Account Clerk 1
Title Code: 4010
Occ. Group: 132.830
Account Clerk 1
Skill Level: 4
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Expectations for All Employees
East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:
PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected;
EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.
Entry-level position, performing tasks related to applying general bookkeeping principles to maintain fiscal records.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
Allocates debits, credits, costs, charges or similar items according to established procedure and protocol
Posts entries to individual accounts
Reconcile, balance and or correct items or accounts
Determine specifications, verify and classify items or information
Verify income generated by units activities; maintain and reconcile petty cash; prepare bank deposits
Complete invoices, bills or purchase orders and verify information for accuracy
Compile information to assist with reports or financial statement preparation
All incumbents are expected to perform these functions except for those qualifying under the Americans with Disabilities Act for a reasonable accommodation
These functions may vary by institution
Incumbents may provide backup to various functions within the unit
May be required to perform related clerical tasks as assigned
Employees work under general supervision. Advice and guidance are available from the supervisor as needed for complex issues or exceptions to policy.
High school diploma or GED and six months bookkeeping experience or an equivalent combination of directly related knowledge and experience.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics
Knowledge of general bookkeeping procedures and principles
Knowledge of computer and spreadsheet applications
Knowledge of standard office procedures and equipment
Knowledge of business English and mathematics
Working Conditions/Physical Demands/Special Conditions
Specific working conditions, physical demands and special conditions relative to this position are on file in the Office of Human Resources for your information.
Date Skill Evaluation
5/2004 4 413022122
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.