City of Binghamton, New York

Senior Account Clerk-Typist

April 7, 2017 - 10:36am -- jmrobb
Date Posted: 
Engineering Department
$25,180.00 to $30,755.00 per year
Last Date To File: 
Distinguishing Features Of The Class: 

The work involves responsibility for supervising and/or participating in the performance of a variety of moderately complex account keeping tasks requiring either the full-time or substantial part-time operation of a typewriter. The work may require a general understanding of specific laws, office rules, procedures and policies. Incumbents work under general supervision following a prescribed routine. Supervision may be exercised over other clerical employees. This class differs from other classes in the series by virtue of the complexity of the work performed and/or the degree of supervision exercised and received. Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications: 
(a) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and one year of clerical experience primarily involving typing and the maintenance of financial accounts and records; or
(b) Two years of clerical experience primarily involving typing and the maintenance of financial accounts and records; or
(c) An equivalent combination of training and experience within the limits of (a) and (b)
Typical Work Activities: 
Supervises and participates in the posting to journal or ledger accounts from appropriation, expense, invoice, payroll, receipts, voucher records and other original entry materials; Accounts for monies collected and makes bank deposits; Maintains labor, material, inventory and operational cash records; Prepares cash receipts and cash disbursements for trust accounts; Computes payroll deductions, prepares payroll abstracts and maintains records of leave time used;
Prepares tax anticipation and bond anticipation notes and purchases certificates of deposit; Types correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, records, bills, purchase orders and other materials; Compiles data for and prepares financial and statistical reports; Verifies and reconciles account balances according to a prescribed procedure;
Sorts, indexes and files requisitions, correspondence, vouchers, claims, checks, reports and other material; Prepares and submits a variety of State and Federal reimbursement claims; Answers telephone, makes appointments, and provides routine information; Operates computing, calculating, bookkeeping and other office machines.