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Posted: 05/02/2013
Advertisement Number: 13365
Job Title: ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT
Expires: 05/17/2013 Friday
Department: FAMILY & COMMUNITY SERVICES
Division: ALBUQUERQUE HOUSING AUTHORITY
Location: 1840 UNIVERSITY BLVD SE
Job Code: 200016 This is a union position
Grade: C28 $12.20 step one (1). After successful completion of a six (6) month probationary period, $13.44 step two (2). Hourly

POSITION SUMMARY:
Perform a variety of routine basic bookkeeping and accounting duties including reconciling of various data, accepting payments over the counter and through the mail, financial record keeping, performing cashiering services, processing payments and preparing bank deposits; perform various payroll processing duties and respond to customer complaints and inquiries.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High school diploma or GED supplemented by fifteen (15) credit hours of college-level course work in business, general studies or related field, plus two (2) years basic bookkeeping or accounting experience. Related education and experience may be interchangeable on a year for year basis.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Position requires: Background check.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Basic mathematical principles
Customer relations techniques
Operations, services and activities of a customer service program
Principles and procedures of financial record keeping and posting
Modern office practices, procedures and equipment including a computer
Alphabetical and numerical filing systems
Bookkeeping and accounting principles and techniques
General procedures related to accounts payable and receivable
Deal tactfully and courteously with the public in handling complaints
Operate a variety of office equipment including a typewriter, calculator and a computer
Perform varied clerical work
Learn to post amounts to various ledgers and prepare journal entries
Understand and follow oral and written instructions
Accurately tabulate, record, and balance assigned transactions
Communicate clearly and concisely
Perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

TO APPLY: All applicants must submit, by expiration date, a City Application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application. An On-Line Application Process can be accessed at web site www.cabq.gov/jobs. Applications are also available at the City of Albuquerque Human Resources Department 400 Marquette NW 7th Floor Suite 703, Albuquerque NM 87103. Copies of required certifications, registrations, and/or licenses, if not attached on-line, must be provided at the time of interview. Additionally, if requesting acceptance of post secondary courses/degrees, a copy of your transcript is required at the time of the interview. Failure to complete the application in its entirety will result in disqualification.

NOTE: Your qualifications for this position will be determined on the basis of the information presented in your City application.

VACANCY LISTINGS: May be obtained from the City's website at http://www.cabq.gov and classified advertisements in the Sunday, Albuquerque Journal.


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