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Job Opportunity Notice

Announcement Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017

Closing Date: Friday, August 18, 2017

 
Title: Accounts Payable Clerk Office: Finance Office
Salary: $13.37 Grade: 12
 

Duties:  Incumbents will perform moderately complex technical accounting work in preparation and maintenance of the budget and accounts payable transactions.  The selected candidate will perform a variety of clerical and administrative tasks as assigned.  The position reports to the Administrative Services Director.

Essential Tasks:  Tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the      time spent working in the class.  Management may assign additional tasks related        to the type of work, as necessary.

  • Performs the day-to-day processing of accounts payable transactions to     ensure that county finances are maintained in an effective, up to date and accurate manner.
  • Receives, processes, and verifies incoming invoices for accuracy and completeness; verifies totals, prints checks and prepares for mailing.
  • Verifies budget codes to ensure proper assignment of budget expenditures     and approvals by department heads.
  • Enters invoices in vendor files and maintains master vendor list.
  • Prepares sales tax reports and other various financial reports, as required.
  • Maintains and applies daily controls with respect to the accounts payable function.
  • Answers telephone, provides requested information and/or forwards calls to appropriate staff.
  • Will perform other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications:  Requires Associates degree with major concentration in accounting, business, or related field and 1-2 years accounting experience or, equivalent combination of education and experience.  Knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Word computer applications, strongly desired.  Excellent oral and written communication skills and attention to detail are required.  Successful candidate must have a good aptitude for figures and superior analytical and problem solving ability. 

Application Procedure:  Submit application to Jasper County Human Resources, PO Box 150, Ridgeland, SC  29936.  Applications are available on-line at www.jaspercountysc.org or, may be obtained in person at the Clementa C. Pinkney Government Building, 358 Third Avenue, Ridgeland, SC  29936. Closing Date:  August 18, 2017.

APPLICANTS WILL BE DRUG TESTED AND MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS SLED CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK. 

If an accommodation is needed in order to participate in the application process, please contact the Jasper County Human Resources Office, (843)717-3680. 

 JASPER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER