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Accountant Clerk II
Ref No.: 18-00236
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 01/11/2018
Position Description
  • Accountant II is the journey level classification in the Accounting Clerk series.
  • The Accounting Clerk II performs moderately complex clerical accounting duties, requiring a working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and public agency accounting procedures.
  • Requires a moderate degree of independent judgment.

Skills Required
  • Enters accounting data into the county's computerized accounting system.
  • Maintains accounting records, statements of accounts, summaries and reports.
  • Prepares and reviews vendor invoices for payments, cash deposits, requisitions for purchase orders, A/R invoices and other accounting transactions.
  • Maintains efficient filing systems.
  • Compiles and tabulates data and balances accounting records.
  • Reviews, verifies and corrects computer system accounting information.
  • Maintains payroll records, checks attendance and time sheets, computes deductions and prepares payroll summaries.
  • May train and give general direction to other employees. 9. Provides customer support in the areas of accounts payable, accounts receivable. purchasing and general ledger.
  • Performs related work as required.
  • May be reassigned in case of emergency situation.

Skills Preferred
  • Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and modern office practices and procedures.
  • Moderate skill level in operating computers and office equipment.
  • Ability to make mathematical computations.
  • Ability to work effectively with other employees and the public.

Experience Required
  • Two years of clerical accounting experience
  • Additional related education may count towards required experience.
Education Required
High school diploma or equivalent. GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE REQUIRED.