JUDICIARY OF THE U. S. VIRGIN
ACCOUNTING CLERK I
Branch Administrative Office -St. Croix District
Division: Budget and Accounting
Number of Vacancies: 1
Requirements: Graduation from
an approved high school or vocational school supplemented by completion of six
hours college-level course work in accounting, business, finance or a related
field or graduation from an approved high school or vocational school and
experience (six months to two years) in bookkeeping or accounting.
Required Documents: Cover letter, Resume, Internal
Employment Application or External Employment Application, High School
Diploma and other relevant documents.
Nature of Work:
This is routine clerical accounting and
related work involving the maintenance of court bookkeeping and financial
records and providing financial information.
Work includes processing invoices,
requisitions, fund disbursements and other financial transactions, reconciling
and balancing accounts, assisting in preparing reports of financial data, and
performing related bookkeeping duties.
This class differs from the Accounting Clerk II class by the less
diverse, complex, or specialized work, the lesser consequence of error, and the
closer review of work. Work requires the
exercise of some judgment on bookkeeping and related problems in accordance
with instructions, bookkeeping procedures, rules of court, Territorial code,
court policies and procedures. Work is
reviewed by the Chief Financial Officer or assigned designee by observation and
in progress for accuracy, completeness, timeliness and adherence to guidelines
and requirements and is subject to audit.
(Any one position may not include all of
the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all the duties which may be
codes, posts, documents, and prepares payment of invoices and expenses; checks
documents for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with contracts, policies,
and procedures; enters data; refers unusual situations or questionable
allocation or funding to supervisor; sets up vendor files and accounts;
contacts vendors or employees to exchange information; reconciles accounts;
monitors and prepares vouchers and requisitions; maintains financial records.
invoices and performs data entry of information into automated accounting
government transportation requests, cash advances, statements of remittance,
and petty cash vouchers.
with processing payroll; collects and checks time and attendance sheets for
accuracy, availability of leave accruals, and completeness; enters data;
submits and files time sheets; prepares overtime report.
information; verifies payments and deposits; prepares accurate and timely
reports of financial data and transactions; prepares vendors 1099 report.
vouchers for compensation of appointed counsel fees and expenses, and processes
documentation for payment.
disbursement checks and related reports.
ledgers with month-end activity from St. Croix to include changes in
expenditures, revenues, and encumbrances for the period.
duties as assigned or required.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills
Some knowledge of
modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
Ability to make
arithmetic computations and tabulations rapidly and accurately.
Ability to participate
in bookkeeping and related accounting work of considerable volume.
Ability to recognize
and reconcile discrepancies in financial records.
Ability to prepare and
maintain accurate and complete financial records and assist in preparing
various financial reports.
Ability to understand
and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to communicate
ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, with a diverse group
is performed primarily in an office setting.
apply, submit a cover letter, resume, Application for Employment, high school
diploma and other relevant documents to:
Ms. Nissa Bailey, Employee
Human Resources Division
P.O. Box 929
St. Croix, Virgin Islands
Tel: (340) 778-9750w Fax: (340) 713-6650w TTY: (340) 693-4118
that do not include the requested documents will not be considered. The Court will only contact applicants
selected for interviews. Any applicant
who needs a reasonable accommodation shall advise the Court's ADA Coordinators.