Account Clerk II - Finance

City Of Hampton, VA Hampton , VA 23669

Posted 2 months ago


Performs a variety of complex, responsible clerical and technical support work in General Accounting and Accounts Payable. Prepares and maintain manual and electronic fiscal records, reports, and accounting related work.

Examples of Work

  • Processes and enters payments to vendors, employee travel reimbursements, electronic transfers, and other actions, in City's online financial system, ensuring supporting documentation for payments are valid and accurate.

  • Reviews the accuracy and completeness of vendor payments that City departments have entered in the City's online financial accounting system.

  • Reconciles general ledger accounts, makes changes as necessary to ensure the accounts are balanced. Reconciles and prepares State Unclaimed Check Report.

  • Provides training to City employees on accounts payable procedures and travel policy.

  • Assists with the processing of 1099 tax information.

  • Performs a variety of clerical duties, maintains files, and creates a variety of forms, reports, memoranda, and other documents. Ensures completeness and accuracy of all information.

  • Answers telephones, greets and assists customers. Responds to a variety of requests and inquiries from internal and external customers.

  • Resolves complaints and answers questions involving complex issues, referring matters for resolution as appropriate.

  • Demonstrates regular and punctual attendance.

  • Performs other related duties as required.


Graduation from high school or successful completion of GED required, preferably supplemented by business school or college coursework in accounting or bookkeeping. Requires three (3) years of experience in accounting, bookkeeping which must have included data entry and automated recordkeeping. One year of experience in municipal government accounting preferred. Requires exceptional customer service skills. Requires proficiency in use of personal computer with thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office software to include Word, Excel, and Access. An acceptable combination of education and experience that qualifies the applicant may be considered for the more specific requirements above.

Requires the ability to interpret policies and procedures; ability to follow complex oral and written directions. Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.

May be required to possess a valid Motor Vehicle Operator License and have a satisfactory driving record based upon the City of Hampton criteria. Must successfully complete a background check related to this position.


Performs duties under the general supervision of the Accounting Supervisor. Must be able to interact with all customer in an effective and courteous manner. Requires the ability to perform administrative tasks with minimal supervision. Requires mental flexibility and the ability to adapt to have cyclical workloads. This position is non-exempt.

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Account Clerk II - Finance

City Of Hampton, VA