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Account Clerk III – Baltimore County, MD – Towson, MD

Pay Schedule I, Grade 21, Regular Schedule: 35 hours per week

A list of eligible applicants will be established based on the examination as outlined below.

Current and future vacancies occurring in any Office or Department of Baltimore County General Government may be filled from the list of eligible applicants.

All interested transfer and promotional candidates must apply at this time.

List all promotions and changes in job duties due to reclassification as separate work experiences on your application. Applicants must include the dates of the promotions and reclassifications.


Note
: Failure to complete all fields of the “Work Experience” section of the application will result in your application not being considered. A resume will not be considered in determining your qualifications for a position. Applicants selected for an interview may provide a resume at that time.

You can attach your transcript(s) or license(s) to your application.

Failure to submit proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education will result in your application not being considered. Proof of licenses, certifications, and/or education must be submitted with each application.

Examples of Duties

Under general supervision, performs difficult and advanced accounting clerical work by preparing, auditing, and maintaining complex accounting, budgetary, fiscal records, statements, schedules, and reports; and does related work as required.

  • Sets up and prepares periodic fiscal reports, summaries of accounting and operational activities data, and other financial data required by County or other agencies.
  • Reviews and monitors vouchers, computer printouts, and other information to verify accuracy, correct errors, and determines availability of required funds and notifies appropriate parties to make adjustments as required.
  • Analyzes revenue and expenditure accounts to determine grant eligibility, prepares billings for State and Federal grants, and coordinates grant activities with other agencies.
  • Audits daily, weekly, and monthly totals for accounts and reviews work performed by others to verify accuracy, correctness, and completeness.
  • Posts charges and other financial data to general and special ledgers, calculates charges, percentages of charges, and interest, prepares a variety of entries, and maintains suspense logs to control work flow.
  • Assists in budget preparation, gathers and analyzes historical budget information, and forecasts data. Prepares reports, as required.
  • Sets up and maintains filing systems. Codes and transfers data from manual records to contemporary data processing formats. Enters and retrieves information using data entry devices and performs word processing functions relative to the skill level necessary to perform the duties of the position.
  • May assign and review work performed by subordinate personnel.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications
Graduation from a recognized high school
plus
at least four year’s experience in bookkeeping, accounting, or auditing work.

(Additional education in bookkeeping, accounting, or auditing may be substituted, on a year-for-year basis, for the required experience. Additional experience as described by the duties of the position may be substituted, on a year-for-year basis, up to a maximum of four years.)

Proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education
Applicants are required to submit proof of licenses, certifications and education beyond high school to meet the required and preferred qualifications of the position. Diplomas or transcripts must show the applicant’s major field of study. Copies and unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

Failure to submit proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education will result in your application not being considered. Proof of licenses, certifications, and/or education must be submitted with each application.


Proof of Degree Equivalency

Applicants who have obtained a degree from outside the United States of America are required to submit degree equivalence documentation from World Education Services, Inc. (www.WES.org)

Mail or deliver documents to:
ATTN: Account Clerk III
Office of Human Resources
Baltimore County Government
308 Allegheny Ave.
Towson, MD 21204

You can attach your transcript(s) or license(s) to your application.


EXAMINATION PROCEDURE

Applicants will be qualified based on an evaluation of their training and experience, as stated on their application, which includes answers to the supplemental questions. Applicants must state the dates and duties of past and present experience clearly and completely for evaluation purposes.

Conditions of Employment

Medical Examination and Employment Background Investigation
Applicants selected for an appointment to a position in Baltimore County must successfully complete a physical examination and drug screen and an employment background investigation, including, but not limited to a criminal background, education, and fingerprint check.

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