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115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 508
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301


Class Code:W0111

ACCOUNT CLERK I

NATURE OF WORK

This is specialized clerical work involving the maintenance and review of financial records.

Work involves posting to financial records, examining invoices and claims and approving for payment, receiving cash, preparing departmental payrolls and balancing accounts. Work also normally involves skilled typing; however, the level of difficulty and responsibility of the financial recording rather than typing is considered as the primary factor. Work is normally reviewed only for compliance with desired results.

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

Posts and balances financial accounts.

Examines invoices and warrants; determines if material is received and properly priced; checks discounts and extensions; approves invoices for payment.

Receives and counts cash and other payments; prepares receipts; posts to records.

Processes the payroll in large divisions; makes changes and corrections to payroll sheets; prepares special payrolls; submits to appropriate source; assists new personnel in completing necessary payroll and deduction records.

Makes arithmetic calculations and checks various accounting tables and reports.

Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures and equipment.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of bookkeeping and accounting.

Some knowledge of government accounting systems and procedures.

Ability to apply bookkeeping principles to the maintenance of standard fiscal and accounting records.

Ability to make arithmetic computations and tabulations rapidly and accurately.

Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability or political affiliation.

Skilled in the operation of a typewriter.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Successful completion of job related tests. Two (2) years experience in typing and clerical work desired. 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit: White Collar
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Code of Ethics
Certification: No
Work Locations: All Divisions
Class Spec Estab./Revised: E10/76 R3/12


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