Accounting Assistant III – District CourtFull Time
Our Finance and Accounting Team is currently looking for an Accounting Assistant III to join a dynamic and innovative group of team members working in an Accounting classification.
Here in District Court we strongly believe in the value and the power of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to making them central to our mission and vision as we serve our community and each other. We celebrate diversity because it brings innovation and offers unique perspectives and learning opportunities. We are intentional with advancing equity, because it allows all of us to achieve great things while honoring individual uniqueness. We champion inclusion, because when we belong, we are free to be our genuine best selves and build meaningful partnerships.
Qualified candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
What’s in it for You?
At District Court, we carry out our mission of serving the people of Clark County with commitment to excellence. We are passionate about creating an inclusive work culture that celebrates and promotes diversity and belonging. Find your calling with us!
Our employees participate in various internal focus groups and workshops dedicated to process improvement and innovation. This gives us a voice in how we accomplish great things in service to our community.
We also celebrate our achievements and create happy moments because we value personal wellbeing. Having fun matters!
Our workforce leads a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Employee Council. This gives us opportunities and empowers us to leave a mark in the world in specific and profound ways.
We are an eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. To learn more about this program, and how to qualify check here: https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service
We provide additional compensation for employees required by their positions to use a second language in the course of their responsibilities. Employees certified to provide bilingual services receive an additional pay premium of fifty dollars ($50.00) per pay period.
We offer a hybrid remote work schedule upon completing fifty percent of the probationary period (currently with up to two remote days per week).
By joining our team, you will get an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to a wide variety of court related finance and accounting processes.
This position is represented by Local 11 – OPEIU (Office and Professional Employees International Union, AFL-CIO).
First review of candidates will be November 17. This recruitment may close at any time on or after the first review date.
Who We are Looking For:
You are a detail-oriented person with a strong motivation to learn new processes, and a passion for advancing social justice in our community.
You share our values of integrity, ethics, and innovation.
You are familiar with public entity finance and accounting processes.
You lean on your team for support and offer your support in return.
You pride yourself in the ability to listen and to ask follow-up questions.
You are skilled in preparing professional quality work products.
Three (3) years of business office work experience is required, two (2) years of which must be related to accounting work; experience in a finance and accounting office setting and knowledge of public entity finance and accounting processes are highly desirable.
90 credit hours of post-secondary education in studies related to the work of class may be substituted for up to two (2) years of required experience.
To be successful in this position you will need the following:
Ability to work independently in a high-pressure environment and follow, understand, and apply prescribed procedures, policies, laws, and regulations to the finance and accounting processing activities of the Court systems.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with management and peers, as well as the general public served by the department.
Effective communication and conflict resolution skills.
Proficient technological skills in computer programs and applications.
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
Resume and Cover Letter review (Pass/Fail) – To be considered, please provide both resume and cover letter.
Resume and other documents must be attached together (as one file) in the ‘Resume Upload’ section of the application. Multiple files are allowed, but all applicant attachments must be uploaded simultaneously, as there is no way to edit or append uploaded materials after submitting the application.
Application Review (Pass/Fail) – An online application is required. Attaching a resume does not substitute for a completed application; incomplete applications will not pass the application review. Candidates deemed most qualified will be invited to participate in the remainder of the selection process.
Practical Exam (Pass/Fail) – This recruitment may require a practical exam which will be job related and may include, but not limited to, the qualifications outlined in the job announcement. Candidates deemed most qualified will be invited to participate in the remainder of the selection process.
Oral Interview – The interview will be job related and may include, not limited to, the qualifications outlined in the job announcement. Top candidate(s) will continue in the process.
Employment references will be conducted for the final candidates and may include verification of education.
It is general policy of the County that new employees should be hired at the lower steps of the applicable range and advance through the range at the normal progression.
Examples of Duties
As an Accounting Assistant III, your typical daily responsibilities will be to:
Be part of a Team to develop and implement new accounting, operational, and record keeping procedures. Take pride in quality work, efficiency, and effectiveness – develop, write, and update procedures. Be part of a Team to establish a legacy!
Work with various databases for data input and extraction and establish efficient and effective ways to synthesize data into meaningful reports. You love to work with MS Excel and expand your capabilities daily and you love the art and creativity of transforming data into meaningful information.
Participate in team assignments in support of the Court’s finance and accounting operations with a fair amount of independence.
Maintain multiple data and case management systems; You have the support of our Team and guidelines of Federal, State, and local governmental policies and accounting procedures, control requirements, and legal provisions.
Actively advance District Court’s mission and vision by promoting the culture of learning, innovation, inclusion, and respect.
Prepare, audit, and maintain accounting records.
Audit and process accounting transactions that originate from law enforcement, prosecuting authority agencies, and members of the public.
Provide information to the public, co-workers, and outside agencies concerning case or court finance and accounting related information.
Assist in training of other assigned staff.
$23.20 – $30.16- per hour
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