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Job ID: 188252

Clerk, Accounting
Austin Community College District

Date Posted Jun. 29, 2022
Title Clerk, Accounting
University Austin Community College District
Austin, TX, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Administration - Accounting & Finance

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Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester.  We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement.  We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.
As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:

  • Reflects the diversity of our community
  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching
  • Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities
  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for under-represented populations
  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others
  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC


Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and under represented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.

As an open access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values. This Statement affirms that ACC's faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.


Job Posting Title:

Clerk, Accounting


Job Description Summary:

Depending on area of assignment, performs a variety of complex clerical, accounting, and bookkeeping duties which may include posting, updating, reconciling, routine auditing, and preparing financial reports. Depending on area of assignment, may interact directly with students and staff providing front-line customer service.


Job Description:

Description of Duties and Tasks

1) Verifies and edits various accounting reports.
2) Researches banking, student accounts, or billing transactions for accuracy utilizing online resources when possible to resolve discrepancies.
3) Reconciles accounts.
4) Audits invoices and payment transactions for accuracy.
5) Compiles data and prepares reports.
6) Serves as a liaison to vendors and departments.
7) Conducts research in relation to invoices, general ledger entries, or other issues.
8) Provides assistance with special projects as required.
9) May process billings for sponsors and auxiliary accounts, and verifies sponsor agreements and wavier exemptions.
10) May process cash, check, credit card, debit card, electronic payments, or refunds following proper cash handling/accounting  procedures.
11) May assist in fiscal year closings.
12) May need to communicate Austin Community College (ACC) policies/procedures, related government guidelines, and eligibility for ACC parking permits/bus passes to end-users or vendors including, but not limited to, deadlines.


* Principles and practices of clerical accounting, auditing, and bookkeeping.
* Various types of filing systems.
* Office practices, procedures, and equipment.


* Maintaining an established work schedule.
* Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills, including tact and diplomacy.
* Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through.
* Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials.
* Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
* Depending on area of assignment, cash handling skills.


Technology Skills
* Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software.


Required Work Experience
* One year related work experience.


Required Education
* High school diploma or educational equivalent.


Special Requirements
* Assignment in the Cashier Services Department requires a valid Texas Driver's License and reliable transportation for local Austin area travel.


Physical Requirements
* Work is performed in a standard office or similar environment.
* Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling.
* Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.



* Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.


Salary Range

$32,448 - $41,717


Reports to: Director, Accounting


Number of Openings:



Job Posting Close Date:

July 8, 2022


ACC Benefits Overview

Full-time faculty and staffing table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the college are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty and Administrators Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by federal law.


EEO Statement

The Austin Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, political affiliation or other protected categories.


Clery Act

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.



The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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