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Account Clerk I

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Posting Details

Posting Details (Default Section)

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Classification Title Account Clerk I
Working Title
Recruitment Limits
Location District Wide
Pay Information

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Bargaining Unit NANCE
Range No Response
Department District Wide
The Position

The Account Clerk I is a journey level classification in this series and performs accounting clerical duties involving cashiering and/or routine accounts.

Major Responsibilities

Typical duties include:

  • Collect, count and receipt money received from students and other offices;
  • Reconcile cash register;
  • Audit receipts and review documents for accuracy of data;
  • Prepare bank deposits;
  • Post invoices, payroll, and related information to a variety of ledgers, books, and databases;
  • Prepare funds’ requisition forms and assign appropriate budget codes;
  • Audit and generate third party billings;
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of forms and reports.

  • Qualifications

    Graduation from high school and six months of area related successful work experience; basic accounting and bookkeeping practices and procedures; modern office practices, procedures, and equipment including computers and accounting and/or bookkeeping software; accurately count and verify large sums of money; review data for comparison and reconciliation; understand and follow oral and written directions and effectively communicate with students and employees; make arithmetic calculations with speed and accuracy.

    Desired Qualifications
    Commitment to Diversity:

    All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.

    Working Conditions

    Varies upon assignment.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    Conditions of Employment:
    Posting Number NC00286

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
      • SDCCD employment web site
      • EdJoin (SD Co. Office of Education)
      • CA Community Colleges Registry
      • Craig's List
      • Inside Higher Ed
      • Chronicle of Higher Ed
      • Professional organization/publication
      • SD Union Tribune newspaper ad (including Sign On San Diego)
      • SDCCD Employee
      • Job Fair
      • Other (list below)
    2. If other, please specify.

      (Open Ended Question)

    3. * Are you a current SDCCD employee?
      • Yes
      • No
    4. If yes, please enter your employee ID:

      (Open Ended Question)

    5. * The San Diego Community College District has a very diverse staff and student population in terms of ethnicities, cultures, and languages. Describe your experience that demonstrates your cultural competency and sensitivity to diversity.

      (Open Ended Question)

    6. * List the computer software programs you use, the purpose for which you use it and the evaluation of your proficiency on each (excellent, good, average, below average).

      (Open Ended Question)

    Required & Optional Documents

    Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Résumé