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POSITION:   1 – Senior Bookkeeper* (Contingent Permanent/Temporary)
*This posiiton is a competitive position and the successful candidate will be required to take a the appropriate civil service exam for this title at a later date.

LOCATION:   Town of Greenburgh – Office of the Comptroller
                                    177 Hillside Avenue
                                    Greenburgh, New York   10607
WORK WEEK:  35 hours         SALARY:  $40,119.00 - $65,642.00
Under general supervision, an incumbent in this class is responsible for advanced level financial record keeping of a difficult complex nature.  Work involves full responsibilities for maintaining and operating a set of general books of account, or set of accounts including subsidiary ledgers, either manually or buy using automated systems.  Supervision may be exercised over the work of a small number of clerical personnel assigned to the financial record keeping unit.  Does related work as required.
JOB DESCRIPTION: click to view job description
Thorough knowledge of modern methods used in keeping and checking financial records and reports; working knowledge of principles and practices used in single and double entry bookkeeping;  working knowledge of office terminology, equipment and procedures; knowledge of accounting theory methods; ability to use computerized software applications such as spreadsheet, work processing, email and database software; ability to make arithmetic computations rapidly and accurately; ability to operate calcuting machines; ability to carry out complex written and oral directions; ability to work effectively with others; ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the essential duties of the position; clerical aptitude; mental alertness; a high degree of accuracy; good judgement; integrity; tact; physical condition commensurate with the duties of this positon.
Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and three (3) years of financial record keeping experience which involved keeping a set of double entry books.
            Personnel Manager – Office of the Comptroller
            Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 Hillside Avenue Greenburgh New York
            Email: personnel@greenburghny.com

The Town of Greenburgh does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religious beliefs, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital status or veteran status.  Discriminations based on the above is strictly prohibited.  This policy applies to all terms adn conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, compensation, promotion, transfer training, leaves of absences, and seperations.  Some positions may require pre-employment testing including but not limited to: background search, pre-employment physicals and drug screening. 

Employment of competitive positions within the Town of Greenburgh are regulated by New York State Civil Service laws.  Those laws require an examination to be taken and placement on a Certrification of Eligibles list to be considered for employment within minicipal government.

In Westchester County Civil Service Laws are administered and enformed by the Department of Human Resources for Westchester County.   Announcements for upcoming civil service tests may be obtained at http://humanresources.westchestergov.com/ along with applications and fee information for the examinations.

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