basic accounting functions; reconciles various general ledger accounts and reports.

Verifies, tabulates, and records invoices, checks, accounts payable, orders, receipts and other financial material.

Maintains proper records. Prepares necessary paperwork for annual filings.

Coordinates and maintains systems.

Balances Accounts collected at Department. Prepares and mails invoices.

Prepares monthly payments.

Prepares monthly financial reports

Assists in budget preparation

Manages delinquent accounts

Prepares annual inventory.

Assists with the preparation of the annual reporting.

Processes general receipts.

Receives and accounts for monies handled; balances cash drawers and maintains daily receipts for various payments/transactions; locates and corrects balancing errors; reconciles daily cash control report; performs related tasks.

Compiles data and makes various reports.

Performs receptionist and/or counter duties answering inquiries regarding departmental policies and regulations, or refers inquiries to the proper official or department. Processes various types of customer transactions and performs various follow-up duties as required.

Works with the IT Department in implementing programs for computerized procedures for the department in which employed.

Responsible for set up and administration of the South Landfill software and integration and integration management of software between Waste Transfer Station and South Landfill

Assists with training of Resource Recovery Associates, Clerk/Typist II, and Accountant II.

Operates the scale at the Material Recovery Facility as needed.

Minimum Qualifications Required
Education and Experience:

Associate degree in accounting, plus one year bookkeeping experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities. Bachelor’s desired, but not necessary

Licenses and Certifications:

State of Wisconsin Notary preferred
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of general office procedures.

Knowledge of bookkeeping and basic accounting practices.

Knowledge of basic data processing techniques and procedures.

Knowledge and ability to use a computer and the required software, including spreadsheet and word processing applications.

Skill in providing good customer service.

Ability to operate a variety of standard office equipment.

Ability to perform full data entry functions at a rate of 80 net keystrokes per minute.

Ability to make fairly complex arithmetic computations.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the public.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Ability to learn the specialized procedures of the department in which employed.

Ability to work the required hours of the position.

Deadline Note: