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Accounting Assistant IV

1. Definitions

This is the fourth level in the Accounting Assistant series. The Accounting Assistant IV may act as the lead Accounting Assistant, coordinating work for other Accounting Assistants and is responsible for resolving complex issues. The Accounting Assistant IV works under minimal supervision.

Minimum Hire-in Rate

Minimum After Probationary Rate



Typical Duties:

  1. Investigates questionable entries and initiates action to remedy situation, providing guidance and assistance to the Accounting Assistant Staff in resolving unusual, complex, or highly sensitive matters some of which may affect office operations.
  2. Trains junior level staff members, supervises and reviews their work, and monitors routine processing functions.
  3. Responsible for report generation, analysis, and follow-up transactions.
  4. Acts as a liaison with University departments and outside agencies, both private and governmental.
  5. Provides temporary relief during absences and vacancies to Accounting Assistants I, II and III positions.
  6. Other related duties as assigned.

2. Knowledge & Abilities

In addition to the qualifications outlined in Accounting Assistant I, II, and III, the Accounting Assistant IV has technical knowledge and ability to identify errors and resolves most accounting problems, including interpretation of federal regulations and University policies, Where applicable, advanced word processing and spreadsheet skills are required.

3. Education & Experience

A high school diploma plus four years of accounting experience, or an equivalent combination of training and education.