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Accounting Clerk II- Finance

Baltimore City Community College
Baltimore, MD

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Baltimore City Community CollegeAbout Baltimore City Community College
Founded in 1947, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is comprehensive, urban institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s campus is located in West Baltimore and courses are offered throughout the City. With its broad range of degree, certificate, and continuing education programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore City and throughout the state of Maryland. BCCC serves over 7,500* students annually, providing credits that transfer to four-year colleges and universities as well as workforce training leading directly to job placement. The College is proud of the fact that over 50 nations are represented within the student body.

* Based on the annual unduplicated credit and non-credit headcount for FY 2023.
Requisition Number: 2024-069
Posting Start Date: 5/23/2024
City: Baltimore
State: MD
Minimum Education: Associates
Additional Documentation: YES
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience
Accounting Clerk II- FinanceDescription/Job Summary

BCCC’s Finance and Administration is looking for an Accounting Clerk II. The positions reports to the Manager of Accounting.

  • Assists in collecting and compiling data for inclusion in budget documents, financial statements, grants, and other reports. Assists in monitoring departmental accounts by gathering reports and records and identifying errors and discrepancies.
  • Inputs data, records and verifies details of financial transactions in journals, ledgers and automated systems.
  • Reviews and processes financial documents such as invoices, vouchers, receipts, requisitions, timesheets and reports, ensuring accuracy of mathematical computations and completeness.
  • Assists in maintaining detailed records of financial transactions in journals, ledgers, and automated systems. Verifies and approves vendor payment requests in the Financial System(s).
  • General office administrative duties such as sorting and opening mails, filing, responding to phone, etc.. Obtains coding for checks received in the US mail and/or ACH transactions received.
  • Assists with daily/monthly reconciliation and audit requests.
  • Vendor management in the financial systems that included adding, changing, and deleting vendors.
  • Requests changes for vendors in the State system from oversight agency for changes that only that no authorization is provided from the oversight agency. Maintains the Working Fund and Emergency Loans accounts that include journal entries, issuing of checks, ledgers, and recording for accuracy.
  • Performs accounts receivable functions that includes but not limited creating and issuing invoices, collection notices, maintaining accounts receivable, and reconcile accounts.

Note: The intent of this list of primary duties for this position provides a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.

Required Skills
  • General knowledge of bookkeeping principles, mathematical methods and techniques and accounting standards.
  • Skills in performing mathematical computations, in reviewing and processing financial documents and in reconciling financial data.
  • Ability to communicate effectively
Required Qualifications
  • Associate degree in business or accounting. Work experience may be substituted on a year-to-year basis relevant in the fields of business, accounting, or banking.
  • At least 1 year of accounting clerical experience (Accounting Clerk II)

BCCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Applicants needing accommodation for any part of the application and/or hiring process should request the accommodation from The Office of Human Resources office by contacting us at 410-209-6007.

For more information, view the EEO - Know Your Rights and Pay Transparency Statement.

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Working at Baltimore City Community College

Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a crossroads of diverse peoples, of learning and work, and the multiplicity of stakeholders we serve: individuals, businesses, government and educational institutions of the community at large.
Our employees enjoy a collegial environment that is both challenging and welcoming. We stay innovative as we strive to be the leader in providing quality education that responds to and meets the needs of a diverse population of learners. Students come here to change their lives through education.

At Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) we meet students where they are through personal attention with the support of dedicated faculty. Each year we educate more than 15,000 students from Baltimore City, the State of Maryland, and the world.

BCCC is a State-sponsored, comprehensive, degree-granting community college with five learning sites in Baltimore City. We offer 29 associate degree programs and 16 certifications in high-demand fields, affordable tuition and flexible classes scheduled to meet students’ needs.

Baltimore City Community College provides quality, affordable, and accessible education meeting the professional and personal goals of a diverse population, changing lives, and building communities.

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