DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR JOB DUTIES
Account Clerks perform moderately difficult bookkeeping and complex work involving the application of bookkeeping principles to a variety of common transactions. Duties include: balancing subsidiary records, revenues and expenses; processing vouchers for payment; maintaining complicated case accounts; auditing basic bookkeeping records or assisting in more difficult audits; and reviewing and preparing financial statements and reports.
At the time of application and appointment, applicants must have:
A high school diploma or its equivalent; AND
At least three (3) years full-time paid bookkeeping, accounts receivable/payable or payroll experience including timekeeping experience
NOTE: Completion of a business college class in accounting/record keeping of at least one (1) year in length or two (2) semester college level classes in accounting may be substituted for one (1) year of experience above.
Located along the Detroit River, Wayne County is the 13th most populous county in the United States. At its center is the automotive capital of the world - Detroit, one of our 43 unique communities that provide a high quality of life for more than 1.8 million residents.
Led by Executive Warren C. Evans, Wayne County's government is committed to providing fiscally-sound good government to our residents and taxpayers. Since taking office in 2015, Evans has streamlined operations, cut costs, and improved service delivery while delivering consecutive budget surpluses.
In addition to Executive Evans, Wayne County's elected governmental leadership includes Clerk Cathy M. Garrett, Prosecutor Kym Worthy, Treasurer Eric Sabree, Register of Deeds Bernard J. Youngblood, Sheriff Benny Napoleon, and a County Commission chaired by Gary Woronchak.
Wayne County is rich in history, culture, arts, and world-class amenities. Wayne County is home to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Michigan Opera Theater, Detroit Institute of Arts, the Henry Ford, and dozens of theaters, art galleries and concert halls. We are also home to major universities including Wayne State, the University of Michigan-Dearborn, and the University of Detroit. We have several award-winning secondary and primary schools, as well as numerous community colleges and vocational schools.
We take pride in being one of the most diverse counties in the United States; a place where different cultures come together in harmony for the betterment of all.