Accounting Assistant

Date: February 12, 2018
Main Library - Business Office
Hours: Full-Time (37.5 hours)
Salary: Grade 7, $13.79/hour


Performs a variety of general accounting support and clerical duties, recordkeeping, and PC related routines, including but not limited to: inputs vendor invoices; generates and mails account payable checks; handles vendor phone calls and researches vendor questions/payments; posts and reviews accounts payable journal entries; assists with processing payment requisitions and purchase orders; works closely with internal departments to resolve purchasing and accounts payable questions; generates and verifies a variety of fiscal expense and budget reports; assists with maintaining the vendor master file; assists with payroll processing; filing and recordkeeping; collects and deposits monies; answers departmental phones; processes and distributes departmental mail; operates a variety of standard office machinery; orders and maintains office supplies; assists departmental visitors; completes other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

PC experience with Windows operating system; experience with Microsoft Office suite especially Excel and Word; proficient with a 10-key adding machine; ability to work well with others; ability to handle confidential information; ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks; excellent verbal and written communication skills; experience with business writing and correspondence; strong attention to detail; ability to organize and maintain records and files with a high level of accuracy; ability to think independently and make decisions; knowledge of standard office procedures and business practices; two years college with business coursework or equivalent accounting/ accounts payable experience preferred; previous customer service experience required; experience with accounting and payroll software is a plus.

Application Deadline:

February 26, 2018

For consideration, applicants for this position must either submit a resume including salary history and a cover letter indicating previous applicable experience and training or complete an Employment Application in the Human Resources Department at Main Library. Resumes should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or should be mailed to:

Human Resources
Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 South High Street
Akron, OH 44326-0001


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