Account Clerk (Accounting)

Ashburn, VA, US
Jun 02, 2021
Job Title Account Clerk (Accounting) Location Ashburn, VA, US Organization Name Administration Building Department Description Department of Business and Financial Services Brief Description The Account Clerk position is responsible for the timely processing of financial data, accounts payable invoices and encumbrances, accounts receivable billing and posting, other financial transactions through LCPS financial systems. The
Account Clerk will assist school and central office bookkeepers with account coding and other financial transactions in LCPS financial systems.
Detailed Description The following information is intended to describe the overall nature and scope of the work being performed in relation to the position. This is not a comprehensive listing of all responsibilities or tasks; other work may be assigned when deemed appropriate:
* Posts data to accounts and or financial records with accuracy.
* Reconciles accounts or other financial transactions.
* Reviews financial transactions for correct coding approval and adherence to guidelines.
* Prepares and disburses vendor payments.
* Provides excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
* Assembles and verifies accounting or other financial data.
* Prepares and balances deposits and receipt transactions.
* Trains bookkeepers on various functions for LCPS financial systems and maintains training documents.
* Assist with the preparation of journal entries.

Job Requirements * High school graduate or GED required
* Experience in accounting, auditing, and administrative support; or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and/or training to demonstrate the standards, concepts, and guidelines to perform the responsibilities of the position
* Proficient in Microsoft Office
* Experience with a complex financial system, such as Oracle
* Experience with standard office procedures and business practices
* Ability to operate standard office equipment such as a ten-key calculator, photocopier, and personal computer
* Good interpersonal and organizational skills
* Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
* Ability to work under pressure of deadlines
* The ability to work independently within pre-established guidelines

Physical Requirements
The following provides a brief description of physical requirements for this position:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. The employee must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately,
loudly, or quickly. The employee must possess normal cognitive abilities including the ability to learn, recall and apply certain practices and policies. Frequently sitting and/or remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time.
Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Additional Details Classified Salary Scale , Level 12
FLSA Exempt Status: nonexempt
Supervisor: Supervisor, Accounting
The Loudoun County School Board seeks to cultivate a high performing team of professionals focused on its mission and goals. The School Board values merit and excellence within its workforce and encourages the highest levels of professionalism for all its employees.
The School Board also recognizes and values the diversity of the students and broader community it serves and encourages diversity within its workforce.
The Loudoun County School Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The School Board does not discriminate against qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, national origin, ancestry, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, age, religion, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any basis protected by law.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Assistant Superintendent for Department of Human Resources and Talent Development
Loudoun County Public Schools
21000 Education Court
Ashburn, VA 20148

How To Apply To submit an application online, please select "Apply Now"
To be considered for the vacancy, please complete ALL sections of the application. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
Please be sure to upload the following:
  • Three (3) current professional references (Name, phone number, email address). At least one reference should be a current supervisor or most recent supervisor.
  • Resume
Interview Date School Year SY_2021-2022 School Year 2021-2022 Job Type Classified Closing Date Contract or Assignment Days/Hours Per Day 254 days / 8 hours Amount of Travel

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