Sr. Accounting Clerk (Reg FT) - Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

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Community College of Allegheny County

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

United States


Detailed Job Description

Performs advanced clerical and accounting support functions which include verifying, and documenting the school financial and payroll transactions. Exhibits proficiency in technical area as assigned.  

Job Duties

1. Performs complex and analytical clerical accounting duties in one of the following areas: Benefits, Budgets, Bursar, Business Office, Student Accounts.
2. Prepares forms, reports, records, and correspondence; receives and responds to related mail, phone calls and other inquiries; maintains contacts and reconciles discrepancies with external parties.
3. Assists with reconciling accounts; posts, balances and codes data; prepares related records, logs and reports.
4. Occasionally participates in hiring, training, and coordinating the work of part-time, work-study, temporary or newly hired/transferred personnel.
5. Oversees and coordinates the work of temporary, work-study, part-time, or newly hired/transferred personnel.
6. Performs other related duties as required or assigned.
Secondary Duties (If applicable): May develop spreadsheets and databases to store and analyze data.

Job Specifications

Must be able to perform mathematical calculations rapidly and accurately, operate office machines; maintain financial files and records; prepare financial reports and statements; understand and carry out oral and written directions; meet with the public tactfully and courteously and answer questions over the counter and by telephone; maintain cooperative working relationships; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse population.

Education and Experience: An associate's degree in accounting and one year of related experience or any equivalent combination of training, experience and education. Must be able to type at a rate of 30 WPM.

Certifications/Licensures: N/A.

Skill Requirements: Must be familiar with methods, practices, and terminology used in bookkeeping, accounting, and financial record keeping; modern office methods and practices; operation of personal computer software programs including word processing and spreadsheet tools. Requires proficiency in use of College office software.

Physical Requirements, If Applicable: Must be able to type 30 wpm for a two hour interval without interruption; able to sit or stand without a break for up to three hours.

Salary Grade

E - $17.10  

Additional Information

As an applicant, please anticipate taking job specific tests that will be administered if selected for testing.

Current CCAC SEIU Staff: Please be sure to submit a completed Request for Internal Transfer or Promotion form. Also be sure to submit an up to date completed CCAC application online.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) and its Board of Trustees are committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment for all. College conforms to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations relating to equal employment. The College CCAC does not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry or place of birth, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, use of a guide or support animal due to disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran status, or age or use of a guide or support animal because of blindness, deafness or physical disability of any individual. Creating, supporting and sustaining a diverse community prepare our students to be effective in the world outside of CCAC.

The College also prohibits and will not engage in retaliation against any person who in good faith reports a violation of this policy, makes a claim of discrimination or harassment, provides information in an investigation of a potential violation of this policy, or otherwise engages in protected activity under the law. Questions may be addressed to

College conforms to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations relating to equal employment.

Keyword Phrases

  • Business Office
  • Sr. Accounting Clerk (Reg FT)
  • Vision of diversity & inclusion
  • Learning-centered environment
  • Eight Pittsburgh-area locations
  • Academic Administration
  • Business and Financial Management
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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