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  • Account Clerk II

    City of Council Bluffs
    Job Description
    Account Clerk II
    Department: Finance
    Supervisor: Sr. Accounting Manager/Accounting Manager
    Location: City Hall
    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
    Prepared By: Cori Shaw, Recruiter
    Prepared Date: July 2021
    Union: CWA
    Pay Grade: 13
    Pay: $21.93/HR - $27.99/HR
    The City of Council Bluffs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    Summary: Performs accounting duties related to the support of the City’s financial processes.
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Processes accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions proficiently
    • Generates accurate cash, bank, credit card, and account reconciliations
    • Prepares journal entries as assigned
    • Researches and is familiar with city policies and ordinances related to the City’s financial processes
    • Maintains digital procedures manuals, drafts additional procedures, and updates in a timely manner as needed
    • Regular and predictable attendance is required
    • Other duties as assigned
    Supervisory Responsibilities:
    This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    Education and/or Experience:
    • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
    • Associate’s Degree from an accredited institution in Accounting or Finance, preferred
    • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system experience, preferred
    • Three (3) years of experience performing similar activities
    • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work.
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
    • None required
    Physical Demands:
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and see, talk, and hear.
    • The work environment is an office setting that is normally quiet.
    Other Skills and Abilities:
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook)
    • Working knowledge of accounting principles and practices
    • Attention to detail and accuracy
    • Good problem solving skills and process improvement
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments
    • High level of motivation, team orientation, and professionalism
    • Great customer service skills for internal and external customers
    Please visit the City’s Employment Opportunities page to apply for this position. The application deadline is August 2, 2021.
    The City’s Employment Opportunities page can be found at the following link:

    Position Type: Full-time