Accounting Clerk II: Business Management

Secretarial/Clerical

Job ID: 2271

Reports To: Senior Coordinator of Business Management


Salary: This is a (40 hours a week-12 month) full-time position at 232 days with a minimum annual salary of $36,309.00 ($156.50/day).


Primary Purpose: Work under close supervision, follow established center procedures to maintain accounting records, and process financial transactions according to governmental accounting standards


Education/Certification:
  • High school diploma or GED required

Experience:
  • Two (2) or more years office experience
  • General bookkeeping experience required

Special Knowledge/Skills:
  • Exhibit attention to detail
  • Display organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Excel and 10-key
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment
  • Display time management and adheres to deadlines

Responsibilities:
  • Ensure confidentiality of oral, written, and electronic information
  • Receive and verify documentation to ensure completeness and accuracy
  • Process financial transactions into accounting system
  • Assist in resolving disputes with vendors and customers
  • Maintain departmental files, documents, and correspondence records
  • Serve as the representative of ESC Region 13, displaying courtesy, tact, consideration, and discretion in all interactions with other members of the educational community and with the public
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Equipment Used:
  • Computer and peripherals, fax, photocopier, telephone, other equipment as requirements change

Working Conditions:
Mental:
  • Interpret data
  • Maintain emotional control
Physical:
  • Sitting for extended periods of time
  • Visual acuity with printouts and computer monitors
  • Repetitive hand motions
  • Lifting and carrying (0-15 pounds
Environmental:
  • Hearing, speaking, and visual acuity
  • Extensive reading and writing for public scrutiny
  • Ability to sit at a desk and a computer for prolonged periods

The above statements are intended to describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills that may be required.


Frequently asked questions:
  1. What are my opportunities for development and advancement at Region 13? We budget in professional development for you to learn new skills and stay current with the industry. This could include attending conferences and/or enrolling in online courses. New or advanced positions are generally added based on workload growth and statewide budget decisions.
  2. What types of benefits does Region 13 offer? Region 13 employees pay into Teacher Retirement System of Texas (www.trs.texas.gov) and social security. Aetna is our primary healthcare provider and we offer supplemental benefits for vision, dental, etc. We offset the cost of this healthcare with a substantial employer contribution.
  3. How much time off does Region 13 offer? Region 13 is closed for about 25 days in observance of major holidays. Employees also receive 10 vacation days, 10 personal leave days, and 3 optional holidays. We are a 7am-6pm organization with an 8 hour work day within that timeframe, but we honor a healthy work-life balance. As workload fluctuates, you have the opportunity to take flex days to accommodate that balance.
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