DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is a beginning level accountant position that involves the responsibility for the maintenance of a complete set of double entry records including books of original entry through general ledger and all corresponding subsidiary records. Supervision is received from the Fiscal Manager. May supervise lower-level account clerical employees. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of accounting principles, practices and techniques particularly as they relate to governmental accounting; good knowledge of office terminology, procedures, routines and equipment; ability to maintain cash and general ledgers, and to prepare financial statements and reports; ability to understand and interpret written and tabular instructions; good judgment; initiative; integrity.
NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
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