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Accounting Assistant V

1. Definitions

This is the fifth and final level in the Accounting Assistant series. The Accounting Assistant V provides comprehensive accounting support to the department, including resolving the most complex problems.

Minimum Hire-in Rate

Minimum After Probationary Rate



Typical Duties:

  1. Performs complex reconciliation of accounting data.
  2. Recommends new and/or changes to procedures, methods, and applications of University policies and accepted accounting practices as required for the operation of the department.
  3. May balance and reconcile accounts.
  4. Reviews accounting/financial data and takes appropriate action according to specific guidelines or accounting procedures.
  5. May have supervisory responsibility and/or accountability for the work of junior level staff members and may train junior level staff members.
  6. May hire, train, and supervise student assistants.
  7. May act on behalf of the unit manager in his/her absence.
  8. Serves on division and university-wide committees.

2. Knowledge & Abilities

In addition to the qualifications outlined in Accounting Assistant I ? IV, the Accounting Assistant V has the technical knowledge and ability to work with minimal supervision to perform the most complex accounting reconciliation. Advanced word processing and spreadsheet skills are required.

3. Education & Experience

Post high school education is preferred. Training or experience equivalent to five years of increasingly responsible work experience in a senior accounting assistant/bookkeeping position.