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Temporary Accounting Clerk

Ashland, Oregon 97520
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Please apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ashlandor

Deadline to apply: Friday October 26, 2018.

Salary: $17.00/hour

This is a temporary position as follows: November 2018 through March/April 2019. Hours would vary starting out as P/T and becoming F/T closer to the end of December and through January.

There are no benefits related to this position.


Provides financial and clerical support within the Accounting Division; maintains financial and other data in manual or automated systems; prepares forms, correspondence, and other documents; maintains departmental files; and performs other work as assigned.

Perform accounts payable duties; match vendor invoices and authorizing documents; verify quantities and prices billed; investigate invoice discrepancies and notify appropriate department of problems; enter invoice data into the automated financial system, verifying that charges are for the proper account; print checks; attach back up materials and forward for signature; distribute signed checks to vendors or department heads; maintain all accounts payable records to ensure appropriate audit trail.




Education: Possession of a high school diploma, a GED, or equivalent.

Experience: A minimum of one year of basic clerical experience is required.

Substitution: Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the job proficiently may substitute for the above requirements.


License: Depending upon the position assignment, possession of, or the ability to obtain and retain, an Oregon driver license by the time of appointment may be required.

Please apply ONLINE at www.ashland.or.us
A completed City application must be filed online with the Personnel Office before the deadline shown above and may be supplemented with a resume of work experience. Resumes are NOT accepted in lieu of a completed City application. Resumes received without a completed City application will not receive a response from the Personnel Department.
Following a review of the applications, a limited number of the most highly qualified applicants may be invited via email to proceed further in the selection process. Those not selected for interview will be notified in email (no phone calls please). The applicant selected must provide, at the time of employment, appropriate documentation of citizenship, as required by the immigration and Naturalization Act of 1986.

A thorough background investigation will be completed on the candidate selected for hire.

The City of Ashland will make reasonable accommodations for the disabled.  Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation in the application or testing process MUST inform the Personnel Office of the City of Ashland, in writing, no later than the final filing date as stated on the job bulletin.  Applicants needing such accommodations should document the request, including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodations needed to participate in the selection process.


Posted: 2018-10-19 Expires: 2018-11-17

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