AFSCME Ohio Council 8

AFSCME Ohio Council 8

Senior Bookkeeper

Based in Worthington, OH


A vacancy exists in the Accounting Department of AFSCME Ohio Council 8 Headquarters.

To Apply:
Any qualified candidate who is interested in applying for this position should submit a résumé and a writing sample to the attention of: R. Sean Grayson, President, AFSCME Ohio Council 8, 6800 N High Street, Worthington, Ohio 43085 or submit by email to kmcloughlin@afscme8.org no later than the close of business on February 10th, 2023.

A vacancy posting is below which describes the salary, fringe benefits, job duties and job requirements for the position.

If you have any questions about this matter, please contact the office of President Grayson, at (614) 841-1918.

Job Title: Senior Bookkeeper
Job Code: SRBKPR
Division: HQ
Department: AC (Accounting)
Location: Headquarters Office
Reports To: Controller
Salary Level: $24.30 Start Rate

Compiles and keeps records of financial transactions for establishment by performing the following duties in accordance with established accounting department procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Independently analyzes data to compile business transactions.
  • Verifies, allocates, and posts details of business transactions to subsidiary accounts in journals or computer files from documents such as invoices, receipts, check stubs, and computer printouts.
  • Summarizes details in separate journals or computer files and interfaces data to the general ledger.
  • Reconciles and balances journals, ledgers and reports.
  • Compiles reports to show statistics such as cash receipts and expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, and other items pertinent to operation of business.
  • Designs, creates and maintains spreadsheets and/or databases for the purpose of recording and tracking various transactions and verifying same to the computerized accounting system.
  • Computes, prepares, and mails monthly statements to affiliates, checks to local unions, accounts payable vendors and other recipients.
  • Completes records to or through the general ledger.
  • Operates computer work station, printer, photocopy machine and typewriter.
  • Performs related duties as required.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or three to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions and percentages. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to independently analyze data.

Ability to type 60 WPM based on standard typing test. Ability to operate computer work station to input data, modify data, query data and generate reports. Ability to learn and use basic level Microsoft Word for Windows. Ability to learn and use FileMaker Pro for Windows database software application. Ability to use basic level Microsoft Excel for Windows spreadsheet software application. Ability to learn advanced level Microsoft Excel for Windows. Ability to learn and use other software applications. Ability to operate printers, photocopy equipment, telephone equipment, electric and electronic typewriter, calculator, and other office machines.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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