Account Clerk III

Marin Municipal Water District | Corte Madera, CA

Salary Range: $5,346-$6,433 per month
Open Date: 03/12/2019
Close Date: 03/29/2019

Position Description

Marin Municipal Water District has one open, full-time position of Account Clerk III in the Finance Department of the Administrative Services Division. Under general supervision, performs difficult and responsible sub-professional accounting work including activities related to the operation and maintenance of an Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) accounting, payroll and purchasing systems; and does related work as required.

This is the advanced journey level class in the Account Clerk series. Incumbent is assigned the more difficult and complex clerical accounting tasks. Duties performed require a knowledge of overall ERP accounting, payroll and purchasing systems, and the ability to exercise independent judgement in the interpretation of related departmental procedures.

Position Qualifications

Knowledge of:
-Basic accounting, payroll and purchasing methods, concepts and terms
-accounting, payroll and/or purchasing systems;
-accounting, payroll and purchasing principles and procedures;
-integrated accounting software systems;
-accounting and payroll recordkeeping;
-spreadsheet and word processing programs;
-office practices and procedures;
-proper English spelling, grammar, punctuation, and letter writing practices;
-basic mathematics.

Ability to:
-Perform difficult accounting work with speed and accuracy;
-prepare and maintain a wide variety of reports and records;
-verify, enter and reconcile data;
-analyze situations accurately and independently and adopt an effective course of action;
-understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
-work independently and meet deadlines;
-analyze problems and recommend effective solutions;
-maintain confidentiality of information and files;
-establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work;
-communicate effectively orally and in writing;
-operate a personal computer and utilize a computer-based accounting system and word processing and spreadsheet software.

-Completion of the twelfth grade or its equivalent; and,
-Three years of experience involving accounting and/or payroll computerized systems, utilization of PC's and related word and spreadsheet software

The following experience is desirable:
-SAP, Oracle or Peoplesoft system experience in a payroll, HR, or accounting environment.

How to Apply

To be considered for this career opportunity, applicants must submit the following information to the Human Resources Department by the filing deadline shown on this announcement: a. Properly completed District application. Clearly state the title of the position for which you are applying. b. Supplemental application. The attached page of supplemental questions will be a primary tool in evaluating qualifications for this position. The responses will be evaluated along with the completed application form. Applications received without completed Supplemental Responses will not be considered. c. Resume and Optional Cover Letter. A resume does not substitute for a completed application. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement in the selection process. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to show that he/she meets the minimum qualifications in this job announcement.
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