Under general supervision, performs a variety of routine to complex technical and administrative account support duties in the preparation, maintenance, and processing of accounting records and transactions, including accounts payable and accounts receivable; balances and maintains manual and computerized accounting and financial records; and performs related work as required.
Receives general supervision from higher-level supervisory staff and direction from higher-level staff. Leads and directs lower-level staff and volunteers.
This journey-level classification is responsible for providing accounting support. Positions at this level perform the full range of duties as assigned, working independently and exercising judgment and initiative. Incumbents in this classification rely on experience and judgment to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the assigned area. Incumbents are responsible for establishing objectives, timelines, and methods to deliver services. Work is typically reviewed upon completion for soundness, appropriateness, and conformity to policy and requirements. This classification is distinguished from the Accounting Supervisor in that the latter has overall administrative and operational responsibility for accounting functions and services.
Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.
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Must possess: mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer and to visit various District and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard, calculator, and to operate standard office equipment. Occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 40 pounds or heavier weights with assistance and/or the use of proper equipment.
Incumbents typically work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Incumbents will interact with individuals in interpreting and enforcing rules, policies, and procedures.
Incumbents may be assigned an irregular work schedule, including weekends, early mornings, evenings, and holidays.
Date Adopted: 5/31/17
Job Code: PT879
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Supersedes: Accounting Assistant I & II dated 7/30/14