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City of Elmhurst, Accounting Clerk (Payroll)

Under general supervision, provides technical, or specialized financial, business and accounting office support in payroll, revenue and accounts payable functions. Other essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Performs accounting, payroll or financial support work and assists with special projects as assigned.
  • Receives and processes payroll changes from Human Resources.
  • Cooperates with Finance staff to execute payroll processing.
  • Receives and processes invoices; reconciles vendor statements.
  • Prepares Accounts Payable checks in conjunction with Finance staff.
  • Processes, reviews and reconciles varied reports and journals.
  • Audits and verifies various information, including source data as well as manual and computer-produced reports.
  • Maintains varied subsidiary ledgers, auditing and reconciling reports and information and posting data as required; may generate general ledger entries.
  • Researches and assembles information from a variety of sources for the completion of forms or the preparation of reports.
  • Provides information to the public or to City or departmental staff that requires the use of judgment and the explanation of policies, rules or procedures.
  • Takes payments at customer service counter; enters cash receipts; balances cash, checks, charges and receipts; prepares deposits.
  • Determines the amount of fees and other monies due to the City, applying complex rules and regulations; ensures that receipts are balanced.
  • Enters and retrieves data from a computer system and produces reports.
  • Uses a computer to develop and manage databases and/or spreadsheet files and to develop special report formats.

QUALIFICATIONS Graduation from high school; AND three (3) years of general clerical experience, two (2) years of which include accounting or financial experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

To view the job description, click here. The range for this position is $49, 824- $74, 736.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter at This position will remain open until Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.


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