Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
03010 05 ST A1 N 674-04 02/02/2009

02/09/2009 03010



This is advanced clerical-accounting work involving the application of bookkeeping principles and practices.

An employee in this job performs advanced bookkeeping duties in recording, reviewing, processing, and controlling financial records and documents. Work involves examination of a variety of financial records and documents for propriety, quality, and conformance to established accounting procedures and maintenance of difficult bookkeeping systems. Work frequently involves responsibility for the establishment and review of internal processing procedures. Work is performed independently within a framework of prescribed accounting procedures and regulations. Fiscal and accounting problems and irregularities are referred to a professional fiscal officer or accountant who reviews work periodically and upon completion for overall standards of performance.


Reviews, posts, and processes a variety of financial, payroll or audit documents.

Posts data to general ledger accounts from subsidiary reports and papers; takes trial balance and prepares financial reports.

Performs the duties of head cashier involving the receipt of considerable volume of money over the counter and through the mail.

Assists taxpayers in filing tax returns; audits tax returns and prepares reports to facilitate the collection of delinquent taxes.

Analyzes forms, correspondence, audit and investigation reports, and other fiscal records to determine completeness, accuracy of information, and compliance with rules and regulations.

Maintains a payroll including posting changes, auditing for completeness, reviewing input and output from the payroll system, and preparing payroll reports.

Maintains expenditure and budgetary control accounts and prepares reports relating to account and fiscal status.


Knowledge of bookkeeping principles and practices.

Knowledge of modern office practices and equipment.

Knowledge of accounting principles and methods.

Ability to perform detailed work involving written or numerical data and to make arithmetical calculations rapidly and accurately.

Ability to prepare financial reports and statements.

Ability to apply and adapt established methods to financial transactions.


One year as a Fiscal Assistant or an Accounting Assistant;


Three years of work involving the maintenance of fiscal or financial records, including one year of responsible work which involves the application of accounting or fiscal principles and practices; and graduation from high school;


One year of experience in maintaining and reviewing fiscal records and an associate degree in accounting or business administration;


An equivalent combination of experience and training.