MO Project: Contextual Branding

Account Clerk I

  • Account Clerk I
  • What will I be doing?
  • Do I qualify?
  • Can I be successful?
  • Benefits
  • How do I apply?
Class Number: 
Annual Salary Range:
$21,876.00 – $34,608.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$911.50 – $1,442.00
Pay Grade: 

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This is entry-level bookkeeping and related clerical work in the maintenance and review of fiscal records.

Job Duties

Performs routine tasks in the maintenance of accounting records.

Posts routine entries to subsidiary ledgers; examines and codes financial documents.

Performs simple balancing operations and mathematic computation of financial data in accordance with existing accounting procedures.

Posts source documents to warrant request log, cash receipts journal, vendor ledger, Medicare log, financial journals, and the general ledger.

Receives funds and verifies amounts.

Prepares data processing documents to record encumbrances and payments.

Examines expense accounts, invoices and other documents for mathematical accuracy, completeness, and procedural correctness.

Prepares or assists in preparation of billing to insurance companies such as Medicare, and Medicaid .

Prepares bank deposits and cash receipts documents.

Types necessary forms in connection with bookkeeping and clerical work such as warrant requests, vouchers, encumbrances, and daily revenue transmittals.

Maintains files of source documents consisting of warrant requests, invoices, vouchers, cash receipts, correspondence, and claims to insurance companies such as, Medicare, Medicaid, and Title XX.

Prepares simple financial statements.

Performs work under the supervision of a higher level account clerk, professional accountant, or other administrative supervisor.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility. Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement; no other substitutions will be permitted. These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

One or more years of office experience which required the use of mathematical computation; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.

(30 earned credit hours from an accredited college or university may substitute for the required experience.)

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Introductory knowledge of bookkeeping principles and practices.

Introductory knowledge of office methods and procedures.

Ability to make mathematic calculations with speed and accuracy.

Ability to perform routine repetitive duties quickly and accurately.

Ability to operate a keyboard, adding machine, and calculator.

Ability to work effectively with fellow employees.

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