Court Accounting Clerk- Olympia, WA

Employer: Thurston County

Job Description:
Thurston County is recruiting for the position of Court Accounting Clerk. The candidate in this position performs accounting, financial, and assigned administrative activities associated with Superior and Juvenile Court offices. Researches invoices for payment and tracks various accounts for accounting accuracy.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
- Prepares, enters, and processes payroll according to established policies and procedures. Calculates and enters hours worked, overtime, holiday and leave time accruals.
- Receives, receipts, and posts all Superior and Juvenile Court accounts receivable. Reviews status of old accounts and sends follow up letters. Prepares and maintains subsidiary ledgers.
- Maintains control ledgers, posting from appropriate registers and journals. Reconciles internal registers and ledgers to reports.
- Maintains contact with contracted credit company regarding collection of past-due accounts; ensures accounts are turned over for collection in accordance with established policy; posts payments received on collection accounts. Prepares reports.
- Performs the accounting-related duties of supervisor in his/her absence which includes preparing payroll and vouchers/accounts payable.
- Prepares end of the month reports as necessary.
- Trains staff on financial management system and billing procedures.
- Performs other duties as assigned.

- High School Diploma or GED and one (1) year of college level accounting classes.
- Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in a court setting. One (1) year of general accounting experience.
- Ability to type 45 wpm, operate standard office machines, and operate a personal computer with applicable software to successfully perform the essential job functions of the position.

Desired Skills:
- Associates degree in accounting, business or other related field.

Other Position Related Information
Questions about this recruitment?
The contact person for this recruitment is Georgia Christian, 360-709-3136

This position is:
- Not represented by a Union
- Eligible for benefits
- Eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

Items required for consideration:
- Application
- Resume
- Supplemental Questions

Contact Person: Georgia Christian
Phone: 360.709.3136
Location: Olympia, WA
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: $3,912 - $5,203/ MO

Posted on November 15, 2021

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