: Civil ServiceSubscribe:
: Student Business OfficeLocations:
: Schenectady, NYPosted:
: May 25, 2023Closes:
: Open Until FilledType:
: Part-timePosition ID:
About SUNY Schenectady County Community College:
SUNY Schenectady County Community College (SUNY Schenectady) is one of the State University of New York's finest two-year colleges located in upstate New York's vibrant and growing Capital Region, with easy access to Boston, NYC, the Adirondack and Catskill Mountains, Montreal and scenic Hudson Valley, all of which are just a few hours away. SUNY Schenectady is a premier college that provides quality, comprehensive education for transfer, career, training and workforce development to a diverse population in a student centered environment. The College offers more than 50 transfer and career programs in science, aviation, culinary, music, and liberal arts, and serves more than 5,000 students. SUNY Schenectady County Community College offers an excellent benefit package including health care with dental and vision coverage, a choice of retirement systems, a deferred compensation benefit, an on-site child care program and Montessori School, professional development opportunities, and health club membership. We take pride in being an urban campus with a small town feel.
SUNY Schenectady is dedicated to cultivating an environment that celebrates diversity, prioritizes inclusion, and insists on equitable access. Diversity, equity, and inclusion is central to our vision and mission; we know that to foster a sense of belonging and preserve connectedness, we must create and maintain working and learning spaces that welcome, respect, and appreciate difference. SUNY Schenectady provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under federal, state and local law. Applications from minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged.
SUNY Schenectady County Community College seeks a part-time Account Clerk for their Student Business Office. This is a non-competitive civil service position that involves routine clerical responsibility for maintaining financial accounts and records through the application of standardized account keeping practices. Assignments may require assisting in more difficult and responsible phases of the work. This position may be responsible for utilizing a micro-computer, remote computer terminal or similar computer equipment in the performance of daily work-related tasks. Work is performed under direct supervision. The incumbent does related work as required.
- Posts to journal or ledger accounts from appropriation, expense, invoices, payroll, receipts, voucher records and other original entry media;
- Receives remittances by mail or in person, verifies amount, computes interest and penalties and posts to book of original entry;
- Assists in maintaining labor, material and operational cost records;
- Assists in verifying and reconciling account balances according to a prescribed procedure;
- Helps to review and check routine account keeping records and reports for arithmetical and clerical accuracy, completeness and proper extension;
- Classifies constantly recurring receipts and expenditures and distributes costs according to prescribed code;
- Compiles data for and helps in the preparation of simple financial and statistical reports;
- Issues receipts for monies received;
- Sorts, indexes and files requisitions, vouchers, ledger cards and other material;
- Compiles payroll data, prepares and checks payrolls;
- May operate a micro-computer, remote computer terminal or similar computer equipment in the performance of several work-related tasks;
- Operates computing, calculating, check writing and other office machines;
- Performs a variety of related tasks as required.
Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics:
- Working knowledge of modern methods of keeping and reviewing financial accounts and records
- Working knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment
- Working knowledge of Business Arithmetic and English
- Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
- Ability to make arithmetic computations rapidly and accurately
- Ability to write legibly
- Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position
- (A) Graduation from high school or equivalency diploma and one year experience maintaining financial accounts and records; OR
- (B) Two years of experience as outlined in (A) above.
NOTE: The essential functions of this job are determined by the department/jurisdiction where the job is located.
- VISA sponsorship is not available for this position
- Offers of employment will be conditional based on the successful completion of a background check
Salary: $19.50 per hour, (Grade 5, Step 1)
Applications Due By: Applications accepted until position is filled.
Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered for this position:
CAMPUS SAFETY REPORT
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts: disclosure of the College's crime statistics for the past three years; and the availability regarding the College's current campus security policies. SUNY Schenectady County Community College's Annual Security Report is available here.
SUNY Schenectady is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United Stated and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.