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11 Aug 2023

Full-Time Accounts Receivable – Accounting Assistant II

Clark County Human Resources – Posted by Clark County Human Resources Vancouver, Washington, United States

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Job Summary

class is responsible for performing technical accounting activities, requiring a greater understanding and broader knowledge of accounting principles and practices. This class is distinguished from entry level in that it involves work at the more advanced level of procedural bookkeeping. This class has a greater level of independency in job performance, judgment and action required. The employee is expected to exercise initiative in resolving routine to moderate problems on a regular basis. Work performed in this class involves a more thorough understanding of accounting procedures enabling the incumbent to reconcile, balance, pre-audit and maintain several different types of accounts or funds for more than one department or division. Results of work affect the accuracy, reliability or acceptability of processes, information or services within the division or department as well as outside the County. On-the-job training requires from six to twelve months within the unit or department before incumbent is able to perform with limited supervision. The employee must possess a thorough understanding of the accounting practices and procedures within the organization or department. Employee must have basic understanding of laws and statutes governing area of immediate responsibility. Employee must be able to perform a broader scope of accounting functions in a timely manner without assistance. Guidelines are in the form of regulations, policies and procedures. Incumbent must be able to interpret these with little assistance. Personal contact with the public is on a general basis. Contact is usually made with other employees of the department, employees and supervisors of other County Departments, and members of the general public. Contact may include limited degrees of problem solving or dealing in adversarial relationships.



Education and Experience: 


Two (2) years of general office experience, at least one year of which must be directly related to the work of the class. or One (1) year (45 credit hours) of post-secondary accounting or bookkeeping occupational training or education may be substituted for one year of required experience.


Any combination of work experience and education which demonstrates the ability to perform the work of the class.


Knowledge of: The principles and practices of double-entry bookkeeping; general office practice and procedures.


Ability to: Perform double-entry bookkeeping; classify accounting transactions, maintain and reconcile accounts, lose accounts, and prepare appropriate reports and statements; make arithmetical computations quickly and accurately; operate office equipment associated with the position.


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Salary Grade: Local 11.504 $19.76 – $25.19- per hour

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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