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Job ID: 198164

Sr. Account Clerk
Erie Community College


Date Posted Oct. 31, 2022
Title Sr. Account Clerk
University Erie Community College
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Professional Staff
  • Administration - Accounting & Finance
 
 

Department:

 

Bursar

 

Salary/Hourly

$37,059.00 Annual

 

Union/Position Status:

CSEA FT

 

Posting Closing Date:

November 21, 2022

Please note that the posting will close at midnight (12:00 AM) on the posting closing date.
This means any applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM the evening before.

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

 

THIS POSITION IS PROVISIONAL. CANDIDATE WILL NEED TO TAKE THE CIVIL SERVICE EXAM FOR THIS TITLE ONCE POSTED BY ERIE COUNTY.

 

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:

 

The work involves responsibility for performing specialized clerical tasks, of moderately difficult nature in the keeping of financial records. The work is carried out in accordance with established procedures and involves performing moderately complex tasks in maintaining financial records, in reviewing vouchers and other accounting forms for proper classification and in preparing related reports and forms. Work is performed under the general supervision of a higher-ranking employee or administrator and direct supervision may be exercised over a small number of lower ranking assigned employees. Does related work as required.

 

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

  • Maintains accounts and/or records in connection with the fiscal affairs of jurisdiction;
  • Classifies a variety of receipt and disbursements; and distributes items according to prescribed codes;
  • Keeps daily time records of jurisdiction employees and prepares payrolls;
  • Prepares and processes vouchers for payment; prepares requisitions for purchasing; reviews and checks records and reports for accuracy;
  • Compiles data for financial and statistical reports and prepares financial reports, statements and records;
  • Maintains a variety of office records and files by posting and filing, such as office accounts, personnel records, maps and reports;
  • May occasionally type such material as correspondence, memoranda, reports, purchase orders, lists, tabulations, payrolls and stencils;
  • May supervise a small number of clerical employees assigned to assist.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

Candidates must be able to demonstrate awareness and sensitivity towards promoting an inclusive and diverse learning environment. Good knowledge of the methods used in keeping financial records; good knowledge of office terminology, procedures, and equipment; good knowledge of business arithmetic and English; ability to compile and prepare reports; ability to oversee the work of other employees; ability to type at a satisfactory rate of speed; ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions; ability to get along well with others; resourcefulness; dependability; physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

A.     Graduation from a regionally accredited two (2) year college or university with an Associate's degree in Accounting or Business, and one (1) year of experience in the maintaining of financial records and accounts;

                                                                           Or

B.     Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and three (3) years of business or office experience, of which one (1) year must have involved the maintaining of financial records and accounts;

                                                                           Or

C.     Seven (7) years’ experience in the compilation and maintenance of financial records.

                                                                           Or

D.     An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A), (B) and (C).

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Official transcripts will be required for successful candidates within 30 days of hire.

Please note: Campus location might change in the future.

This position is with the Bursars Department.

Hours are M-F, 8 am - 4 PM

 

Contact Human Resources at (716) 851-1840 with any questions.

 

Our mission to offer quality education includes exposing our students to a diverse range of cultures, experiences and expertise.  At SUNY Erie Community College, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

 

Notice of Non-Discrimination

SUNY Erie Community College does not discriminate in admission, employment, or in the administration of any of its policies and programs on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, familial status, military status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, veteran status, criminal conviction, or any other characteristics protected by law.  This applies to all students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors).  Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting the Civil Rights Compliance Officer listed below.  Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited.

 

The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Civil Rights Compliance Officer

Cynthia Buckley, VP of HR, Equity & Inclusion

Human Resource Department

South Campus

4041 Southwestern Blvd.

Orchard Park, NY 14127

(716) 851-1844

 

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please contact:

New York Office

United States Department of Education

Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip 26th Floor,  

New York, N.Y., 10005-25010;

Tel (646) 428-3800; Email: OCR.NewYork@ed.gov.


 
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