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Accounting Clerk III

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Accounting Clerk III
Position Number 993321
Requisition No. S00719
Salary Range/Pay Rate $39,693 annually.
Position Notes

This position is an Oakland University Professional Support Association-MEA/NEA position. The incumbent will be represented by the MEA/NEA.

This position will remain open a minimum of five (5) working days. External applicants may be considered. Qualified bargaining unit members will receive interviews and initial consideration.

Employee Group/Grade C-7
Job Category Clerical-Technical
Work Schedule FT/Reg (40 hours)

This is a full-time position.

Pay Schedule Month
Number of Hrs./Wk. 40

Position Information

Position Information

Minimum Qualifications

High school graduation or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Three years clerical accounting/bookkeeping experience. Possess the keyboarding skills necessary to perform successfully in this position, minimum 30 wpm. Ability to operate standard office equipment. Ability to effectively interact with students, public, faculty and staff. Ability to work under pressure. Knowledge of proper grammar, spelling, punctuation, and ability to utilize proper standard office source manuals.

Desired Qualifications
All Qualifications

Unless otherwise required by an applicable collective bargaining agreement, all minimum, additional and desired qualifications are preferred, but qualifications, degrees, and/or experience deemed comparable and/or equivalent by Oakland University in its sole and exclusive discretion may be considered.

Additional Qualifications

Experience with computer-based accounting systems. Ability to compose correspondence. Ability to perform the functions consistent with intermediate word processing, intermediate spreadsheet, and intermediate database applications as demonstrated by a skills assessment.

Position Purpose

To perform clerical accounting duties in a large and/or complex administrative unit.

Job Open Date 07/12/2017
Job Close Date

Position Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a member of the Oakland University Professional Support Association-MEA/NEA?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No Response
  2. * Describe your experience using word processing, spreadsheet and data base applications. Be specific and identify the program(s) that you have used.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe your experience processing travel and procurement card transactions as well as understanding the related policies.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * In three to four sentences, describe your experience working with a high-degree of customer service to internal and external customers and handling "problem" situations as they arise.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Describe the computer oriented accounting system you have used in a former or current position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Describe your fund accounting experience and understanding.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents