The Accounting Assistant under supervision, is responsible to perform basic clerical accounting support work involving the processing and maintenance of financial records and transactions in the areas of accounts payable, accounts receivable, cashiering, utility billing and issuance of business licenses; provide extensive customer service and assistance to the public with inquiries regarding account status; resolve basic customer problems and complaints satisfactory; may perform general office support duties; and to perform other related duties as assigned.
This is the entry level in the Accounting Assistant classification series. Incumbents in this class perform routine financial clerical office support duties initially under close supervision. As experience and skill are gained, incumbents are expected to perform assigned duties with increasing independence. This class is distinguished from the Senior Accounting Assistant in that the latter is the more experienced level and processes more difficult recordkeeping duties requiring specialized knowledge in an assigned area. Receives supervision from management or higher level accounting staff. Provides no supervision.
The City of Tracy provides a generous benefit package to employees in the Tracy Technical & Support Services Employee Association. A summary of key benefits is listed below. More information can be found in the Benefit Summary (Download PDF reader) and in the Memorandum of Understanding (Download PDF reader) between the City of Tracy and the Tracy Technical & Support Services Employee Association.
Health Benefits - Choice of Kaiser, HMO, POS and PPO health insurance plans available with generous City contribution.
Dental and Vision Plans - Choice of Delta Dental or Bright Now! Dental plans available. VSP is available as a Vision plan.
Life Insurance - Individual coverage for amount of annual salary or up to $50,000 fully paid by the City. Supplemental life insurance may be purchased by the employee.
Retirement Program - CalPERS (formula dependent on hire date and member status in CalPERS). Voluntary 457 Deferred Compensation programs available (ICMA-RC & VALIC). The City participates in Social Security. At (5) five years of service employee's in this unit are eligible for a matching deferred compensation contribution up to 2%. At (10) ten years of service employee's in this unit are eligible for a matching deferred compensation contribution up to 3%.
Paid Leave and Holidays - General vacation accrues at the rate of 96 hours per year the first year and progresses up to 192 hours per year at 16 years of service. Sick leave is accrued at a rate of 96 hours per year with unlimited accrual. There are 13 paid holidays per year (includes 2 floating holidays).
Retention Incentive - Employees will receive 40 hours in their vacation accruals at five (5) year intervals beginning at the completion of their fifth (5th) year of service.