DATE POSTED: November 18 2022
JOB STATUS: Permanent/Full-Time
SALARY: $3,160/month (SR11)
JOB LOCATION: Kaua’i Veterans Memorial Hospital – Waimea, Kaua’i, HI
FUNCTION: This position is located in Finance Department of Kaua’i Veterans Memorial Hospital (KVMH). KVMH, Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital (SMMH) and The Kaua’i Region Clinics are part of the Kaua’i Region, Hawai’i Health Systems Corporation, a public benefit corporation of the State of Hawai’i operating nine (9) facilities statewide.
The Kaua’i Region Finance Department provides a variety of fiscal services including bookkeeping, billing and collections, budgetary control, purchasing and inventory, and informs administration of financial condition. The Financial Dept. provides general accounting services, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and inventory. The Finance Department also maintains financial data for budget preparation, implementation, and control.
This position requires completion of large volume of work within a limited period of time. The Account Clerk III is responsible for assisting and ensuring the accuracy and timely processing of the accounting functions at all Kaua’i Region facilities, including but not limited to: all aspects of all regional general accounting procedures, month-end closing, accounts receivable, collections and payments, accounts payable, and payroll, and leave records, etc.; and performs any other related clerical tasks as assigned. Position will be required to report to other facilities on a regular basis as determined in order to perform all of Kaua’i Region Facilities accounting aspects.
This position will report directly to the Accountant V: Accounting Supervisor, or its designee.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements. Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience are credited based on a 40-hours.
Education: Graduation from high school with courses in basic English and arithmetic preferred.
General Experience: One half (1/2) year of professional work experience which demonstrated knowledge of arithmetic and spelling and possession of the abilities to follow oral and written directions, to write simply and directly, and to observe differences in words and numbers quickly and accurately.
Specialized Experience: Two (2) years of specialized experience, involved in posting to accounting records and other systematizing of fiscal information, i.e., computing, classifying and recording numerical data to keep sets of financial accounting records complete and to derive reports there from. Such experience must have demonstrated knowledge of standard accounting classification and terminology pertinent to accounts maintenance operations and office practices and procedures relating to the processing and recording of transactions and accounting information. This work must have involved reconciling accounts (i.e., checking for errors, balancing, and going back to original source document for verification); and the preparation of standard financial statements.
KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES REQUIRED
Knowledge of: Arithmetic; Business English; spelling; the operation and maintenance of common office appliances and equipment including adding machines and calculators; standard accounting codes, classifications and terminology pertinent to accounts maintenance operations; office practices and procedures generally and as they relate to the processing and recording of transactions and accounting information.
Ability to: Plan and carry out various accounts clerical functions; maintain an effective work pace under periodic deadlines; read and understand manuals and detailed books of instructions; write routine business letters, summaries and reports using prescribed format; deal tactfully with others; operate and maintain various common office appliances and equipment which may include bookkeeping and simple electronic data processing equipment; and for some positions, assign, direct and review the work of others.
WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must be physically able to perform, efficiently and effectively, the essential duties of the position which typically require the ability to read without strain printed material the size of typewritten characters, glasses permitted, and the ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid, or the ability to compensate satisfactorily. Disabilities in these or other areas will not automatically result in disqualification. Those applicants who demonstrate that they are capable of performing the essential functions of the position will not be disqualified under this section.
- Light physical effort (lift/carry up to 10 lbs.)
- Occasional standing/walking
- Prolonged sitting
- Near Acuity- ability to see clearly at 20 inches or less
Mental/Emotional Requirements: All applicants must possess emotional and mental stability appropriate to the job duties and responsibilities and working conditions.
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