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ACCOUNTING CLERK - Part Time - 20 hours per week

$15.00 an Hour



The Accounting Clerk reports to the Manager of Accounting and is primarily responsible for performing tasks in these areas: Cash handling of fares and vending machines; deposit preparations and reconciliations;, and Pass Sales. Requires daily travel with District vehicle to maintain ticket vending and change machines. Assists in the maintenance of related accounting information for customers, suppliers and vendors; and provides clerical support to accounting department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – Essential functions may include, but are not limited, to the following:

•   Counts, prepares, and secures daily fares deposit.
•   Collects revenue, refills, and reconciles Ticket Vending Machines (TVM's) and change vending machines at Transit Center and other offsite locations.
•   Exchanges change funds, tokens, and passes from MTD sales outlets.
•   Keeps records of cash receipts, and prepares and makes bank deposits.
•   Performs basic preventive and remedial maintenance and coordinates vendor repairs on TVM’s and change machines.
•   Balances sales to receipts and deposits.
•   Maintains various accounts, ledgers, registers, recordkeeping and journals.
•   Assumes responsibility for effectively researching, tracking, and resolving (or properly referring) accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies.
•   Maintains effective and cordial working relationships within the company, with professional associates and the public.
•   Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing; able to follow verbal and written instructions.
•   Provide clerical support to assist departmental staff in the completion of their duties and responsibilities and performs other related duties, as assigned.
•   Maintains and retrieves equipment reports and data.

QUALIFICATIONS: The following are the minimum qualifications, which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this position:

Education and Experience
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

•   High School graduate or equivalent education; preference may be given to Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in related field. Demonstrated skills with years of experience may be substituted.
•   Three (3) years education and/or experience in the field of accounting.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

•   High level Microsoft Excel usage/manipulation
•   Basic mathematics and principles and practices of financial record keeping.
•   Appropriate cash handling procedures
•   Record keeping practices used to post invoices and maintenance of accounts receivable/payable
•   General office practices, procedures and filing systems
•   Demonstrates skill in the operation of standard office equipment and computer applications, including on networks as required by the job
•   Ability to properly record and document financial transactions, effectively handle frequent interruptions, establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the general public, clarify information, resolve discrepancies, and explain accounting policies to other employees, vendors, or agencies
•   Establishes priorities and organizes workload, demonstrates ability to meet competing deadlines
•   Quickly learns files and retrieves materials and documents
•   Ability to work with limited supervision and work independently with TVM’s and change vending machines
•   Understand and follow oral and written instructions, learn clerical tasks quickly
•   Adheres to departmental routines and policies.

WORKING CONDITIONS – In general, the following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Environment - Indoor office conditions including in cash vault room and regular use of computer workstation; outdoor conditions in transit facilities and public city streets; inside Transit Center with heavy public use. Ability to drive District vehicle while conducting District business.

Physical – Hearing and speaking sufficiently to articulate information in person, and by telephone. Vision within normal range with or without correction; sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Ability to push, lift, carry, and pull up to 50 pounds and roll heavy metal containers, Walk on uneven surfaces; uses hands to handle, feel and operate standard office equipment including work-assigned computer;, mental capability to use or apply analytical reasoning and concepts, read and interpret documents, observe and interpret people and situations, perform detailed work on multiple concurrent tasks.

Hazards – Exposure to traffic, fumes, dust, dirt, and computer screens.

License or Certificate:
Possession of a valid class C driver license with a good driving record.

If you feel you meet the minimum qualifications, please complete an Online
Application on our website at

SBMTD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.