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Junior Accountant

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No.: OC-61124 Name: Junior Accountant
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 01/09/19 05:00PM
Exam Date: 03/02/19 08:30AM Price: $15.00
Salary: Varies with other agencies

Description of Duties

This is an entry-level accounting position responsible for general bookkeeping, reviewing, and posting entries, and preparing standard financial reports. The work is performed according to established accounting procedures and is performed using an automated or manual accounting system. This title is distinguished from Accountant in that work is semi-professional and financial report preparation is not performed. The employee reports directly to and works under the general supervision of a higher-level staff member. General supervision may be exercised over one or more clerical positions.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:
 
(A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate's or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; OR,
 
(B) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance or Business Administration that included a minimum of fifteen (15) semester credit hours in accounting; OR,
 
(C) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate’s degree in Economics, Finance or Business Administration that included a minimum of fifteen (15) semester credit hours in accounting plus one (1) year of full-time or its part-time equivalent* paid experience in accounting, auditing or bookkeeping; OR,
 
(D) Any equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A), (B) and (C) above.
 
NOTE: Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications under (B) or (C) above must submit a student or official copy of the college transcript or itemized list of course work and credits received, at the time of application.

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