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Job Title: Account Clerk II

Job Time Type: Full Time (30 Hours or More)

Job Description: Under general supervision, to perform a variety of account and statistical record keeping work in connection with the development, maintenance, and processing of agency fiscal and statistical records; to perform general office support assignments; and to do related work as required.

Distinguishing Characteristics This is the first experienced working level in the Account Clerk class series. Incumbents perform a variety of account and statistical record keeping work.  This class is distinguished from Account Clerk I in that Account Clerk II incumbents perform many assignments in an advanced training and learning capacity.

Reports To Chief Financial Officer, Fiscal Officer, Controller or designee.

Classifications Supervised This is not a supervisory class.

Examples of Important and Essential Job Duties (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.)

  • Maintains a variety of financial and statistical records;
  • Processes warrants, bills, and other documents involved with financial record keeping;
  • Posts information to expenditure records;
  • Verifies purchase orders;
  • Performs data entry of account adjustments;
  • May audit payment authorizations and match them with purchase orders;
  • Receives monies for a variety of purposes and maintains records of receipts;
  • Balances cash received and prepares deposits;
  • Assists with the maintenance of subsidiary ledgers;
  • Assists with the development of financial and statistical reports;
  • Assists with the compilation of budget information;
  • Operates computerized financial information systems and on-line computer systems used in the Agency;
  • May work with spreadsheets and word processing programs;
  • Performs a variety of general office assistance assignments.

Typical Physical Requirements Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX.

Typical Working Conditions Work is performed in an office environment; continuous contact with other staff, clients and general public.

Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of:

  • Methods and practices of financial and statistical record keeping.
  • Good public relations techniques.
  • Maintenance of files and information retrieval systems.
  • Basic knowledge of agency purchasing techniques.
  • Modern office methods and procedures.

Ability to:

  • Perform a variety of financial and statistical record keeping work.
  • Follow oral and written directions.
  • Read and understand codes, statutes, and information related to financial and statistical record keeping work.
  • Gather and organize data and information.
  • Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately.
  • Work with computerized financial information systems and use a computer for financial and statistical record keeping work.
  • Deal tactfully and courteously with the public and other staff when explaining the functions and policies of the work area where assigned.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Completion of course work of basic accounting principles.
  • Maintain and observe all safety precautions and practices.

Training and Experience: A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

  • One year of previous work experience performing fiscal support work at a level comparable to Account Clerk I with the Agency; and
  • Completion of course work in Basic Accounting, Fund Accounting, or Accounting I class; or
  • Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Special Requirements:

  • Possession of a valid and appropriate California Driver’s License with a good driving record; eligible for Agency automobile insurance coverage per Guidelines for Drivers of Agency Owned Vehicles.
  • Pass a post-offer / pre-employment background check.
  • Pass a post-offer / pre-employment drug test.


Education Level: High School Diploma or Equivalent

Minimum Salary: $14.50 Hour         Maximum Salary: $18.60 Hour

Pay Comments: DOE (Depends on Experience)

Job Application Methods Accepted: Via Email

How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter in MS Word or Adobe PDF to

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Minimum Hourly Wage: $14.50
Maximum Hourly Wage: $18.60
Salary Range: DOE