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    CITY OF FITCHBURG (WI)
    Accounting Clerk II – Billing and Accounts Payable

    SALARY: $21.27 – $24.31 Hourly / $44,241.60 – $50,564.80 Annually
    OPENING DATE: 10/13/20
    CLOSING DATE: 11/01/20 11:59 PM

    Account Clerk II – Billing and Accounts Payable Opening!

    Do you enjoy providing excellent customer service? Do you pay exceptional attention to detail, and have a strong understanding of financial concepts and principles? If so, we would love for you to consider joining our talented and dedicated Finance team!

    Fitchburg offers an excellent benefits package including an onsite fitness center. In addition to your traditional benefits, we offer wellness incentives, professional development, and work-life balance. We strive to provide the ultimate employee experience.

    Under the direction of the Accounting Manager, performs a wide range of accounting related duties. Areas of responsibility include accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, monthly reconciliations, tax collection, purchasing, and cash handling. This position requires the ability to work under strict deadlines while performing detailed work. Decisions within areas of responsibility are made subject to review by the Accounting Manager and/or Finance Director. Work plans are discussed with periodic review of progress.

    The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Weekly review of account allocation, accuracy, prior payments and proper approvals.
    Prepare 1099 Miscellaneous for vendors and file with the IRS.
    Maintain accuracy of vendor database.
    Prepare Finance Committee reports for bi-monthly meetings.
    Use meter readings obtained from AMI system and process quarterly Utility billings.
    Create work orders for upcoming final bills or for appointments of field personnel.
    Work closely with the PT Billing Clerk to create final bills and maintain customer account information.
    Daily interaction with customers regarding billing and general questions.
    Work closely with Account Clerk II to proof Bi-weekly payroll.
    Back up Payroll processing functions.
    Tax Collection, including phone calls from resident with questions about their tax bills and/or payments
    Other duties as assigned.

    Education and/or Experience Requirements:
    Associate degree in Accounting or related field required.
    Minimum of three years of work experience in a customer service setting and performing accounting related work.
    Additional experience may substitute for education on a year for year basis.

    Necessary Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
    For a full list please see our job description.

    Physical Demands:
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Requires walking or standing to a significant degree, or requires sitting most of the time.

    Work Environment:
    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Normal office working conditions with minimal exposure to disagreeable elements.

    Selection Guidelines:
    Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and background check; job related tests may be required.

    The City of Fitchburg values the unique perspectives of all of our employees and encourages individuals who reflect the diversity of our community to apply.

    As a condition of employment, the intended candidate(s) will be subject to a background investigation and drug screen. Certain positions also require a pre-employment physical. Pre-employment evaluations will be conducted at the expense of the City of Fitchburg.

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.fitchburgwi.gov/employment
    5520 Lacy Road
    Fitchburg, WI 53711

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