ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATE I
Work Location: DHDS-Headstart Admin
Starting Annual Salary: $29,219 Pay Grade: 1150
Application Dates: 05/22/2020 – 05/28/2020 Application Times: Friday 12 Noon - Thursday
NOTE: Applicants using education to qualify for any job MUST attach a copy of their degree or transcript to their application at the time of applying. Applicants applying for any position that requires an official certification MUST attach a copy of that certification at the time of applying. Applicants MAY use experience as a substitution only if the minimum requirements indicates such.
Under the direction of a higher classification, performs routine paraprofessional accounting work associated with accounting support services in various City-Parish departments. Work involves calculating, posting and verifying financial data used in maintaining accounting records. Incumbents perform duties independently with minimal supervision. Supervision may be exercised over clerical/fiscal personnel through the inspection of completed work. Performs other work as requested.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Associate's degree with at least nine semester (thirteen and a half quarter) hours of a university professional accounting curriculum, and two years of experience in bookkeeping, fiscal record keeping, or accounting duties.
Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
OTHER JOB ASPECTS
Position(s) may require passing a word processing, spreadsheet and/or other computer skill test(s).
Advanced Fiscal Series written examination required (may take up to 2 ½ hours from test start time). Subject areas and other exam preparation information are available at: https://www.brla.gov/261/Examination-Preparation. Written examinations are available on most Tuesdays, 8:30 – 9:00 am, check-in, Thursdays, *12:00 - 12:30 pm, and Fridays, 8:30 – 9:00 am check-in. Please call Human Resources Recruiting and Examination at 389-3132 to confirm testing dates and times. Test check-in is on a first come-first served basis. There are occasions where the test room is filled to capacity and applicants are asked to return on another day for testing. Picture identification, proof of social security number and a completed online employment application are required for test room admittance. *Where written exam volume is expected to be high, check-in of applicants may begin as early as 11:30 am in order to complete the check-in process prior to the required 12:30 cut-off time.
In your employment application, please include detailed information such as software and equipment used, documents produced, fiscal or legal duties performed, types of customer service provided, decisions made, guidelines followed, supervisory duties, etc. Failure to provide an adequate description of your job duties may result in your application being REJECTED.