Senior Accounting Technician -Open

Location
Cincinnati, OH, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 10, 2019
Ref
4552
TBD

  • Date Available:
    tbd

  • Closing Date:
    01/24/2019

  •    CITY OF CINCINNATI - CIVIL SERICE COMMISSION - OFFICIAL BULLETIN
    Examination No. 18-75 (B of E)
    Job Opportunities
    Open to the Public
    With Cincinnati Public Schools

    TITLE: Senior Accounting Technician
    SALARY RANGE: $22.10 - $24.69 hourly
    APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, January 24, 2019

    TRANSCRIPTS: To meet education requirements official Transcripts MUST be submitted no later than Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

    GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS: This employee performs clerical and sub professional accounting tasks in support of the financial activities of the Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS); to audit various financial records, procedures and reports; to provide information relating to assigned areas of activities to departments/schools and outside agencies; to provide training and instructions to departments/schools personnel involved in such activities; and to utilize a PC and related software required in the performance of job activities.

    KNOWLEDGE OF:
    • Generally accepted accounting principles, audit standards and financial information reporting
    • Pertinent federal, state and local rules and regulations
    • CPS and department policies, procedures, rules, forms used, reports required, etc. relating to assignment areas
    • Basic math
    • English usage, grammar, spelling and punctuation
    • Use of a PC and related software required in the performance of job activities, sufficient to train others involved in assigned financial activities areas

    ABILITY TO:
    • Interpret, apply and explain standard accounting and auditing principles, rules and regulations
    • Interpret and explain CPS/department/school policies, procedures and rules as they relate to assigned activities
    • Use a PC and related software required in the performance of job activities; train others in such use
    • Audit/reconcile various financial reports, bank reconciliation of deposits by departments/schools, etc
    • Perform under time constraints and pressure
    • Analyze and resolve problems in a logical manner
    • Maintain confidentiality of restricted information
    • Work independently in absence of supervision
    • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
    • Perform routine mathematical calculations
    • Type/word process at a speed necessary for successful job performance
    • Prepare, edit and proofread a variety of documents and correspondence
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
    • work occasional overtime or other than normal day shift to meet work schedules
    • Operate a passenger vehicle
    OTHER REQUIREMENTS :
    Must have a valid driver's license

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    An Associate degree or higher in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college or university plus 3 years experience in Accounting and Payroll.

    MILITARY EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE EVALUATION
    Military education and experience may be substituted for college level course work at the lower and upper division baccalaureate and graduate levels and apprenticeship training at the vocational certificate level on a case by case basis based on the American Council on Education (ACE) Military Guide recommendations.

    EXAM DATE, TIME & LOCATION: February 13, 2019 Conferene Room 1A Time: TBD

    GENERAL INFORMATION
    • ELIGIBILITY: This Civil Service exam is open to the public who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements stated in the announcement.
    • APPLICATIONS: All applicants MUST submit a resume and application online at http://www.cps-k12.org/ . Click on employment, then Apply Online. Deadline to apply for this position, 4:00 p.m., Thursday, January 24, 2019.
    • QUALIFICATIONS: Unless otherwise stated, work experience requirements must be met by paid experience and all qualifications must be met by the application deadline date.
    • CITIZENSHIP: Application accepted from both citizens and non-citizens; however, due to the Immigration Reform and Control Act, only citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. will be hired.
    • AGE REQUIREMENT: Must be at least 18 years old by the application deadline date.
    • EDUCATIONAL TRANSCRIPTS: NO LATER THAN THE DEADLINE DATE FOR FILING APPLICATIONS PLEASE NOTE: Copies of unofficial versions or internet printouts of transcripts are NOT acceptable.
    • VETERAN'S CREDIT: 20% additional credit is given for military service or service as a Red Cross nurse. To qualify, the following requirements must be met EACH TIME an application is filed for an exam; have an honorable discharge or transfer to the reserves with evidence of satisfactory service, OR have been a Red Cross nurse; have served on active duty; and have shown an official document verifying such service (e.g. DD-214), no later than the exam date; and have passed the civil service exam.
    • PASSING SCORE: The passing score will be determined after the examination by the exam analyst, based on the job analysis, exam result, consultation with subject matter expert, and/or other professional methods.
    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
    REASONABLE ACCOMODATIONS FOR QUALIFIED PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
    "Applications for Board of Education are considered public records under Ohio's Public Records Act. As a public record, applications maintained by the Board shall be made available to any person requesting to view them"

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