Account Clerk 2 - Standard

Orient, OH 43146

Posted: 06/17/2019 Industry: Accounting Job Number: 519586
A Client in the Columbus, Ohio area is seeking an experienced Account Clerk for a temporary assignment. Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm.

Job Duties:

Analyzes & processes expense reports, invoices, vouchers & other related materials, determines accuracy & validity & prepares vouchers, invoices & remittances for receipt & disbursement of funds (e.G., verifies mathematical accuracy, quantity of goods purchased & received, purchase price, applicable discounts & freight charges; reconciles discrepancies; verifies appropriation sources; matches invoices to delivery receipts & purchase orders; places invoices in recaps, determining total amount of recap & voucher numbers; verifies accuracy of money remitted against serial numbers of licenses sold on consignment) &/or prepares agency, institution or district bi-weekly payroll for submission to Auditor of State & Department of Administrative Services, Payroll Processing (e.G., verifies employees? Bi-weekly payroll, sick, vacation, personal leave or leave without pay; calculates adjustments regarding reclassification, promotion, demotion, longevity, step increases, tax withholding, health care, retirement; calculates & updates employee service time; verifies & computes retroactive pay due to court decisions, errors in prior payrolls or legislation) &/or prepares purchase orders & encumbrances &/or handles inventory control & asset depreciation; or act as county/yard timekeeper (e.G., processes activity reports, payroll, overtime rosters, inventory, equipment usage & related records which detail operational activities for assigned county or yard), completes hardcopy &/or operates personal computer/video display terminal to compile &/or generate reports for use in management of county/yard operations (e.G., safety, activity, fuel, equipment maintenance, daily road condition & budget reports; purchase order balances; daily salt, grit & calcium chloride balance; computer report generation).

Posts, updates & balances ledgers & journals for internal accounts (e.G., posts purchase orders, encumbrance documents, transfers, cancellations & vouchers payable; posts receipt of various types of funds such as general revenue appropriations, rotary funds or grants; balances accounts on daily/weekly/monthly basis; reconciles internal accounts with auditor & state accounting); verifies actual inventory against auditing report & identifies any discrepancies; assists in training of lower-level account clerks.

Completes forms which report inventory levels (e.G., plant haul, receiving-tickets, transfer tickets & materials used forms; orders office supplies; notifies supervisor of low inventory level), verifies materials/parts against activity report & performs physical inventory; gathers & compiles material for financial reports; prepares bi- weekly, monthly, quarterly &/or annual reports on accounts maintained.

Performs variety of related clerical tasks (e.G., opens & sorts mail; composes & edits correspondence relative to assigned work; maintains files; operates equipment to generate typed reports & correspondence; answers telephone inquiries; greets customers; responds to or refers complaints; answers general inquiries within established guidelines); operates two-way radio & maintains log of all radio calls; forwards emergency calls from state & local authorities (e.G., accidents, debris, fallen trees, hazardous spills) to appropriate personnel; dispatches crews during emergency situations as directed by supervisor; attends training.


Knowledge of bookkeeping; agency & state bookkeeping policies & procedures; office practices & procedures; addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, percentages & decimals; inventory control. Skill in operation of adding machine, calculator &/or video display terminal or other automated computerized equipment (e.G., personal computer); operation of two-way radio. Ability to prepare & maintain meaningful, concise & accurate reports; deal with variety of variables in somewhat familiar context; gather, collate & classify information about data, people or things; answer routine inquiries; work alone on most tasks.
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