Account Clerk Iii

County Of Maui
Full Time, Permanent $3,589 Per month MN Hennepin County Human Services, 525 Portland Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55415, United States


Department of Fire and Public Safety

Performs the most difficult account record keeping tasks and/or supervises others in the review and maintenance of accounting records and documents.

This class is characterized by the responsibility for either; (1) the maintenance of general book of accounts; (2) assisting accountants by performing the most difficult account record keeping tasks which requires the full understanding of the entire accounting system of the particular agency, or (3) supervise several account clerical personnel in the performance of a variety of account record keeping tasks. 

Examples of Duties

The following are examples of duties and are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in this class. The omission of specific duties statements does not preclude management from assigning such duties if such duties are a logical assignment for the position.

Maintains control accounts and books of original entry; makes appropriate adjusting entries; reviews financial transactions such as sales, purchases, cash receipts, etc.; to verify propriety of information shown, accuracy of computation and to determine proper posting; examines files of accounting documents for verification and substantiation of accounting data; researches, re-computes and recapitulates records, source media, etc., to locate and correct imbalances; prepare trial balances; prepares supporting or detailed working papers such as work sheets, schedules, reports, exhibits, etc.; assists in preparing budget estimates by gathering pertinent financial data; prepares narrative statements to accompany tables and statistical materials; codes and classifies complicated accounting data; assigns and reviews the work of others for accuracy and completeness; checks vouchers and distributes charges to proper accounts; operates standard office machines such as calculating and adding machines and typewriters; may operate bookkeeping machines; explains agency policies, rules, regulations and procedures to other employees and the public.
This is an amendment to the class specification for the class, ACCOUNT CLERK III, which was approved on June 4, 1959, amended October 4, 1967, effective January 3, 1994.
APPROVED:   January 5, 1994                       

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Training and Experience: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from high school and four years of clerical or office work experience, of which three years shall have been in maintaining accounting records.
Knowledge of: principles and practices of bookkeeping; office practices and procedures; office machine and equipment; grammar punctuation, spelling and word usage.
Ability to: maintain accurate fiscal records; make rapid and accurate arithmetic calculations; understand transactions in terms of accounting codes and classifications; understand relationship among accounting records and source documents; operate bookkeeping, adding and calculating machines; understand and apply agency policies, rules and regulations; prepare summaries, statements and reports; establish effective working relationship with others; plan, assign and review the work of others.
Health and Physical Condition:
Persons seeking appointment to positions in this class must meet the health and physical condition standards deemed necessary and proper for performance of the duties.
Physical Effort Grouping: Light

Supplemental Information

Qualified applicants will be required to take an online assessment. Applicants are required to test alone in a quiet, distraction-free area using a reliable computer with a high-speed internet connection, a microphone, a webcam (internal or external), and a Windows or Apple Operating System. Applicants who do not meet the system requirements will be provided an opportunity to take the online assessment on site.


If you have never applied for a job using the NEOGOV system, you must create an account.  You will need a username, password, and working email address to create your account. Your detailed work history is required on the application. A resume submitted in lieu of an application will not be sufficient. Furthermore, "See resume" is NOT an acceptable response under the "Work Experience" section. An application containing this response may be deemed incomplete. Applications may be rejected if they are incomplete.


The above examination is being given on an open-competitive basis to establish an eligible list which shall be effective for not more than one year unless extended by the Director of Personnel Services.


The County of Maui does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy, arrest and court record, assignment of child support, national guard participation or any other basis covered by state or federal laws governing non-discrimination

Pre-Employment/Post-Offer Drug Screening Test: All applicants, who will enter a safety sensitive position or certain designated categories that the Personnel Services Director has established or who are required by law to be drug tested must pass a pre-employment/post-offer drug screening test as a condition of employment. There is no retesting or re-evaluation process. Cost for the drug screening test shall be borne by the County of Maui.

Personnel Services Email: